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  • Royals find right recipe for small-market success

    August 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top.

  • Mets put 2B Murphy on DL with calf strain

    August 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets have put second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf and promoted infielder Dilson Herrera from Double-A.The Mets made the moves Thursday night after a 6-1 loss to Atlanta.

  • Yankees acquire LHP Outman from Indians

    August 28, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Josh Outman in a trade with the Cleveland Indians.Outman has spent time with the Indians and Triple-A Columbus this season. He was in the minors at the time of the deal.The Indians will receive a player to be named or cash in Thursday's trade.

  • Baseball Capsules

    August 29, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

  • Mets activate RHP Matsuzaka, put RHP Black on DL

    August 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka.The Mets made the moves before Thursday night's game against Atlanta. Matsuzaka was put on the 15-day DL on July 26 with elbow inflammation.

  • Phillies CEO Montgomery takes leave for cancer

    August 28, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Phillies President and CEO David Montgomery is taking a leave of absence to continue his recovery from jaw cancer surgery and will be replaced by former general manager Pat Gillick.The 68-year-old Montgomery returned to the team after surgery on May 19 and was active with the club throughout his treatment. He helped greet the Taney Dragons Little League team during a pregame ceremony Wednesday night.