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  1. Zimmerman returns, leads Nationals past MarlinsRead the original story

    5 min ago | Washington Times

    Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday night. Zimmerman, who missed 55 games because of a hamstring injury, had his run-scoring triple to key Washington's three-run seventh inning.

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  2. Zimmerman Returns, Leads Nationals Past MarlinsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | CBS Local

    Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday night. Zimmerman, who missed 55 games because of a hamstring injury, had his run-scoring triple to key Washington's three-run seventh inning.

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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen blows big lead in loss to Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... swing on it. Howell wasn't as quick to dismiss the loss, which temporarily reduced the Dodgers' lead in the National League West to three games. The San Francisco Giants played the San Diego Padres later Saturday. Howell pointed out that the ...

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  4. during the MLB game at Chase Field on May 29, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Tony Cruz hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals connected three times, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 on Saturday night and moving closer to their fourth straight playoff berth. The Cardinals cut their magic number to one for clinching a postseason berth.

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  5. Schafer's sacrifice fly lifts Brewers over Pirates 1-0 to tighten NL wild-card raceRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates after winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games.

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  6. Could Mets finish second in NL East? Braves doing all they can to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | NJ.com

    As the Braves continue to crater this month, dropping their eighth game of their last 10 in the 4-2 loss to the Mets tonight, it's given the Mets an opportunity that seemed highly unlikely the last time they visited here. It's conceivable the Mets could finish second in the National League East.

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  7. Some hope for the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Newsday

    ... stanch the bleeding and Jenrry Mejia mopped up in the ninth. Maybe the Mets still can finish second in the National League East. But that, Collins said, "is not discussed. The only things you talk about are good at-bats and quality innings. And I ...

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  8. Nationals 3-2 over Marlins: Nats win 10th straight Jordan Zimmermann startRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Federal Baseball

    The Washington Nationals trailed 2-0 after six innings tonight in Miami, but they rallied with a 3-run seventh and took a 3-2 lead which held up in their third straight win over the Marlins. The Nats won for the 10th staight time when Jordan Zimmermann starts.

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  9. Scrambling Dodgers to give Jamey Wright a start on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | MSNBC

    The Dodgers, scrambling for rotation help, will have reliever Jamey Wright start against the Cubs on Sunday afternoon, Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times reports . With Hyun-Jin Ryu still not healthy, it seems to be the pitching-thin Dodgers' best option.

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  10. Because of blowouts, Los Angeles Dodgers are fairly well rested for stretch runRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... luxury for a team that hasn't led its division by more than four games all month. That's helped keep the National League's second-oldest roster relatively fresh, something Mattingly doesn't take for granted. “It's good to have September ...

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  11. Coghlan HR leads Cubs over Dodgers, 8-7Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journalgazette.net

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez delivers against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, in Chicago. CHICAGO Chris Coghlan felt fortunate just to get an opportunity with the Chicago Cubs this season.

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  12. Garza ejected after hitting McCutchen twiceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza was ejected from Saturday's game against Pittsburgh after hitting Pirates star Andrew McCutchen twice. Garza hit McCutchen in the third and fifth innings, the second time after the benches had been warned when Pirates starter Edinson Volquez threw inside to Brewers star Ryan Braun leading off the fourth.

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  13. Butler, Rockies top D-backs 5-1Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Butler pitched six solid innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Saturday. Butler made his debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 6 and went on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation the next day.

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  14. Diamondbacks' slide reaches 5 in 5-1 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The struggling Diamondbacks couldn't find a key hit against rookie starter Eddie Butler and four relievers, and the Colorado Rockies beat them 5-1 on Saturday Jake Lamb homered for the reeling Diamondbacks. Arizona has dropped five in a row and 12 of 15 to fall into last place in the NL West, two games behind Colorado.

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  15. Baseball: Who should take home the awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... votes. The Indians' Michael Brantley will get a vote or two and so will Robinson Cano of the Mariners. The National League presents an interesting dilemma since only six of its 15 teams are above .500. That means a player can be on a mediocre, or ...

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  16. Baseball CapsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead. The Tigers increased their edge to 2 1/2 games over the Royals.

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  17. Preller looking forward to working with BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    As A.J. Preller has gone about the task of evaluating the Padres in his first months as general manger, he has defined one area that is not a problem: He is bullish about the job Bud Black is doing as manager. Preller is so pleased with the play of the team since he was hired Aug. 6 to replace Josh Byrnes, there is no doubt Black will be back to manage the Padres in 2015, his ninth season.

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  18. Brewers' Garza ejected after hitting Pirates' McCutchen twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TSN.ca

    Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza was ejected from Saturday's game against Pittsburgh after hitting Pirates star Andrew McCutchen twice. Garza hit McCutchen in the third and fifth innings, the second time after the benches had been warned when Pirates starter Edinson Volquez threw inside to Brewers star Ryan Braun leading off the fourth.

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  19. Mets manager Terry Collins knows what the right fit for Daniel Murphy is next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... exactly where he sees Murphy fitting in next year. Murphy enters tonight hitting .299 -- ninth best in the National League -- and after amassing four hits Friday night, he's seventh in the NL with 169 hits despite missing two weeks on the disabled ...

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  20. Eddie Butler gets first win as Rockies roll past ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... remaining, Colorado (64-91) is now two games ahead of Arizona (62-93), which has the worst record in the National League. The Rockies are rolling - too little, too late for a team that fell to last place in the NL West on July 18. But it's the ...

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