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2 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

Labor Day visit by Jackie Robinson West All-Stars starts 2000s-themed homestand

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, who claimed the U.S. Little League title and played in the Little League World Series against South Korea, will join the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Labor Day as the team kicks off a six-game homestand vs. division rivals Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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

6 hrs ago | Washington Times

Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB

A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, Vic Black

10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Shift works but Dodgers lose 3-2 to Padres

Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Alexi Amarista, Los Angeles Dodgers, Andre Ethier

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Times Herald-Record

DeGrom's gem keeps Mets out of last place

Jacob deGrom pitched seven crisp innings and the Mets scored the tiebreaking runs when left fielder Grady Sizemore dropped an easy pop fly, handing New York a 4-1 victory Friday night versus the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jacob deGrom, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Eric Campbell, Travis D'Arnaud, Cody Asche

WAOW

RHP Matt Garza nearing return to Brewers' rotation

Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza pitched a simulated game in what likely was his final test before returning from the disabled list to the Brewers' rotation next week.

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

Wall Street Journal

Is the National League Just Inferior?

If new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred decides to rethink the All-Star Game, one option would be to award World Series home-field advantage to the league that wins the interleague season series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Curtis Granderson

AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers aim to extend success over Padres

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to maintain their dominance over the San Diego Padres when the two National League West foes commence a three-game series Friday at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Scott Van Slyke, Matt Kemp

KMIZ

Cardinals confident Lackey will deliver

When the St. Louis Cardinals dealt for John Lackey at the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline from the Boston Red Sox, it was as much about shaking things up as adding a frontline starting pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, John Lackey, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers, Adam Wainwright

Los Angeles Times

Dodgers' wunderkind Yasiel Puig is suddenly a man without power

Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig chats with second baseman Dee Gordon in the on-deck circle before the first inning of their game against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig

Chicago Cubs

Catching Hoffy: Batterymates share memories

Long before "Hells Bells" ever blared through the speakers at the Padres' ballpark, before he developed that nasty changeup grip and well before he had reason to give pitching a single thought, Trevor Hoffman was just a light-hitting 22-year-old shortstop in the Reds' Minor League system, trying to find his way -- and his next hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Trevor Hoffman, Tony Gwynn, Colt Morton, Pete Laforest, Brad Ausmus

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cincinatti Reds

Leake leads Reds into Pittsburgh for NL Central matchup

The Pirates have helped erase memories of their seven-game losing skid by taking series from the two teams ahead of them in the National League Central in the last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Edinson Volquez, Pedro Alvarez, Todd Frazier

True Blue LA

Dodgers feasting on NL West

The Dodgers ' win on Wednesday night secured a quick two-game sweep of the Diamondbacks and gave the Dodgers their ninth consecutive series win against National League West opponents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League West, Los Angeles Dodgers

That Balls Outta Here

Fire Ruben Amaro

Jul 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. walks the field while talking on the phone during batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Roy Halladay, Baseball Players, Raul Ibanez, Cliff Lee, Chris Carpenter

Los Angeles Dodgers

Kershaw deserves NL's Cy Young and MVP

Every once in awhile, the moons align so that a pitcher deserves serious consideration to win the Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Awards in the same season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League West, American League, Los Angeles Dodgers

Whittier Daily News

Kershaw adds to MVP campaign with 10 strikeouts in win over Arizona

You could hear the sounds of “MVP!” chants for Clayton Kershaw, even here at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Ender Inciarte, Paul Goldschmidt, Kenley Jansen

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ESPN

Giants walk off on Posey's 3rd HR in 2 nights

Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Wilin Rosario

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Phillies cool off Nationals with sweep

Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Domonic Brown, Philadelphia Phillies, Ian Desmond, Jimmy Rollins

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner is a Dark Horse NL Cy Young Contender

The San Francisco Giants ' 25-year-old ace was at his best on Tuesday night, tossing a complete game one-hitter against the Colorado Rockies .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Trending Now: Doc Rivers signs extension w...

Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Los Angeles Clippers through the end of the 2019 season The Giants shutout the Rockies 3-0 behind Madison Bumgarner who just missed a perfect game allowing 1 hit in the 8th inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, American League Central

Washington Nationals

Castrovince: Division leaders can't ease up

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, American League Central, American League East, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players

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