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2 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

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15 , 2014. in Eden Prairie, Minn. . ADDS NAME OF MAN IN CENTER - Washington Nationals teammates including Drew Storen, center, celebrate their NL East division win after a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Drew Storen

6 hrs ago | Washington Times

Phillies' Burnett gets majors-worst 17th loss

Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer off Burnett, to lift the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night. Burnett took over the major league lead in losses, and the defeat ensured Philadelphia its second consecutive losing season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Jake Goebbert

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Hendriks hit hard, pulled early as Royals lose 7-5

Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as Kansas City's dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Royals manager Ned Yost went to his bullpen early when Hendriks was pulled after three-plus innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Salvador Perez, Kelvin Herrera, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

7 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year. Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the A's lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derek Holland, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Jake Smolinski, Texas Rangers, Nick Tepesch, Rougned Odor

7 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Arrieta takes no-hitter into 8th, Cubs blank Reds

In his previous start against the Cincinnati Reds , Jake Arrieta gave up six runs. This time around, he barely allowed a hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Brandon Phillips, Chicago Cubs, Matt Szczur, Billy Hamilton, Johnny Cueto

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Cardinals lose to Brewers 3-2 in 12 innings

Lance Lynn held the Milwaukee Brewers in check for seven innings. The St. Louis Cardinals' lineup was stopped cold after the first three hitters.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Lance Lynn, Wily Peralta, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing streak and remained 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh for the NL's top wild-card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Lowell Sun

Pirates shut out the Red Sox

Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox, 4-0, Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games. Sidelined since Aug. 16 because of right hip inflammation and a sports hernia, Morton allowed four hits in five innings, struck out six and walked two.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Charlie Morton, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Anthony Ranaudo

Click Orlando

Stanton hoping to return yet this season

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hopes to return before the end of the season after suffering facial injuries when he was hit by a pitch last week. Stanton posted pictures of himself Tuesday on Instagram showing his face after he was hit by the fastball from Milwaukee Brewers starter Mike Fiers and the progress he has made since he was struck on the left side of his mouth last Thursday.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

15, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. . New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, smiles as he shags baseballs before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Masahiro Tanaka, Tampa Bay Rays

The Tribune

Dodgers ride 8-run inning to 11-3 win over Rockies

Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night. Los Angeles showed no signs of a letdown after a big series win in San Francisco, where the Dodgers took two of three to extend their lead in the NL West .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Charlie Blackmon, Justin Turner, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig

KMIZ

Harvey expects to start for Mets on Opening Day 2015

For the first time in 386 days, Matt Harvey stepped on to the pitcher's mound on the diamond at Citi Field on Monday afternoon, when he threw a simulated game several hours before the Mets fell to the Miami Marlins, 6-5. If everything goes according to plan for Harvey and the Mets, he'll be pitching against the Marlins the next time he climbs the Citi Field mound.

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Journal Gazette

Nats beat Braves close in on NL East title

Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Stephen Strasburg, Craig Stammen, Wilson Ramos, Drew Storen

Red Deer Advocate

Jays can't ground soaring Orioles

Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes slides past Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph for a run on a single by Danny Valencia in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, Caleb Joseph, Marcus Stroman, Wei-Yin Chen

WTEN-TV Albany

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. . Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker, center, gets a fist bump from a coach in the dugout before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels

MSNBC

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners. David Freese and Brennan Boesch homered for the big league-leading Angels , who reduced their magic number to three in the AL West race with their 11th victory in 12 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Seattle Mariners

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the Twins in the eighth inning, Hunter hit the first pitch of the ninth from Casey Fien into the bullpen behind left-center field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Joe Mauer, Casey Fien

The Miami Herald

Reds' Villarreal allows 9th inning HR in 1-0 loss

That last at-bat was the difference in the game as Rizzo homered off of Pedro Villarreal to give the Chicago Cubs a 1-0 victory on Monday night. Rizzo had missed 18 games due to a back problem, but he drove a pitch from Villarreal over the wall in center field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Travis Wood, Starlin Castro, Pedro Villarreal, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Bryan Price, Jorge Soler

The Miami Herald

Indians drop 4th straight, 3-1 to Astros

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Jose Altuve, Zach McAllister, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Michael Brantley, Craig Biggio

Journal Gazette

Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Jake Petricka, Lorenzo Cain

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