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Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge (Yahoo Sports)

Alicia Jessop: With Youth Baseball Participation Declining, Pitch In for Baseball Seeks to Give Kids the Tools Necessary to Play

Tanaka returns to N.Y. with soreness in arm

Mattingly: Emotions may be hampering Puig

Grandal, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2 in 12 (Yahoo Sports)

Weaver outduels Lester as Angels up lead

Angels Beat A's 4-0 Behind Weaver, Up AL West Edge

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Athletics-Angels Preview

Posey goes 5-for-5 before sitting early in win

East Notes: Castillo, Herrera, Gillick

Javier Baez, Jorge Soler power Cubs to 7-2 win over Cardinals

White Sox To Pursue Victor Martinez In Free Agency

Buster Posey Goes 5 for 5 in Six Innings of Work

Andrew Wild: Wild Stat of the Week: Why the Mariners Will Win the Pennant

Santana's red-hot bat keeps tormenting Royals

Grandal delivers walk-off as Padres play spoiler

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MLB Injury News

Mets Rumors: New York unlikely to pursue Robinson Cano, Jose Abreu

Dodgers Rumors: LA expected to be most aggressive team pursuing David Price

Red Sox rumors: Unlikely to re-sign Jacoby Ellsbury

Cardinals' Allen Craig not on NLCS roster, left foot still sore

Tigers Rumors: 'Very real chance' Detroit trades Max Scherzer

Pete Mackanin back on Phillies' staff as third base coach

Dodgers rumors: LA 'leaning toward' re-signing Don Mattingly

Rays rumors: David Price expects to be traded

Athletics choose Sonny Gray, not Bartolo Colon, for Game 5

Dodgers' Andre Ethier could play CF in NLCS


Minor League Baseball News

New York Mets promote prospect Dilson Herrera

Raben slugs 30th, 31st homers in 66ers' win

The Tyler Glasnow (Non) Promotion Decision

Appalachian League playoff preview

Ross Has Slider In His Genes

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, August 29

Injury News: Bryant, Biddle

Twins Notes: Meyer, Stewart

LumberKings' Diaz hurls five hitless innings

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Urias yields one hit in regular-season finale

Nola ends first season with scoreless start

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Susan Slusser
Larry Stone
James Wagner
Charlie Wilmoth
Will Yoder
Mark Zuckerman


  Arizona Diamondbacks

D-backs aim to secure series win behind Nuno
Lamb lifts D-backs with go-ahead grand slam
D-backs expect injured players back starting Monday
D-backs add Reimold to roster, release Paul
Even injured, Goldy finding ways to contribute
Miley falls victim to Kershaw's brilliance
Corbin likely to miss most of 2015's first half
Cahill gets knocked around by Dodgers

  Atlanta Braves

Braves eye familiar faces as September callups
Venters opts for third Tommy John procedure
Harang leads Braves in bid for prime playoff position
Heyward, J. Upton lead attack in back-and-forth tilt
Minor's mastery continues with latest gem
Venters has torn UCL, faces third Tommy John surgery
Simmons continues to dazzle with latest gem at short
Braves win behind Teheran, highlight-reel defense

  Baltimore Orioles

Young's home run stands after crew chief review
Pearce day to day with right abdominal strain
Cruz, O's have had casual extension talks
Machado looks to cheer on team in his return
Tillman looks to stay hot as series continues vs. Twins
Gonzalez great, Davis grand for O's vs. Twins
O's pad lead in AL East, capture series from Rays
Jones swipes home in O's double steal vs. Rays

  Boston Red Sox

Betts' first slam helps Red Sox cruise over Rays
Bogaerts on track to be activated today
Castillo set to debut in Gulf Coast League playoffs
Red Sox aiming to make it two straight over Rays
Inbox: A good problem to have
After missing two games, Papi returns to lineup
Tazawa's woes vs. Blue Jays continue in loss
Escobar fires scoreless frame in debut with Sox

  Chicago Cubs

Doubront set for Cubs debut in first game of twin bill
Soler homers twice as Cubs thump Cardinals
Cubs likely to finish '14 with six-man rotation
Ruggiano done for season after ankle surgery
Bryant will not join Cubs when rosters expand
Rizzo sits for third straight game with tight back
Cubs to begin homestand with JRW celebration
Coghlan tossed for arguing after strikeout

  Chicago White Sox

Sale locks arms with Scherzer; Bassitt to debut
Rough fourth inning dooms Carroll, Sox to defeat
Abreu already a leader in White Sox clubhouse
Final stretch of at-bats a gauge for Avisail
Wins not representative of lefties' August outings
No plan yet for 'Hawk' to limit travel schedule
De Aza makes leaping catch while avoiding Eaton
Danks in form on mound, but White Sox fall to Tribe

