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Alex Rodriguez sustained a broken left hand when he was hit by a pitch from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in the Mariners' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Starting second baseman Jason Kipnis and veterans Lou Marson and Shelley Duncan are among 12 players signed to one-year contracts for 2012 by the Cleveland Indians on Friday.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been ejected in the fourth inning for throwing at the head of Kansas City's Billy Butler, one pitch after giving up a grand slam to Melky Cabrera.
Matt LaPorta is on the Cleveland Indians' disabled list, though his ankle injury may not be as serious as first feared.
Rookie Jeanmar Gomez remained unbeaten and the Cleveland Indians defeated Baltimore 4-1 on Thursday night, handing Buck Showalter his first road loss as manager.
"He hasn't changed a thing up here," Marson said. "He's a mature kid with good stuff, a composed guy."