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Tom Froemming

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Hardball junkie, seamhead and contributor to MLB Daily Dish. No relation to Bruce Froemming, the former umpire.

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Tigers Officially Rule Out Victor Martinez for 2012

The Detroit Tigers have officially shut down Victor Martinez for the remainder of 2012. Here's what Tigers' head athletic trainer Kevin Rand told James Schmehl of MLive.com.

Angels Notes: Scott Downs Activated Today, Jordan Walden To Return Sunday

The Los Angeles Angels activated Scott Downs from the disabled list today and Jordan Walden could return tomorrow, reports Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.

Rehab Assignment Rundown: Pablo Sandoval, Brett Anderson, Shaun Marcum

Here's the latest news involving major leaugers currently on rehab assignments.

Could Chase Utley Be Phillies' Answer at third base?

The Philadelphia Phillies have a hue hole at third base. There are questions on whether Chase Utley can handle the rigors of second base much longer. Is it crazy to think this is a two birds, one...

Reds Rumors: Billy Hamilton Could Be September Call-Up

Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton could be a September call-up, reports Tom Groechen of the Cincinnati Inquirer.

Omar Vizquel Wants to Manage in 2013

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Omar Vizquel hopes to manage a major league team as soon as next season, reports John Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com.

Padres Closer Huston Street Suffers Calf Injury

San Diego Padres closer Huston Street suffered a left calf injury last night.

Indians Notes: Cleveland Cuts Ties With Johnny Damon, Jeremy Accardo, Scott Radnisky

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The Cleveland Inidans have released both Johnny Damon and Jeremy Accardo today and fired pitching coach Scott Radinsky.

Padres Notes: Andrew Cashner, Anthony Bass, Corey Luebke Progressing In Rehabs

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The San Diego Padres got a boost today, as both Andrew Cashner and Anthony Bass threw bullpen session, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com.

Community Question: Who Would You Like See Waived From Your Favorite Team?

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We saw the non-waiver trade deadline come and go this past week, but there will be plenty of activity to follow this month. We’ve already seen a few waiver deals go down, but who would you like to...

On This Date: New York Giants Give High Pockets Kelly Second Chance

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On Aug. 4, 1917, the New York Giants selected George "High Pockets" Kelly off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Giants had just waived Kelly themselves in late July, but were eventually very...

Excerpts From Experts: Deadline Fallout and Waiver Speculation

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Should the Rangers have dealt for Cliff Lee? Also, what players can we expect to be placed on waivers, and who is most likely to be traded this month?

A's Rumors: Oakland Could Target Catcher, Ramon Hernandez an Option?

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With Kurt Suzuki out of the picture, the Oakland Athletics could be in the market for a veteran catcher, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Orioles Notes: Endy Chavez Designated For Assignment, Nate McLouth Called Up

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The Baltimore Orioles have designated Endy Chavez for assignment and purchased the contract of Nate McLouth from Triple-A, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com.

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona Pushed to Add Frontline Starter at Deadline

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The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to add a top of the rotation starter before Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.

Phillies Catcher Carlos Ruiz Out Majority of Season With Foot Injury

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The Philadelphia Philles are expected to be without All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz for the majority of the remainder of the season, according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com

White Sox Rumors: Team Expects Another Active August

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The Chicago White Sox will be actively monitoring the waiver wire, according to Scott Merkin of MLB.com.

Cubs Rumors: Team Considering Derek Lowe; Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Marmol Waiver Candidates

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The Chicago Cubs have some interest in acquiring Cleveland Indians pitcher Derek Lowe, according to a report from Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.

Rehab Assignment Rundown: Evan Longoria, Andrew Bailey, Jaime Garcia, Brandon McCarthy and More

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Rehab assignment updates on Evan Longoria, Andrew Bailey, Jaime Garcia, Brandon McCarthy, Brett Anderson, Chien-Ming Wang, Brandon Morrow, Roberto Hernandez, Chris Nelson, Matt Guerrier, Tim...

Red Sox Rumors: Boston Not Ruling Out Derek Lowe Reunion

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The Boston Red Sox are considering bringing back Derek Lowe, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

MLB Transactions: How Does a Trade Happen After the Non-Waiver Deadline?

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The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline has passed, but that doesn’t mean the dealing is done. Teams can still make trades through waivers, which is much more difficult.

Baltimore Orioles Need To Capitalize On Fortunate First Four Months

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The Baltimore Orioles’ run differential is only eight runs better than the worst team in the American League, yet the O’s find themselves just two games out of the playoff picture.

Mariners Rumors: Seattle Close to Trading Away Brandon League, Looking to Add Bats

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The Seattle Mariners are close to trading away closer Brandon League, according to a report from ESPN's Jerry Crasnik. The M's are also trying to add an impact bat.

Braves Acquire Brian Friday From Pirates for Christian Marrero

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The Atlanta Braves acquired minor league shortstop Brian Friday from the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Christian Marrero, as first reported by Dan Simpson of Talking Chop.

NL West Notes: Dodgers Still Active in Trade Talks Even After Hanley Ramirez Trade

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The Dodgers already made a huge move in acquiring Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins, and could have another big deal up their sleeves.

AL West Notes: Rangers Look to Answer Greinke Trade

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The Rangers are in on virtually every to starting pitcher on the market right now. They've been linked to Josh Johnson, James Shields and even Cliff Lee

NL Central Notes: Reds Better Off Standing Pat?

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The Reds could stand pat, the Pirates are still looking for offensive upgrades and the Cardinals are searching for a starting pitcher.

AL Central Notes: White Sox Depth, Tigers Blockbuster, Indians Options

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The White Sox and Tigers have already made big moves, the Indians are on the fence between buying and selling and both the Twins and Royals appear ready to sell of some of their veterans.

NL East Notes: Potential Ian Desmond Replacements, Josh Johnson Trade Rumors, Phillies Could be Buyers

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The Nationals have a list of 15-20 middle infielders they've discussed, including Nick Punto of the Boston Red Sox and Jamey Carroll of the Minnesota Twins.

AL East Notes: Yankees Third Basemen, Orioles Targets, James Shields Rumors

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Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez suffered a broken bone on his left hand, but the team has said it is content with using Eric Chavez until A-Rod returns. There are question as to whether or...

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