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2 hrs ago | Arizona Diamondbacks

Cahill gets knocked around by Dodgers

Earlier in the day, there were conflicting rumors about whether the Angels were targeting Cahill to help fill the hole in the rotation left by the injury to "It's one game, but it wasn't a very good performance tonight," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Arizona Diamondbacks

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Dodgers outmuscle Dbacks, 9-5

Utilizing baseball's expanded replay system, Manager Don Mattingly successfully overturned unfavorable calls on consecutive plays Tuesday night, playing a significant role in a six-run fourth-inning that vaulted the Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Miguel Montero, A.J. Ellis

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

Wild Six Run Fourth Frame, Leads Dodgers To 9-5 Win Over Snakes

Aug 26, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez celebrates after scoring in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Didi Gregorius, Ender Inciarte

Lasorda's Lair

Roberto Hernandez and Dodgers Bring Bubble Party to Chase Field

After being defeated handedly by the Mets in the series finale on Sunday, the Dodgers had Monday to regroup before beginning a new road trip starting off in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball

Venom Strikes

Diamondbacks-Dodgers Preview: Seeing Blue

The Arizona Diamondbacks continue their homestand with their National League West rivals with two games against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Wade Miley

The Baltimore Sun

Rating each of the major league ballparks

The San Francisco Giants trail the Dodgers in the National League West standings, but they are second to none in one category: home ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants

Giants need Lincecum to return to form

A team that looked like it could run away with the division back on June 8 -- the Giants were 42-21 and 9 1/2 games in front of the Dodgers in the National League West -- is battling to remain a factor in the NL postseason race, whether it be as the NL West champions or one of the NL Wild Cards, and the season is winding down.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

The Washington Post

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

The Padres' pitcher had won three straight before struggling with his command in a 10-1 loss to Milwaukee on Monday night.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Denver Post

Rockies beat Giants for fourth win in row in games at San Francisco

It took a strange game for Tyler Matzek to win for the first time on the road and for his first victory against a NL West opponent.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Brandon Crawford, Tyler Matzek, Corey Dickerson

Rant Sports

5 Things That Went Wrong For Arizona Diamondbacks In 2014

It has been a very frustrating season so far for the Arizona Diamondbacks. They are currently 55-76 on the season, and in fourth place in NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Vidal Nuno, Didi Gregorius

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Mets turn triple play in 11-3 win over Dodgers

Bartolo Colon took the mound with a heavy heart, and teammate Lucas Duda helped make the day a bit easier with a big bat.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Matt Kemp, Daniel Murphy

The Miami Herald

Colorado Rockies

The Giants lost two of three games against the Washington Nationals this weekend to close out a six-game road trip after winning two of three meetings with the Chicago Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Michael Morse, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, DJ LeMahieu

The Miami Herald

Dodgers' Ramirez returns but struggles in 11-3 loss to Mets

The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Erisbel Arruebarrena, Baseball Players, Miguel Rojas, Yasiel Puig

KTMF

Could favorable schedule help Royals?

Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, American League West, American League East, National League

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers

Hernandez leads first-place Dodgers into Phoenix

In Tuesday's series opener with the D-backs at Chase Field, Roberto Hernandez will make only his fourth start for the Dodgers after being traded from the Phillies on Aug. 7. His first three outings with Los Angels have been a mixed bag.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Aaron Hill, Los Angeles Dodgers

Examiner.com

Kennedy defeats former Arizona teammates

Just ask San Diego Padres' right-hander Ian Kennedy, who was instrumental in helping the Diamondbacks capture the 2011 National League West title.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ian Kennedy, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Will Venable

Rant Sports

5 Biggest Issues Facing Los Angeles Dodgers In 2014 Stretch Run

The Los Angeles Dodgers are once again atop the NL West this season. They are quite possibly the best team in the National League as of now, but that doesn't mean that they are perfect.

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

BleacherReport

3 Non-Contending MLB Teams in Prime Position to Spoil Pennant Races

The final month of the 2014 MLB season is right around the corner, and with roughly 17 teams still in a legitimate position to contend for a playoff spot, it promises to be an exciting month of baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, American League, American League Central, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players

BleacherReport

MLB Records That Could Fall During the Rest of the 2014 Season

With just over three quarters of the MLB season complete, it is a good time to take a look at some records that are on the verge of being broken during the rest of the 2014 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mark Reynolds, Troy Tulowitzki, Charlie Blackmon, National League, Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman, Matt Belisle

Denver Post

Saunders: Uncertainly abounds for Rockies in offseason

Next year began with an 8-20 June swoon. That slide triggered an avalanche of losses that is sending the Rockies to a third consecutive last-place finish in the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jhoulys Chacin, Carlos Gonzalez, Jorge De La Rosa

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