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1 hr ago | The State

Rounding Third: Five MLB trades that need to happen

Philadelphia has five players available who legitimately could be difference makers for a team in contention as next Thursday's non-waiver deadline draws near.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, St. Louis Cardinals, Kendrys Morales

5 hrs ago | The State

Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates know they are going to have to keep racking up series victories to avoid falling behind in the tight National League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pedro Alvarez, Baseball Players, Starling Marte, Carlos Gonzalez, Charlie Morton

9 hrs ago | The State

Los Angeles Dodgers

The San Francisco Giants have lost only three of their previous 10 meetings with the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, but two of those have come at the hand of Zack Greinke.

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

11 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Michael Morse's Power Stroke Is Key to San Francisco Giants Winning the NL West

The San Francisco Giants surged to the best record in baseball through June 8 in part because of the offensive firepower of slugging outfielder Michael Morse , whose production has tailed significantly over the past seven weeks.

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

15 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Pirates

McCutchen making a case for an NL MVP encore

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

McCarthy wins again, Headley helps Yankees beat Texas 4-2 for 6th victory in 7 games

Acquired earlier this month from NL West also-rans, they teamed up Thursday to help the Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, National League West, Neftali Feliz, Colby Lewis, Brett Gardner

Northern Michigan News

Garza rebounds from poor outing, Brewers win 9-1

Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Khris Davis, Dillon Gee, Lucas Duda

Northern Michigan News

Kimbrel too wild to save Braves from loss

"That's part of baseball," Kimbrel said Thursday night after the Miami Marlins scored in the ninth inning for a 3-2 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Evan Gattis, Jason Heyward

Washington Times

Hudson solid, Hammels better in Giants' loss

Hudson gave up two unearned runs in six innings but he was outpitched by Cole Hammels, and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the Giants on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Jimmy Rollins, Buster Posey

CBS Local

Yankees Acquire LHP Capuano From Rockies For Cash

The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Chris Capuano, Baseball Players

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Josh Beckett, Dan Haren give Dodgers some trades to ponder

PITTSBURGH >> In baseball, actions speak louder than words this time of year. If any trades are consummated between now and the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, they will emerge from a cloud of truths, half-truths and lies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Ike Davis, Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

Chicago Cubs

Jackson takes hill as Cubs go for series win vs. Padres

With the Padres well back in the National League West and third baseman Chase Headley shipped to New York, the Padres are in need of a spark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Chase Headley, Jeff Samardzija

NJ.com

Why Mets starter Jacob deGrom has a case for National League Rookie of the Year consideration

Lately, it's been the norm. Over his last six starts, deGrom, 26, has allowed just seven runs in 39 2/3 innings.

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

LA Daily News

Los Angeles Dodgers notes: As Hanley Ramireza s hand injury persists,...

The next two days could determine whether or not Hanley Ramirez goes on the 15-day disabled list with a swollen left hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Trevor Rosenthal, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Scott Van Slyke, Clayton Kershaw

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Republic

Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

Clint Hurdle isn't sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Haren, Matt Kemp

The Washington Post

Freeman, Santana pace Braves past Marlins

Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, Ervin Santana won his second straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Anthony Varvaro, Atlanta Braves, Jason Heyward, Sam Dyson

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Reynolds homers twice, Brewers top Reds 5-1

Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Donald Lutz

The State

San Francisco Giants

Madison Bumgarner looks to secure a third straight winning start on Wednesday night as the San Francisco Giants play the third contest of a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Buster Posey

WONE-AM Dayton

Trending Now: Bowlen hands over ownership of the Broncos

Denver Post: Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control of the Denver Broncos after 30 years of ownership and has acknowledged he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, National League West, Major League Baseball, National League East, National League Central

BleacherReport

McCutchen, Stanton or Puig: Which Star Is NL's Best Outfield Cornerstone?

's Pittsburgh Pirates and Stanton's Miami Marlins face the division-rival Atlanta Braves, it's as good a time as any to ask the question.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates

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