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8 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

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

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