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  1. Seattle Mariners fires general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general manager Jeff Kingston taking over on an interim basis.

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  2. Tomlinson again lifts Giants to victory over CardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " San Francisco rookie Kelby Tomlinson made the key contribution to victory for the second straight day, driving in the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning to give the Giants a 5-4 win against high-flying St. Louis on Friday. A day after hitting a grand slam with his first major-league homer, Tomlinson again took the laurels as the Giants kept up their challenge to National League West leader Los Angeles after the Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs.

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  3. Fraley: How Cole Hamels overcame early hiccup to dominate OriolesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... and the Los Angeles Angels dropped to 11/2 games behind. The Rangers also cut Houston's edge in the American League West to four games. The acquisition of Hamels at a high price from Philadelphia is beginning to work for the Rangers. They have won ...

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  4. Hamels delivers as Rangers top OriolesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... start, and the Rangers won in his third straight start as they moved within four games Houston in the American League West. The Rangers' lead for the second wild card held at a half-game over Minnesota, who beat the Astros. Shin-Soo Choo homered and ...

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  5. Baseball CapsulesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Blake Swihart hit an inside-the-park home run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox stopped the New York Mets' seven-game winning streak, holding on for a 6-4 victory Friday night. The Red Sox, visiting the Mets for the first time since 2001, scored three times in the 10th.

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  6. Rangers take first of three from Orioles, maintain lead in wild card raceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nolan Writin'

    Aug 1, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Cole Hamels waves to fans after leaving the game against the San Francisco Giants at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports While it wasn't a no-hitter like he threw against the Cubs, Cole Hamels pitched a gem as the Rangers won the series opener 4-1 over Baltimore.

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  7. Mariners Game Recap: M's Even Series with White SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SoDo Mojo

    ... 2 Sox hits, as he finished 2 for 3. With the win, Seattle inched closer to the Houston Astros in the American League West standings. The M's now trail by 11 games. The Mariners remain 7 games back in the wildcard race. The Seattle Mariners (60-69) ...

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  8. Mariners fire general manager Jack ZduriencikRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general manager Jeff Kingston taking over on an interim basis.

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  9. Zduriencik is out: Mariners fire G.M. after 7 futile seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... as a postseason contender, stumbling along at 59-69 and trailing first-place Houston by 12 games in the American League West Division. "I met with (Zduriencik) this morning," Mather said. "He wasn't shocked. He thanked me for coming down. He said he ...

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  10. Gibson outduels Kazmir as Twins blank AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

    Kyle Gibson tossed 5 1/3 innings to get his first win since July 12 while helping the Twins earn a 3-0 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Target Field. The Twins have won seven of eight and remain a half-game behind the Rangers for the second American League Wild Card spot, while the Astros remain five games ahead of the Angels in the AL West.

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  11. Series preview: Cleveland Indians vs. Los Angeles AngelsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Let's Go Tribe

    The Indians who have crept back to the outskirts of playoff discussion try to keep their slim hopes alive as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim visit Progressive this weekend. The Tribe wraps up this quick homestand of five games as the Angels of Los Angeles of Anaheim of Orange County of the Sunshine State visit for three games this weekend.

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  12. John McGrath: Zduriencik had a lot more strikeouts than base hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | The Olympian

    On any other day, the Seattle Mariners' decision to send catcher Mike Zunino to Tacoma would have qualified as stunning news. But Zunino's demotion was a mere afterthought Friday morning, when team president and CEO Kevin Mather announced that he'd fired general manager Jack Zduriencik.

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  13. Jack Zduriencik's Firing Leaves Desirable Challenge for Next Mariners GMRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... pick entering the spring, started the day 10 games under .500 and seven games out of the lead in the American League West, gingerly flirting with last place. They never finished higher than third and never made the playoffs under Zduriencik. He did ...

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  14. Astros start to alter rotation for critical road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Astros manager A.J. Hinch appears to have started lining up the Astros' rotation for the AL West leader's crucial 10-game trip through division rivals Oakland, Anaheim and Arlington early next month. Hinch will flip-flop Dallas Keuchel and Scott Feldman for the upcoming three-game series against the Mariners at Minute Maid Park.

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  15. The Athletics have a travel-heavy 2016 schedule and unsuccessfully tried to have it alteredRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Athletics president Mike Crowley tried to have the team's 2016 schedule altered, unsuccessfully, due to the comparatively extreme amount of travel they'll need to do during the 2016 season. The Athletics do not play back-to-back series against the Rangers and Astros, causing them to travel to Texas more than would otherwise be necessary They will have three off-days in a span of eight days, which is legal per the CBA, which puts a maximum of two off-days within seven days The A's will be on the road for 14 of 17 days between the middle and end of August The scheduling issue is one that, due to geography, affects West coast teams more than others.

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  16. Seattle Mariners fire general manager Jack ZduriencikRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

    Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik speaks to the media during MLB media day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Seattle Mariners announced on Friday that they've fired general manager Jack Zduriencik.

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  17. Crasnick: What Mariners are looking for in next general manager after firing ZduriencikRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ESPN

    Seattle Mariners president Kevin Mather sure works quickly. Former general manager Jack Zduriencik is freshly unemployed, and Mather has already contacted the MLB commissioner's office for a list of potential candidates that the Mariners might want to consider in their quest to become relevant in the American League West again.

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  18. With Mariners looking for a new GM, could Rangers lose Thad Levine?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Rangers Assistant General Manager Thad Levine shakes hands with resigned starting pitcher Matt Harrison during a press conference at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas Thursday, January 17, 2013. First, it means that the Rangers won't be able to count on Zduriencik fielding a flawed team on an annual basis.

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  19. Showdown weekend: Five big series to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ESPN

    We have several big series this weekend between playoff contenders. Let's take a look at those five series and some key things to look for.

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  20. Mariners fire Zduriencik as general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... place as soon as practical." The move comes with the Mariners at 59-69 and mired in fourth place in the American League West, 12 games behind first-place Houston. Speculation on possible replacements began even before the Mariners fired Zduriencik. ...

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