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2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Phillies waste chances to score, lose 6-5 to Mets and stay stuck in last place in NL East

Anthony Recker snapped a sixth-inning tie with a three-run homer in a rare start, and the New York Mets held off Philadelphia 6-5 Sunday to avoid dropping into the NL East basement.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Anthony Recker, New York Mets, Wilmer Flores

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Journal

Bautista homers again, Jays rally past Yankees 4-3

Jose Bautista homered for the fifth straight game and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays, Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

The Washington Post

Harrison, Pirates start fast, but lose to Reds

Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a great start against Johnny Cueto. Chris Heisey gave the Cincinnati Reds a win at the end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Heisey, Josh Harrison, Johnny Cueto, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds

The Fresno Bee

Dunn dealt to A's, could be his last shot playoffs

The slugger with 460 career home runs but zero at-bats in the postseason was traded by the Chicago White Sox to Oakland on Sunday, possibly giving the contending A's the power boost they need for the stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Chicago White Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Alejandro De Aza, Gordon Beckham

The Wichita Eagle

Challenged sluggers could decide playoff races

Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, American League West, National League, American League, Baseball Players, National League East, National League Central, Yadier Molina, American League Central

The Bennington Banner

Pedroia injured in Red Sox 7-0 loss to Rays

The Boston Red Sox lost another game and may have lost second baseman Dustin Pedroia for a while.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Dustin Pedroia, Tampa Bay Rays, Xander Bogaerts

Washington Times

Mariners squander chances in 3-1 loss to Nationals

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning, Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights and Seattle lost 3-1 to the Washington Nationals to drop the first two games of the series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jayson Werth, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Washington Nationals, James Jones

Recordpub.com

Tribe's surge goes next level with 3-2 win in 11

Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Michael Brantley, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana, Josh Tomlin, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Tribune

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Milwaukee Brewers, Pablo Sandoval, Joe Panik, Jean Segura

The Star

Cosart leads Miami to 4-0 win at Atlanta

Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Dunn, Freddie Freeman, Jarred Cosart, Atlanta Braves, Evan Gattis, Andrelton Simmons

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cubs hit 3 more homers, Doubront wins NL debut for 5-1 victory over Cardinals in DH opener

Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago's three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, National League, St. Louis Cardinals, Logan Watkins

The Fresno Bee

Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

Instead, they called it a night after Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 13-2 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, San Francisco Giants, Joe Panik, Matt Cain, Hector Sanchez

Herald Star Online

Harrison helps Pirates edge Reds 2-1

Edinson Volquez loves how Josh Harrison plays the game. He thinks the third baseman is the most valuable player in the National League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Edinson Volquez, Mike Leake, Jose Tabata, Cincinnati Reds

The Tribune

Grandal, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2 in 12

By the time Yasmani Grandal came to bat, the Los Angeles Dodgers had gone back to a traditional defensive alignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Alexi Amarista, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres

Daily Herald

Soler blasts Cubs past Cards 7-2

Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jorge Soler, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Yadier Molina

Daily Journal

Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work

Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Buster Posey, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants

Fri Aug 29, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1Davis slam carries Orioles...

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1 Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/29/davis-slam-carries-orioles-past-twins/14837035/ Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles, Delmon Young, Trevor May

Courier News

Mets get gift, beat Phillies behind deGromMets get gift, beat...

Mets get gift, beat Phillies behind deGrom A gift from Grady Sizemore gave the Mets the boost they needed to get Jacob deGrom a win Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1tVx8Hy Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Grady Sizemore drops a pop-fly by New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares , allowing two runs to score during the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Domonic Brown, Jacob deGrom, Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Times

Castro's slam sends McHugh, Astros over Rangers

Castro hit a grand slam and Collin McHugh threw seven solid innings, leading the Houston Astros to a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Collin McHugh, Houston Astros, Nick Tepesch

TwinCities

Royals find right recipe for small-market success

The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer

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