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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, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, American League East

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Times

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Jonathan Lucroy, Abraham Almonte, Scooter Gennett, Nick Vincent

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On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Reds Series Preview

The Cubs head back on the road for seven games of divisional play, starting out with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Baseball Players, David Holmberg, Chicago Cubs

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, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League Central, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Joakim Soria

Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

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, American League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

SLAM! Sports

Pirates send struggling Polanco to minors

Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jon Jay, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

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

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.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Lohse's strong outing, Braun and Ramirez homers pace Brewers over Padres in 10-1 victory

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.

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

ABC News

Holliday's Hit Lifts Cardinals Over Pirates 3-2

Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jon Jay, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Jared Hughes, St. Louis Cardinals

Call to the Pen

National League Central and Wild Card coming into focus

A pair of teams fighting for the National League Central crown begin a crucial three-game series this evening.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Washington Post

Molina, Wacha on comeback trail for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and right-hander Michael Wacha are ready for the next step in their return from the disabled list.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, St. Louis Cardinals

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

MLB game roundup: Longoria, Rays top Jays in 10

Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Longoria, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Nolan Reimold, Jose Bautista, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East

TwinCities

Milwaukee Brewers: Mike Fiers brilliant again

The Milwaukee Brewers have found ways this season to dig a foothold just when it appeared first place in the NL Central might slip away from them.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Mike Fiers, Milwaukee Brewers, Scooter Gennett, Pedro Alvarez

New York Daily News

Obamacare curveball

Damning evidence that Obamacare is a drag on the U.S. job market has just entered a hallowed American industry: professional baseball.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Philly.com

Williams 'outstanding' in Phillies win

IN THE SPAN of exactly a month, Jerome Williams was released from one losing team and designated for assignment by another, so not much was expected when the Phillies claimed the righthander off waivers 2 weeks ago yesterday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Justin De Fratus, American League, Major League Baseball, National League

Chicago Cubs

Cubs aim to put an end to struggles vs. Reds

When the teams start their three-game set at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, Cincinnati will be aiming for its 10th win of the year over Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Travis Wood, Johnny Cueto, Bryan Price, American League, American League East, Kyle Hendricks

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Cubs 2, Orioles 1: Wada Man, Wada Man, Wada Mighty Good Man

Over the last few years, the Cubs haven't provided us with many exciting or well-played games or thrills.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East, Baseball Players, Jake Arrieta, Tsuyoshi Wada, Adam Jones, Arismendy Alcantara

The Washington Post

Pirates claim LHP LaFromboise from Padres

Pittsburgh optioned the 28-year-old LaFromboise to Triple-A Indianapolis. He was 1-2 with three saves and a 4.75 ERA in 58 relief appearances for the Padres' Triple-A team at El Paso.

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Cubbies Crib

Pregame Notes: Tsuyoshi Wada, Cubs look for sweep

Aug 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada throws against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles

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