1. David Paulino Reportedly Suspended 80 Games for Positive PED Test

    MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reported Saturday that Major League Baseball suspended Houston Astros pitcher David Paulino for 80 games without pay after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance...

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  2. Drew Smyly to Undergo Tommy John Surgery to Repair Elbow Injury

    The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday that starting pitcher Drew Smyly will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left arm...

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  3. A's Franklin Barreto, Matt Olson and Jaycob Brugman Each Hit 1st Career Home Run

    Three Oakland Athletics rookies hit their first career major league home run in consecutive innings during Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox ...

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  4. Athletics' Top Prospect Franklin Barreto Called Up, Active vs. White Sox

    The Oakland Athletics called up top prospect Franklin Barreto on Saturday and activated him for the team's game against the Chicago White Sox , according to White Sox announcer Jason Benetti ...

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  5. Martin Perez Placed on DL After Suffering Thumb Injury in Hotel Door Accident

    Texas Rangers starting pitcher Martin Perez was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday after he injured his thumb in an accident involving the door of his hotel room...

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  6. Martin Perez Injures Thumb in Accident with Hotel Door; Next Start in Question

    Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez is in danger of missing his next start after he suffered a small fracture in the tip of his right (non-throwing) thumb and had the nail torn off following an accident at the team's hotel...

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  7. Felix Hernandez Activated from DL After Shoulder Injury

    The Seattle Mariners activated starting pitcher Felix Hernandez from the 10-day disabled list. He'll start the Mariners' home game Friday night against the Houston Astros . Greg Johns ‏ of MLB ...

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  8. Joey Gallo Hits Inside-the-Park Home Run Against Blue Jays

    Texas Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo didn't need to clear the wall to complete a journey around the bases during Wednesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Globe Life Park in Arlington...

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  9. Nomar Mazara Becomes 3rd-Youngest Texas Rangers Player to Hit 30 Homers

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara cranked a solo home run on the first pitch of his fifth-inning at-bat Tuesday against Toronto Blue Jays starter Francisco Liriano...

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  10. Mike Trout to Resume Swinging in Rehab Following Thumb Surgery

    Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout is set to ramp up his rehab activities while joining the team on a road trip to face the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ...

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  11. Sonny Gray Trade Reportedly Has Mutual Interest for Athletics, Astros

    If Sonny Gray is going to be traded by the Oakland Athletics , they may have a match with the Houston Astros . Per Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe , the A's and Astros have "mutual interest" in making a deal for Gray happen...

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  12. Trevor Plouffe Traded to Tampa Bay Rays for Cash

    The Oakland Athletics traded third baseman Trevor Plouffe—whom they had designated for assignment Thursday—and cash to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash...

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  13. Marwin Gonzalez Has Become the Best Bargain in MLB

    Joe Maddon would have loved Marwin Gonzalez . Any manager would, given what Gonzalez has done for the Houston Astros this season. Who wouldn't love a guy versatile enough to start games at five different positions and good enough that his 1...

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  14. Mike Trout Believes He Can Return from Thumb Injury Before MLB All-Star Game

    Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout said Tuesday he believes returning before the All-Star Game on July 11 is a "possibility," according to the Los Angeles Times ' Pedro Moura ...

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  15. J.B. Bukauskas Selected No. 15 by Astros in 2017 MLB Draft

    University of North Carolina starting pitcher J.B. Bukauskas was selected with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft by the Houston Astros on Monday...

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  16. J.B. Bukauskas: Prospect Profile, MLB Comparison for Astros' 1st-Round Pick

    Player: J.B. Bukauskas Position: RHP DOB: Oct. 11, 1996 (20 years old) Height/Weight: 6'0", 195 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: North Carolina ...

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  17. Jo Adell: Prospect Profile, MLB Comparison for Angels' 5-Tool 1st-Round Pick

    Player: Jo Adell Position: OF DOB: April 8, 1999 (18 years old) Height/Weight: 6'2", 195 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: Ballard HS (Ky...

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  18. Austin Beck Selected No. 6 by Athletics in 2017 MLB Draft

    The Oakland Athletics used the No. 6 overall selection in the 2017 MLB draft to pick high school outfielder Austin Beck on Monday...

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  19. Lance McCullers Placed on 10-Day DL by Astros with Back Injury

    Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers is headed to the disabled list due to lower back discomfort, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB .com. Joe Musgrove will be activated in his return from a shoulder injury...

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  20. Dallas Keuchel Placed on 10-Day DL with Neck Injury

    The Houston Astros placed ace Dallas Keuchel on the 10-day disabled list Thursday due to a neck injury, according to MLB .com's Brian McTaggart ...

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  21. They Tanked Like the Sixers; Now the Astros Are MLB's Next Big Powerhouse

    "Trust the process," goes the saying in Philadelphia . As painful as it is to watch the 76ers throw themselves into year after year of bad basketball, surely it will be for the greater good in the long run...

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  22. Jean Segura, Mariners Agree to 5-Year, $70 Million Contract Extension

    The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday they have agreed to a five-year contract extension with shortstop Jean Segura . Hector Gomez of Z 101 (via Jon Morosi of MLB Network) reported Tuesday that the contract guarantees Segura $70 million...

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  23. Houston Astros Aiming for Piece of Team History Tuesday

    The Houston Astros sport the best record in MLB by a wide margin and also carry an 11-game winning streak into Tuesday's affair against the Kansas City Royals ...

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  24. $240M Man Albert Pujols' 600th Home Run Puts Spotlight on What Might've Been

    Think about what could have been. Think about what should have been. Think about Albert Pujols hitting his 600th career home run…in St. Louis. "It would have been a huge event here," said Bernie Miklasz, the longtime St...

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  25. Albert Pujols Becomes 9th Player in MLB History to Hit 600 Home Runs

    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has become the ninth player in Major League Baseball history to hit 600 career home runs with his grand slam against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday...

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