Alvarez done at 3B? 

August, 20, 2014
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The Pittsburgh Pirates started Pedro Alvarez at first base on Monday -- the first time in his career he manned the position -- and on Tuesday, they didn't start him at all. Not having Alvarez at the hot corner may indeed be the trend gong forward for the team.

Will Twins promote Meyer? 

August, 20, 2014
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There's a very good chance that the Minnesota Twins will be calling up prospect Alex Meyer to their expanded roster at the start of September in order to get the young pitcher a taste of the majors.

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Tigers favorite for Castillo? 

August, 20, 2014
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It's expected that Cuban outfielder Rusney Castilo will be making his decision in the very near future as to what team he's going to sign a huge multi-million dollar deal with -- perhaps even by the end of the week.

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Retirement on horizon for Burnett? 

August, 20, 2014
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After allowing five runs in 7-2/3 innings to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night, A.J. Burnett has now lost six of his last seven starts, and remains stuck at 153 wins for his career. That career may soon be over.

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Gonzalez hopes for quick recovery 

August, 20, 2014
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There's a chance that the Colorado Rockies may have to start the 2015 season without Carlos Gonzalez, although the team remains optimistic that the outfielder could be able to start spring training at the same time as the rest of his teammates.

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Fewer at-bats for B.J. Upton? 

August, 19, 2014
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B.J. Upton is in the midst of a second straight lost season in Atlanta. The center fielder leads the major leagues with 153 strikeouts and his .207 batting average is the lowest among any National League qualifier.

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Dodgers still looking to deal? 

August, 19, 2014
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The Los Angeles Dodgers, who already have made August waiver deals for a pair of starting pitchers, are still looking to add a reliever and a power bat off the bench, reports MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick.

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Will Towers be retained in Arizona? 

August, 19, 2014
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The status of manager Kirk Gibson was called into question almost immediately after the Arizona Diamondbacks brought in Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer in late May. La Russa has kept his intentions close to the vest, but one report says Gibson will be given another chance to turn things around.

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Buxton's timetable for 2015 

August, 19, 2014
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As expected, the Minnesota Twins will play it safe with top prospect Byron Buxton, who suffered a concussion in a scary outfield collision last week while playing for Double-A New Britain.

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September call-up for Gallo unlikely 

August, 19, 2014
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Texas Rangers' fans have had little to cheer about this season, so you can’t blame them for wanting to get a September look at top prospect Joey Gallo, who hit his 40th homer of the season Sunday night for Double-A Frisco.

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Where will Zimmerman play in 2015? 

August, 19, 2014
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The Washington Nationals have been one of the hottest teams in the majors without Ryan Zimmerman, who has not played since July 22 due to a Grade 3 hamstring strain. The injury could mean that Zimmerman’s days as the Nationals’ regular third baseman are over.

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Jimenez to the bullpen? 

August, 19, 2014
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Plenty has gone right for the first-place Baltimore Orioles this season, making it easier to overlook a subpar year for Ubaldo Jimenez.

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Is Gibbons' job safe for 2015? 

August, 18, 2014
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Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos apparently has some job security, even if he is feeling the heat from fans and media for failing to pull off a notable deal prior to the July 31 deadline.

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Cuddyer restoring his value 

August, 18, 2014
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Michael Cuddyer made his return to the Colorado lineup a memorable one, hitting for the cycle Sunday night as the Rockies completed a doubleheader sweep of the Reds.

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Royals' September bullpen boost 

August, 18, 2014
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September call-ups are just two weeks away, and it looks like the Kansas City Royals will be willing to make ample use of their farm system in the middle of a pennant race.

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