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3 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Andre Ethier provides a shot in arm for Dodgers in comeback over Da Backs

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, hugs starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, in the dugout before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Andre Ethier, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Yasiel Puig, Paul Goldschmidt

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

D-Backs' Bolsinger beaten by Dodgers in start

Mike Bolsinger got out of the first inning on five pitches and three ground balls in his first big league start.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dan Haren, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Andre Ethier, Oliver Perez

Bradenton.com

Marlins slugger Stanton is off to his best yet

At the last moment, the slender Yelich hit the brakes, allowing the 6-foot-6, 242-pound Stanton to make the catch.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Guerry Clegg commentary: Braves face tough decisions with injured pitchers returning

Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 18, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, New York Mets, Washington Nationals

Rant Sports

Early Grades For San Francisco Giants' Starting Rotation and Bullpen

It is very early is the baseball season, but we are enough games in to get an idea of how each pitching staff is doing.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Tim Hudson, Tim Lincecum

Marlin Maniac

Miami Marlins Offense Among The National League's Best, For Now

Apr 15, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton connects for a three run home run against the Washington Nationals during the first inning at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals

The State

Perez beaten in 12th, Dodgers lose to Diamondbacks

Then it was Aaron Hill's turn to get an even bigger hit against Chris Perez. Hill lined a two-run single in the 12th inning and Miguel Montero homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory Friday night over Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Juan Uribe, Baseball Players, Scott Van Slyke, Miguel Montero, Chris Withrow, Martin Prado

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Seattle Mariners

Seattle's Chris Young was as sharp as could be expected during his first start in the majors in 19 months, and he'll look to build on that milestone outing Friday in Miami when the Mariners open a three-game series against the Marlins..

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, National League East, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players

Northern Michigan News

Cubs drop 5th straight, 4-1 to Reds

Jeff Samardzija has had a hard time finding run support this season. The same could be said for all Chicago Cubs' pitchers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs, Bryan Price

The Miami Herald

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Dodgers are 5-0 against the Diamondbacks this season after two wins in Australia and a three-game sweep at Arizona last weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Kenley Jansen

The Miami Herald

Atlanta Braves

The Braves aim for revenge and will try to start a new winning streak Friday in the opener of a three-game series at New York's Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Julio Teheran

Washington Nationals

Nats-Cards resume rivalry

If you include Game 5 of the 2012 National League Division Series and last year's regular season, the Nationals had lost seven straight games to the Cardinals entering Thursday's opener of a four-game series.

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

Denver Post

Cardinals' Wainwright pitches two-hitter in win over Nationals

Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors by Washington in the Cardinals' 8-0 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche, Adrian Beltre, Hyun-Jin Ryu, National League West, Major League Baseball

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Revere's RBI single lifts Phillies over Braves 1-0

Burnett tossed three-hit ball over seven innings, Ben Revere hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves, Alex Wood, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo

The Winnipeg Free Press

National League Capsules

Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, National League West, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Belt, Kenley Jansen, Yasiel Puig

Northern Michigan News

Dodgers' Puig focuses on baseball despite issues

Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.

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

WFMZ

Reds' Cueto shuts out Pirates in 4-0 win

That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Johnny Cueto, Joey Votto, Pittsburgh Pirates, Bryan Price

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Brewers salvage one

The Milwaukee Brewers needed a strong pitching performance with a struggling offense and they got it from Wily Peralta Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Joe Kelly

The Miami Herald

Bob Brookover: One mistake was one too many for Lee and the Phillies

The night before Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Cliff Lee, Evan Gattis, Julio Teheran

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Sandoval's single lifts Giants past Dodgers, 2-1

Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Pablo Sandoval, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

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