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1 hr ago | San Diego Padres

Cashner looks to slow down first-place Dodgers

With Josh Beckett and Hyun-Jin Ryu on the disabled list and Zack Greinke pitching through a sore right elbow, the Dodgers have needed Dan Haren to step up in August.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres

6 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

Kershaw adds to MVP campaign with 10 strikeouts in win over Arizona

You could hear the sounds of “MVP!” chants for Clayton Kershaw, even here at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Ender Inciarte, Paul Goldschmidt, Kenley Jansen

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Nationals

Castrovince: Division leaders can't ease up

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, American League Central, American League East, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players

Gaslamp Ball

Bud Selig's history (or lack thereof) in San Diego

A brief look at what sort of impact the outgoing commissioner has had in the town that just named part of their ballpark for him.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Giants' Bumgarner fans 13 Rockies in one-hitter

Giants ' Bumgarner fans 13 Rockies in one-hitter SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner mastered the game of baseball Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants, Jorge De La Rosa, Los Angeles Dodgers

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

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

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