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3 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Vargas, Twins avert sweep with 4-1 win vs Indians

MINNEAPOLIS Phil Hughes has been pitching with a cracked nail on his right index finger, a common side effect of the sharp curveball he throws.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Phil Hughes, Kennys Vargas, Zach Walters, Trevor Plouffe

6 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Kevin Kiermaier makes a diving catch on a fly ball by Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in St. .


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Brandon Guyer, David Price, Sean Rodriguez, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

6 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer.


Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Brandon Guyer, Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Ben Zobrist, Eugenio Suarez

8 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

Angels Top Red Sox 8-3

The inconsistent right-hander took a two-run lead into the fifth then allowed five runs in that inning.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Jered Weaver

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Padres rap out 11 hits in 4-1 victory over NL West-leading Dodgers

The left-hander allowed one run on four hits in five innings of the San Diego Padres' 4-1 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, San Diego Padres, Alexi Amarista, Los Angeles Dodgers, A.J. Ellis

16 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Schilling says cancer caused by his use of chewing tobacco

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.


Related Topix: Sports, Curt Schilling, Jon Lester

21 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

White Sox swept by Orioles

The White Sox's Avisail Garcia hits a two-run home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen during the first inning Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Zach Britton, Jake Arrieta, Avisail Garcia, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

McBride, De La Rosa Lift Rockies Past Royals, 5-2

Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Matt McBride, Jorge De La Rosa, Christian Colon

The Winnipeg Free Press

Lynn, Peralta pace Cardinals to sweep of Reds with 7-3 victory

Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.


Related Topix: Sports, Kris Negron, Aroldis Chapman, Jon Jay, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Johnny Cueto

Washington Times

D'backs fall late to Nats, lose fifth straight

The Arizona Diamondbacks proved they could hang with the NL East-leading Washington Nationals.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals, Anthony Rendon, Tyler Clippard

Daily Herald

Pirates rally to beat Braves 3-2

The Atlanta Braves held a two-run lead as Alex Wood cruised into the eighth inning after seven shutout innings.


Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Josh Harrison, Jeff Locke, Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Fresno Bee

Giants beat Cubs to complete win-win day

Wednesday's first break came just before the first pitch, when Major League Baseball announced that the Giants had won their protest of Tuesday's controversial loss.


Related Topix: Sports, Travis Ishikawa

Daily Herald

Feldman pitches Astros past slumping Yankees 5-2

Put aside the playoff talk. Jacoby Ellsbury and the New York Yankees are having a tough enough time with Houston.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman, Kevin Chapman

Washington Times

Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid

The New York Mets still consider themselves a contender in the NL East chase even with a daunting deficit to make up over the final month.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Eric Campbell, Oakland Athletics, Zack Wheeler

The Washington Post

Marlins rally falls short, lose to Rangers 5-4

Marcell Ozuna and Jarrod Saltalamacchia both hit solo home runs in the ninth and Miami had the tying run on later in the inning, but the Marlins ended their homestand with a 5-4 loss to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Brad Hand, Neftali Feliz, Derek Holland, Nick Martinez, Leonys Martin, Adrian Beltre

Sentinel & Enterprise

Late run gives Angels win

Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Nava, Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Brock Holt, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia


Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

Mike Fiers pitched seven dominant innings and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez each hit two doubles as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Mike Fiers, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slideCrisp's 3-run triple helps...

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide Coco Crisp's three-run triple lifted the A's over the Mets 6-2 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Scott Kazmir, Dillon Gee

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Tigers score 3 in 11th, top Rays 8-6

Aug 19, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila is congratulated by second baseman Ian Kinsler after he scored during the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.


Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Alex Avila, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays

The Chronicle-Telegram

Rookie Holt helps Indians rally past Twins

MINNEAPOLIS - Tyler Holt arrived at Target Field 25 minutes before the first pitch.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Yan Gomes, Minnesota Twins, Brian Duensing, Oswaldo Arcia, Joe Mauer