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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

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

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

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

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