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The Dodgers are closing in on Manny Machado

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A deal involving Yusniel Diaz and others for the Orioles' Manny Machado is likely going to be competed right after the All Star Game.

Cardinals fire Mike Matheny

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Tensions had reportedly been rising between players.

Dodgers and Reds make minor swap involving four players and international cap space

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Nothing huge, but Dylan Floro had been pitching decent for the Reds this year with a 2.72 ERA and 3.33 FIP in 36.1 innings. Dodgers also get international cap space.

Steve Pearce traded to the Red Sox

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The Blue Jays had a log jam in the outfield, the Red Sox did not.

Miguel Cabrera out for the season with a ruptured left biceps tendon.

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What an awful, awful end to the season for the once-great player and future Hall of Famer

The Rays and Brewers swap Brad Miller and Ji-Man Choi

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The Rays have executed a deal after designated Miller for assignment, sending him and the remaining salary on his $4.5 million deal to the Brewers in exchange for first baseman Ji-Man Choi.

JOEY GALLO BUNTS AGAINST THE SHIFT

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He finally did it. And if he masters it, I can imagine he'll be doing it more often.

Shohei Ohtani diagnosed with a Grade 2 UCL strain

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What a blow for the sport. God. I can't imagine a worse thing happening to what is very much the biggest baseball story of the past decade. We've seen pitchers come back from PRP and stem cell injection therapy, like Masahiro Tanaka very recently, but it means that his UCL will always be a risk moving forward. Here's to hoping he makes a speedy recovery.