Hamilton traded back to Texas after troubled Angels stint

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse....

Cards ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The tests results were no surprise. Before Adam Wainwright left the field in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals anticipated they'd be losing their staff ace for the season....

Orioles' game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray....

Nationals' Scherzer to miss start with sprained thumb

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Max Scherzer will not make his scheduled start for Washington against Atlanta on Tuesday night because of a sprained right thumb....

Marlins catcher Saltalamacchia designated for assignment

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MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins' free agent deal with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be remembered as a bust. They are optimistic his rookie replacement will fare much better....

Rare Honus Wagner baseball card sells for $1.32 million
WATCHUNG, N.J. (AP) -- A Honus Wagner T206 baseball card has been auctioned for $1.32 million in online bidding....

No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

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DETROIT (AP) -- When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on the market....

LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

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A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:...

NL teams experimenting with pitchers hitting 8th

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Amid a testy start to the season (AP) -- looking at you, Bryan Price; also you, Royals, White Sox and Athletics - comes a bit of managerial creativity sure to put a smile on the face of any innovative Strat-O-Matic player....

Mistake-prone Mets lose 6-4 to Yanks in Subway Series finale

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NEW YORK (AP) -- After a sensational start, the New York Mets made four errors Sunday night and reverted back to the shoddy brand of baseball that's led to six straight losing seasons....