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1 hr ago | The Oregonian

MLB rundown: Battle for postseason heating up, trade deadine revisited, latest buzz and...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen swings in his first at bat in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals

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5 hrs ago | The Olympian

Iwakuma lights out in Philadelphia, strikes out 11 in Mariners' victory.

Put him in a National League park and Iwakuma has never surrendered a run. He worked eight innings in a 5-2 victory Tuesday over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoervis Medina, Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, Kyle Seager, Hisashi Iwakuma, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown

10 hrs ago | Washington Times

Tillman, Orioles beat White Sox for 3rd win in row

Jose Abreu's home run broke a 67 at-bat homerless streak for the rookie slugger, but it was not enough to spark a stagnant White Sox offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Jose Abreu, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Jose Quintana

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Reporter

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Dillon Gee

The Republic

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, New York Mets, Dillon Gee

The News Tribune

Recap: Colorado vs. Kansas City

Omar Infante went 4-for-5 with three doubles, four RBI and a run scored as the Kansas City Royals grabbed a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies to open a two-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Charlie Blackmon, Lorenzo Cain

The State

Baseball Capsules

Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Stephen Strasburg, Asdrubal Cabrera, Brandon Cumpton

Washington Times

Gibson falters as Indians overtake Twins 7-5

Kyle Gibson had the home crowd behind him and a five-run lead from his Minnesota Twins teammates as he returned to the mound for the second inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Yan Gomes, Zach Walters, Brian Duensing, Oswaldo Arcia

ESPN

Selig reiterates Athletics need new ballpark

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball

Tough glove: Tribe defense a wild card in race

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Danny Salazar, Nick Markakis

The State

Rounding Third: So how are those deadline deals working out?

It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central, American League West, Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players

Detroit News

Tigers meltdowns

Miguel Cabrera remains a force in the Tigers lineup, though his power hasn't impressed like most years.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Joakim Soria, Justin Verlander, Ezequiel Carrera

Ananova

MLB: No stopping the Nationals

Adam LaRoche's 11th inning home run saw the Washington Nationals extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, National League Central, Andrelton Simmons, American League West

Contra Costa Times

Thompson: A's trade for Jon Lester will be judged in October

The A's five-game skid is causing many to second-guess the blockbuster trade that landed ace Jon Lester.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jarrod Parker, A.J Griffin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The State

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

He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.

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

CBS Local

Orioles Hit 3 Homers In 8-2 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, Major League Baseball, American League East, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox

The News Tribune

Mariners notebook: Hernandez says bruised hip won't affect his ...

Hernandez suffered the injury in the fourth inning of Saturday's 4-2 loss at Detroit when hit in the hip by Ian Kinsler's sharp comebacker.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Ian Kinsler, Roenis Elias, Hisashi Iwakuma

Wall Street Journal

Mo'ne Davis Is a 70-mph Ace

Look, it doesn't matter if you haven't stepped onto a Little League diamond in a half a century, or you often spend long days piloting a minivan loaded with bats, mitts, and wannabe Trouts and Jeters howling for post-game cheeseburgers-from about any perspective, baseball sensation Mo'ne Davis has emerged as one of the best sports stories of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Ervin Santana

The State

LA Angels of Anaheim

C.J. Wilson will try to build off of his most recent start on Monday night as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim begin a four-game series with the Boston Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, C.J. Wilson, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, American League East, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies

The State

Kansas City Royals

Jason Vargas will try to lock down a series win for the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the finale of a four-game set with the Minnesota Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Trevor May, Alex Gordon, Tommy Milone

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