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2 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates' Playoff Hopes Are Far From Dead

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered their game on Tuesday night with a six-game losing streak and many fans believing that the team's season is over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen

6 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Bryan Cranston played Walter White on AMCs Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

The actor experienced some special moments Tuesday - meeting iconic broadcaster Vin Scully, performing guest public address announcer duties, and channeling his "Breaking Bad" persona.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Sportsnet.ca

TEX @ MIA7:10 pm ET

The likelihood of the next pitch type based on the pitcher's pitch usage, the hitter's strike zone analysis, handedness, pitcher-batter history, the on base configuration, and the count.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre

15 hrs ago | The State

Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

After a brief but heavy downpour, the game was delayed 4 hours, 34 minutes before it was called off at 1:16 a.m. Fewer than 1,000 fans remained.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tsuyoshi Wada, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, National League West

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Toronto

Khris Davis drove in a pair of runs while Mike Fiers turned in another stellar effort, as Milwaukee took down Toronto, 6-1, in the opener of a two-game interleague set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Khris Davis, Mike Fiers, Rickie Weeks, Jonathan Lucroy, Aramis Ramirez

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly... The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Sam Lecure, Aroldis Chapman, Daniel Descalso, Shane Robinson

The Baltimore Sun

Nationals win on LaRoche homer in 11th

Nationals win on LaRoche homer in 11th WASHINGTON -- It took Adam LaRoche 5,048 at-bats to do something for the first time in his career Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos, Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals

The State

San Diego Padres

The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to snap out of a recent rut and pad their lead in the National League West on Tuesday night when they welcome their National League West-rival San Diego Padres to Dodger Stadium for the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players

Click Orlando

Report: Gibson to return as Diamondbacks skipper

Struggling through a disappointing season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to retain Kirk Gibson as manager next year, according to a report.

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

Channel3000

Peralta's RBI in 10th gives Cardinals a win

Jhonny Peralta might have taken awhile to adjust to his new surroundings, but with a playoff spot on the line, he's looking pretty comfortable.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Mike Leake, Zack Cozart

Rock Hill Herald

Nationals chase Brewers' Garza after one out en route to 8-3 win

In the shortest outing of his career, Garza was able to record just one out Saturday night as the Washington Nationals scored five times in the first inning and cruised to an 8-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Frisco Fastball

Five reasons the San Francisco Giants will win NL West

Aug 17, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the eighth inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Sergio Romo, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Tim Lincecum

Merced Sun-Star

Phillies' Revere not thinking about batting crown

In midst of the Phillies' struggles, centerfielder Ben Revere finds himself in the race for the National League batting crown.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Washington Post

Nationals sign Schierholtz to minor league deal

The Washington Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with Nate Schierholtz and assigned the veteran outfielder to Triple-A Syracuse.

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

Washington Nationals

Nats aim to pad NL East lead

The 28-year-old right-hander, who has a 2.92 ERA in 24 starts, will look to reverse his fortunes against Arizona on Monday at Nationals Park and help his team tighten its grip on first place in the National League East.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Vidal Nuno, Jayson Werth

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Atlanta Braves

That Atlanta Braves hope they have gotten themselves back on track following a big three-game sweep over one of the top teams in baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics

CBS Local

Kallet: Unlikely Trio Is Making Mets' Future Look Even Brighter

But seriously, who expected much from the Mets this season? We all knew that 90 wins was a ridiculous notion, and the additions of Curtis Granderson, Chris Young and Bartolo Colon weren't going to propel this club into the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler, Vic Black

CBS Atlanta

Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has improved for the first time since bring flown to a hospital last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Wily Peralta, Carlos Gomez

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The State

Reeling A's left in 'funk' with 4-3 loss to Braves

They no longer have sole possession of first place in the AL West, and Jon Lester's winning streak came to an end on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester, Atlanta Braves

The State

Recap: Los Angeles vs. Milwaukee

Jonathan Lucroy drove in five runs in the opening two innings and Wily Peralta pitched six scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers picked up a crucial three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 decision on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Carlos Gomez

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