1. Anthony Rendon to the Minors When Ryan Zimmerman Returns

    Anthony Rendon, the Nationals top prospect who was called up Sunday to play third base while Ryan Zimmerman is on the disabled list, will return to Class AA Harrisburg when Zimmerman is healthy, Manager Davey Johnson said...

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  2. Ian Desmond Not Concerned About Early Errors

    Last year, Ian Desmond seemed to draw a line between one phase of his career and the next. As a rookie, he committed 34 errors. The total dropped to 23 in 2011 and then only 15 last season...

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  3. J.A. Happ Trusting That Breaks Will Turn in Toronto Blue Jays' Favor

    There is no statistical basis for saying the breaks even out in sports, but J.A. Happ is counting on karma to benefit his Toronto Blue Jays ...

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  4. Do the Blue Jays Have the Most Unruly, Drunken Fans in Baseball?

    Sports blogs and sports sites that follow baseball closely have been posting photos and videos showing unruly, drunk and obnoxious Blue Jays fans...

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  5. Gibbons Wants More Patience as Bats Improve

    The Blue Jays have yet to find any type of prolonged consistency at the plate, but they've at least begun to find a way to climb back into games after falling behind...

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  6. Dickey Feels Better Entering Tuesday Start

    Right-hander R.A. Dickey appears set to make his scheduled start Tuesday night against the Orioles . Dickey had been questionable for the outing because of lingering tightness in ...

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  7. Britton, Garcia Leading Candidates for Rotation Spot

    The Orioles will need a starter for Wednesday's series finale against the Blue Jays , due to Friday's rainout and the subsequent doubleheader, and he will likely come from Triple-A Norfolk...

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  8. Orioles Call Up Alex Burnett, Option Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk

    The Orioles recalled right-handed pitcher Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk, and he is in the clubhouse for tonight's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. In a corresponding move struggling right-hander Jake Arrieta was optioned to Norfolk...

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  9. Sale Sees Velocity Increasing as Season Progresses

    Through four starts and 26 innings in the 2013 season, Chris Sale feels healthy and right on track leading up to his next trip to the mound Wednesday afternoon against the Indians ...

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  10. Danks, Beckham Plot Their Returns

    While John Danks' return remains in question, Gordon Beckham said Monday that he at least has a personal timetable for getting back to the Chicago White Sox ...

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  11. Danks Sent Back to Arizona

    John Danks knew he stood little chance of starting a minor league rehabilitation assignment once he faced general manager Rick Hahn, manager Robin Ventura, pitching coach Don Cooper and trainer Herm Schneider...

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  12. Adam Dunn: 'We Can't Play Any Worse'

    Mired in a horrendous slump of his own, Adam Dunn did not hold back when asked about his team's poor record...

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  13. Ventura Won't Be 'Kindergarten' Cop

    Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura moved to distance himself from a curious play in Sunday's defeat to the Minnesota Twins . In the fourth inning with the left-handed hitting Adam Dunn at the plate, Alex Rios attempted to steal third base...

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  14. Indians Activate Matt Albers and Designate Fernando Nieve for Assignment

    It was a short stay in the big leagues for Fernando Nieve. The Indians activated right-hander Matt Albers from the restricted list Monday morning, while Nieve was designated for assignment to make room for him...

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  15. Marson Will Be Activated Wednesday Despite Impressive Showing by Yan Gomes

    As impressive as catcher Yan Gomes has been since being promoted from Class AAA Columbus, manager Terry Francona left no doubt that Lou Marson would join the Indians on Tuesday and be activated on Wednesday...

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  16. With Brett Myers on DL, Corey Kluber Joins Rotation

    Corey Kluber didn't want to earn a spot in the Indians ' rotation because one of his teammates was injured, but that's what happened, and he plans to make the best of it...

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  17. Watch: Sabres Allow 5 Goals in Under 3 Minutes to End Postseason Hopes

    It was the Buffalo Sabres ' biggest game of the season. On the brink of playoff elimination, Ryan Miller and his teammates still had an outside chance, but in order to keep their hopes alive, they needed to defeat the visiting New York Rangers ...

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  18. Sabres Ott Not Soured at All

    There was a lot of disappointment not only with the fans, but in the lockerroom at the way the elimination game against the Rangers went. Buffalo needed not to lose in regulation to stay alive and they went out and gave up eight goals at home...

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  19. Sabres Go with Enroth

    After both goaltenders played poorly Friday against the Rangers , it's Jhonas Enroth getting the start tonight against the Jets...

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  20. Marlins-Twins Postponed; Teams to Play Two Tuesday

    The Twins' scheduled game with the Marlins on Monday night at Target Field was postponed due to inclement weather, and the game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Tuesday...

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  21. Mendoza Returns to Royals' Rotation on Wednesday

    Right-hander Luis Mendoza will return to the rotation on Wednesday night, at Detroit. He was skipped in the last go-round because of open dates and hasn't pitched since April 12, when he made his second start...

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  22. Danks Returns to Chicago to Discuss Rehab Plan

    White Sox starting pitcher John Danks returned to the team from extended spring training and will be evaluated over the next week...

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  23. ESPN Draft Expert Mel Kiper Jr. Says OU's Talent Level Is 'Overrated'

    Around this time of year, Mel Kiper Jr . is everywhere, spewing opinions on all the ESPN channels you can find (and there is an ever-growing list of them)...

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  24. Oklahoma Football: Justin Brown Believes He Can Play in the NFL

    Justin Brown felt like his resume merited an invite to February's NFL Combine, but one never came. Brown also believes his size and skills are valuable enough to make him worth a draft selection later this week...

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  25. Landry Jones Continues to Fall on Draft Boards Despite Marked Improvement

    Statistically speaking, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones had one of his best years in 2012. He improved in touchdowns, completion percentage and interceptions thrown, but he continues to fall on NFL Draft boards...

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