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Blue Jays, Royals Escalate Feud by Trading Barbs on Twitter

Rays' Shaffer to make major league debut against White Sox (Yahoo Sports)

Kipnis on DL with right shoulder inflammation

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Angels LHP Wilson eyes season-ending surgery

Kris Bryant in lineup after leaving Sunday’s game with dizziness

National Baseball Congress suspends bat boy program after tragic death

Price Dominant in Toronto Debut, Jays Beat Twins 5-1

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/3/2015

Cubs Designate Clayton Richard

Athletics Claim Danny Valencia

Back in action, Bryant rethinks slide technique

White Sox call up Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors star

Jays, Royals escalate feud with Twitter barbs

Running Doc: Hard work appears to be paying off for A-Rod

Brandon Beachy Clears Waivers, Accepts Outright Assignment

9-year-old bat boy hit in head by bat dies from injuries

Cole Hamels salutes Phillies fans in full-page ad

White Sox call up Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors star (Yahoo Sports)

A.J. Burnett Expected To Miss Four Weeks With Flexor Strain

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White Sox recall OF Trayce Thompson (Yahoo Sports)

Left fielder Crisp returns from neck injury for Athletics


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  Arizona Diamondbacks

Hale tones down criticism of players

D-backs may consider 6-man rotation

Hale unhappy with D-backs' energy level

Bats can't deliver as D-backs drop finale

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Tomas pulled for apparent lack of hustle

D-backs' win streak halted in rough fashion

  Atlanta Braves

Braves hopeful after Simmons' thumb improves

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Teheran shows he can still be dominant

Braves must deal with rotation's growing pains

Braves looking to minimize struggles

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Marksberry excited to be in Major Leagues

Maybin excels with Braves, his childhood dream team

  Baltimore Orioles

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Two costly innings derail Jimenez's day

Wilson to face A's as Orioles head West

Yanks, Jays, O's in a fight to finish in AL East

Davis' blast not enough in finale with Tigers

Wilson to make start with Tillman sidelined

Gausman finds groove, shines at Camden

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  Boston Red Sox

Longtime Red Sox scout Bowers dies at 86

Papi's adjustments have him hitting like old

Tazawa's typical reliability taking a hit

Lucchino amassed Hall-worthy list of deeds

Red Sox let sweep get away vs. rival Rays

Owens to make Major League debut in Bronx

Betts' concussion symptoms much improved

Porcello to DL; Owens to debut vs. Yankees

  Chicago Cubs

Back in action, Bryant rethinks slide technique

Cubs designate Richard, recall Szczur

Russell tweaks mechanics, mental approach

Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

Maddon ejected after losing challenge

Cubs face test this week vs. Wild Card foes

Haren indicates Cubs stint may be swan song

Schwarber's approach impressing Maddon

  Chicago White Sox

White Sox promote pair of scouting department vets

Abreu, Eaton named AL Co-Players of the Week

Prospect Thompson called up by White Sox

Soto hits 100th big league home run

White Sox at critical juncture to keep hope alive

Samardzija knocked around by Yankees

Rejuvenated offense signals turnaround

Vintage Danks defuses Yankees

  Cincinatti Reds

Reds' veterans to help guide 5 rookie pitchers

Sampson notches solid first career start

Benches empty after Phillips gets hit by Watson

DeSclafani hopes to repeat performance against Cards

Reds can't back Sampson in series finale

Iglesias notches second win in lengthy start

Hamilton reaches milestone 50th stolen base

Waldrop making most of short stay

  Cleveland Indians

Kipnis on DL with right shoulder inflammation

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Indians look to capitalize on Angels' struggles

Bauer latest Tribe starter to get scant support

Bauer spins strong start but Tribe falls in 10th

Indians' offense stuck in familiar funk

Tribe falls to A's as bats can't break through

Salazar continues rotation's sizzling run

  Colorado Rockies

Gonzalez named NL's July Player of the Month

Gray joins select recent draftees making debut

Gray to make MLB debut on Tuesday

Flande proving his value in starting rotation

Reyes looking to build own legacy with Rockies

Rockies fall short in finale vs. Cardinals

Reyes set to make Rox home debut with Butler on hill

Rockies hope Arenado's HR a slump buster

  Detroit Tigers

After trades, Tigers evaluating prospects, future

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Tigers end 'tumultuous' trip on high note

Dazzling debut: Norris thrills new team

Norris cools Orioles in stellar Tigers debut

Prospects begin arriving to Tigers system

Verlander aims for continued success vs. Royals

Long ball continues to pester Sanchez

  Houston Astros

Kazmir named AL Pitcher of the Month

Former waiver pickup McHugh keeps winning

Gomez loving 'Club Astros' environment

Astros take rubber game over D-backs

Fiers fired up to make Astros debut

Keuchel improves to 10-0 at home

Catching duo packing plenty of punch

Correa continues ascent with first 2-HR effort

  Kansas City Royals

Volquez miffed by Donaldson's angry actions

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Holland saves day after Davis yields rare HR

Zobrist pleased to contribute with pair of jacks

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  Los Angeles Angels

Trout wins AL Player of the Month award

'Staff day' leaves Angels weary

Angels look to get back on track vs. Indians

Angels run out of fight against Dodgers

Angels run into tough arms, drop 5th straight

Kershaw silences Trout in 'extraordinary' matchup

Trout bests Greinke on outer-half pitches

Wilson may opt for season-ending surgery

  Los Angeles Dodgers

Kershaw nets NL Pitcher of Month nod for masterful July

Beachy clears waivers, heads to Triple-A

Kendrick consistent as ever with Dodgers

Ethier nears LA record with 14th walk-off hit

Welcome, Mat: Latos shines in Dodgers debut

Dodgers sweep Angels on Ethier's 2 homers

Dodgers option Garcia to pave way for Latos

Shaky Jansen still gets job done in ninth

  Miami Marlins

Recovering Stanton still experiencing discomfort

Balky elbow sends Capps to DL

Extra motivation for Fernandez facing Padres

Marlins lose lead, win on walk-off HR in ninth

Capps optimistic elbow issue is minor

Reed embraces fresh start with Marlins

Ozuna making strides, but staying in Minors

Marlins can't come back for shaky Urena

  Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers mull Lohse's rotation status after loss

