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Duvall, Kontos help Giants beat Phillies (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 03:34

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two same-day call-ups helped the San Francisco Giants stay ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Ortiz homers twice, Red Sox rout Blue Jays 14-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 02:06

David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1. Ortiz matched Yastrzemski with a two-run blast to center off left-hander Brad Mills in the fourth, then broke the short-lived tie with another two-run shot off Mills in the fifth, his 21st and 22nd homers of the season. Ortiz's first homer ended his 0-for-18 skid against Toronto and an 0-for-11 slump overall. Mike Napoli followed Ortiz's second shot with his 12th homer, the fourth time this season Boston has gone back-to-back.

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Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:41

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract.

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Indians take Cabrera out of game with back spasms (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:38
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has left the game with the Minnesota Twins because of lower back spasms.
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Big Papi passes Yaz with 453rd career home run (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:24

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart. One inning after matching Yastrzemski with No. 452 on Monday night, Ortiz connected again to take over sole possession of 36th place. Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox is next on the list. Big Papi hit a two-run shot to center field off Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Brad Mills in the fourth inning.

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Rockies place 1B Justin Morneau on 15-day DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 01:04
The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck. To take his place on the roster, the team selected the contract of infielder Ben Paulsen from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The Rockies also designated right-hander Jair Jurrjens for assignment. Moments before the first pitch against Washington, the team announced reliever Boone Logan was placed on the 15-day disabled list with diverticulitis, a condition in which the inner lining of the intestine becomes inflamed or infected.
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Seattle pushes Iwakuma, Hernandez back a day (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-07-22 00:23
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners are giving starters Hisashi Iwakuma and Felix Hernandez an extra day of rest and will start Erasmo Ramirez on Tuesday against the New York Mets.
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Royals 1B Eric Hosmer scratched with bruised hand (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 23:50

CHICAGO (AP) -- Eric Hosmer has been scratched from the Kansas City Royals' lineup against the Chicago White Sox with a bruised right hand.

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Follow-up X-rays on Hanley, Puig negative

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2014-07-21 23:22
X-rays taken on the left wrist of Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez and the left hand of right fielder Yasiel Puig came back negative Monday.
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Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira out with back strain (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:58
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be sidelined for at least three games because of a strained muscle in his back, the latest injury to slow the team's leading run producer. Teixeira has been hampered by a left lower lat injury that was causing spasms in his back for about a month. The pain escalated during New York's weekend sweep of the Cincinnati Reds immediately following the All-Star break. ''Throwing, hitting - anything with any type of rotation, it's been pretty painful,'' Teixeira said Monday before the Yankees played the Texas Rangers.
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Indians send Adams down to make room for House (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:56
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever Austin Adams to Triple-A Columbus, making room on the roster for left-hander T.J. House.
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White Sox pitching coach out with vertigo (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:25
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper has vertigo and will miss Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
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Rangers activate 1B-OF Jim Adduci from DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:24
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have activated outfielder-first baseman Jim Adduci from the 15-day disabled list.
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A look back at Wright's decade of greatness

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:24
Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of David Wright donning a Mets uniform for the first time. Here's a look at five of the greatest moments for arguably the greatest player in franchise history.
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Former closer Sergio Santos cut by Blue Jays (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:10
Former closer Sergio Santos was cut Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays, who owe the reliever more than $2 million. Santos, 0-2 with a 7.78 ERA and five saves, was designated for assignment and placed on waivers. Unless he's claimed by another team, the Blue Jays are responsible for $1,290,984 still owed to Santos this season and a $750,000 option buyout for 2015. ''It's his command, and once he can get ahead in the count he's going to be back to being the guy he was,'' general manager Alex Anthopoulos said.
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Ramirez to be called up to start on Tuesday

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2014-07-21 22:03
Erasmo Ramirez is set to be recalled to make Tuesday's start against the Mets at Safeco Field, in effect taking the rotation spot of Taijaun Walker, who is now back in the Minors.
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Cain heads to DL with elbow injury (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:10

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have placed righty Matt Cain on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation.

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Morneau placed on DL with neck strain

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:09
The Colorado Rockies announced today that the club has placed infielder Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 14). In addition, the club has selected the contract of infielder Ben Paulsen from Triple-A.
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Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:09
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Reid Brignac and catcher Wil Nieves from the disabled list.
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Tex to miss 3-4 days with mild lat strain

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2014-07-21 21:03
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be out of the lineup Monday -- and likely a few more days this week -- because of a mild lat strain.
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