He has a record of only 1-9 this season, but the Boston Red Sox may still be able to get something in return for pitcher Jake Peavy before the year is over.

A's getting rid of Johnson? 

July, 24, 2014
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According to Jane Lee of MLB.com, the Oakland Athletics have designated reliever Jim Johnson for assignment. The move should come as no surprise as the pitcher has struggled mightily during his tenure with the team.

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Howard headed for the door? 

July, 24, 2014
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When Darin Ruf started at first base for the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday instead of Ryan Howard, there was no reason to believe it was anything more than a routine day off for a veteran. However, that might not be the case.

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Haren out of Dodgers rotation? 

July, 24, 2014
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After allowing five runs in five innings to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Dan Haren is now 0-4 with a 9.47 ERA in July. Chances are, he won't get an opportunity to improve upon that record anytime soon.

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Feliz to take over in Texas? 

July, 24, 2014
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The Texas Rangers traded away closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in exchange for a pair of pitching prospects, both of whom are expected to be assigned to the minors. For now, the move leaves a huge void in the bullpen where Soria used to reside.

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The Detroit Tigers made a deal on Wednesday to acquire reliever Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers in exchange for pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson.

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Colon outing draws attention? 

July, 23, 2014
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A lot of eyes are expected to be on Bartolo Colon when he takes the mound on Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners, as the start may be considered an audition of sorts for scouts in search of some veteran pitching assistance at the trade deadline.

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Marlins to make moves in bullpen? 

July, 23, 2014
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With the trade deadline only a few weeks away, the Miami Marlins may be preparing to swap out one closer for another. Rumors regarding the departure of Steve Cishek are starting to heat up, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

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Suzuki likely to be moved? 

July, 23, 2014
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The Minnesota Twins were only five games out of first place in their division on June 23. Now, one month later, that deficit has ballooned to 11 games, and the team sits in the cellar.

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Should Phillies keep Byrd for now? 

July, 23, 2014
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While the Philadelphia Phillies seem to be more than ready to start the 2015 season without Marlon Byrd on the roster, there's still a chance that the outfielder could stick around with the team for the rest of 2014.

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Time for Dodgers OF shakeup ? 

July, 23, 2014
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On Monday night, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly started Matt Kemp in right field for the first time all season, due to Yasiel Puig getting the night off because of a bruised left hand. After the game, Kemp said "It felt natural." On Tuesday night, with Puig still out of commission -- though X-rays on his hand were negative -- Kemp was in right field again.

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Zimmerman headed back to DL? 

July, 23, 2014
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The Washington Nationals may once again be without third baseman Ryan Zimmerman after he had to leave Tuesday night's game with a strained right hamstring. An MRI is scheduled for Wednesday morning to assess the extent of the damage.

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Cubs to keep Alcantara up 

July, 23, 2014
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The Chicago Cubs have apparently decided that they're going to keep Arismendy Alcantara in the majors for the rest of the season -- and will play him every day. That conclusion comes after the team designated Darwin Barney for assignment on Tuesday.

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After fortifying their bullpen with deals for Huston Street, Jason Grilli and Joe Thatcher, the Los Angeles Angels are not done in their quest for pitching.

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Burnett a fit in Pittsburgh? 

July, 22, 2014
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The idea of Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates is looking more and more plausible.

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