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  1. When will Chapman return to Reds?

    AJ Mass

    The comeback of Aroldis Chapman is expected to start its final phase on Thursday as the reliever is scheduled to make his first live appearance on the mound for the Class A Dayton Dragons. According to C. Trent Rosencrans of the Cincinnati Enquire...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  2. How D-backs deal with Trumbo injury

    AJ Mass

    Amid the celebration of a 7-5 comeback win over the Chicago Cubs, there was still a cloud hanging over the Arizona Diamondbacks clubhouse. As Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports, manager Kirk Gibson told reporters after the game "an MRI on l...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  3. Closer concerns in Philly?

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, the Texas Rangers came from 3-1 down in the ninth inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3. The comeback by the Rangers was a direct result of the ineffectiveness of closer Jonathan Papelbon, who seemed to want to point the finge...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  4. Beimel's comeback bid

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Beimel is making a "strong bid" to earn a spot in the Seattle Mariners' bullpen as a non-roster invitee, reports MLB.com's Greg Johns. The 36-year-old Beimel is coming off Tommy John surgery and last pitched in the...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  5. Three teams looking at Johan

    AJ Mass

    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says that Johan Santana is "drawing interest from at least three American League teams" and has been working out and throwing on his own with an eye towards a June comeback to the major leagues. The Minnesota Twins have be...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  6. Could Johan end up in pinstripes?

    AJ Mass

    Although the Minnesota Twins are reportedly quite interested in giving Johan Santana a chance to attempt a comeback, they are not believed to be the only contenders to get the pitcher's signature on a contract for 2014. As La Velle E. Neal III of ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  7. Mulder's career may be over

    AJ Mass

    What could have been one of the feel-good stories of 2014 took a disastrous turn on Saturday, as pitcher Mark Mulder's comeback attempt ended before it even really began. Mulder, who last pitched in the major leagues in 2008, had signed a minor le...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  8. Pineiro eyes comeback

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran righthander Joel Pineiro is hoping to parlay some strong outings in winter ball into another chance at making a major league roster. Pineiro went 2-0 with a 3.12 ERA in 26 innings in five outings for Ponce this winter in Puerto Rico and sa...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  9. Cust comeback in limbo

    AJ Mass

    Earlier this week, Rumor Central discussed the 2013 futility of the designated hitter position for the Baltimore Orioles, along with the comeback attempt of Jack Cust, who contacted the team in the hopes of returning to the majors for the first time ...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  10. Anyone interested in Figgins?

    AJ Mass

    UPDATE: Last week the news came out that Chone Figgins was making a comeback attempt this spring after sitting out all of last season. But are any teams interested in the long-time leadoff man? Well, lets put it this way, around 10 teams were inte...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  11. Abreu interest tepid at best

    AJ Mass

    Could outfielder Bobby Abreu, who did not play in the major leagues last season, be making a comeback in 2014? He's certainly playing well enough for Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League to have teams at least take a look his way. Ab...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  12. Angels look to strengthen starting staff

    AJ Mass

    Mark Mulder, who has not pitched in the major leagues since 2008 due to issues with his shoulder, is attempting a comeback at the age of 36. According to Nick Cafardo of Boston Globe, Mulder agreed to a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angel...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  13. Angels may give Mulder a chance

    Doug Mittler

    Two-time All-Star Mark Mulder confirmed earlier this month that he is attempting a comeback at age 36. The Los Angeles Angels may be emerging as the leading candidate to give a chance to the former two-time All-Star who last pitched in the majors in...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  14. Court case clouds Castro's comeback?

    AJ Mass

    Last season was the worst one of Starlin Castro's young career, by far, from a statistical standpoint. He hit just .245, with only 44 RBIs, and a career-low nine steals. Following news that Castro is being sued, some may fear that Castro's chances at...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  15. Seven players poised to rebound in '14

    Jim Bowden

    Teams can rely on offseason trades and free agency to supplement their teams for the next season. But one of the easiest and most gratifying methods is simply having an important player return to form. In 2013, baseball has witnessed the comebacks...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  16. Washington Nationals' chances of making a miracle playoff run - M...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron examines the Washington Nationals' chances to go on a "miracle" run the remainder of the regular season and make the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013