1. Giants Spoil Hammel's Debut, Beat A's 5-2

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel's debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night...

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  2. McAllister to Replace Masterson in Rotation

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  3. Video: Adrian Beltre Asks for Time, Gets Rung Up Instead

    In the third inning of the Rangers - Astros game Wednesday night, Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre stepped out of the box while requesting -- OK, he was kind of demanding -- timeout from the home plate umpire...

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  4. Ellsbury's Homer in 14th Gives Yankees 5-4 Win

    CLEVELAND -- Jacoby Ellsbury's two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.....

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  5. Papelbon Willing to Waive No-Trade Clause for Trade to Contender

    Jonathan Papelbon is willing to waive his no-trade clause in order to facilitate a deal to a contending team, reports Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer (Twitter links)...

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  6. Cubs Behold Future with Alcantara, Beeler

    CINCINNATI – At 38-52, 13 games out of first place in the National League Central and with two top pitchers already traded away weeks ahead of the nonwaiver trade deadline, the Cubs are looking to the future again...

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  7. Hendricks Next Prospect to Make Debut

    OMAHA, Neb. -- The march of major league debuts continues as Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks takes the mound Thursday in their series finale against the Cincinnati Reds .....

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  8. Cubs Tweak Wrigley Renovation Plans Yet Again

    "It ain't over till it's over," Yogi Berra once said. That seems particularly apt for the Wrigley renovation saga.....

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  9. Sharks' Tomas Hertl Says Sore Knee Nothing to Worry About

    SAN JOSE -- After Sharks forward Tomas Hertl had to miss 45 games last season recovering from a knee injury, any report of even a little soreness in that part of his body could be cause for concern...

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  10. Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan Defends Team's July 1 Plan

    Brendan Shanahan hasn't said much as new president of the Maple Leafs , but his eyes and ears are wide open.....

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  11. Expectations vs Reality for Rick Nash

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  12. Victorino to Restart Rehab Thursday

    BOSTON -- Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed at his pregame press conference that outfielder Shane Victorino's rehab assignment will pick up Thursday night in Lowell, where he will suit up for the team's short-season Class-A affiliate...

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  13. Carl Crawford Is Set to Become a $20 Million Bench Player for Dodgers

    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford, who has been sidelined since May 27 with a left ankle sprain, is likely to come off the DL soon. As Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes, that probably won't mean a return to the starting lineup...

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  14. Injury Bug Won't Stop Biting

    CLEVELAND -- Aside from the potentially-catastrophic Masahiro Tanaka elbow injury, the Yankees suffered two more relatively minor injuries before Wednesday's game against the Indians ...

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  15. Kris Johnson to Be Called Up from Rochester

    There's a report out of Rochester that lefthander Kris Johnson will be called up to make the start on Friday in Colorado Not surprised by the move...

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  16. Derek Holland's Return to Rangers Likely Pushed to Late August

    ARLINGTON — Derek Holland's return to the Rangers likely won't occur until late August or early September, a source said Wednesday...

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  17. White Sox Agree to Terms with Carlos Rodon

    The White Sox have agreed to terms with No. 3 overall pick Carlos Rodon on a bonus north of $6.45MM, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (on Twitter)...

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  18. Rockies 'Aren't Looking' to Trade Tulo

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hinted to Mark Kizsla of the Denver Post last week that he would like to be traded to a contender: “I don't want to be next in line as somebody ...

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  19. Pirates Designate Duke Welker for Assignment

    The Pirates have designated right-hander Duke Welker for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for infielder Matt Hague, reports Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (on Twitter)...

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  20. Molina Exits vs. Pirates with Right Thumb Sprain

    INJURY REPORT: Yadier Molina left the game in the bottom of the 3rd inning with a right thumb sprain. Will be re-evaluated tomorrow...

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  21. Report: Defenseman Mike Green Is Wings' Top Trade Target

    According to a team source, the Detroit Red Wings have determined Washington defenseman Mike Green is their top trade target.....

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  22. Molina Exits vs. Pirates with Injury

    Tony Cruz coming onto the on-deck circle for Yadier Molina, who was checked on by trainers after slide into third base last inning...

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  23. Video: Abreu Makes Basket Catch, Slams into LF Wall

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  24. Video: McCutchen Throws out Adams at 3B

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  25. Video: Kiermaier's Grand Slam

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