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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Phillies waste chances to score, lose 6-5 to Mets and stay stuck in last place in NL East

Anthony Recker snapped a sixth-inning tie with a three-run homer in a rare start, and the New York Mets held off Philadelphia 6-5 Sunday to avoid dropping into the NL East basement.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Jenrry Mejia, Anthony Recker, New York Mets, Wilmer Flores

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

Matt Holliday doesn't get too technical about what he tries to do at the plate for the Cardinals.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Daniel Descalso, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Pete Kozma

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Times

Brewers overpowered, swept by Giants

The Milwaukee Brewers have rarely been dominated the way they were this weekend in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League West, Martin Maldonado, Madison Bumgarner, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Milwaukee Brewers

The Washington Post

Harrison, Pirates start fast, but lose to Reds

Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a great start against Johnny Cueto. Chris Heisey gave the Cincinnati Reds a win at the end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Heisey, Josh Harrison, Johnny Cueto, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds

The Fresno Bee

Dunn dealt to A's, could be his last shot playoffs

The slugger with 460 career home runs but zero at-bats in the postseason was traded by the Chicago White Sox to Oakland on Sunday, possibly giving the contending A's the power boost they need for the stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester, Alejandro De Aza, Gordon Beckham

NewsOK.com

Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Milwaukee Brewers, Francisco Rodriguez

The Washington Post

Pedroia injured in Red Sox 7-0 loss to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Boston Red Sox lost another game and may have lost second baseman Dustin Pedroia for a while.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Brandon Guyer, Dustin Pedroia, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Xander Bogaerts

Washington Times

Mariners squander chances in 3-1 loss to Nationals

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning, Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights and Seattle lost 3-1 to the Washington Nationals to drop the first two games of the series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Jayson Werth, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, James Jones

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Indians pull out victory over Royals in 11 innings

Indians pull out victory over Royals in 11 innings KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Cleveland Indians got the big hits late, while the Kansas City Royals had their chances early and late for a key hit, but failed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Salvador Perez, Jason Kipnis, Josh Tomlin, Jarrod Dyson, Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Star

Cosart leads Miami to 4-0 win at Atlanta

Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Dunn, Freddie Freeman, Jarred Cosart, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Andrelton Simmons

WAOW

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pablo Sandoval, Joe Panik

InsideHalton.com

Bautista, Hutchison lift Jays over Yankees

Hutchison struck out nine over seven innings and gave up a double to hold New York scoreless as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 2-0 on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Jose Bautista, Derek Jeter, Kevin Pillar, Brett Gardner, Mark Teixeira

Nanaimo Daily News

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Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Everth Cabrera, Alexi Amarista, Andre Ethier, Abraham Almonte

Daily Herald

Soler blasts Cubs past Cards 7-2

Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jorge Soler, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Yadier Molina

The Tribune

Betts hits grand slam, Red Sox beat Rays 8-4

Betts hit Boston's fourth slam of the year, Anthony Ranaudo pitched six effective innings and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Brandon Guyer, Daniel Nava, Anthony Ranaudo, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball

The New Zealand Herald

Nationals punish Hernandez, Mariners and win 8-3

The Washington Nationals hit four home runs off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in an 8-3 win on Friday, moving clear top of the National League standings while dropping the Mariners out of a share of the provisional wild-card places.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Felix Hernandez, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball

Daily Journal

Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work

Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

The Republic

Sloppy White Sox lose 7-1 to Verlander, Tigers

Before Friday night's game, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura raved about Jose Abreu's improvement at first base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Jose Abreu, Justin Verlander, Scott Carroll

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Harrison helps Pirates edge Reds

Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Mike Leake, Tony Watson, Jose Tabata, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Edinson Volquez

St. Cloud Times

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1Davis slam carries Orioles...

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1 Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/29/davis-slam-carries-orioles-past-twins/14837035/ Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Tillman, Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles, Delmon Young, Trevor May

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