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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Nationals Get All-Star INF Cabrera From Indians

With Ryan Zimmerman sidelined indefinitely, the Washington Nationals moved swiftly to bolster their infield by acquiring two-time All-Star infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Asdrubal Cabrera, Cleveland Indians, Zach Walters

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Surging Pirates come up empty at trade deadline

The Pittsburgh Pirates struck out at the trade deadline yet general manager Neal Huntington remains bullish as the team pushes for a second straight playoff berth.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Giants GM Brian Sabean glad he avoided deadline trade frenzy

The Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Ehire Adrianza, Brandon Belt, Chris Denorfia

Redlands Daily Facts

Dodgers dona t make blockbuster deal, and ita s a good move

There was no move for David Price - who went to the Tigers, according to ESPN - or Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit or anyone else for that matter.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Joaquin Benoit, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Matt Kemp

ABC News

Lackey Goes From Red Sox to Cards for Kelly, Craig

The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, John Lackey, National League Central, Allen Craig, Joe Kelly, Jon Lester

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Brewers acquire OF Gerardo Parra from D-backs

The Brewers added a left-handed bat and two-time Gold Glove winner Thursday ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Philadelphia Phillies

Cliff Lee could be making his last start in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform, as the left-hander takes the mound Thursday in the opener of a four-game series versus the Washington Nationals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies, Danny Espinosa, Drew Storen, Washington Nationals

The Times Bulletin

Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, NFC, NFL Football, National League Central, NFC West, St. Louis Cardinals, Asdrubal Cabrera

The Tribune

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Matt Kemp, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves

Rock Hill Herald

Gyorko, Venable back Hahn in Padres' 12-1 laugher

Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 12-1 victory Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jesse Hahn, National League Central, Will Venable, Jedd Gyorko, San Diego Padres

Bradenton.com

Matheny: Cardinals suffer 'ugliest loss' of year

Rookie Jesse Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 12-1 victory Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Will Venable, Jesse Hahn, National League West, Jedd Gyorko

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester, John Lackey, National League West

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Jean Machi, Michael McKenry, Chris Stewart

Philly.com

Phillies hit trade deadline with few options

If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Hunter Pence, Roy Oswalt

Denver Post

Kiszla: Can the Rockies get better? It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 steps

Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki makes his way to the diamond July 8 at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Troy Tulowitzki, Todd Helton

KKTX Corpus Christi

Trending Now: Cardinals give Peterson a 5-year contract extension

The Arizona Cardinals signed Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a 5-year contract extension worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFL Football, Patrick Peterson, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals, American League, American League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Rays rock Brewers again

The Milwaukee Brewers are having trouble getting hits and now, they're having trouble just hitting the ball period.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Scooter Gennett, Ben Zobrist, Will Smith

The Macon Telegraph

Dodgers get a win and a Vin

LOS ANGELES_In this crazy week, when trade rumors are amplified and dissected with every passing second, the Dodgers commanded the attention of their fans Tuesday with two words: "BREAKING NEWS."

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford

Bellingham Herald

Recap: Los Angeles vs. Atlanta

Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, including one that capped a three-run seventh inning, as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Los Angeles Dodgers, Anthony Varvaro, Yasiel Puig

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Morse homers but Giants lose 6th straight

With his club struggling to pull itself out of a deepening funk at the waterfront stadium, the sounds of discontent are growing louder with each game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Buster Posey

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