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2 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Los Angeles Marine to be honored at Dodger game

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Leon Pierce of Los Angeles will honored as the Veteran of the Game today as the Los Angeles Dodgers begin a three-game series against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium.

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

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Expanded rosters give managers more flexibility

The Cleveland Indians have played their way back into the thick of the playoff race, but the grind is only beginning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, National League Central

9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer among his three RBIs, powering the San Francisco Giants past the Milwaukee Brewers 15-5 on Sunday to match a season high with their sixth straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, Martin Maldonado, Pablo Sandoval

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Wood whiffs 12 as Atlanta Braves nip Miami Marlins

Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Chris Hatcher, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Alex Wood, Evan Gattis

San Bernardino County Sun

Healthy Dodgers avoid being swept in San Diego with 7-1 win

SAN DIEGO >> Juan Uribe and Hyun-Jin Ryu returned from the disabled list to join the Dodgers' starting lineup Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, Major League Baseball, Juan Uribe, Baseball Players, Hyun-Jin Ryu, San Diego Padres, Chad Billingsley, Clayton Kershaw

YESNetwork

Recker, Mets upend Phillies at Citi Field

Anthony Recker snapped a sixth-inning tie with a three-run homer in a rare start, and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Sunday to avoid dropping into last place.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Domonic Brown, Anthony Recker, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Times

Cubs, Cardinals split doubleheader

He homered twice and had five RBIs and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a day-night doubleheader.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers

Contra Costa Times

Challenged sluggers could decide playoff races

Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, National League Central, Yadier Molina, American League Central

Sat Aug 30, 2014

ABC News

Strasburg Pitches Nats to 3-1 Win Over Mariners

Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Jayson Werth, Major League Baseball, National League East, Wilson Ramos

Reviewing the Brew

Brewers Unlucky in 13-2 loss to San Francisco

Aug 29, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta reacts after a base hit by the San Francisco in the third inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League West, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy, Buster Posey

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cubs hit 3 more homers, Doubront wins NL debut for 5-1 victory over Cardinals in DH opener

Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago's three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Logan Watkins

Daily Camera

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado seeking second gold glove

It's not the actual hardware that third baseman Nolan Arenado covets. Actually, he's not quite sure where to find the National League Gold Glove trophy he won last year as a rookie.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nolan Arenado, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

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

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

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

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