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Gerrit Cole Injury: Updates on Pirates Pitcher's Lat and Return

Gerrit Cole is headed back to the disabled list. The Pittsburgh Pirates' 23-year-old right-hander was removed from Friday's start — just his second one back after missing most of June with a shoulder injury — after five innings withShow More Summary

Manny Machado's Return to Stardom Is Very Bad News for AL East

The AL East's status right now should be something along the lines of "none too thrilled," for it looks like the first-place Baltimore Orioles have made a major acquisition. And they did it without even picking up the phone. All they had to do was get the good Manny Machado back. Chris Davis and J.J. Show More Summary

Jered Weaver Injury: Updates on Angels Pitcher's Back and Return

Los Angeles Angels All-Star starting pitcher Jered Weaver exited Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a back injury. The Angels' official Twitter account reported the news: Weaver pitched two perfect innings and struck out one batter before leaving the mound for the evening, suggesting this may be more than a precautionary move. Show More Summary

Chances of Possible Atlanta Braves Trades Actually Happening

Even with a disappointing showing on the National League All-Star Game roster, the Atlanta Braves are feeling good. Winners of nine of its past 10 ballgames heading into Monday night, Atlanta has hung on to its NL East division leadShow More Summary

MLB Power Rankings 2014: Where Every Team Stands as All-Star Game Approaches

The word parity gets thrown around far too often in sports, but it truly does apply to the 2014 MLB season. Entering play Monday, there were the six first-place teams and 17 teams within 10 games of them. Given the extra wild-card spot...Show More Summary

NL All-Stars 2014: Underrated Stars Who Deserved to Start

The 2014 National League All-Star voting got plenty of things right with the elected starters, but that doesn't mean the roster isn't open to a healthy helping of criticism. Fan voting isn't a perfect science—OK, it's not really a science...Show More Summary

AL All-Stars 2014: Biggest Snubs from the Junior Circuit

Perhaps the only thing more certain about the 2014 MLB All-Star Game heading into the year than the presence of Derek Jeter in the starting lineup was the fact that there would be a notable list of players left off the respective rosters. After...Show More Summary

Ricky Nolasco Injury: Updates on Twins Pitcher's Elbow and Return

Currently mired in one of his worst statistical seasons at the major league level, it was revealed on Monday that Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco is dealing with an apparent elbow injury. Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com provides...Show More Summary

2014 MLB All-Star Snubs: Most Noticeable Absences from NL and AL Rosters

Every year, there are numerous notable MLB players who didn't see their names included in the All-Star Game festivities. 2014 is no different. While the fans tend to get it right for the most part, not every deserving player can get in, and there are bound to be apparent snubs. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Pirates: Who Gets Bumped from the Starting Rotation?

Francisco Liriano is set to come off the disabled list in the next several days, meaning the Pittsburgh Pirates are going to have the unique problem of having six pitchers vying for five rotation spots. Any general manager will say there’s...Show More Summary

MLB Handicapping: Division Race Odds and Betting Predictions

The 2014 MLB regular season heads into the final two series of games before next week’s All-Star break, which traditionally marks the start of the real race for the playoffs. Doc’s Sports has reshuffled the deck to post its current MLB...Show More Summary

Athletics' Brandon Moss Has Team's Highest RBI Total Before Break Since 2000

With 62 RBI heading into Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has his team's highest RBI total before the All-Star break since 2000, per the A's' official Twitter account. Oddly...Show More Summary

Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Is Right to Call MLB's Replay System 'A Joke'

When MLB announced the implementation of a new replay system before the 2014 season, it was widely assumed that this initiative would make wrong game-changing calls a thing of the past. But the replay system has not worked as advertised,...Show More Summary

Why the San Francisco Giants Must Not Trade for a Starting Pitcher

To say the least, problems have been plentiful in San Francisco lately. The Giants offense has gone cold, and as a result, the team's 9.5-game lead in the NL West has evaporated in less than a month. The team is currently behind theShow More Summary

Bronson Arroyo Injury: Updates on Diamonbacks Pitcher's Elbow and Return

Bronson Arroyo has been attempting to work his way back from a sprained ulnar collateral ligament ( UCL ) in his right elbow, but on Monday, he decided to put the rehab on hold and announce his decision to opt for Tommy John surgery. The...Show More Summary

MLB All Star Voting 2014: Analyzing Biggest MVP Candidates at Midsummer Classic

When it comes to sensational plays, massive home runs and memorable moments, there is no better stage than the MLB All-Star Game. The 2014 rosters for both sides have been announced, with a few replacements and the final vote for each side yet to be finalized. Show More Summary

Angels Win 10 Consecutive Home Games for 1st Time Since 1996

For the first time since 1996, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have won 10 consecutive home games, according to MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter. Win No. 10 came Sunday against the Astros, thanks in large part to a standout performance...Show More Summary

Yankees' Derek Jeter Becomes 8th Player with 3,400 Career Hits

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter recorded three hits in Sunday's 9-7 win over the Minnesota Twins to become the eighth player in MLB history with 3,400 career hits, per MLB.com. Officially named as the American League's starting...Show More Summary

Daniel Murphy: Most Underrated 2nd Baseman in MLB?

This past week, Daniel Murphy received word from Mets skipper, Terry Collins, that the second baseman was elected to the 2014 All-Star Game. Murphy seemed shocked to get the nomination for the classic game, but true New York Mets fans know that he has been a consistent producer for the team this year and in years past. Show More Summary

Aiken, Correa, Appel Trio Showing the Dangers of Building Through MLB Draft

The past few weeks have been challenging for the Houston Astros, and that's being kind. Not only is the big league club once again sporting the worst record in all of Major League Baseball after a brief respite in May, but there also...Show More Summary

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