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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Pirates can't overcome D-backs' HR barrage

Jeff Locke had handcuffed the Arizona Diamondbacks before, holding them to two runs in eight innings on July 1. And after three innings, he was rolling again.


Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Locke, Josh Collmenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Gerardo Parra, Neil Walker, Pedro Alvarez

Thu Jul 31, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Another gem by Clayton Kershaw helps Dodgers to 2-1 victory and sweep of Braves

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig scores past Braves catcher Evan Gattis on a double by Adrian Gonzalez in the first inning Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Dee Gordon, Freddie Freeman, Evan Gattis


Reimold's two homers lift Jays over Astros

Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen, Marc Krauss

WUSA-TV Washington

Phillies lose Lee, defeat Nationals 10-4

Phillies lose Lee, defeat Nationals 10-4 Ben Revere tied a career-high with four hits and the Nationals 10-4 on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Cliff Lee

Minor League Ball

Cubs trade James Russell, Emilio Bonifacio to Braves for Victor Caratini

The Chicago Cubs traded pitcher James Russell and utility player Emilio Bonifacio to the Atlanta Braves today.


Related Topix: Sports, James Russell

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Orioles Acquire Miller

The Baltimore Orioles have obtained left-hander reliever Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox for minor league pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, American League, Andrew Miller


Cardinals net RHP Lackey from Red Sox

While whiffing on the No. 1 starters they were chasing, the St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can play first base and the corner outfield positions.


Related Topix: Sports, Allen Craig, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, John Lackey, Boston Red Sox, Joe Kelly, Justin Masterson

WHAM-AM Rochester

Red Sox, Athletics Pull Off Blockbuster Trade On Deadline Day

The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija


A's acquire ace Lester for All-Star Cespedes

Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series.


Related Topix: Sports, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija, Scott Kazmir

The Winnipeg Free Press

Scherzer solid, Castellanos homers, Tigers snap 4-game skid with 7-2 victory over White Sox

After missing a game with an injured finger on his right hand, Nick Castellanos returned to the lineup - and realized his swing felt a bit better.


Related Topix: Sports, Nate Jones, Nick Castellanos, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer, Chicago White Sox, Jose Abreu

Daily Reporter

Cubs lose 6-4 to Rockies in 10 innings

Wood lasted six innings after a shaky start, and the Chicago Cubs went on to a 6-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Charlie Blackmon, Brandon Barnes, Rob Scahill, Felix Doubront

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Brandon Sun

Buehrle earns first victory in 10 starts and Blue Jays win 6-1 to sweep slumping Red Sox

As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Brett Lawrie, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Jon Lester, Brandon Workman


Angels cana t solve Oriolesa Kevin Gausman

BALTIMORE >> For much of the first half of the season, the Baltimore Orioles were selective and cautious with their use of rookie Kevin Gausman.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Kevin Gausman, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Adam Jones, Garrett Richards

Bellingham Herald

Recap: Cleveland vs. Seattle

Corey Kluber outdueled Felix Hernandez and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners, 2-0, in the second of three games from Progressive Field on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Felix Hernandez, Lonnie Chisenhall, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Carlos Santana

The Island Packet

Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

Retired Rangers All-Stars Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez first presented Jeter a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York team logo, his name and No.


Related Topix: Sports, Derek Jeter, Michael Young, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

SF benefits from Pirates' blunder, ends skid at 6

Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way.


Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Jean Machi, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Joe Panik


Gallardo, Brewers top Rays 5-0

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, left, tags out Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun at third base on a stolen base attempt during the third inning of an interleague baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Wily Peralta, Martin Maldonado, Jeremy Hellickson, Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

Cleveland Indians deal Justin Masterson to St. Louis Cardinals

A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have traded starter Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians

WEZL-FM 103.5

Clayton Kershaw Hits Jimmy Kimmel in the Face with a Baseball

Let's put this on the record: Late-night TV talk shows would be much better if MLB pitchers showed up every night to hit hosts in the face with baseballs.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw

The Winnipeg Free Press

John Baker, a catcher, gets win in Cubs' 4-3, 16-inning victory over Rockies

Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlie Blackmon, Starlin Castro, DJ LeMahieu, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tyler Matzek, Corey Dickerson