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26 min ago | WSB-TV
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.
1 hr ago | Whittier Daily News
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.
5 hrs ago | SFGate
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.
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
10 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun
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.
15 hrs ago | Naples Daily News
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.
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.
Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency. "He's fine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:26 pm
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