  Cincinatti Reds

Simon gets the start for Cincy against Bucs' Worley
Reds deny no-no but drop opener to Bucs
Votto dealt setback after taking grounders
Negron parlays hot hand into more starts
Reds swipe six, run away with rubber match
Bruce fans five times as Reds rout Cubs in finale
Frazier more comfortable with role at first base
Prospect Corcino optioned to clear space for Axelrod

  Cleveland Indians

Santana's red-hot bat keeps tormenting Royals
Tribe starting growing trend with mustaches
Giambi, Raburn contribute during rehab stints
Bauer aiming to help Tribe stay tough on KC
Tribe trims Central deficit by stymying Royals
Gomes back from DL; Gimenez on paternity leave
Indians sign Branyan to Minor League deal
Carrasco helps Indians keep up playoff push

  Colorado Rockies

Matzek aims to build on recent success vs. D-backs
Rockies give back late lead in rocky eighth inning
Anderson named Texas League Pitcher of the Year
No plans on limiting Matzek's workload
Replay confirms Rockies get Pence out at plate
Lyles scores lone Rockies run in loss to Giants
Rockies raise their game against rivals
Rockies, Brewers unable to complete Morneau deal

  Detroit Tigers

Scherzer faces Sale in Game 1; Ryan to debut
Verlander pitches Tigers to within a half-game of KC
Ortega designated for assignment after tough stretch
Ryan to start Saturday in front of family
Reed back with Tigers for stretch run
Lobstein just what the doctor ordered
Reed set for return from Triple-A to bolster bullpen
Avila's walk-off hit gives Tigers series win over Yanks

  Houston Astros

Feldman looks for second straight win against Rangers
On hold: Astros have to wait on Silver Boot
Porter not discussing relationship with Luhnow
Grossman still out with injured ankle
Pleskoff: Foltynewicz has impressive size, demeanor
Castro's second career slam carries Astros
Porter saves a run with successful challenge
Grossman day to day after twisting ankle

  Kansas City Royals

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 29
Royals prospect Manaea fans career-high 12
Hosmer to begin rehab assignment at Omaha
Royals, Indians set for clash on Retro Night
Royals designate veteran Chen for assignment
Royals look for Shields to right ship vs. Tribe
Royals' division lead shrinks with loss to Tribe
Royals Minor League report: Aug. 28

  Los Angeles Angels

Angels boost AL West lead with shutout of A's
Angels lose challenge on Sogard's bunt hit
Angels look to keep A's at bay behind Rasmus
Trout, Donaldson rival leaders on the WAR path
Richards ready to root for Angels down stretch
Scioscia: Controversial call was 'strange play'
A's will not protest Thursday's loss to Angels
Kendrick, Aybar still at the heart of Halos' success

  Los Angeles Dodgers

Hanley injures leg in tumble at first
Greinke ready to face Padres after extra rest
Dodgers' West lead slips as Correia takes loss
Padres win challenge on play at first
'Frustrated' Puig not in starting lineup
Ryu to be activated and start Sunday
Mattingly doesn't want to rush teen phenom Urias
Dodgers' two-year transformation has been remarkable

  Miami Marlins

Capps, Jennings likely to join expanding roster
End of August represents benchmark in turnaround
Cosart faces Braves, follows up best outing of season
Marlins let lead slip away after Koehler's solid start
Marlins in win-now mode for stretch run
Rare Hech homer not enough to pick up Alvarez
Stanton clarifies remark, maintains stance on future
Morris has groin strain, but could return soon

  Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers battered but don't lose ground to Cards
Brewers send Fiers to cool off Giants
Brewers unlikely to make last-minute trade
Garza ready to rejoin Brewers rotation next week
Brewers, Segura considering mechanical changes
Rockies, Brewers unable to complete Morneau deal
Roenicke criticizes umpire after ejection
Crew falls in extras, misses chance to pad Central lead

  Minnesota Twins

Plouffe's homer No. 10K in franchise history
Young's home run stands after crew chief review
Gardy thinks Mauer pressed for All-Star spot
Streaking Schafer sticking in everyday lineup
Twins go with Fryer, May pairing
Gibson hopes to right ship against Orioles
May's rough rookie season continues in loss
Plouffe secures Twins' doubles mark at third

  New York Mets

Potential trade chip Colon takes ball against Phils
Campbell swipes home on double steal
A little luck helps Mets lock up win for stellar deGrom
Herrera makes Major League debut for Mets
Backman named PCL's Manager of the Year
Pleskoff: Montero has control to be MLB starter
Murphy's DL stint opens door for Herrera's callup
Bats quieted behind Niese's solid start vs. Braves

