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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

The State

Miami Marlins

Julio Teheran takes the mound opposite Tom Koehler at Turner Field on Monday night when the Atlanta Braves open a four-game set with the visiting Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brad Hand, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, Tim Lincecum

Bradenton.com

Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals will try to maintain their spot atop the National League East standings on Monday night when they enter Coors Field for the opener of a three-game set with the Colorado Rockies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Washington Nationals, Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies, Jayson Werth

The News Tribune

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: The Associated Press reviewed gift and travel records on the House clerk's website in the wake of a controversy about how those trips would be disclosed.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Nationals capitalize on miscues, knock Brewers out of first place

"We need to quit making so many mistakes," Roenicke said. "We're not always going to swing the bats great; we're not always going to pitch great.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Craig Stammen, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Rickie Weeks, Carlos Gomez, Jayson Werth

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Advocate

Jocketty wants to add reinforcements

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty sounded hopeful -- not desperate -- when talking about trying to pull off a trade before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Cincinnati Reds, Joey Votto, Baseball Players, Brandon Phillips, Daniel Murphy, Jay Bruce

The State

Cincinnati Reds

The New York Yankees seek a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds when the clubs conclude their set Sunday in the Bronx.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Heisey, American League, American League East, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, Adam Warren

The State

Los Angeles Dodgers

The last time Clayton Kershaw was on the mound at Busch Stadium, the Dodgers felt the wrath of being romped by the Cardinals in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, Adam Wainwright, Matt Holliday

Merced Sun-Star

San Francisco Giants

Tim Lincecum has been on point his last four starts and tries to keep his Cy Young form intact when the San Francisco Giants shoot for a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants, National League East, Brad Hand, Pablo Sandoval

Post-gazette.com

On the Pirates: Is the NL Central home to baseball's best race?

From all sides of Target Field's visiting clubhouse before Tuesday's All-Star Game, players who are invested in the tight second-half race in the National League Central interpreted the competition in similar fashion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Todd Frazier, Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds

The Tribune

Pirates rally by Rockies 3-2 in 11 innings

Jordy Mercer doubled home Neil Walker with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Charlie Blackmon, Neil Walker, Jordy Mercer

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Roark continues to roll; Nats beat Brewers 8-3

Last year at this time, Washington Nationals pitcher Tanner Roark was still weeks away from making his Major League debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Tanner Roark

The State

Garza knocked out in 1st; Nats beat Brewers 8-3

They certainly were good for Washington to hit. Garza was knocked out in the first inning of his shortest major league start, and Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos drove in three runs apiece to lead the Nationals over the Brewers 8-3.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Ryan Zimmerman, Wilson Ramos, Jordan Zimmermann, Bryce Harper

The Macon Telegraph

Hamels, Rollins power Phillies past Braves 2-1

Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward

Chicago Cubs

Tulowitzki exits game with leg injury

A Rockies team that has seen far too many of its top players leave the field injured received potentially its biggest kick in the gut Saturday night, when All-Star shortstop grabbed his upper left quad/hip area after grounding out to end the fourth inning against the Pirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Washington Times

Poor drafts, big contracts lead to Phillies' fall

An old, familiar chant is back after a long absence at the Philadelphia Phillies' cozy ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Angels acquire closer Huston Street from Padres

The Los Angeles Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott from the San Diego Padres for minor leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris in a trade on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

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