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  1. Interest in Prado grows?

    AJ Mass

    The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 on Saturday, in large part due to the five-RBI performance of Martin Prado, who upped his batting average to .280 thanks to his current five-game hitting streak. Zach Buchanan of the Ari...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. What's going on in Nats infield?

    AJ Mass

    The Washington Nationals continue to operate with a patchwork infield as they wait for some positive news regarding a potential return to action of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. According to James Wagner of the Washington Post, "On Saturday, gener...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  3. New Hall of Fame voting rule is a mistake

    Buster Olney

    For Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, the chances for Hall of Fame induction through the vote of the writers appears to be all but eliminated, given the implications of the rule change announced Saturday. Maybe you agree with that, maybe y...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  4. More incentive to deal in LA?

    Doug Mittler

    The San Francisco Giants upped the ante in the National League West race, acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. With Matt Cain on the disabled list for an unknown period due to e...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  5. Rios injury puts trade talk on hold

    AJ Mass

    The second half of the season already doesn't look like it's shaping up to be any better for the Texas Rangers. The team, which already has 14 players on the disabled list, watched as Alex Rios left Saturday's game after fouling off the first pitch h...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  6. Uggla done in Atlanta?

    AJ Mass

    It looks like the Atlanta Braves have finally had enough of Dan Uggla's lackluster performance this season. On Saturday night, the team recalled infielder Phil Gosselin from Triple-A and, as David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes, "...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  7. Could Mariners make pitch for Price?

    Doug Mittler

    David Price has been scratched from his scheduled start Saturday against the Blue Jays, but the Rays insist the ace lefthander is simply ill and is not being held out because of an impending trade. Jake Odorizzi, who was scheduled to start Sunday, wi...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  8. Samardzija deal sets stage for Price trade

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- David Price's focus is on doing the best he can for the Tampa Bay Rays, he said here Saturday. But every day, there are reminders that he could be in his last hours with Tampa Bay. Players on other teams text him daily to ask whether h...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  9. Detroit's bullpen trade targets

    Joe Kaiser

    Detroit is considering a number of veteran arms who can help strengthen the back end of its bullpen. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports early Saturday morning that sources indicate that the Tigers are interested in Joakim Soria, Jason Frasor, and Ch...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  10. Dodgers IF injury woes continue

    The Los Angeles Dodgers just can't seem to stay healthy this season, as the team may have lost a pair of infielders to the disabled list during Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. As Brian Kamenetzky of ESPN Los Angeles writes, "short...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  11. Atlanta's catcher call-up temporary?

    AJ Mass

    On Saturday, the Atlanta Braves brought catching prospect Christian Bethancourt up from the minors to make his first big-league start in the second game of a double-header. However, the team is hoping that they'll be able to send the youngster back d...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  12. Bundy close to pre-surgery form

    Keith Law

    Dylan Bundy -- the No. 31 prospect on my Top 100 in January -- is still not quite a full 12 months off Tommy John surgery (he had the operation on June 27, 2013), but made his second rehab start on Saturday night at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Maryla...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  13. Ramos on track to return next week?

    Joe Kaiser

    Wilson Ramos landed on the disabled list on June 11 after feeling a pull in his hamstring while running to second base the day before, and he's set to begin a rehab assignment on Saturday. According to James Wagner of The Washington Post, the plan...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  14. Rockies gun-shy with Gray?

    AJ Mass

    The Colorado Rockies have an open spot in their rotation on Saturday night after sending scheduled starter Juan Nicasio down to Triple-A. The move was not all that shocking, given that Nicasio's last four starts saw his ERA jump from 3.61 all the way...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  15. Angels sticking with Frieri

    AJ Mass

    The Los Angeles Angels hadn't used closer Ernesto Frieri in five days prior to his getting the ball on Saturday, and the rust was quite apparent. The pitcher faced five batters in the bottom of the ninth, with all five getting hits as the Angels blew...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  16. Reason to worry about Romo?

    AJ Mass

    After blowing saves and losing back-to-back games -- including Saturday's loss thanks to a Brandon Barnes inside-the-park home run -- Sergio Romo has now allowed runs in five of his last nine appearances and has seen his ERA skyrocket to 5.08 on the ...

    Blog | June 15, 2014