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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Bob Brookover: One mistake was one too many for Lee and the Phillies

The night before Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Cliff Lee, Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Sandoval's single lifts Giants past Dodgers, 2-1

Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Pablo Sandoval, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

ArizonaSports.com

Arizona Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers says on-field product is his responsibility

School: University of Arizona When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: Fall 2008, right before Cardinals Super Bowl run Favorite sports memory: Being at Game 7 of the 2001 World Series with my dad Favorite all-time athlete: Larry Centers Favorite sports movies: The Sandlot, Rookie of the Year, Jerry Maguire Most crushing sports moment: Grew up in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Sports Network

National League Game Capsules

Masahiro Tanaka allowed only two bunt singles over eight strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Chicago Cubs, 3-0, in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Dean Anna, Derek Jeter, Junior Lake

CBS Local

Matt Williams Perplexed by Nats-Braves Matchup

The Washington Nationals trail the Braves by a game and a half in the NL East 14 games into the 2014 MLB season, a team who has their best by a 5-1 edge in head-to-head matchups.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East

Rum Bunter

Pirates Liriano Faces Reds Cueto in Rematch of Blackout, All Eyes on Daydro

Two players that were key for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013 were Francisco Liriano and Pedro Alvarez.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Mike Leake, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Johnny Cueto

The Wichita Eagle

Cardinals show their pitching depth in shutting down the Brewers again

3 through 5 starters of each club. Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha of the Cardinals and Yovani Gallardo and Kyle Lohse of the Brewers were sitting this one out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Wily Peralta, Adam Wainwright, Milwaukee Brewers, Kyle Lohse

Tue Apr 15, 2014

YESNetwork

Mejia, Mets shut out D-backs

Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Paul Goldschmidt, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks

The Indianapolis Star

Yasiel Puig stays quiet about his journey to the U.S.

Yasiel Puig has long remained silent regarding the details of his defection from Cuba, and that didn't change when news reporters approached him before the Los Angeles Dodgers took on the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, National League West, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

Rock Hill Herald

Pirates beat Reds 8-7 in suspended game

The NL Central rivals put on a record-setting show Monday night before the game was suspended in a 7-all tie after six innings because of rain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Sam Lecure, Bryan Morris, Andrew McCutchen, Russell Martin, Pittsburgh Pirates

Frisco Fastball

NLW Movers & Shakers: Transactions & Injury Updates In The National League West

Here are the transactions around the National League West for the month of April including injury updates, contract extensions, and minor league assignments.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League West, Brian Wilson, Baseball Players

ABC News

This Date In Baseball

The Indians won the game 5-4 in 11 innings on Carl Lind's double. 1935 - Babe Ruth, 40, made a sensational National League debut in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Lance Berkman, Reed Johnson

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Nationals tee off on Hand, Beat Marlins

Nothing has gone right for the Miami Marlins since they sent Jordan Zimmermann to the earliest shower of his career last week in Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Danny Espinosa, Jordan Zimmermann, Jayson Werth, Tyler Moore

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Lynn, Cards snap Brewers' 9-game winning streak

Don't be fooled by early-season records. The St. Louis Cardinals are still king of the hill in the National League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Scooter Gennett

WAPT-TV Jackson

Lynn, Cards snap Brewers' 9-game winning streak

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Scooter Gennett

Athens Banner-Herald

Uggla's slam lifts Braves over Phillies

Domonic Brown glided over first base as the remnants of an emptied stadium jumped in shock.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves, Chase Utley, Antonio Bastardo

CNN

MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers edge surging Brewers for No. 1 spot

The Brewers are the hottest team in baseball right now, but their fast start to 2014 couldn't get them to the top spot in this week's Power Rankings.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Paul Goldschmidt, Hanley Ramirez

The Washington Post

Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

Between the seven errors, injuries to Denard Span and Ryan Zimmerman and a three-game sweep that left them 7-18 against the Braves since the start of last season, the Nationals' trip to Atlanta couldn't have gone much worse .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Denard Span, National League Central, National League West, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Bradenton.com

Colorado Rockies

National League West Division rivals collide Monday night at Petco Park, as the San Diego Padres host the Colorado Rockies in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, Wilin Rosario, San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko, Will Venable

Norwalk Citizen News

Maddon speaks out on elbow injuries

You could piece together a pretty good pitching staff with just the players who have had significant elbow problems this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Yu Darvish, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, National League Central

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