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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Eovaldi Clobbered In Angels' 8-2 Rout Of Marlins

Although Nathan Eovaldi feels good when he takes the mound, he can't stop making mistakes with high strikes and bad counts.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Sam Dyson, Matt Shoemaker

5 hrs ago | Ananova

MLB: Angels see off Marlins

The Los Angeles Angels moved ahead of the Oakland Athletics in American League West after an 8-2 win over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League, Oakland Athletics, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, American League East

9 hrs ago | Washington Times

Mariners give GM Zduriencik contract extension

The Seattle Mariners rewarded general manager Jack Zduriencik on Tuesday, giving him a multiyear contract extension while the team contends for its first playoff spot since 2001.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

A's manager Bob Melvin being discreet with pitching plans

Beginning Wednesday, the A's will have six starting pitchers with Drew Pomeranz being called up to start against the Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Drew Pomeranz, Sonny Gray

Call to the Pen

Mariners' Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma dancing with history

Aug 16, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez warms up prior to the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers

Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Angelsa Josh Hamilton used a different approach to shake himself out of funk

Josh Hamilton is in the second year of a five-year, $133 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Josh Hamilton, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, Erick Aybar

Lookout Landing

Series Preview: Mariners

The Mariners return home to face the cellar-dwelling Rangers. If the Red Sox represented everything that could have gone wrong for the Mariners, the Rangers represent a further level of failure, complete and utter collapse.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Alexi Ogando, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Matt Harrison, Jurickson Profar, Martin Perez

WFAA-TV Dallas

Rangers game notes: August 25

While the rest of us melt away in the 100-degree Texas weather, the Rangers are set to spend the next three days at Safeco Field in cool, rainy Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chris Gimenez, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Stanton's 3-Run HR Helps Marlins Beat Angels 7-1

In the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with one very loud swing.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Garrett Richards, Jarred Cosart, Kole Calhoun

Climbing Tal's Hill

Houston Astros get another shot at Oakland A's ace Jeff Samardzija

The Houston Astros haven't had much success against Jeff Samardzija this season, but will get another chance to face the Oakland ace tonight at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics

Marlin Maniac

Marlins Face Tough Test In Los Angeles

Aug 24, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout hits a single against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Jarred Cosart

CBS Local

Could Favorable Schedule Help Royals?

Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, American League East, National League West, National League

SoDo Mojo

Fantasy Baseball: Seattle Mariners Sleeper Value

The Seattle Mariners can't seem to lose. They won four of their six games this week, and have already taken the Red Sox series in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, National League, National League East, Washington Nationals, Felix Hernandez

The Miami Herald

Seattle Mariners

Losers of seven straight and eight of the last nine, Boston will try to refocus Sunday afternoon as it hosts the Seattle Mariners in the finale of a three-game series at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, American League East, Seattle Mariners

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Josh Hamilton leads way as Los Angeles Angels regain sole possession of first in AL West

OAKLAND >> Josh Hamilton is heating up at the right time, and Angels manager Mike Scioscia hopes he can keep going.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Erick Aybar, Kole Calhoun

The Winnipeg Free Press

A's lose 9-4 to Angels; lose 2 more players to the DL

Derek Norris was the only catcher available, with Stephen Vogt limited to emergency duty and backup John Jaso headed to the seven-day concussion disabled list.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Derek Norris, Baseball Players, Stephen Vogt, Sean Doolittle, Bryan Anderson, Josh Donaldson

Houston Chronicle

Hamilton powers Angels past A's

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout smiles as his congratulated in the dugout after he hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Eric Sogard, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

Major League Baseball

A's, Halos have firsthand experience with earthquake

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players

Major League Baseball

Rangers deal Soto to AL West-rival A's

This time, it was Geovany Soto getting dealt to the division-rival A's on Sunday -- less than 24 hours after the Rangers traded fellow catcher Chris Gimenez to the Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Geovany Soto

Call to the Pen

New York Mets place Bartolo Colon on waivers, American League West may depend on where he goes

Aug 8, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws a pitch during the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester

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