Closer controversy in Toronto? 

September, 1, 2014
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When Aaron Sanchez recorded a six-out save for Toronto on Saturday, it raised questions about whether Casey Janssen is still the Blue Jays closer. Who will take the ball in the ninth for the Jays over the final month of the regular season?

Reduced role for Hahn down the stretch? 

September, 1, 2014
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Young right-hander Jesse Hahn (7-3, 3.00 ERA, 1.18 WHIP) has been one of the bright spot in an otherwise forgettable season for the San Diego Padres, but don't be surprised if you see less of him in September.

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Rizzo returning on Monday? 

September, 1, 2014
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Anthony Rizzo's lower back tightness kept him out of Chicago's four-game series against St. Louis, and now the question is whether the Cubs slugging first baseman will return on Monday for the series-opener against Milwaukee.

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When Ellsbury returns to the lineup 

September, 1, 2014
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Jacoby Ellsbury appeared in Sunday's New York Yankees game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning, but a sprained ankle has kept him out of the starting lineup since Friday.

When can the Yankees expect to pencil Ellsbury back into the top spot in the batting order? Here's the latest on that.

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Carlos Gomez to miss time? 

September, 1, 2014
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Milwaukee begins the month of September tied with St. Louis atop the National League Central division with an important series in Chicago against the Cubs. But the Brewers also enter the month with some questions surrounding the health of key center fielder Carlos Gomez.

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No DL for Pedroia? 

August, 31, 2014
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After taking an inadvertent elbow to the head while making a play at second base on Saturday, Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox had to leave the game with what was being called "symptoms consistent with a concussion."

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Will Tigers give Cabrera a break? 

August, 31, 2014
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The Detroit Tigers are in a battle with the Kansas City Royals for the American League Central title, but their chances of coming out on top may hinge on the health of first baseman Miguel Cabrera, who had to leave Saturday night's game due to a right ankle injury that has troubled him for some time.

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Colon to remain with Mets? 

August, 31, 2014
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After Bartolo Colon gave up six runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, chances are good that this outing will not be the pitcher's last in a New York Mets uniform.

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Dunn deal coming? 

August, 31, 2014
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Adam Dunn is in the final year of a four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, and has reportedly been pondering announcing his retirement following this season.

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Will Springer be back before spring? 

August, 31, 2014
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The last time George Springer played in a major league game for the Houston Astros was back on July 19. However, a left quad strain that has kept him sidelined since then doesn't seem to be getting any better.

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Venters ready to call it quits? 

August, 30, 2014
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On Thursday, the Atlanta Braves announced that they had shut down 29-year-old reliever Johnny Venters for the rest of the season after it was discovered that the once-dominant reliever had torn an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.

Where will Venters go from here?

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Why Philly backtracked on Howard stance 

August, 30, 2014
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A month ago, it appeared that Ryne Sandberg and the Philadelphia Phillies would be reducing the playing time of their overpriced slugger, Ryan Howard. But after three games on the bench in favor of Darin Ruf, the 34-year-old has started 29 of the past 30 games. What gives?

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White Sox eyeing Victor Martinez in 2015? 

August, 30, 2014
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The Chicago White Sox (60-74) will have plenty of holes to address after the season ends, and Detroit's Victor Martinez is reportedly among the players the team is expected to pursue.

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Masterson's last chance? 

August, 29, 2014
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Since joining the St. Louis Cardinals, starting pitcher Justin Masterson has been a bit of a disappointment. He's gone 2-2 with a 7.43 ERA in five starts, with opposing hitters posting a .311 batting average with him on the mound.

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Smyly shutdown ahead? 

August, 29, 2014
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When the Tampa Bay Rays traded away David Price, there were few who expected that the man they got back in the deal to replace him would outperform the ace for the rest of the season. However, so far at least, that's exactly what Drew Smyly has done.

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