Major League Baseball News

Dodgers' Scully will return for 66th season

Player attacked with bat by Jose Offerman wins $1M in lawsuit

Cardinals Acquire Justin Masterson

HBT Daily: Trade Rumor Roundup: Kemp! Hamels! Price!

AP Source: Indians Trade Justin Masterson to Cards

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline

Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015 (Yahoo Sports)

Dodgers, Yankees Interested In Joaquin Benoit

Cain to meet with elbow specialist (Yahoo Sports)

Tigers pitcher charged with criminal sexual conduct

Pedro Alvarez is a healthy scratch as the Pirates try to fix his throwing problems

Liriano fans 11 in Pirates' 3-1 win (Yahoo Sports)

Source: Cards snag Masterson from Indians

Twins sign 240-pound undrafted pitcher with 100-MPH fastball

Marlins, Red Sox Discussing John Lackey Trade

Kate Upton begs Justin Verlander for a puppy on Instagram, he responds (pics)

Jon Lester scratched from start, so what's next?

Mets fan hit in face by foul ball ricochet (Photo)

Phillies 6, Mets 0: Hamels, Repeatedly Finding Strike Zone, Handles Mets

Kemp's 2 homers help Dodgers beat Braves 8-4 (Yahoo Sports)

Roenicke mulling change to late-inning bullpen roles

The Dodgers are interested in Joaquin Benoit

AP source: Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cards

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  Arizona Diamondbacks

Towers waiting to hear back on potential deals
Parra tuning out trade rumors
Overturned call leads to Reds' run
Schultz perfect in relief after callup
Cahill solid but bats silent vs. Reds
D-backs lose challenge after fan catches foul ball
Hill out of starting lineup, but hand on mend
D-backs release Evans, activate Pacheco

  Atlanta Braves

Wood, Braves look to bounce back against Dodgers
Braves relive NLDS letdown in return to LA
Heyward eyes Wednesday return from sore back
Shoulder strain forces reliever Simmons to DL
Full Hall: Inductions a stamp of Braves' greatness
Santana fans 11 as Braves blank Padres in finale
Fredi leaning on bench in stretch without off-days
Conrad fondly recalls time spent with Braves

  Baltimore Orioles

Ubaldo turns in successful first rehab outing
Orioles in position for moves before Deadline
Davis out of O's lineup with flu-like symptoms
Gausman, O's aiming to stay tough on Halos
Machado's first walk-off blast sinks Halos in 12th
Harvey a talent beyond his years
McFarland placed on bereavement list
Bundy headlines Orioles' updated Top 20 list

  Boston Red Sox

Workman to start in place of Lester in finale vs. Jays
Red Sox lose challenge on Reyes' defensive gem
Red Sox limited in loss to Stroman, Blue Jays
Lester scratched from tonight's start as rumors swirl
Farrell meets with Doubront, stresses team focus
Ace for sale? Six logical destinations for Lester
Webster tabbed to face Yankees on Saturday
Farrell keeping players informed on possible deals

  Chicago Cubs

Wood faces Rox hoping to regain winning ways
Lengthy affair brings records, rare feats for Rox, Cubs
Night of highs a night of lows for Jackson
Cubs outlast Rockies in historic marathon
Cubs unsuccessful in challenge on steal call
Sore triceps lands Ramirez on disabled list
Fujikawa nearing end of rehab stint
Hoyer: Cubs may be done dealing

  Chicago White Sox

Noesi looks to wrestle win away from Tigers
White Sox cruise after thrashing Tigers in seventh
Stolen base overturned by Tigers' challenge
Rodon to be promoted to Class A on Wednesday
Avisail on track to return to action this season
Lindstrom wants to be White Sox closer
Danks subject of minor speculation ahead of Deadline
White Sox focused on long term at Trade Deadline

  Cincinatti Reds

Frazier close to joining 20-20 club
Price feels Reds will be buyers at Trade Deadline
Chapman earns 100th career save
Overturned call leads to Reds' run
Partch gets call for fifth time this season
Parra has stiff back; Ondrusek progressing
Leake twirls gem, gets RBI to down D-backs
Bruce placed on bereavement list; Partch recalled

