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3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

Nationals blanked by Alvarez, Marlins

Strasburg allowed one run and four hits in seven innings. He gave up four runs in each of his last two starts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Steve Cishek, Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman

The State

St. Louis Cardinals

Lance Lynn takes a second crack at winning his 12th game of the season on Tuesday evening as the St. Louis Cardinals begin a three-game series with the San Diego Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, Matt Holliday, Adam Wainwright

The Globe and Mail

Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope despite dismal season

It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Jorge Soler, Arismendy Alcantara

102-5 The Fox

Trending Now: Blake Griffin has a fracture in his back

Clippers forward Blake Griffin has a small fracture in his back and dropped out of the World Cup for Team USA to make sure he is healthy for the start of next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, National League East, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter

Laguna Niguel News

On deck: Braves at Dodgers, Tuesday, 7 pm., SNLA

Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, who is 4-7 this season at Dodger Stadium, will start Tuesday's game against the Braves in Los Angeles.

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

The Washington Post

Rafael Soriano is the best closer in the NL

Rafael Soriano on notching career save No. 200: "I be happy for that because it's something not too many people have."

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Trevor Rosenthal, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Tribune

Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0

Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Josh Harrison, Vance Worley, Pittsburgh Pirates

The State

San Diego Padres

Right-hander Ervin Santana looks to secure a third straight winning start as well as a series victory for the Atlanta Braves on Monday afternoon in the finale of a four-game set with the San Diego Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Jason Lane, Chris Johnson

The State

Dodgers acquire 2B Barney in trade with Cubs

Barney won a Gold Glove in 2012 after tying the major league single-season record with 141 consecutive errorless games.

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

The News Tribune

Cishek, deGrom share NL weekly honors

Miami Marlins reliever Steve Cishek and New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom have been named co-National League Players of the Week for the period ending July 27. In five appearances last week, Cishek converted a major league-best five save opportunities.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Steve Cishek, Baseball Players, Jacob deGrom

The State

Milwaukee Brewers

The Tampa Bay Rays failed in their bid for a 10th straight win, so they'll try to start a new streak Monday when the Milwaukee Brewers come to town for the opener of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Tampa Bay Rays, David Ortiz

WNLS-AM Tallahassee

Trending Now: Baseball Hall of Fame inducts six

Managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa, star pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux and slugger Frank Thomas were inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame.

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

Lexington Herald-Leader

Philadelphia Phillies

A pair of National League East rivals trying to build off recent wins clash Monday at Citi Field, as the New York Mets commence a three-game series versus the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers, Jacob deGrom

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Missed rundown dooms Rockies as winning streak snapped by Pirates

Herking and jerking his way to a solo double steal in the sixth inning Sunday, Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison stutter-stepped his way around five throws and two missed tags.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Josh Harrison, Nolan Arenado

Rock Hill Herald

Relief roles a matter of routine

When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robin Ventura, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Addison Reed, David Price, Ben Zobrist, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

NL Capsules

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Matt Kemp, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Daily Herald

Rockies bring offense to town

Cubs manager Rick Renteria mentioned after Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Cardinals that fans like to see a lot of scoring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright

590ktie.com

Kershaw throws 2-hitter as Dodgers beat Giants 5-0

Kerhaw pitched a two-hitter to win his ninth straight decision, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, San Francisco Giants, Juan Uribe

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