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54 min ago | NBC San Diego
The Padres have to be kicking themselves after squandering a golden opportunity to win a series against a division rival this week.
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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado, right, follows the flight of his RBI-single as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wil Nieves, center, and home plate umpire Chris Segal look on in the third inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
9 hrs ago | BleacherReport
As the majority of MLB teams hit the 20-games-played mark, slow starts from a number of stars have teams around the league concerned.
12 hrs ago | Frisco Fastball
The last time the Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants paired up for a three-game series was June 26-28, 2011, with the Giants sweeping at AT&T Park, when the two teams combined for nine runs.
15 hrs ago | RTE.ie
New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda was ejected in his side's 5-1 defeat to arch-rivals the Boston Red Sox after pitching with pine tar on his neck.
With the bases loaded, the count full and the game on the line in extra innings, Chad Bettis had no wiggle room for a breaking ball or an off-speed pitch.
Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chad Bettis reacts after giving up a grand slam to San Francisco Giants' Hector Sanchez, rear, in the 11th inning of the Giants' 12-10 victory in 11 innings in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
One of the benefits in playing in a smallish media market is when you're bad nobody tends to pay much attention, unless you completely implode in spectacular fashion.
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Another day, another losing streak. 22 games in, and we've already had four losing streaks of three-plus games, totaling 16 defeats.
Please do not judge anything you read here as some sort of Pollyanna view, or an attempt to look at the bright side for the Giants.
Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after a costly error by left fielder Carl Crawford, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
A mere 20 games into the 2014 regular season, the 9-11 Boston Red Sox are probably not concerned about midseason trades the team may make leading up to the 2014 MLB trading deadline.
School: Ohio University...Go Bobcats! When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: 1st Doug & Wolf Show: 1/2/07 Favorite sports memory: Goldschmidt's triple icing the 2011 NL West title because it was a daddy-daughter day at the ballpark and Bellbrook vs. Dunbar '89 when I hit my one varsity HR.
The bottom of the rotation may not be the most compelling subject to talk about when it comes to a baseball team, but it sure can tell you something about why the 2014 Rockies are much better than last year's team.
Pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is close but has yet to make a start because of a right shoulder strain, and lefty Brett Anderson suffered a broken left index finger in his third start.