  Cleveland Indians

Kluber carries momentum into start against Mariners
Bauer struggles during Indians' loss to Mariners
Home run by Zunino confirmed by review
Tribe not expected to make major additions
Santana credits playing first base for hot hitting
Masterson set to return from DL day after Deadline
Santana surges to AL Player of the Week nod
Lindor remains on top in Tribe's Top 20 list

  Colorado Rockies

Anderson, Wood take stage after marathon
Lengthy affair brings records, rare feats for Rox, Cubs
Rockies battle for 16 but drop marathon to Cubs
Blackmon steals Castillo's thunder -- twice
Adames called up from Colorado Springs
Logan activated from disabled list
Neck improved, Morneau returns to Rockies
Tulo begins road to return after medical procedure

  Detroit Tigers

Reed charged with criminal sexual conduct
Scherzer aims to grip a win for Tigers, end slide
Castellanos, Suarez nicked up, forced out of action
Tigers' mistakes fuel White Sox seventh-inning rally
Stolen base overturned by Tigers' challenge
Miggy hits fourth, plays third
Dirks' rehab assignment remains on hold
Soria struggles in first home appearance

  Houston Astros

Pipeline preview: Appel set for Double-A debut
Astros prospect Santana goes 4-for-4
Springer takes BP as rookie nears return from DL
Astros starters bracing for possible trades
Albers to get back on mound Friday
Astros can't hold lead in ninth in loss to A's
Keuchel looks to build on solid start in series finale
Astros belt four homers to top first-place A's

  Kansas City Royals

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Improving Duffy looks to bats for support against Twins
Rally falls short as Twins keep Royals' number
Twins lose challenge, Gardy gets ejected
Kratz welcomes new opportunity with Royals
Yost excited to see infielder Colon back up
Hosmer returns to lineup
Vargas could be ready to start Saturday in Oakland

  Los Angeles Angels

Wilson says hip tightness hurt his mechanics
Richards adding velocity to pitching arsenal
Trout fondly recalls catch to rob O's Hardy
Scioscia still big believer in divisional play
Richards, Halos seek series equalizer vs. O's
Halos can't 'pen winning script in extras defeat
Angels not pressing to add starter at Trade Deadline
New draftees lead Angels' Top 20 Prospects list

  Los Angeles Dodgers

Greinke looks to run Dodgers' winning steak to five
Kemp homers twice as LA wins fourth straight
Dodgers part with left-hander Elbert
Scully to return to Dodgers booth for 66th season
Dodgers prepare for Barney's arrival
Mattingly doesn't expect big moves at Deadline
Kemp presents Colletti with tough decision
Dodgers All-Access brings out stars past and present

  Miami Marlins

Marlins remain in search of controllable pitcher
Lucas returns after capitalizing on Triple-A time
Prospect Nicolino delivers second shutout of season
Home-plate umpire takes brunt of ricochet
Marisnick down to Triple-A; Lucas heading back up
Marlins blank Nats, win sixth straight, return to .500
Hech shows off improvement in ninth-inning at-bat
Marlins reportedly interested in dealing for Lester

  Milwaukee Brewers

Roenicke mulling change to late-inning bullpen roles
Garza turns in sharp outing, but Brewers' bats go quiet
Nelson's focus on upcoming start amid trade rumors
Brewers to begin choosing Fall League players
Rays lose challenge on potential double play
Delmonico suspended 50 games
Melvin, aides prep for Trade Deadline
Kranitz garners thanks from Maddux

  Minnesota Twins

Hughes shakes off shin injury, set for start against Royals
Gibson bounces back from back issue, beats Royals
Twins sign undrafted pitcher who can throw 100 mph
Twins lose challenge, Gardy gets ejected
Arcia misses Tuesday's game for birth of baby boy
Injured Mauer set to take batting practice in cages
Injured Nolasco throws bullpen with no issues
Setbacks challenging, but Buxton persevering

  New York Mets

Collins expecting to see 'similar faces' after Deadline
Mets cooled off by Hamels in loss to Phillies
Mets to help group's effort to restore landmark
Duda out of starting lineup against lefty Hamels
Mets give Flores start at shortstop vs. Phillies
Mets continue surge toward .500, rout Phillies
Colon escapes jam after Mets lose challenge
Sandy says Mets 'unlikely' to make a deal