  New York Yankees

Ellsbury injures ankle during play at the plate
Formidable Pineda plans to deliver vs. Jays
Play at home in Toronto gets pair of reviews
Ellsbury powers Yanks' late charge vs. Blue Jays
Jeter expresses love for the city of Toronto
Yankees DFA Hill to make room for Outman
Tanaka experiences soreness in throwing arm
Yankees acquire lefty specialist Outman from Indians

  Oakland Athletics

A's fall three games back, lose Crisp to injury
Angels lose challenge on Sogard's bunt hit
Crisp exits after crash into wall on stellar effort
Shark looks to help A's bite into Angels' lead
Trout, Donaldson rival leaders on the WAR path
A's target Labor Day return from DL for Lowrie
A's will not protest Thursday's loss to Angels
Athletics stumble out of gate against Angels

  Philadelphia Phillies

Williams looks to stay hot, help Phils even series with Mets
Phils No. 2 prospect Nola hurls five scoreless innings
Sloppy seventh sends Phils to loss to Mets
Sandberg: 'It's a challenge' to get Ruf playing time
Montgomery takes leave after cancer surgery
Phils expect to call up five or six players in September
Despite falling short, 1964 Phils were beloved
Phils acquire Arano to complete Hernandez deal

  Pittsburg Pirates

Harrison honored with Heart and Hustle Award
With Worley on hill, Bucs aim to get Wild-er
Hurdle loses challenge in opener with Reds
Harrison, Volquez take center stage in Bucs' win
Pirates recall Lambo from Indianapolis
Snider confident a few days' rest will do the trick
No marked improvement for Morton after rehab start
Garvey provides precedent for Alvarez's move to first

  San Diego Padres

Kennedy to take on Dodgers for fifth time this season
Grandal delivers walk-off as Padres play spoiler
San Diego honors Hall of Famer Maddux
Padres win challenge on play at first
Quentin won't require knee surgery
Cabrera set for Minor League rehab assignment
Hoffman's career full of milestone moments
Catching Hoffy: Batterymates share best memories

  Seattle Mariners

Nats have call at first overturned vs. Mariners
After battling infection, Saunders works out at Safeco
Mariners prospect Diaz impresses in Class A victory
Elias hopes to give Mariners boost in Wild Card race
Felix stung by four Nats homers in series opener
Jones returns to Mariners; Ramirez optioned
Mariners address reports of Montero incident
Mariners lock up Dominican prospect Torres

  San Francisco Giants

Giants romp past Brewers into Wild Card lead
Peavy looks to keep Giants rolling vs. Brewers
Giants to give Petit another start in Lincecum's slot
Bochy eager to get Lincecum relief appearance
MLB Notebook: Petit's record no small feat
Replay confirms Rockies get Pence out at plate
Blanco, Giants back Petit's record-setting day
Petit retires 46th straight to set MLB record

  St. Louis Cardinals

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  Tampa Bay Rays

Archer roughed up as Rays drop opener to Red Sox
Jennings day to day with left knee soreness
Maddon hoping Rays can rediscover magic
Rays' persistent home woes tough to quantify
Odorizzi in search of bounce-back effort vs. Red Sox
Mahtook homers twice in Triple-A game
Rays squander two leads, drop game and series
Rays in last place in Majors in turning double plays

  Texas Rangers

Ross gets spot start as Texas goes for two straight vs. Houston
Rookie uprising: Young hitters seize night vs. Astros
Adduci placed on seven-day concussion list
Holland to make his first start on Tuesday
Rangers extend Hickory agreement
Holland raring to return after final rehab start
Early lead gets away from Tepesch, Rangers
Beltre happy just to hang with the big boppers

  Toronto Blue Jays

Hutchison aims to get on track against Yankees
Play at home in Toronto gets pair of reviews
Game gets away from Buehrle in seventh
Rasmus back in lineup after brief illness
Morrow likely headed to 'pen when he returns
Stroman's varied approach spicing things up
Morrow tosses scoreless frame in rehab outing
Valencia comes off bench, delivers clutch homer

  Washington Nationals

Nats have call at first overturned vs. Mariners
Zimmerman's strained hamstring continues to improve
Jewett managing against Nats in Seattle
Nats ink two-year extention with Class A Hagerstown
Nationals stun Felix, Mariners with six homers
Strasburg looks to lock up series win over Mariners
Williams reflects on stellar August, eyes strong finish
Nationals extend affiliation with Class A Auburn