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1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

Fans go through metal detectors at Yankee Stadium

Wearing a navy blue New York Yankees shirt, Jonathan Freedman lined up with other fans outside Gate 2 on Jerome Avenue and East 164th Street.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

Major League Baseball made an official scoring change Tuesday that took away an infield single from Jeter on Aug. 8 and instead charged Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana with an error on the play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Santana

4 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Orioles Hit 3 Homers In 8-2 Win Over White Sox

The right fielder hit a two-run homer after preventing one with a leaping catch, sending the Baltimore Orioles to an 8-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Chris Sale, Baltimore Orioles, J.J. Hardy, Chicago White Sox

4 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Angels beat Red Sox 4-2 to extend AL West lead

Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Kevin Jepsen, David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Yoenis Cespedes

6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker

10 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Self-serve beer proposed for Miller Park

Milwaukee Sportservice has filed an application with the city to install two beer vending machines at the Milwaukee Brewers ballpark.

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15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Rangers remain leery of losing in middle of lost summer

For all the ugliness that has surrounded the 2014 season, it has never gotten ugly inside the Texas Rangers' clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers, Colby Lewis, Jurickson Profar, Rougned Odor, Jim Adduci

19 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Walks hurt May again, Twins lose to Royals 6-4

In his second career start - and third overall appearance - May pitched into the fifth inning before control problems resurfaced and the Twins lost 6-4 to the Kansas City Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Billy Butler, Trevor Plouffe

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Orioles hit 3 homers in win over White Sox

Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Nick Markakis, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, J.J. Hardy, Chicago White Sox, Mike Stanton

SanLuisObispo.com

Dbacks rally in ninth, fall to Nationals 5-4 in 11

Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals

The Winnipeg Free Press

RBI doubles by Albert Pujols and Mike Trout carry Angels to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Kevin Jepsen

The State

Mariners shut down by Williams, lose 4-1 to Phils

The righty took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco hit his first homer in three years, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Seattle 4-1 in an interleague game Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Andres Blanco, Philadelphia Phillies, Roenis Elias, Dominic Leone, Kendrys Morales

The Times

Braves use big first inning to top Pirates 7-3

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker, Starling Marte

Sports Media 101

Brandon Phillips Activated Before Cincinnati Reds Take on St. Louis Cardinals

Reds 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Cincinnati Reds as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Brandon Phillips, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals

The State

Red Sox recall Betts, option Bradley Jr.

The Boston Red Sox recalled outfielder/infielder Mookie Betts from Triple-A Pawtucket prior to Monday's game against the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Red Sox, Mookie Betts, Baseball Players, Jackie Bradley Jr.

The State

Chicago Cubs

He's neither the Kerry Wood nor Mark Prior of days past, but what Kyle Hendricks has been for the Chicago Cubs thus far is an effective rookie pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Kerry Wood, Chicago Cubs, Kyle Hendricks

Daily Reporter

Hairston's SF lifts Nationals past Pirates in 11

Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston's sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning scored Jayson Werth to give the Washington Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night and complete a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Jayson Werth, Washington Nationals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Brandon Cumpton, Gregory Polanco

The State

Cubs, Red Sox could have bright futures

Javier Baez has homered four times in his first 13 major league games, and the 21-year-old infielder has given the Chicago Cubs a much-needed boost as they trudge through another dismal season in the standings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Cubs, Arismendy Alcantara, Baseball Players, Kyle Hendricks, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia

Washington Times

Padres can't climb out of early hole against Cards

Odrisamer Despaigne grooved too many pitches in the first inning. The San Diego Padres couldn't quite climb out of the hole.

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Related Topix: Sports, Odrisamer Despaigne, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Matt Carpenter, Adam Wainwright, Jon Jay, Tony Cruz

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