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1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, scores on a fielders' choice by Hanley Ramirez as Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo, left, reaches to tag him as home plate umpire Jim Wolf looks on during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles.
5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Ryan Vogelsong pitched a two-hitter for his second career complete game, Hunter Pence emerged from a deep funk with a triple and three RBIs and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night for their second straight win after a six-game skid.
6 hrs ago | Venom Strikes
Last night's 7-4 victory by the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Pittsburgh Pirates was a milestone.
10 hrs ago | The China Post
Los Angeles is the hot city as the Major League Baseball season heads into August, with both the Angels and the Dodgers winning on Thursday to assert their credentials as pennant contenders in their respective leagues.
14 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
It's not easy being Dan Haren in Los Angeles' star- studded rotation, but the Dodgers are sticking with the right-hander for now.
14 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The Atlanta Braves eye a rebound effort this weekend against the San Diego Padres, a process they aim to get started on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series.
19 hrs ago | Colorado Rockies
The months between now and then will determine if the Rockies will back that by loading up for a run at the National League West in 2015 -- something demanded by a fan base whose patience has been tested by the 44-64 record, worst in the NL.
Thursday's deadline passed without a trade for starter David Price – who went to the Tigers – or Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit, who wasn't dealt.
The Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean.
Jul 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios hits a double in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Global Life Park in Arlington.
After a series win in Cincinnati, the Diamondbacks continue their tour against the NL Central as they return home to play the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The most difficult task facing any general manager this time of year, regardless of whether he is buying or selling at the trade deadline, is trying to figure out the proper value to build his team.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has walked just 15 batters in 16 starts this season, though his command finally faltered on Monday night when he was a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.
Yangervis Solarte, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for Chase Headley, had four hits and the Padres tied their season high with 16. Yasmani Grandal was the only regular without a hit, although all eight starters scored at least one run.
Many teams in MLB can only dream to have and contend for a championship with the All-Star payroll that the Los Angeles Dodgers possess.
Visions of acquiring a difference-making player for this season or possible future stars stir the imagination of Major League Baseball fans ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:31 pm
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