1. Baltimore Orioles Sign Former Texas Rangers Pitcher Willie Eyre

    Right-handed pitcher Willie Eyre, who pitched in the major leagues from 2006 to 2007 and again in 2009, was signed by the Baltimore Orioles on August 3. He will be assigned to their Triple-A team, the Norfolk Tides...

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  2. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Shortstop Brian Bocock to Pirates

    Shortstop Brian Bocock is no longer in the Phillies organization—surely no Philadelphia fans are crying—as the infielder was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations...

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  3. Cleveland Indians Sign Second Baseman Argenis Reyes

    File this under “looking for something to write about on a slow news day.” The Cleveland Indians signed 28-year-old second baseman Argenis Reyes to a minor league contract on August 1...

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  4. Justin Duchscherer: Oft-Injured Pitcher Released by Baltimore Orioles

    Welcome back from the 60-day disabled list, Justin! Now, get out of here! That seems to be the sentiment of the Baltimore Orioles , who released Justin Duchscherer after activating him from the disabled list on August 1...

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  5. MLB Trade Deadline: Nationals Deal Jerry Hairston, Jr. to Milwaukee Brewers

    From an outsider’s point of view, Jerry Hairston Jr. was having a pretty solid season for the Washington Nationals in 2011—and now he is no longer with the team. The Nationals shipped Hairston, who was hitting ...

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  6. MLB Trade Deadline: Royals Deal Infielder Mike Aviles to Red Sox

    The Kansas City Royals shed some dead weight by dealing 30-year-old infielder Mike Aviles to the Boston Red Sox for 23-year-old infielder Yamaico Navarro and pitching prospect Kendal Volz on July 30...

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  7. MLB Trade Deadline: Diamondbacks Acquire Michael Restovich

    The Arizona Diamondbacks added minor league outfield depth by acquiring Michael Restovich from the Chicago White Sox for cash on July 27. Restovich, who has not played in the major leagues since 2007, was hitting ...

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  8. MLB Trade Deadline: Atlanta Braves Acquire Catcher Wil Nieves

    On the same day that the White Sox , Blue Jays and Cardinals made their huge deals, the Atlanta Braves made a monumental trade that will guarantee them success for years to come...

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  9. MLB Trade Deadline: Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Felipe Lopez from Tampa Bay Rays

    If you happened to catch the Brewers game last night, you already know about this deal. If not, then you probably don’t care about it. Nevertheless, we are nearing the baseball trading deadline, so I think it needs just a little coverage...

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  10. MLB Trade Deadline: Mariners Trade Outfielder Ryan Langerhans to Diamondbacks

    Sure, it’s just Ryan Langerhans , but in honor of the baseball trading deadline, I thought this deal needed a little coverage. On Friday, July 29, the 31-year-old Langerhans was dealt to the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash considerations...

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  11. New York Mets' Super Subs: The Team's Best Bench Players Since 2000

    The New York Mets , like every modern baseball team, employs quite a few bench players each season. Some do extremely well in their fill-in role, while others completely flounder...

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  12. Dusty Baker: Is the Reds' Skipper a Hall of Fame Manager?

    I pose to you this question: If Dusty Baker retired tomorrow, would he be a Hall of Fame manager with his resume? What if he reaches 1,500 wins? Or 2,000? I’m sure you unequivocally ...

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  13. Mike Pelfrey: New York Mets Pitcher Is One of a Few the Team Could Do Without

    It’s sort of unfortunate that Mike Pelfrey made it into this piece. After his impressive 15-9, 3...

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  14. MLB Milestones 2011: Big Names in MLB Reaching Big Milestones in 2011

    In the past month or so, what have Ichiro Suzuki, Mariano Rivera and Vladimir Guerrero each done? If you answered, "Reached milestones of varying importance and notability," then ...

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  15. Former Prospect Chris Lubanski: Forgotten First Rounder Now Toiling in Indy Ball

    I n 2003 the Kansas City Royals drafted a highly-touted outfielder named Chris Lubanski out of Kennedy-Kenrick Catholic High School in Norristown, Pennsylvania...

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  16. MLB Milestones 2011: Chipper, Ortiz and More Have Reached Big Marks This Year

    Many big names are reaching pretty notable marks this year and yet, some of their accomplishments are hardly being mentioned...

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  17. Texas Rangers' Yoshinori Tateyama: RHP Made His Big League Debut with Little Ado

    Recently, I was perusing the list of 2011 major league debuts, looking to see if any interesting players had reached the Show. The name Yoshinori Tateyama caught my eye...

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  18. MLB Milestones 2011: 10 Marks Already Met in the Young Baseball Season

    I know, I know. 2011 will be a pretty boring year for baseball milestones. No one is going to reach 500 home runs, Jim Thome is struggling to reach 600 dingers, only one guy has a shot at 3,000 hits and, well, 300 wins may never been seen again...

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  19. Justin Turner: Have the New York Mets Caught Lightning in a Bottle—Again?

    It seems like each year, the New York Mets catch lightning in a bottle by finding one player whose performance goes far beyond what anyone expected. Who will that one person be this year? I think the answer is Justin Turner...

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