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  1. Tigers-Angels Preview

    Tigers-Angels Preview

    Preview | July 25, 2014
  2. Reds hoping rest restores rotation

    AJ Mass

    Although the Cincinnati Reds are feeling some pain in their starting rotation as the team gets ready for a few days off at the All-Star break, manager Bryan Price is optimistic that he'll have all hands on deck and ready to go once games resume again...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  3. Arrieta's progress paying off for Cubs

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- When the Chicago Cubs acquired Jake Arrieta from the Baltimore Orioles last July, he was seen as sort of a lottery ticket. A former top prospect who had failed to live up to his lofty billing, not many around baseball were very optimistic ...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  4. Lawrie hopeful hand is fine

    AJ Mass

    Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports that the Toronto Blue Jays are optimistic that Brett Lawrie will not have to miss too much time after getting hit on the left hand by a Chase Whitley pitch in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game. "It marked th...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  5. Royals to be buyers at deadline?

    AJ Mass

    Sitting just half a game out of first place in the American League Central, the Kansas City Royals are optimistic that this season might result in their first post-season action since winning the World Series way back in 1985. That optimism has even ...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  6. Pete Rose hasn't given up on seeing his lifetime ban lifted

    Darren Rovell

    Pete Rose, MLB's career hits leader, says he remains optimistic that his lifetime ban for betting on baseball will one day be lifted.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  7. Nationals-Cardinals Preview

    Nationals-Cardinals Preview

    Preview | June 12, 2014
  8. Hahn optimistic about Rodon talks

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn already had his poker face on display Monday, saying he doesn't expect there to be any issues in negotiating a contract with first-round draft pick Carlos Rodon. Negotiating a Rodon deal has b...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  9. Is Pedroia injury cause for concern?

    AJ Mass

    The Boston Red Sox played without Dustin Pedroia on Saturday, as the second baseman sat due to an injured right hand he had suffered the night before. The team is optimistic that this is nothing more than a day-to-day concern. As Scott Barboza of ...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  10. Konerko being slowed by bad back

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- A back strain has kept Paul Konerko out of the starting lineup both Wednesday and Friday, with the team captain optimistic he will be available to start Saturday afternoon for the Chicago White Sox against the San Diego Padres. Konerko ...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  11. Cincinnati Reds delay DL decision on Joey Votto

    Jerry Crasnick

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto missed his third straight game Sunday because of a left knee injury, but the team is still hoping they won't have to put him on the disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  12. Dodgers think Juan Uribe can avoid DL

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are cautiously optimistic Juan Uribe can avoid the 15-day disabled list, with manager Don Mattingly saying Uribe would even be available as a pinch hitter or as part of a double switch during Monday night's game with the Mi...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  13. Jones optimistic after back procedure

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Five days removed from minor back surgery, Nate Jones was back in the Chicago White Sox clubhouse Friday, and he said that if all goes well, he could resume baseball activity in four weeks. He also vowed to be back on the mound before th...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  14. What's up with Wieters?

    AJ Mass

    There's a lot of concern regarding the sore right elbow of Matt Wieters, and the Baltimore Orioles catcher is expected to spend Wednesday getting checked out by Dr. James Andrews. However, the team is optimistic that they'll still have him behind the...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  15. Chris Sale of Chicago White Sox throws light bullpen session, fee...

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale, out with a flexor muscle strain in his left arm, had his first bullpen session since going on the disabled list April 21.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  16. As Veras rehabs, Cubs improvise at closer

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer is optimistic his team can develop a closer as the one they signed in the offseason, veteran Jose Veras, tries to find his game. "That's been a frustrating one, and I think kind of shows you the pe...

    Blog | May 02, 2014