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1 hr ago | Washington Nationals

Strasburg armed and ready for stretch run

Two years ago this month, word started spreading that the Nationals were going to shut down Stephen Strasburg for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Michael Morse, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Langerhans, Asdrubal Cabrera

5 hrs ago | The Tribune

Haren leads Dodgers over error-prone Mets 6-2

Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunts to help the NL West leaders beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Jose Reyes, Jonathon Niese, Wilmer Flores

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Journal

Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Michael Morse, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Brandon Belt, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants

The China Post

Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Padres

Los Angeles pitcher Clayton Kershaw moved into a tie for the most wins in the majors this season, notching victory number 15 as he led the Dodgers to a 2-1 win over San Diego on Thursday, maintaining the team's 3-1/2 game lead atop the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, American League Central, Matt Shoemaker, David Price

Sportsnet.ca

PIT @ MIL8:10 pm ET

Pittsburgh tries to slash into Milwaukee's division lead on Friday when it begins a three-game series with the Brewers at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Yovani Gallardo, Clayton Kershaw, Gerrit Cole

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Trending Now: Manziel fined $12k for obscene gesture

Multiple reports say Browns QB Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture towards the Washington Redskins bench during Monday's preseason game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, National League West, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh Steelers

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants: How They Stack up to NL Playoff Rivals

This week's NL West Roundup is going to look a little different from the ones we've done earlier.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Michael Morse, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Pedro Alvarez

Gaslamp Ball

SD1, LAD2: Ross Stands Tall, Pads Fall Short

Tyson William Ross is a true hero, pitching a hell of a game in the series finale against the Doyers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Miguel Rojas, Alexi Amarista, San Diego Padres

Washington Times

Reds fall to Braves 8-0 for new season low point

The only intrigue for the crowd of 20,243 at Great American Ball Park was whether Skip Schumaker could get the Braves out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, David Holmberg, Bryan Price

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Major League Baseball

10-game winning streak ties Nationals record

Their latest walk-off win, 1-0 over the D-backs on Thursday, capped a four-game sweep at Nationals Park and gave the club 10 straight victories.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Montreal Expos, Adam LaRoche, Scott Hairston

The China Post

Angels beat Red Sox but lose Richards

The Los Angeles Angels beat Boston 8-3 on Wednesday to extend their lead in the American League West, and saw their nearest divisional rival beaten, yet still had cause for concern after losing pitcher Garrett Richards to a nasty knee injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, American League West, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, National League Central

The Miami Herald

Dodgers fall to Padres, push back Greinke's next start

With Greinke bothered by something in his elbow he has trouble describing, Clayton Kershaw will take the mound on regular four days' rest for the Dodgers when they face the San Diego Padres on Thursday in the final game of their three-game series at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Post-gazette.com

Pirates get off the schneid with win over Atlanta

The Pirates got a walk-off sacrifice fly from Gaby Sanchez Wednesday night to snap a seven game losing streak with a 3-2 win on the night their young ace returned to the mound.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Gerrit Cole, Atlanta Braves, Alex Wood

Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: If Tigers win the AL Central, it...

Billy Butler and the Royals are starting to show their swagger as the AL Central leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Joakim Soria, Miguel Cabrera, National League West

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TSN.ca

Padres pound 11 hits in victory over NL West-leading Dodgers

Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Alexi Amarista, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kevin Quackenbush, Rymer Liriano, Scott Van Slyke

YESNetwork

Wheeler's outing propels Mets over A's

The New York Mets still consider themselves a contender in the NL East chase even with a daunting deficit to make up over the final month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Eric Campbell, Oakland Athletics, Zack Wheeler

The Washington Post

Nationals win 9th in row, nip D-backs in 9th

The Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Anthony Rendon, Daniel Hudson, Tanner Roark

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bautista, Blue Jays end Brewersa 5-game win streak

Jose Bautista's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays outslugged Milwaukee 9-5 Wednesday, snapping the Brewers' five-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, National League Central, Toronto Blue Jays, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates' Playoff Hopes Are Far From Dead

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered their game on Tuesday night with a six-game losing streak and many fans believing that the team's season is over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen

ABC News

PHOTO: Bryan Cranston played Walter White on AMCs Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

The actor experienced some special moments Tuesday - meeting iconic broadcaster Vin Scully, performing guest public address announcer duties, and channeling his "Breaking Bad" persona.

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

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