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Hurt Cabrera with Tigers on road, won't speculate on return (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:42
Watching games on TV has been so difficult for Miguel Cabrera that the injured 10-time All-Star decided to join the Detroit Tigers on their 10-game road trip. Cabrera, who still leads the majors with a .350 batting average, declined to speculate when he'll return. The Tigers, the AL Central champions the last four years, began the day with a 47-48 record.
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Rockies activate OF Dickerson, option LHP Brothers (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:33
DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies have activated outfielder Corey Dickerson from the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-hander Rex Brothers to Triple-A Albuquerque.
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5 teams under most pressure to trade

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:21
Might be best to take a break from blinking during the next week-plus. Because in this 24/7 Trade Deadline news-and-rumors cycle, you don't want to miss a beat.
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Indians 'not motivated' to trade any starting pitchers (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:09

With one of baseball's best young starting staffs, the Indians are a prime target for teams looking to make a deal before next week's trading deadline. Cleveland, though, doesn't want to part with any pitchers. General manager Chris Antonetti said Friday he has received numerous inquiries regarding his pitchers, but the Indians are planning to hold on to them.

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Immortals converge to play game of catch-up

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 21:21
It was the morning after the night before for some of us who had inhabited the Hawkeye Room downstairs at the Otesaga Resort Hotel on Thursday night into Friday. Nature couldn't have provided a more comfortable setting.
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Historic Hall class gearing up for induction

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 20:59
This Sunday's National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony is dominated by three of the greatest pitchers of their era, plus a versatile position player who ended his 20-year career with the Astros with 3,060 hits.
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Royals recall INF Cuthbert from Triple-A, send down Coleman (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 20:10
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha and sent down infielder Dusty Coleman.
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Indians recall 1B/DH Jesus Aguilar (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 19:57
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have recalled slugger Jesus Aguilar from Triple-A Columbus.
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Astros-Royals Preview (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 18:44

Three years ago Scott Kazmir wondered if he'd ever return to the majors. The Houston native makes his debut for the visiting Astros on Friday night when they look for a fifth straight victory and continued success over the AL-leading Kansas City Royals. After spending the 2012 season with independent Sugar Land, Kazmir (5-5, 2.38 ERA) won 25 games the next two seasons with Cleveland and Oakland.

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Indians to unveil Larry Doby statue, broke AL color barrier (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 17:07
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians will unveil a statue of Hall of Famer Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, on Saturday at Progressive Field.
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D-backs drop Crew in Godley's sterling debut

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 06:46
Zack Godley won in his Major League debut to lift the D-backs to an 8-3 win over the Brewers in the series opener at Chase Field on Thursday night.
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Godley cruises in debut on big league stage

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 06:43
Before making his Major League debut on Thursday night, D-backs starter Zack Godley received some advice from a Hall of Fame manager. Godley arrived at Chase Field the day before to set up his new locker and while there, he had a brief conversation with D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa.
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Shipley among 10 top prospect performers Thursday

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 06:42
Braden Shipley gave up nine hits on Thursday, more than he had in all but one start this season. But the right-hander held the baserunners in check, avoided walks, and turned in one of his best performances for Double-A Mobile.
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Padres weighing options ahead of Deadline

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 06:08
Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler dismissed an online report Thursday that indicated the team has become sellers in advance of the July 31 Trade Deadline.
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Homer from Altuve caps thrilling day for Astros

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 05:51
Now fully dry of the celebratory ice-water bath he received both as he crossed home plate and as he was being interviewed postgame following the Astros' 5-4 win against the Red Sox on Thursday night, Jose Altuve only recalled one other walk-off home run of his career, coming in the Minor Leagues.
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Samardzija, Cabrera lead White Sox past Indians 8-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 05:10

If Jeff Samardzija pitched for the final time in a Chicago uniform Thursday night, he went out on a high note. Samardzija (7-5), who has been the subject of trade rumors with the July 31 deadline approaching, allowed one run in eight innings and the White Sox rolled to an 8-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

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Altuve's walkoff homer lifts Astros over Boston 5-4 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-07-24 05:09

Altuve homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth, the last of his four hits, and the Astros beat Boston 5-4, extending the Red Sox's losing streak to a season-high eight games. ''We were going back and forth today but all that matters at the end of the day is getting the win,'' Altuve said. The game was tied 4-all when Altuve connected off Craig Breslow (0-1) and homered into the seats in left field, a ball that barely made it over the wall.

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Cards' homers back Lackey in win over Royals

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 05:05
In a makeup game featuring teams with the two best records in baseball, the Cardinals snagged a 4-3 win over the Royals on Thursday night behind two-run homers from Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter.
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Carpenter hoping homer is start of big things

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 04:30
With one swing and a subsequent trot around the bases on Thursday night, Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter finally felt the result catch up to the process.
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Bucs down Nats behind Liriano, three homers

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2015-07-24 04:15
After a disappointing trip through Milwaukee and Kansas City to open the second half, the Pirates got back on track as they returned home with a 7-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday night at PNC Park.
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