Brewers mount threat in ninth, but fall short

Parra trade creates opportunity for Davis

Homers continue to plague pitching staff

Offense unable to get on track

Schafer out to prove he belongs

Opportunity abounds as Crew seeks offense

Crew quieted after Braun makes early noise

  Minnesota Twins

Missed chances thwart Twins in Toronto

Santana outdueled by Price as Twins fall to Jays

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Twins call up righty Duffey for Wednesday start

Nothing but fond memories of Toronto for Molitor

Hughes, Estrada to duel as Twins, Jays continue set

Offensive woes mar series split vs. Mariners

Pelfrey twirls gem, but Twins fall in extras

  New York Mets

Conforto launches first Major League HR

Matz has 'very positive' throwing session

Wheeler excited to still be with Mets

No shutdowns planned for Mets pitchers

Duda, Syndergaard share NL Player of Week nod

NL East set up for thrilling two-team race

Syndergaard delivers superhero-like outing

Mets trying to be creative to preserve young arms

  New York Yankees

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Severino's rise lifted by great expectations

Nova bounces back from fatigue, foul ball

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Yanks, Jays, O's in a fight to finish in AL East

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Tanaka leads Yanks into rivalry renewal vs. Red Sox

Moreno placed on DL with elbow discomfort

  Oakland Athletics

Walk-off win helps put recent woes in rearview

Chavez looks to cool O's in series opener

Reddick exits vs. Indians with back tightness

Canha lifts A's in 10th to gain split with Tribe

Crisp set to make long-awaited return to A's

Doubront slated for long-relief role with A's

A's bats awake from slumber in 'great win'

Brooks secures starting spot in 'terrific' debut

  Philadelphia Phillies

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Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Utley making progress in rehab assignment

Herrera's aggressiveness paying off for Phillies

Phils excited about prospects Cordero, Tirado

Facing the best, brings out best in Phils' bats

Howard's hot streak helping to carry Phillies

  Pittsburg Pirates

Morse aims to bring experience, power to Bucs

Kang nets NL Rookie of Month with hot July

Burnett has strain, aims to return this season

Benches empty after Phillips gets hit by Watson

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Bucs shut out Reds for series split

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Happ checks in excited to prove himself

  San Diego Padres

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Marlins Park brings out slugger in Amarista

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Amarista clutch, but Padres fall in ninth

Spangenberg ready for rehab assignment

  Seattle Mariners

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Marte provides spark atop Mariners' lineup

After duel, Mariners top Twins in 11 innings

King Felix set for first start vs. Rockies in opener

Furbush nearing Minors rehab assignment

Nuno to make spot start vs. Rockies

More tough lessons for rookie closer Smith

Mariners' No. 1 prospect Jackson on DL

  San Francisco Giants

Panik goes on DL; Pagan to rest ailing knee

Leake draws raves despite losing SF debut

Offense can't back Leake in first Giants start

Panik sits out with recurrence of back stiffness

Belt muscles up vs. lefties in home state

Strickland adds finesse to power pitching

Pence sparks Giants' comeback win vs. Texas

Scouting profile: Tyler Beede

  St. Louis Cardinals

Efficiency proving to be healthy for Siegrist

Garcia tough on himself despite solid outing

Moss keeps it simple in delivering walk-off hit

Moss' pinch-hit, walk-of single lifts Cards

Cards look to back Lackey in rematch with Reds

Grichuk gets redemption with HR-robbing leap

Command issues sink Lynn against Rockies

Cards can't dig out of early hole vs. Rockies

  Tampa Bay Rays

Rays call up infield prospect Shaffer

Rays' bullpen slams door on rival Red Sox

Rays rally late to work their way past Red Sox

Rays place Souza on DL; Mahtook recalled

Rays hope Moore can find form in Triple-A

Moore struggles early as Rays fall in Boston

Smyly, Jennings move closer to returns

Rays recall veteran outfielder Sizemore

  Texas Rangers

Gimenez, Wilson to continue splitting time

Means leads Prospect Team of the Week

Perez looks like old self in tossing gem

Hamilton's homer backs Perez's stellar start

Sore knee puts Scheppers on disabled list

Bloops sting Scheppers in Rangers' loss

Hamels efficient in first Rangers start

Rangers undone by Pence's homer in 11th

  Toronto Blue Jays

Donaldson spurs Blue Jays with go-ahead homer

Price as advertised in superb first act for Blue Jays

Price stifles Twins with 11-K gem in Jays debut

Bautista takes issue with stance of Yost

Nothing but fond memories of Toronto for Molitor

Estrada, Hughes to duel as Jays, Twins continue set

Post-Deadline, Jays swooping in on Wild Card race

Yanks, Jays, O's in a fight to finish in AL East

  Washington Nationals

Strasburg, Span progressing toward return

NL East set up for thrilling two-team race

Zimmermann stung by one bad inning vs. Mets

Nationals not about to push the panic button

Zimm bitten by HRs as Nats fall into tie for first

Nats' offense having tough time in series vs. Mets

Ross proving to teammates he belongs in bigs

Ross solid, but Nats' lead over Mets shrinks to 1 game