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Angels drop LeBlanc after 1 start, select Herrera (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-08-27 00:38
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has been designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels, one day after a poor debut for the club.
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Ryu to face hitters before naming return date

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-08-27 00:21
Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu said he felt no pain throwing a bullpen session Tuesday at moderate intensity and will face hitters on Wednesday to help determine when the left-hander comes off the disabled list.
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Seattle gives GM Zduriencik multi-year extension (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-08-27 00:04
The Seattle Mariners rewarded general manager Jack Zduriencik with a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday with the club in playoff contention late in the season. The Mariners did not release details of Zduriencik's new deal. Zduriencik has served as Seattle's general manager since 2008 and may finally be on the verge of getting the Mariners back into the postseason for the first time since 2001. Seattle has already matched its win total from all of 2013, thanks in part to a handful of moves made by Zduriencik before the season and at the trade deadline.
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U.S. Cellular part of Jackie Robinson West parade

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-08-26 23:19
U.S. Cellular Field stands as one of six gathering points for fans during Wednesday's championship parade for the Jackie Robinson West Little League team, beginning at 9 a.m. CT at Jackie Robinson Park and making its way to Millennium Park for a rally at approximately 11 a.m.
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Ortiz out for second straight game (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 23:06
TORONTO (AP) -- Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the lineup for a second straight game, still bothered by a sore right foot.
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White Sox activate OF Eaton from DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 23:05
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have activated outfielder Adam Eaton from the 15-day disabled list.
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Cubs reinstate SS Castro from bereavement list (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 22:54
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs reinstated shortstop Starlin Castro from the bereavement list in time to start Tuesday night's game against the Reds.
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Injured Tigers RHP Sanchez has setback in recovery (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 22:50

The Detroit Tigers will have their pitching depth tested for at least a little bit longer now that Anibal Sanchez is dealing with a setback in his recovery from a right pectoral strain. Sanchez said he was feeling better Tuesday, but he experienced pain while throwing Monday. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez will not be able to return for Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox. ''With the situation we are (in) right now, of course I'm concerned,'' Sanchez said.


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Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 22:31
The Royals are skipping right-hander Yordano Ventura's next turn in the rotation to rest his sore back, clearing the way for Liam Hendriks to make his first start for the club since arriving in a trade from Toronto. Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday night's series opener against Minnesota that Ventura experienced some pain in his lower back after his last start Friday night in Texas.
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MLB denies Rays' weekend protest in Toronto (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-08-26 22:16

Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre made the ruling, which stemmed from a play disputed by Rays manager Joe Maddon in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings. Wil Myers was called safe at first base on a pickoff throw by Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle.


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Cubs excited to welcome Soler for latest debut

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-08-26 21:43
With Jorge Soler scheduled to join the Cubs in Cincinnati on Wednesday, a second member of the so-called "core four" Cubs prospects who are at the center of Chicago's rebuilding effort will be making his Major League debut this month.
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Votto beginning baseball activity in recovery

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-08-26 21:28
Joey Votto was departing from his locker on Tuesday with a bat in one hand and a ball and glove under his arm. It was a pretty safe sign that baseball-related activity has commenced for the injured Reds first baseman.
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AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-08-26 20:00
The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.
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