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Rockies' Gonzalez leaves game after making sliding catch

Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez has left Friday night's game at Detroit after sliding into the wall while making a terrific catch in foul ground.


Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Gonzalez, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Victor Martinez, Brandon Barnes

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Report: Mariners acquire OF Denorfia from Padres

The Seattle Mariners have acquired outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte and minor-league pitcher Stephen Kohlscheen, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Denorfia, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Abraham Almonte

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Red Sox trade LHP Doubront to Cubs for player to be named

The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named.


Related Topix: Sports, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Blue Jays demote Rasmussen to make room for Valencia

The Toronto Blue Jays have sent lefthander Rob Rasmussen back to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for newly-acquired infielder Danny Valencia .


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Rob Rasmussen, Baseball Players, Erik Kratz, Liam Hendriks

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Santana, Indians end Royals' five-game win streak

Carlos Santana hit two more home runs, giving him six in six games, and the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City 10-3 Sunday to end the Royals' winning streak at five.


Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Baseball Hall of Fame reduces years player is eligible

The Baseball Hall of Fame has reduced the number of years a player can remain eligible to be voted in by the writers to 10 years from 15, giving Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens less time to be considered.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ortiz day-to-day with back spasms after late-game exit

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox left Thursday's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth inning with back spasms after check swinging on a pitch by Rob Rasmussen .


Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Rob Rasmussen

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Santos clears waivers; will report to Buffalo

The 31-year-old from Los Angeles has a 7.78 earned-run average in 24 appearances with the Jays this season, including five saves.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Frasor, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Giants sign 2B Uggla to minor-league contract

Uggla was released last Friday by the Braves after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Werth's game-winning double lifts Nationals past Brewers

Jayson Werth hit a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the ninth after the Brewers tied it in the top of the inning and the Washington Nationals beat Milwaukee 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Rickie Weeks, Anthony Rendon

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Braves give former All-Star 2B Uggla outright release

The 34-year-old second baseman hit .162 over 48 games with two home runs and 10 RBI with the Braves this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arrieta turns into pitching building block while Cubs look to future

Each start was remarkably similar. That smooth, efficient motion. The devastating array of pitches.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hayhurst and Keri weigh in on the Jays' second half chances

Coming off a 2-8 road trip which dropped them four games back of first place in the AL East, the All-Star break couldn't have come at a better time for a banged up Blue Jays team struggling to cope with injuries to the team's key offensive performers.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Dirk Hayhurst

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Blue Jays place Reimold on 15-day disabled list; recall Gose

Outfielder Nolan Reimold was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday by the Toronto Blue Jays with a left calf strain.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Blue Jays place 1B Lind on 15-day DL; recall 1B Johnson

The Toronto Blue Jays injury list grew on Friday as the club placed first baseman/designated hitter Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list with a right foot fracture.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Adam Lind, Baseball Players

Thu Jul 10, 2014

White Sox P Sale and Cubs 1B Rizzo named All-Stars

Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs have won the All-Star game Final Vote and will attend the 85th Midsummer Classic next week in Minnesota.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Corey Kluber, Dallas Keuchel

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Pirates P Cole placed on 15-day disabled list

The move is retroactive to July 5. He spent 3 1/2 weeks on the DL earlier this season due to a fatigued shoulder.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Pujols leads offensive onslaught in Angels' blowout of Astros

Albert Pujols hit a go-ahead, two-run home run, and C.J. Cron and pinch-hitter David Freese also homered against the Houston bullpen in the Angels' eight-run seventh inning as Los Angeles beat the Astros 11-5 on Saturday night for their ninth straight home win.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, C.J Cron, Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun