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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com
Khris Davis drove in a pair of runs while Mike Fiers turned in another stellar effort, as Milwaukee took down Toronto, 6-1, in the opener of a two-game interleague set.
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2 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa
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4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Nationals win on LaRoche homer in 11th WASHINGTON -- It took Adam LaRoche 5,048 at-bats to do something for the first time in his career Monday night.
8 hrs ago | The State
The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to snap out of a recent rut and pad their lead in the National League West on Tuesday night when they welcome their National League West-rival San Diego Padres to Dodger Stadium for the opener of a three-game set.
13 hrs ago | Click Orlando
Struggling through a disappointing season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to retain Kirk Gibson as manager next year, according to a report.
17 hrs ago | Channel3000
Jhonny Peralta might have taken awhile to adjust to his new surroundings, but with a playoff spot on the line, he's looking pretty comfortable.
Aug 17, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the eighth inning at AT&T Park.
In midst of the Phillies' struggles, centerfielder Ben Revere finds himself in the race for the National League batting crown.
The Washington Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with Nate Schierholtz and assigned the veteran outfielder to Triple-A Syracuse.
The 28-year-old right-hander, who has a 2.92 ERA in 24 starts, will look to reverse his fortunes against Arizona on Monday at Nationals Park and help his team tighten its grip on first place in the National League East.
That Atlanta Braves hope they have gotten themselves back on track following a big three-game sweep over one of the top teams in baseball.
But seriously, who expected much from the Mets this season? We all knew that 90 wins was a ridiculous notion, and the additions of Curtis Granderson, Chris Young and Bartolo Colon weren't going to propel this club into the playoffs.
They no longer have sole possession of first place in the AL West, and Jon Lester's winning streak came to an end on Sunday night.
Jonathan Lucroy drove in five runs in the opening two innings and Wily Peralta pitched six scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers picked up a crucial three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 decision on Sunday.
The Rockies will retire No. 17 on Sunday afternoon, and Toddy Ballgame, a genuine Hall of Fame candidate, was invited by the organization to return to Coors Field, where he spent 17 seasons.
Colorado blue skies, temperatures in the high 80s, a big crowd streaming through the gates to watch the Rockies host the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field.
A five-game losing streak had left the San Francisco Giants closer to the third-place San Diego Padres than the first-place Dodgers in the National League West.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:47 pm
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