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26 min ago | WSB-TV

Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin Monday night's game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 23, 1986.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Jeff Mathis, Jarred Cosart

1 hr ago | Whittier Daily News

Time Warner to air final 6 Dodger games on broadcast TV and basic cable as team chases pennant

Dodgers fans who don't have Time Warner Cable's SportsNet LA network should be able to see pitcher Clayton Kershaw and other players on TV now that the team's final six regular-season games are set to be aired on over-the-air station KDOC-TV , which is also available on all pay TV services. The outcome of the final six games will determine the team's playoff chances.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Tanaka 5 scoreless innings in instructional league

Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees . Tanaka has been sidelined since July 9 with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, New York Yankees

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Cardinals Complete Sweep Of Rockies With 4-1 Win

Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 Sunday for their third straight win. The Cardinals held their 3 1-2-game division lead over Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies, Nolan Arenado, Trevor Rosenthal

10 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros end Los Angeles Angelsa 10-game win streak 6-1

Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick, left, dives to third after being tagged out by Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar while being caught in a rundown play between second and third during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday Sept. 14, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Dallas Keuchel, Erick Aybar, Los Angeles Angels

15 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Pearce, Harrison among game'sa

The 31-year-old first baseman had never played more than 61 games in a season until 2014, but his 17 home runs - 13 more than his previous career high - have helped put the Orioles on the verge of an AL East title. "It always had a good feel to it, Steve being on the club," manager Buck Showalter said.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado, Josh Harrison

16 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins beat White Sox 6-4Rookie May fans 10 as...

Rookie May fans 10 as Twins beat White Sox 6-4 The right-hander walked none while allowing three runs and five hits in his seventh start. Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/09/14/mlb-twins-sox/15638923/ The Minnesota Twins' Jordan Schafer steals third base under Chicago White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie during the ninth inning Sunday in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eduardo Escobar, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, Trevor May, Jose Abreu, Adrian Nieto

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Victory gets yanked away

Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the American League East division title. Any number of Orioles wins and Toronto Blue Jays losses totaling three will give Baltimore its first division title since 1997.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Dellin Betances, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Quintin Berry

The Washington Post

Ortiz leaves game for family emergency

Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency. "He's fine.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, American League, American League Central, Xander Bogaerts, Danny Duffy, Eric Hosmer

KXII-TV Sherman

Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win

Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the playoff-chasing Atlanta Braves. After being swept in three games to complete a 2-7 trip, the Braves were four games behind Pittsburgh for the National League's second wild card with 13 games left in the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Colby Lewis, Baseball Players, Luis Sardinas, Atlanta Braves

Washington Times

Giants lose 4-2 to Dodgers, fall 3 back in NL West

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has seen his team surge to baseball's best record, endure a summer-long skid and rally back into playoff contention, so he refuses to count his club out now. But three games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers with 13 to play, the Giants will have to pull off another surprising run to win the NL West this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Matt Kemp, Juan Uribe

Journalgazette.net

Harrison leads Pirates over Cubs

PITTSBURGH Josh Harrison started Pittsburgh's first triple play at home in 21 years and hit a tying two-run double in a six-run fifth inning Sunday that helped the Pirates rally past the Chicago Cubs 7-3. Edinson Volquez improved to 4-0 in his last 10 starts for the Pirates, who began the day with a 1 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee for the NL's second wild card.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Tigers beat Indians again, this time with late home run

Shaw gave up Alex Avila's two-out, two-run homer in the eighth as the third-place Indians blew a lead and lost 5-4 to the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers to fall 5A1 2 games back. "Just a bad pitch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Yan Gomes, Danny Salazar, Michael Brantley

NewsOK.com

Byrd, Phillies send Marlins to 4th straight loss

Marlon Byrd hit an RBI double and threw out a runner at the plate, leading Kendrick and the Phillies over the Miami Marlins 2-1 Saturday night. Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wil Nieves, left, tags out Miami Marlins' Justin Bour, right, who was trying to score on a hit by Reed Johnson during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Harper, Nats rout Mets 10-3 to close in on NL East

With a versatile lineup that can generate offense in so many different ways, the Washington Nationals definitely look like a dangerous team come October. Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and Washington moved a step closer to its second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals, Ian Desmond, New York Mets

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Rodney walks in go-ahead run, Mariners lose in 10

Even after Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney walked in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, his manager didn't seem upset with the outing. "His command was a little off, but his stuff was great," manager Lloyd McClendon said after Rodney walked four batters in the 10th as the Mariners lost 3-2 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Eric Sogard, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Coco Crisp

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cardinals get another stingy start, another Holliday homer in 5-4 victory over Rockies

Matt Holliday homered in the first inning for the second straight night and Shelby Miller pitched six solid innings and had an RBI double, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Matt Carpenter added a two-run homer in the second for the NL Central leaders, who have won 12 in a row at home in the final month of the season dating to last Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilin Rosario, National League, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Pete Kozma, National League Central, Shelby Miller

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Brewers' bats quiet again in 5-1 loss to Reds

Brewers slugger Carlos Gomez struck out an off-speed pitch with a swing so hard that his helmet fell off his head. He angrily slammed the helmet with his bat before walking away.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Carlos Gomez, National League, Cincinnati Reds

Yahoo Sports

Lind hits tiebreaking homer, Jays beat Rays 6-3

Adam Lind ended the longest home-run drought of his career at a good time for the Toronto Blue Jays . Lind hit a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the seventh inning, Edwin Encarnacion also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Lind, Baseball Players, Chris Archer, Jeremy Hellickson, Brett Cecil, Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays

WKXW-FM Trenton

Punchless Yankees drop 2 to Orioles, 2-1 and 5-0

For the first time since Girardi became the manager of the Yankees, New York dropped both ends of a doubleheader Friday, losing twice to the Baltimore Orioles to fall five games off the pace in the hunt for the AL's final wild-card berth. Bud Norris struck out 10 in seven innings as Baltimore won 5-0 to complete the sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Bryan Mitchell, David Phelps

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