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3 hrs ago | ArizonaSports.com

Detroit Tigers fend off Arizona Diamondbacks: By The Numbers

School: ASU Started with Bonneville Phoenix: June 2013 Moved to Arizona: Summer of '93 -- right after Suns' run to the Finals Favorite sports memory: Staying up late to watch Jake Plummer and ASU shut out top-ranked Nebraska in '96 Favorite all-time athletes: Ben Wallace, Wayman Tisdale, Pat Tillman Favorite sports movies: Field of Dreams, White ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Volquez rusty, Pirates lose to Dodgers 5-2

The Pittsburgh Pirates' starter couldn't shake off the rust, allowing 13 baserunners in a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Andrew McCutchen

BaySportsNet.com

Newly Recalled Giants Propell San Francisco to 7-4 Win

In a back-and-forth game, the Giants overcame a shaky start by Ryan Vogelsong to take Game one against the Phillies 7-4.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Ryan Vogelsong, Domonic Brown, Pablo Sandoval, Cameron Rupp

Rum Bunter

Pirates Tickets 67% Below Average For Series Vs Dodgers

Jul 19, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer is greeted by right fielder Gregory Polanco and left fielder Josh Harrison after hitting a game wining RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the eleventh inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Jordy Mercer, Gregory Polanco

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Giants' Cain and Belt placed on disabled list

Matt Cain 's injury-plagued season took another downturn on Monday when the San Francisco Giants pitcher was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, mlb.com reported.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Matt Cain, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants looking at 2B options: Asdrubal Cabrera, Mike...

Jul 3, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Ben Zobrist in the field against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Asdrubal Cabrera, San Francisco Giants, Ben Zobrist, Detroit Tigers

Venom Strikes

Will the Diamondbacks trade Brad Ziegler before the deadline?

Jun 27, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler pitches against the San Diego Padres during the eighth inning at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Ziegler, National League, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Chase Utley Would Fuel World Series Title Run

The first-place San Francisco Giants are reportedly engaged in trade talks with multiple teams presumed to be sellers, but despite his gigantic contract, no player is more capable of becoming a concrete difference-maker in an orange and black uniform than Philadelphia Phillies veteran second baseman Chase Utley .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Hunter Pence

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Gonzalez gets key hit, Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-3

Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Cardinals, Trevor Rosenthal, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw

Rock Hill Herald

Gonzalez gets key hit, Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-3

The Los Angeles Dodgers won despite a so-so start from their ace lefty, who'd been virtually untouchable for a long stretch entering the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Dodgers mull NLCS rematch: 'Our turn to beat them'

They can't keep their eyes off one another, and this past weekend they publicly fawned over each other in the shadows of the Gateway Arch at Busch Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Kemp

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants, Tim Lincecum drop close one to Marlins

Jul 7, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton in the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Brad Hand, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, Steve Cishek

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Dan Uggla is Not the Answer for Giants at 2B

Second base has been an offensive pit for the San Francisco Giants throughout the 2014 MLB season, but plugging their inherent black hole with recently released infielder Dan Uggla isn't a clear-cut solution for a glaring problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, Dan Uggla, San Francisco Giants, Brandon Hicks

The State

New York Mets

The San Diego Padres like what they see from young starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne and he will take the mound Sunday in the finale of a three-game series versus the New York Mets at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Will Venable

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Holliday, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Kolten Wong, A.J. Ellis

Denver Post

Saunders: Key questions about the Rockies deserve answers

Here are six pressing questions about the Rockies : 1. Will team owner Dick Monfort make major changes in the front office and appease disgruntled fans? Nope, I don't think so.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Troy Tulowitzki, Baseball Players

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Giants victory comes with worry

Nothing comes easily for this group, and so it was that on the night they reclaimed the best record in the National League, the Giants also sent a key hitter for a concussion test.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Pablo Sandoval

Inside Bay Area

Giants victory comes with worry

Nothing comes easily for this group, and so it was that on the night they reclaimed the best record in the National League, the Giants also sent a key hitter for a concussion test.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Pablo Sandoval, Sam Dyson

Let's Go Tribe

Indians rumors: Giants interested in Asdrubal Cabrera and Mike Aviles

As Morosi mentions, a deal would be dependent on the Indians deciding to be sellers before the deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Asdrubal Cabrera, National League, Major League Baseball, Brandon Crawford, Cleveland Indians

Post-gazette.com

Gene Collier: Rocky win opens Pirates' 2nd half

There wasn't a lot of evident gratitude Friday night on the part of the Pirates for this soft assignment they have been handed to start baseball's so-called second half, namely a weekend tickle fight with Colorado Rockies The Rockies, along with the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks, comprise what is irredeemably the Mild, Mild West, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, National League, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Jordy Mercer, Charlie Culberson, Jorge De La Rosa

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