  New York Yankees

Replay gives Jeter single to help key Yanks' rally
Girardi: Rest hopefully recharges Roberts
Pineda set to make rehab start this weekend
Yanks hoping hot hitting continues in Texas finale
Seven-run sixth helps Yanks hold off Rangers
Jeter passes Yaz for seventh on career hits list
Girardi gives Cashman space to work on deals
Teixeira hoping he's had final day of rest

  Oakland Athletics

Burns makes first career start as Crisp rests neck
A's lose challenge as base-stealer ruled safe
Crisp remains out of lineup with neck injury
Injuries to outfielders puts Reddick on center stage
A's rally for six in ninth inning for victory
Burns' memorable day ends with big league debut
Chavez gets hit hard in loss to Astros
Gentry lands on DL with broken hand

  Philadelphia Phillies

Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline
Phillies, Cardinals linked to potential trade
Phillies prospect Quinn collects four hits at Clearwater
Hamels dominates Mets over eight scoreless innings
Sandberg opts to give Byrd a rest against Mets
Amaro: Talks picking up as Deadline nears
Phils hold private workout for Cuban outfielder Castillo
Cooperstown special to Carlton prior to Hall call

  Pittsburg Pirates

Liriano dominates Giants with 11 strikeouts for win
Morse's homer confirmed after video review
Marte has first full workout in concussion recovery
Pirates pleased with Cole's first rehab start
Morton, Pirates shoot for sweep of Giants
Worley tosses shutout after Pirates' early outburst
Pirates perplexed by Alvarez's throwing woes
Cole hurls five scoreless innings in rehab start

  San Diego Padres

Solarte sparks Padres in Petco Park debut
Umpires' review confirms no violation of collision rule
Hahn continues phenomenal rookie year against Cards
Padres activate Everth from DL; Lane designated
Lane's memorable starting debut goes unrewarded
Lane, 37, etches name in Padres history
Rejuvenated Gyorko activated from disabled list
Versatile Solarte catching on quick with Padres

  Seattle Mariners

Mariners' postseason hunt fit for a King
Felix aims to pass Seaver in start vs. Indians
Offense comes alive for Mariners in Cleveland
Home run by Zunino confirmed by review
Paxton might return to the mound on Saturday
Ackley feeling confident due to strong July
Saunders takes BP, nearing rehab assignment
Mariners finalize deal with top prospect Hernandez

  San Francisco Giants

Giants frustrated by Pirates in sixth straight loss
Morse's homer confirmed after video review
Lincecum looks to give Giants victory over Pirates
Cain to see Andrews about right elbow
Ishikawa returns to Giants; Perez also recalled
Giants' home woes continue in loss to Pirates
Belt feeling good, cleared to start exercising
Giants should be active before, after Trade Deadline

  St. Louis Cardinals

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  Tampa Bay Rays

Teammates hopeful Price remains with Rays
Cobb's gem backed by Zobrist's key knocks
Hanigan still dealing with soreness, return pushed back
In high demand, Price faces the unknown
Rays lose challenge on potential double play
Romero a viable option for Rays' deep staff
Price, Jennings, Moore visit rec centers
Archer, Price respond to Ortiz's comments

  Texas Rangers

Arencibia's confidence shows in seven-RBI night
Replay gives Jeter single to help key Yanks' rally
Wash: Martin getting better, but more needed
Rangers could trade lefty Cotts, or re-sign him
Rangers reshuffle rotation with Tepesch sidelined
Rangers to lean on Lewis seeking series win vs. Yanks
Rangers show fight until last out in loss to Yanks
Jeter reflects on battles with Rangers over years

  Toronto Blue Jays

Buehrle looks to lead Blue Jays to fifth straight win, sweep
Red Sox lose challenge on Reyes' defensive gem
Impressive Stroman lifts Toronto to fourth straight
Valencia targets lefties, ready to compete in East
Upgrades on way? Blue Jays watching, waiting
Blue Jays option Rasmussen, leaving six in 'pen
Blue Jays erupt in nine-run sixth at Fenway
Blue Jays shore up infield depth, acquire Valencia

  Washington Nationals

Werth returns from sprained ankle
Williams gearing up for Trade Deadline
Zimmerman has Grade 3 hamstring strain
Nats can't back solid Strasburg in Miami
Out of lineup, Werth says ankle injury not serious
Detwiler earns bigger role; Blevins a lefty specialist
Werth day to day with sprained right ankle
Bullpen erupts after Zimmermann's strong start