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  1. Detroit Tigers promote exonerated reliever Evan Reed from Triple-...

    The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Rangers 2

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It was one of those situations when Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington needed to see a few things from his pitchers. He wanted consistency from 25-year-old starter Nick Tepesch and to check out how 24-year-old reliever Roman Mendez de...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  3. Jonny Venters of Atlanta Braves faces possible third Tommy John s...

    The Atlanta Braves have shut down left-hander Jonny Venters for the rest of the season after the reliever tore an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  4. Pity the Pull Hitter

    Ben Lindbergh

    With the Mets up 4-1 in the eighth inning of a game against the Cardinals on April 24, New York first baseman Lucas Duda led off against right-handed reliever Eric Fornataro. The left-handed Duda is an extreme pull hitter: As his spray chart from the...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  5. Rockies-Giants Preview

    Rockies-Giants Preview

    Preview | August 27, 2014
  6. Relievers need to make case for themselves

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - After nearly five months of a trying ordeal, things might only be getting tougher for the Chicago White Sox's bullpen. The group is toward the bottom of the American League in ERA (4.45) and batting average against (.259), and manager Ro...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  7. MLB should consider rules for relievers

    Buster Olney

    A couple of years ago, a longtime player noted the workload of one of his teammates, a reliever, who had been asked to work day after day after day, in keeping with the general credo of the bullpen. As a reliever, you do everything you can do to take...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  8. Farrell: Uehara fit, won't be shut down

    Mark Polishuk, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    TORONTO -- Between the regular season and the Red Sox's postseason run in 2013, Koji Uehara appeared in 86 games and threw 88 innings last year. That's a heavy workload for any reliever, especially one who turned 39 in April. Uehara pitched more in 2...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  9. Can you still trust in Chris Davis?

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman/third baseman Chris Davis entered Monday as the No. 23 player on his own team over the past 30 days on the ESPN Player Rater, well behind the injured Manny Machado, but also after relievers T.J. McFarland, Brad Brach a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
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  11. Qualls on the move?

    AJ Mass

    The Houston Astros have a decision to make regarding reliever Chad Qualls, as the pitcher has reportedly been claimed on waivers, leaving the team until Wednesday to decide whether or not to make a deal or pull him back. According to Brian McTagga...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  12. M's in prime position to steal AL West title

    Buster Olney

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Garrett Richards rushed to cover first base and blew out his knee. Sean Doolittle, the best reliever in the AL West, is out indefinitely with a strained intercostal muscle. John Jaso struggled with concussion symptoms in the traine...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  13. Wright: JRW could draw city kids to baseball

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- In the mind of Chicago Cubs reliever Wesley Wright, Jackie Robinson West has already won on Sunday. And that's before they take on South Korea in the Little League World Series Championship. "I'm already proud of these guys," Wright sai...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
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  15. Who closes Sunday for A's?

    AJ Mass

    The Oakland Athletics got what they hope was just a temporary scare on Saturday as reliever Sean Doolittle felt "a grab" in his side while closing out the team's 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. According to Aaron Leibowitz of MLB.com, "Doolit...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  16. Dodgers see rapid progress from RP Baez

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Earlier this month, the hardest-throwing reliever in the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen faced Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton and emerged unscathed. Two days later, he went through Jonathan Lucroy, Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramir...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  17. Little League World Series -- Japan, Chicago reach respective fin...

    Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  18. Reliever Neal Cotts claimed off waivers

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers reliever Neal Cotts has been claimed off revocable waivers, according to a source. The organization has until Friday to work out a trade with the claiming team or pull Cotts off waivers. (UPDATE: The Rangers couldn't work out a deal,...

    Blog | August 21, 2014