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1 hr ago | Washington Nationals

Desmond wins award

Desmond was that Nationals' recipient of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award, presented by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association for players who "demonstrate a passion for baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

LaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

It was the Nationals fourth straight win and increased their NL East Division lead to two games over Atlanta, which lost to Miami on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals, Colorado Rockies

Venom Strikes

Trade Rumors: Atlanta Braves have interest in Oliver Perez

The 2014 Trade Deadline is just nine days away, and the rumors are flying around the market now more than ever.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Yankees receive 3B Headley in trade with Padres

The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula, the Yankees announced.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, National League West, Chase Headley, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Yangervis Solarte

The State

San Diego Padres

Eric Stults tries to avoid a 12th loss on Tuesday when the San Diego Padres begin a three-game series with the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Chicago Cubs, Josh Edgin, Baseball Players, Cameron Maybin

The Island Packet

Tampa Bay Rays

Adam Wainwright's attempt at humor during the All-Star Game may have landed him in some hot water, but the Tampa Bay Rays weren't laughing the last time they had to face baseball's current earned run average leader.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, National League Central, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brewers take advantage of Reds' miscues

Wily Peralta turned in a strong seven-inning outing, and the Milwaukee Brewers took advantage of three big Cincinnati Reds miscues in beating their National League Central Division rivals, 5-2, on Monday night at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Chris Heisey, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Carlos Gomez

WKXW-FM Trenton

Kendrick struggles again in Phillies' loss

Kendrick lost for the fourth time in his last six starts and the Phillies' offense couldn't solve Braves starter Alex Wood in an 8-2 loss to Atlanta on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, John Mayberry Jr., Jason Heyward, Dan Uggla

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Duvall, Kontos help Giants beat Phillies

Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Domonic Brown, Cliff Lee, Adam Duvall, Hunter Pence

AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers continue road trip with stop at Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to stay hot at home on Monday night when they welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers to PNC Park to kick off a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies

The State

Rizzo earns NL Player of Week honors

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has been chosen as the National League's Player of the Week for his performance in the club's first series following the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Neil Walker

The State

Miami Marlins

Julio Teheran takes the mound opposite Tom Koehler at Turner Field on Monday night when the Atlanta Braves open a four-game set with the visiting Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brad Hand, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, Tim Lincecum

Bradenton.com

Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals will try to maintain their spot atop the National League East standings on Monday night when they enter Coors Field for the opener of a three-game set with the Colorado Rockies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Washington Nationals, Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies, Jayson Werth

The News Tribune

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: The Associated Press reviewed gift and travel records on the House clerk's website in the wake of a controversy about how those trips would be disclosed.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Nationals capitalize on miscues, knock Brewers out of first place

"We need to quit making so many mistakes," Roenicke said. "We're not always going to swing the bats great; we're not always going to pitch great.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Craig Stammen, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Rickie Weeks, Carlos Gomez, Jayson Werth

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Advocate

Jocketty wants to add reinforcements

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty sounded hopeful -- not desperate -- when talking about trying to pull off a trade before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Cincinnati Reds, Joey Votto, Baseball Players, Brandon Phillips, Daniel Murphy, Jay Bruce

The State

Cincinnati Reds

The New York Yankees seek a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds when the clubs conclude their set Sunday in the Bronx.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Heisey, American League, American League East, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, Adam Warren

The State

Los Angeles Dodgers

The last time Clayton Kershaw was on the mound at Busch Stadium, the Dodgers felt the wrath of being romped by the Cardinals in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, Adam Wainwright, Matt Holliday

Merced Sun-Star

San Francisco Giants

Tim Lincecum has been on point his last four starts and tries to keep his Cy Young form intact when the San Francisco Giants shoot for a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants, National League East, Brad Hand, Pablo Sandoval

Post-gazette.com

On the Pirates: Is the NL Central home to baseball's best race?

From all sides of Target Field's visiting clubhouse before Tuesday's All-Star Game, players who are invested in the tight second-half race in the National League Central interpreted the competition in similar fashion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Todd Frazier, Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds

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