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Tuesday | Newsday

Vic Black has mastered the art of stranding runners for Mets

Vic Black of the Mets reacts after the final out of the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Vic Black, Baseball Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The News Journal

Defense a point of pride for Phillies' Marlon Byrd

Defense a point of pride for Phillies' Marlon Byrd Solid play in the outfield surprises Sandberg Check out this story on Entering play Wednesday, Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd had posted a .989 fielding percentage while recording only three errors in 120 games.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Michael Morse's swagger returns now that his bat is on fire

The Giants have been waiting for somebody -- anybody -- to get hot and help them break out of their two-month long slump at home.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Lincecum, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Giants Going "Series to Series," Finally Get One at Home

San Francisco won a series at home, gained a game on the Dodgers, and got a win for Tim Lincecum when he didn't have his best stuff as they defeated the Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Tim Lincecum, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Asche comes up big as Phillies win in 10th

Ryne Sandberg has seen Cody Asche play almost an entire season at third base, but he hopes to see more.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cody Asche, Jeremy Affeldt, Santiago Casilla, Darin Ruf, Jason Heyward

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Seven-run frame dooms Phils in loss to Angels

Jerome Williams approached Ryne Sandberg in the dugout Tuesday afternoon, three hours before first pitch, and reminded him that he once signed a baseball for him.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo, Tyler Cloyd, Cliff Lee, David Buchanan

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s quest to unload vets before Aug. 31 seems doomed

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. hoped to deal a few high-priced veterans on his last-place team before baseball's July 31 trade deadline, got nothing done, then criticized colleagues running contending teams for not being aggressive enough.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Antonio Bastardo

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The News Journal

Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick follows through in the fourth inning Sunday.

Ryan Howard's walk-off overshadows Kyle Kendrick's woes Kendrick now has the fourth-highest ERA among the 92 qualified starting pitchers.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Kendrick, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Domonic Brown, Chase Utley, Cody Asche

Fri Aug 08, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Mets 5, Phillies 4

Mets 5, Phillies 4 PHILADELPHIA -- New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon earned his 200th career victory on Friday night, though it was not without its anxious moments.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Bartolo Colon, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, CC Sabathia, Jamie Moyer

Tue Aug 05, 2014

CBS Local

Campbell: Phillies Remain Status Quo At Deadline

The Phillies were still standing after the draft, but with no deals made. Some sources said the Phils demanded too much for a trade and the July 31st deadline passed with the team remaining at status quo .


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes, Jeff Samardzija, John Lackey


Major Post-Deadline Moves the Atlanta Braves Could Still Make

By acquiring two players from the Chicago Cubs in a move prior to the non-waiver trade deadline, the Atlanta Braves addressed two of their roster needs.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, James Russell, Alex Wood, Carlos Gonzalez

Fri Aug 01, 2014

CBS Local

Preview: Cubs-Dodgers

The Dodgers have won nine of their last 10 games against the Cubs, while outscoring them 44-19 over the stretch.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, James Russell, Dan Haren, Yasiel Puig, Chicago Cubs

Amazin' Avenue

2014 MLB trade deadline recap: Breaking down the rest of Thursday's deals

Last night we recapped all of the biggest deals executed by teams other than the Mets on MLB trade deadline day.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Tommy Milone, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Gerardo Parra, Chris Denorfia

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/1

Welp, Clayton Kershaw had a very Kershaw-esque night and shut down the Braves just enough to snag 2-1 win for LA.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, James Russell, Andrelton Simmons, Chase Utley

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Did the Mets miss out on a big bat?

There had been talk of middle-of-the-order hitters being available before today's 4 p.m. trade deadline; but none were moved, including Dodgers OF Matt Kemp , Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki and OF Carlos Gonzalez , Rangers OF Alex Rios , Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and Twins OF Josh Willingham.


Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez, Chris Denorfia, Asdrubal Cabrera

Phillies are broken beyond repair

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro pauses while speaking during a media availability before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Washington.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Joe Kelly, Ryan Howard, Andrew Miller

Twinkie Talk

Twins Trade Rumors: Veterans Stay Put

Jul 29, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Minnesota Twins left fielder Josh Willingham drives in a run with a sacrifice fly in the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Willingham, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Tommy Milone, Brian Duensing, James Russell

MLB trade rumors: Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. still gets nothing done as Red Sox,...

The highlight of Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s forgettable playing career was early into the 1992 season when he had a great first big-league start subbing in center field for injured star Lenny Dykstra.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Antonio Bastardo


Yankees Trade Rumors: Recent Rumblings on New York's Last-Minute Deadline Deals

The Yanks are in an interesting position. At the time of writing, they're 5.5 games out in the American League East and 3.0 back in the wild-card race.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players

Blog Red Machine

Complete Cincinnati Reds Trade Deadline Coverage

Today, teams will make moves that they feel can increase their chances of raising the World Series trophy in two and a half months time, while others will trade off players they no longer have use for in hope for a better tomorrow.


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Phillips, Baseball Players, Joey Votto, Johnny Cueto, Tony Cingrani