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Aug 6, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller throws to a Boston Red Sox batter during the first inning at Busch Stadium.
RHP Jake Arrieta vs. RHP Dylan Axelrod at Triple-A Louisville Jake Arrieta has been exactly the pitcher the Baltimore Orioles believed he was going to be - unfortunately, he now plays for the Chicago Cubs.
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.
The Milwaukee Brewers continue to fend off opponents from atop the NL Central, something they have done since Opening Day.
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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.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny selected what he believed to be the more favorable matchup, but it would be the Pirates who celebrated the result.
Adam Wainwright tries to become the majors' first 16- game winner when he takes the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday afternoon in the finale of a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
This is the kind of game I think we're going to see more and more of as the calendar turns to 2015 and beyond: Solid starting pitching.
Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak.
The Cubs head back on the road for seven games of divisional play, starting out with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds.
For most of the season, it seemed a foregone conclusion the Tigers would win the American League Central.
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.
Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at PNC Park.
Kyle Lohse pitched six strong innings while Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez hit home runs to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:40 am
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