Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 1, 2014

1. Oakland Athletics (51-30)
1. Oakland Athletics (51-30)
Brad Mills' arsenal and look will remind you of Barry Zito, even if he's not on Zito's level. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was out of Tuesday's lineup in Detroit and is day to day with a left hamstring strain.
2. Milwaukee Brewers (51-33)
2. Milwaukee Brewers (51-33)
Doug Melvin's deadline shopping might be contained to the bullpen. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Carlos Gomez and shortstop Jean Segura returned to the lineup from minor injuries.
3. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (46-34)
3. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (46-34)
Jerry Dipoto hopes Jason Grilli can find his form and help out in the late innings. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Left-hander Tyler Skaggs returns from the disabled list on Wednesday night.
4. Detroit Tigers (44-34)
4. Detroit Tigers (44-34)
Yankees fans, cover your eyesÑJoba Chamberlain is having a fantastic season. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rick Porcello ran his career-high scoreless streak to 25 1/3 innings to lead the Tigers to a 3-0 win over the A's.
5. Los Angeles Dodgers (47-37)
5. Los Angeles Dodgers (47-37)
The Dodgers have closed the gap between themselves and the Giants. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers vice president of amateur scouting, interviewed for the vacant San Diego general manager's job.
6. San Francisco Giants (46-36)
6. San Francisco Giants (46-36)
Not only was it Tim Lincecum's second no-hitter, but it was his second no-hitter in a year's time. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Pablo Sandoval hit his 100th career home run.
7. Toronto Blue Jays (45-30)
7. Toronto Blue Jays (45-30)
Look for the Blue Jays to pursue starting pitching. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey recorded strikeout No. 1,000 of his career against the White Sox.
8. Atlanta Braves (44-38)
8. Atlanta Braves (44-38)
It's a shame that Gavin Floyd's season ends like this. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The Braves earned their sixth straight win on Tuesday with a 5-4 win over the Mets at Turner Field.
9. St. Louis Cardinals (44-39)
9. St. Louis Cardinals (44-39)
Marco Gonzales's debut didn't go as planned. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Cardinals were shutout against the slumping Giants.
10. Seattle Mariners (44-38)
10. Seattle Mariners (44-38)
Seattle continues to play good baseball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano has maintained a fairly comfortable lead over Ian Kinsler of the Tigers in All-Star voting.
11. Washington Nationals (43-38)
11. Washington Nationals (43-38)
The Nationals have a good problem on their hands, in trying to figure out how to shuffle the lineup upon Bryce Harper's return. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the 15-day disabled.
12. Baltimore Orioles (43-38)
12. Baltimore Orioles (43-38)
Nick Hundley hasn't gotten going since joining Baltimore. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

MLB upheld third baseman Manny Machado's five-game suspension.
13. Cincinnati Reds (43-38)
13. Cincinnati Reds (43-38)
Johnny Cueto has the best ERA and strikeout-to-walk ratio in the Reds rotation. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The Reds completed a four-game sweep of the Giants over the weekend.
14. New York Yankees (41-39)
14. New York Yankees (41-39)
Brian McCann is going to start hitting at some point. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter tied Lou Gehrig for first on the Yankees' all-time list with 534 doubles in his career.
15. Kansas City Royals (42-39)
15. Kansas City Royals (42-39)
Nori Aoki hasn't played to par, but that doesn't mean KC wants him on theDL. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals signed free agent outfielder/designated hitter Raul Ibanez to a Major League contract.
16. Pittsburgh Pirates (42-40)
16. Pittsburgh Pirates (42-40)
The Pirates are betting on fixing Ernesto Frieri, who has more control remaining than Jason Grilli. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pirates on Saturday optioned right-hander Brandon Cumpton to Triple-A Indianapolis to accommodate Gerrit Cole's return.
17. Miami Marlins (39-43)
17. Miami Marlins (39-43)
The Marlins are starting to slip out of the race a bit. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
18. Cleveland Indians (39-42)
18. Cleveland Indians (39-42)
Asdrubal Cabrera is having a decent walk year. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Indians pulled off a 7-2-4 triple play against the Dodgers after a review.
19. Chicago White Sox (39-44)
19. Chicago White Sox (39-44)
Scott Downs was designated for assignment, in part to prevent his option from vesting. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu hit his 26th HR, and is now being approached to hit in the home run derby next weekend.
20. Texas Rangers (37-44)
20. Texas Rangers (37-44)
While the expectations are low, it's nice to see Carlos Pena back in the majors. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Adrian Beltre was selected as the Rangers Player of the Month for June.
21. New York Mets (37-45)
21. New York Mets (37-45)
Travis d'Arnaud is back. Perhaps this time he can prove he's able to hit big-league pitching. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The Mets GM from the 1986 World Series Championship team died at the age of 88 over the weekend.
22. Boston Red Sox (38-44)
22. Boston Red Sox (38-44)
Chris Capuano pitched worse as the season progressed. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Red Sox have re-engaged in talks with Lester's representatives about a contract extension befor he becomes a free agent.
23. Minnesota Twins (37-43)
23. Minnesota Twins (37-43)
Danny Santana hit the disabled list on Friday. A shame, because he's been one of the bright spots in Minny. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

The Twins last hosted the MLB All-Star game in 1985.
24. Houston Astros (36-47)
24. Houston Astros (36-47)
Tony Sipp has been a quietly effective in-season addition who could have trade value. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Astros designated veteran pitcher Jerome Williams for assignment after giving up two runs in the ninth against the M's.
25. Tampa Bay Rays (35-49)
25. Tampa Bay Rays (35-49)
Alex Colome made a spot-start on Friday, but should see more time in the majors soon. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Rays called up left-hander Jeff Beliveau o replace shortstop Yunel Escobar.
26. Philadelphia Phillies (36-46)
26. Philadelphia Phillies (36-46)
Remember when Roberto Hernandez started well? (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Cliff Lee threw 60 pitches in a three-inning simulated game.
27. Colorado Rockies (36-46)
27. Colorado Rockies (36-46)
Colorado's awful summer rolls on. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Rockies placed right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
28. San Diego Padres (35-47)
28. San Diego Padres (35-47)
The Padres probably don't want to see Tim Lincecum again anytime soon. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Padres interview Dodgers scouting VP Logan White for the vacant GM job.
29. Arizona Diamondbacks (35-49)
29. Arizona Diamondbacks (35-49)
Expect Brandon McCarthy, ugly record and all, to draw trade interest. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

Nick Ahmed made his big league debut against the Padres this past week.
30. Chicago Cubs (34-46)
30. Chicago Cubs (34-46)
Jake Arrieta continues to show why the Cubs wanted him in last year's Scott Feldman trade. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Arrieta flirted with a no-hitter for 7 2/3 innings, striking out 10 and issuing one walk against the Red Sox.
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