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20 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

Ananova

MLB: Angels see off Marlins

The Los Angeles Angels moved ahead of the Oakland Athletics in American League West after an 8-2 win over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, American League East

The Wichita Eagle

Nelson doesn't get much support in loss to Padres

The Brewers' five-game road winning streak was snapped as they fell to San Diego, 4-1 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Scooter Gennett, Jean Segura, Jedd Gyorko

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sporting News

Playoff races: These roster moves could help decide AL, NL Central

For most of the season, it seemed a foregone conclusion the Tigers would win the American League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, American League, American League Central, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Joakim Soria

AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers begin quick series with Diamondbacks

Roberto Hernandez makes his fourth start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday when they begin a brief two-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks

Federal Baseball

Wire Taps: Nationals' outfielder Steven Souza named Triple-A International League MVP

Steven Souza, 25, tore up Triple-A pitching this season, and this afternoon he was named the AAA International League MVP.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Steven Souza, Anthony Rendon

Max 106.3

Trending Now: Giants move Lincecum to the bullpen

The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A's beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.

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

Inside Bay Area

Resilient Brewers stay atop NL Central

Milwaukee has been alone or tied for first since April 5, but it's been a high-wire act atop the division, especially since July 1. The latest brush with second came Sunday, when Milwaukee entered the day with a half-game lead over St. Louis and went home that night with a 1 1/2-game cushion following another nice outing by fill-in starter Mike ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Mike Fiers, Scooter Gennett, Matt Garza

The Miami Herald

Angels lose to Marlins 7-1, drop into tie for 1st

The Los Angeles Angels got their first look this season at the National League's version of Mike Trout - Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels

The Washington Post

Lohse's strong outing lifts Brewers to 10-1 win

The Padres' pitcher had won three straight before struggling with his command in a 10-1 loss to Milwaukee on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Martin Maldonado, National League West, Everth Cabrera, Aramis Ramirez, Kyle Lohse

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Rockies earn first four-game winning streak at SF

Rookie Tyler Matzek struck out seven in seven innings to end a five-start losing streak, and the Colorado Rockies capitalized on San Francisco's mistakes to beat the Giants 3-2 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Tyler Matzek, Colorado Rockies, Madison Bumgarner

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