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2 hrs ago | WFMZ

Amarista's homer lifts Padres over Phillies 5-4

Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer, to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Amarista's two-out homer in the sixth inning off A.J. Burnett put the Padres ahead 4-3.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Philadelphia Phillies, Kevin Quackenbush, Darin Ruf, Jimmy Rollins

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Hendriks hit hard, pulled early as Royals lose 7-5

Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as Kansas City's dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Royals manager Ned Yost went to his bullpen early when Hendriks was pulled after three-plus innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kelvin Herrera, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Smolinski's 1st homer leads Rangers past A's 6-3

Jake Smolinski needed little time to get back into the swing of things after missing nearly two months with a broken left foot. Smolinski hit his first career homer, and the Texas Rangers took advantage of sloppy play from Oakland to beat the Athletics 6-3 Tuesday night for their first four-game winning streak since April.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Smolinski, Texas Rangers, Nick Tepesch

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Cardinals lose to Brewers 3-2 in 12 innings

Lance Lynn held the Milwaukee Brewers in check for seven innings. The St. Louis Cardinals' lineup was stopped cold after the first three hitters.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Wily Peralta, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing streak and remained 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh for the NL's top wild-card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Morton pitches surging Pirates over Red Sox, 4-0

Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games. Sidelined since Aug. 16 because of right hip inflammation and a sports hernia, Morton allowed four hits in five innings, struck out six and walked two.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Charlie Morton, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Anthony Ranaudo, Starling Marte

WDTN-TV Dayton

Arrieta takes no-hitter into 8th, Cubs blank Reds

Jake Arrieta took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before giving up Brandon Phillips' one-out double, the only blemish for the Chicago Cubs pitcher in a 7-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Arrieta struck out 13 and walked one in his first career complete game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Phillips, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Matt Szczur, Billy Hamilton, Johnny Cueto

WLBT-TV Jackson

Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

15, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. . New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, smiles as he shags baseballs before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Sept.

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

Click Orlando

Braves new stadium: SunTrust Park

When the Atlanta Braves open their new stadium in Cobb County and leave Turner Field behind, the venue will also have a new name: SunTrust Park. The Braves will play at Turner Field in Atlanta until 2016, before the stadium built in 1996 for the Olympics -- the Braves' first season there was 1997 -- shuts its doors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves

CBS Local

Another 1-0 Victory For Rays As Zobrist Walks Off In The 9th

Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night. With the Baltimore Orioles' 5-2 win over Toronto, the Yankees were eliminated from AL East title contention in Derek Jeter's final season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Zobrist, Baseball Players, American League, American League East, Tampa Bay Rays, Derek Jeter, Matt Joyce, Joel Peralta

Journal Gazette

Nats beat Braves close in on NL East title

Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Stephen Strasburg, Craig Stammen, Wilson Ramos, Drew Storen

Red Deer Advocate

Jays can't ground soaring Orioles

Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes slides past Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph for a run on a single by Danny Valencia in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, Caleb Joseph, Baseball Players, Marcus Stroman, Wei-Yin Chen

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners. David Freese and Brennan Boesch homered for the big league-leading Angels , who reduced their magic number to three in the AL West race with their 11th victory in 12 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Seattle Mariners

WTOL-TV Toledo

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. . Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker, center, gets a fist bump from a coach in the dugout before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels

News Herald

Cleveland Indians' wild-card hopes continue to fadeCleveland Indians' ...

Cleveland Indians' wild-card hopes continue to fade Zach McAllister allowed seven hits, two runs in six innings in his first start since July 31. Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1s4rhCm Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana, left, stretches to catch the throw for an out as Houston Astros' Matt Dominguez runs toward first base during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians, Carlos Santana, Jose Altuve, Houston Astros

ClickOnDetroit

Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead they built by the fifth, but after Joe Mauer's second two-run single tied the game for the Twins in the eighth inning, Hunter hit the first pitch of the ninth from Casey Fien into the bullpen behind left-center field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Joe Mauer, Casey Fien

DurhamRegion.com

Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. Papelbon said in a statement distributed by his agent that he would immediately begin serving the suspension, and that he regrets making contact with umpire Joe West on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies

KTVN Reno

Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

14, 2014, in Philadelphia. . EDS NOTE: LEWD GESTURE - Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon gestures to the crowd after giving up four runs to the Miami Marlins during the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept.

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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

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

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