Grading the 1st round of the MLB Draft

The first 27 picks, graded. How did your team do?

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Astros take Aiken No. 1 overall

Brady Aiken, a 6'4 left-handed pitcher out of San Diego, Calif. was taken No. 1 overall in the 2014 MLB Draft by the Astros. Aiken is the first high school pitcher drafted first overall since Brien Taylor was picked No. 1 by the Yankees in 1991.

Don Zimmer passes away at 83

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The longtime baseball legend had recently undergone heart surgery.

Tigers SS Iglesias out for remainder of 2014

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He will not play before 2015, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told the Detroit News on Wednesday morning.

Myers out two months with broken wrist

The outfielder has a stress fracture in his right wrist and will miss significant time.

Starting pitcher market is about to explode

A collection of notes from around the league as we move towards the draft and trade deadline.

MLB
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Astros reportedly lock up Jon Singleton, get smart

It's a fantastic deal for them. Probably not for Singleton.

MLB
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Oscar Taveras homers in big league debut

Outfield phenom Oscar Taveras made a splash in his debut for the Cardinals, hitting a home run against the visiting Giants before a massive rainstorm overtook the field and delayed the game.

Dr. Andrews blames TJ epidemic on pitcher overuse

Changing that won't come easy, but it'll have to happen to stem the tide.

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