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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Giants call up Dan Uggla, Tony Abreu from Fresno Grizzlies

Dan Uggla's rise from Triple-A reclamation project to potential contributor for the San Francisco Giants happened a little faster than either side expected.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, Dan Uggla

6 hrs ago | Sporting News

Puig's trio of triples first by a Dodgers since 1901

Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tim Lincecum, Matt Kemp

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Venom Strikes

Diamondbacks-Phillies Preview: Trade Rumor Heaven

This weekend's battle between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park is not for playoff positioning.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies, Chase Utley

AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers rely on Greinke in opener of big set with Giants

The San Francisco Giants have lost only three of their previous 10 meetings with the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, but two of those have come at the hand of Zack Greinke.

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

Tomahawk Take

Series Preview: Padres vs Braves

The Braves are back today for yet another 4 game series against a bad team. But at least this time, it's not inter division.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chase Headley, Baseball Players, Jedd Gyorko, Cameron Maybin

Los Angeles Dodgers

Tight Dodgers-Giants race is good for baseball

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Los Angeles Dodgers

Examiner.com

Diamondbacks not likely to be active traders

Distanced out of the National League West Division race at this point, the organization is not in a position to dictate who they would like to bolster the current roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Corey Knebel, Justin Upton

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants Will Not Win the NL West If Bench Depth Does Not Improve

Bench depth has been a predictable problem for the San Francisco Giants throughout the 2014 MLB season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

Thu Jul 24, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Lincecum hopes to increase Giants' lead over LA

With the National League West race running neck-and-neck, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly had to plan for his team's weekend series against the Giants, which starts on Friday, accordingly.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Clayton Kershaw, Tim Lincecum, Hyun-Jin Ryu

CBS Local

Yankees Acquire LHP Capuano From Rockies For Cash

The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chris Capuano, Baseball Players

The Winnipeg Free Press

McCarthy wins again, Headley helps Yankees beat Texas 4-2 for 6th victory in 7 games

Acquired earlier this month from NL West also-rans, they teamed up Thursday to help the Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, National League, Neftali Feliz, Colby Lewis, Brett Gardner

Rant Sports

Michael Morse's Power Stroke Is Key to San Francisco Giants Winning the NL West

The San Francisco Giants surged to the best record in baseball through June 8 in part because of the offensive firepower of slugging outfielder Michael Morse , whose production has tailed significantly over the past seven weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner

Chicago Cubs

Jackson takes hill as Cubs go for series win vs. Padres

With the Padres well back in the National League West and third baseman Chase Headley shipped to New York, the Padres are in need of a spark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Chase Headley, Jeff Samardzija

International Business Times

David Price To Cardinals, Jake Peavy to Giants Trades Heating Up

The St. Louis Cardinals have emerged as the top trade destination for Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price, according to a source close to situation on Thursday.

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

San Francisco Giants

Hudson, Giants shooting for sweep of Phillies

With the Trade Deadline looming a week away and the Phillies out of contention, nearly everyone on Philadelphia's roster is expendable.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins, Tim Hudson

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Reporter

Pence drives in 3, Giants beat Phillies 3-1

Hunter Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Hunter Pence, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Ehire Adrianza, Philadelphia Phillies, Santiago Casilla

ESPN

Pence's 3-RBI double sends Giants past Phils

Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, Philadelphia Phillies, Santiago Casilla

LA Daily News

Los Angeles Dodgers notes: As Hanley Ramireza s hand injury persists,...

The next two days could determine whether or not Hanley Ramirez goes on the 15-day disabled list with a swollen left hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Trevor Rosenthal, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Scott Van Slyke, Clayton Kershaw

CBS Sports

Snider, surging Pirates jump on Haren, Dodgers

Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBI and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Trading For Jake Peavy Is A No-Brainer

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly engaged in trade talks, spurring unsubstantiated rumors across the blogosphere that often carry zero validity.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Pat Burrell, Baseball Players, David Price, Matt Cain

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