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Astros face union grievance over top pick

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The Major League Baseball Players' Association filed a grievance against the Houston Astros after they failed to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken before last Friday's deadline, according to multiple reports Thursday.

MLB roundup: Mariners add Morales in trade

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The Seattle Mariners acquired first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Stephen Pryor.

Game roundup: Hamels, Phillies handle Giants

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Cole Hamels played stopper Thursday afternoon, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants at Citizens Bank Park.

Tigers bolster bullpen with Soria trade

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Texas Rangers' reliever Joakim Soria is headed to the Detroit Tigers in a trade for pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.

Game roundup: Colon, Mets stymie Mariners

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Bartolo Colon showed the rookie a thing or two about pitching on Wednesday when the 41-year-old New York Mets right-hander flirted with a perfect game before beating the Seattle Mariners and 21-year-old phenom Taijuan Walker 3-2.

MLB suspends Padres' Maybin 25 games

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San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Demoted Milone reportedly requests trade from A's

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Left-hander Tommy Milone's demotion from the Oakland A's to Triple-A Sacramento earlier this month apparently did not sit well with him.

Game roundup: Headley lifts Yankees past Rangers in 14

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Chase Headley came through in his fourth at-bat as a Yankee, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning as New York outlasted the Texas Rangers for a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

Yankees land 3B Headley in trade

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The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-hander Rafael De Paula.

Yankees' Teixeira continues to be plagued by injuries

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Mark Teixeira thought being limited to 15 games last season due to two wrist injuries would lead him to find the 'fountain of youth." Instead, the veteran first baseman has encountered the fountain of nagging injuries.

Game roundup: Ortiz leads Red Sox rout of Blue Jays

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David Ortiz hit two home runs and drove in four runs, and Stephen Drew hit a homer and also had four RBIs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1 Monday to extend their winning streak to five games.

Lee's activation among Phils' roster moves

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The Philadelphia Phillies officially activated left-hander Cliff Lee from the 60-day disabled list Monday and announced a number of other roster moves.

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