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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Gibbons thinks Blue Jays can go on a May-like tear over next few weeks

The Jays went 21-9 in May and led the American League East standings through the month of June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Brett Lawrie

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

A's reinstate Craig Gentry from disabled list, option Dan Otero to Sacramento

The A's announced Friday they have reinstated outfielder Craig Gentry from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Dan Otero to Triple-A Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero, Baseball Players, Jason Castro

9 hrs ago | ESPN

Smyly throws 2-hitter as Rays crush Jays

Smyly pitched a two-hitter and retired the final 19 batters, leading the Rays over the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League East, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Evan Longoria

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, Trevor Plouffe, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia

The Winnipeg Free Press

Rookie Ventura gets 10th victory as AL Central-leading Royals win 6-3 at Texas

Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura struck out six in six innings for his 10th victory, and Billy Butler and Josh Willingham had inning-starting homers for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in a 6-3 win at Texas on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals

KOLO-TV Reno

Reports: Machado to Get Season-Ending Knee Surgery

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Manny Machado, Baseball Players

CBS Local

Arrieta Leads Cubs To 4-1 Victory Over Orioles

Jake Arrieta shut down his former team, holding Baltimore to four hits in seven innings and Javier Baez homered again as the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 4-1 on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta

The Baltimore Sun

A resurgent rotation and bullpen has helped turn around the Orioles' season

CHICAGO Sometimes when you're in the middle of the baseball season, it takes a day off to take a step back and really look at what's going on.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Miguel Gonzalez, Baseball Players, Brian Matusz, Kevin Gausman, Wei-Yin Chen, Andrew Miller, Opinion

WUSA-TV Washington

How the AL West will be won

Until recently, they were unquestionably the two best teams in baseball, division rivals possibly headed for a showdown for the ages.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes

WUSA-TV Washington

Several MLB pitchers could post landmark seasons

High Heat Stats: Pitchers could post landmark seasons Advanced metric shows seven are in the running for historic seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Johnny Cueto, Felix Hernandez, Chris Sale

ABC News

This Date In Baseball

1907 - Pittsburgh's Howie Camnitz pitched a five-inning, no-hitter in the second game of a doubleheader at New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Mark McGwire, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds, Randy Johnson

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Angels complete sweep with 2-0 win at Boston

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Boston Red Sox, Will Middlebrooks, Mookie Betts

Thu Aug 21, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Baseball Pennant Races Heat Up

Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the third inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 20, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Tanner Roark, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Arizona Diamondbacks

Chico Enterprise-Record

A's lefty Jon Lester, formerly with Red Sox, knows all about hype

Jon Lester has some advice for his A's teammates about playing this weekend's critical series against the Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

Click Orlando

Price loses to Rays despite tossing 1-hitter

Tigers left-hander David Price threw eight, one-hit innings but still lost 1-0 Thursday to his former Tampa Bay Rays teammates in his much-anticipated return to Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, David Price, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Ben Zobrist

CBS Local

Vargas, Twins Avert Sweep With 4-1 Win vs Indians

Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Weird

SLAM! Sports

MLB stars to face Japan national team in 5-game series

Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim takes off running after hitting a RBI double in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig

Channel3000

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees spring training

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has progressed to live batting practice and will face hitters Saturday, his first exposure to hitters since being diagnosed with a partially torn right elbow ligament.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

KCTV5

McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

Matt McBride is so new to the Colorado Rockies that he doesn't even have his nameplate above his locker yet.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Wilin Rosario, Matt McBride, Colorado Rockies

Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: If Tigers win the AL Central, it...

Billy Butler and the Royals are starting to show their swagger as the AL Central leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Joakim Soria, Miguel Cabrera, National League West, National League

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