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2 hrs ago | Arizona Diamondbacks

Collmenter eyes rebound in opener vs. Padres

The Padres and D-backs open their weekend series Friday at Chase Field both well out of first place in the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Odrisamer Despaigne, Baseball Players, Ender Inciarte, Arizona Diamondbacks

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Federal Baseball

Giants snap Nationals' 10-game win streak, 10-3 final in D.C.

The Washington Nationals started the three-game weekend set with the San Francisco Giants on a 10-game win streak, but the NL West's second-place team snapped it with a 10-3 win in Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Michael Morse, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, San Francisco Giants

The China Post

Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Padres

Los Angeles pitcher Clayton Kershaw moved into a tie for the most wins in the majors this season, notching victory number 15 as he led the Dodgers to a 2-1 win over San Diego on Thursday, maintaining the team's 3-1/2 game lead atop the National League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, American League Central, Matt Shoemaker, David Price

AM 570 KLAC

Dan Haren seeks to rebound vs. Mets

Just as right-hander Dan Haren began to ease fears about his struggles this season, he fell right back into a rut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Dan Haren, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Justin Turner

WONE-AM Dayton

Trending Now: Manziel fined $12k for obscene gesture

Multiple reports say Browns QB Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture towards the Washington Redskins bench during Monday's preseason game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh Steelers

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants: How They Stack up to NL Playoff Rivals

This week's NL West Roundup is going to look a little different from the ones we've done earlier.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Michael Morse, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Pedro Alvarez

Daily Herald

Baseball officials got it right by upholding Giantsa protest

After the San Francisco Giants endured a rain-shortened loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night, I had planned on writing column about how I was surprised the Giants didn't protest the "tarp gone wild" game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs

First-inning homers don't hold up for Cubs

Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning Thursday, but that was all the Cubs could muster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Welington Castillo, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, National League, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Frisco Fastball

Giants Lose Suspended Game After Lengthy Delay

The Giants had their protest upheld from Tuesday night, so the game was set to resume at 2:00pm PDT today.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Jean Machi, Jeremy Affeldt

The Japan Times

Nats keep win streak alive

Bryce Harper has a suggestion for those looking for the perfect word to describe the Washington Nationals' recent run of walk-off victories and nine straight wins overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Washington Nationals, Anthony Rendon, Kevin Frandsen

Major League Baseball

Expanded postseason format benefits the game

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

USA Today

Giants win protest over rain-shortened Cubs game

Major League Baseball, in a rare decision, upheld the San Francisco Giants' protest Tuesday night over their rain-shortened loss against the Chicago Cubs, and ruled that the game be resumed.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs

The Miami Herald

Dodgers fall to Padres, push back Greinke's next start

With Greinke bothered by something in his elbow he has trouble describing, Clayton Kershaw will take the mound on regular four days' rest for the Dodgers when they face the San Diego Padres on Thursday in the final game of their three-game series at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Roberto Hernandez comes back to Earth in Los Angelesd Dodgersa loss to San Diego Padres

Coming into his start against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, Dodgers pitcher Roberto Hernandez hadn't been pitching like himself lately.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, A.J. Ellis

Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: If Tigers win the AL Central, it...

Billy Butler and the Royals are starting to show their swagger as the AL Central leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Joakim Soria, Miguel Cabrera, National League

McCovey Chronicles

Giants file official protest for rain delay debacle

Needs a catchier name. Thinking "Watergate," which has been used before, but kids these days have no idea what happened before 2008, what with the video games and such.

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

Major League Baseball

Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

After a rain delay Tuesday night exceeding 4 1/2 hours and after indications that action would resume, the Giants suddenly were dealt a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs when it was decided that the game would not be restarted.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

Rock Hill Herald

Baseball Capsules

Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, National League, Tsuyoshi Wada, Chicago Cubs

ABC News

PHOTO: Bryan Cranston played Walter White on AMCs Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

The actor experienced some special moments Tuesday - meeting iconic broadcaster Vin Scully, performing guest public address announcer duties, and channeling his "Breaking Bad" persona.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Dodgers beat Padres 8-6 to end 3-game skid

The Dodgers have won six of their last seven against the Padres, and improved to 8-3 against their NL West rival this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Kenley Jansen, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Matt Kemp, A.J. Ellis

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