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1 hr ago | AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers aim to pad NL West lead in Colorado

The Los Angeles Dodgers hope to pad their lead in the National League West when they start a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies Monday at Coors Field. The Dodgers are three games ahead of the San Francisco Giants for the NL West lead and took two of three meetings with the Giants this weekend at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Matt Kemp

6 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Time Warner to air final 6 Dodger games on broadcast TV and basic cable as team chases pennant

Dodgers fans who don't have Time Warner Cable's SportsNet LA network should be able to see pitcher Clayton Kershaw and other players on TV now that the team's final six regular-season games are set to be aired on over-the-air station KDOC-TV , which is also available on all pay TV services. The outcome of the final six games will determine the team's playoff chances.

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6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Final 6 Dodgers games to be seen in all of LA

The last six regular-season Los Angeles Dodgers games will be televised on an independent station that will allow all local fans of the team to watch after they have been shut out for most of the year. Time Warner Cable said Monday that it has reached a deal with KDOC, which is carried by every cable, satellite and telco provider in Southern California and can be received over the air with an antenna.

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8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies are last in the National League East and the Padres sit third in the NL West, 16 1/2 games off the pace. Philadelphia will begin its final road trip of the season and is slated to visit Oakland and Miami as well.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players, Baseball Players

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Diamondbacks win but Cahill continues to struggle

Starting game two of the campaign in Sydney, Australia against the Dodgers and in the rotation when the bell rang, Cahill fell immediately into disfavor, exiled to the bullpen and eventually banished to the minors. So too, the Diamondbacks began the year with fresh optimism but broke out of the gate by losing 22 of their first 30 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Josh Collmenter, NFC West, NFC, NFL Football, Miguel Montero

16 hrs ago | ArizonaSports.com

Two big innings propel Diamondbacks to series win over Padres: By The Numbers

The Arizona Diamondbacks' offense came to life the evening before in a 10-4 win over the San Diego Padres, and the home team's batters broke out again, especially in the third inning of the series finale. Arizona turned a 2-0 deficit into a 5-2 lead in a half-inning that featured four hits and one Padres error.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, San Diego Padres, Zeke Spruill

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Man Arrested For Role In Smuggling Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig To United States

The Cuban-born outfielder defected from his home country through Mexico and then into the United States. Last week, a man was arrested for his part in the smuggling of Puig into the United States.

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

LongmontFYI

Cardinals' rookie Marco Gonzales shines against Rockies

Starter Marco Gonzales of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Busch Stadium on Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, Nolan Arenado, Baseball Players, Yadier Molina

San Diego Padres

Despaigne hopes to pick up series victory over D-backs

The Padres certainly like what they see in 23-year-old rookie outfielder Rymer Liriano, who on Thursday eclipsed the one-month mark in the Major Leagues. Liriano's first month in the big leagues has offered a little bit of everything -- which isn't unusual for a rookie.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rymer Liriano, Will Venable, Abraham Almonte, Odrisamer Despaigne, Jedd Gyorko

SFGate

Giants need Petit to come up big against Dodgers, Kershaw

A Giants win Saturday would have pulled them into a tie atop the National League West , and Petit would have gotten the ball Sunday with a mission to pitch his team into sole possession of first. Instead, Petit gets the ball with a mission to keep his team, crushed and embarrassed Saturday, from falling three games back.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, A.J. Ellis, Clayton Kershaw, San Francisco Giants, Barry Zito, Tim Lincecum

Daily Camera

Saunders: Return of Rocktober blocked by reality

Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort speaking on the state of the club during a one on one interview before the Colorado Rockies San Diego Padres game July 8, 2014 at Coors Field. ST. LOUIS - Pennant fever runs Cardinals red and rampant here on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Baseball Players, Todd Helton

AM 570 KLAC

Dodgers use 24-hit attack to beat Giants 17-0

Zack Greinke, Scott Van Slyke and Juan Uribe homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded out 24 hits in a 17-0 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Greinke gave up just four hits and struck out five over six innings for the Dodgers, who bounced back from a 9-0 loss to these Giants in the series opener on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe, Scott Van Slyke, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

'Aggressive' Diamondbacks snap seven-game losing streak

In snapping a seven-game losing streak, the Diamondbacks jumped on San Diego starter Tyson Ross for three runs in the first inning and then cruised to a 10-4 victory over the Padres before 32,429 Saturday night in Chase Field. The 10 runs represent the most in a game for the Diamondbacks in over a month.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Daniel Hudson, Jordan Pacheco, Alexi Amarista, Mark Trumbo

Lasorda's Lair

The Dodgers Need To Score Runs For Zack Greinke To Even Series in San Francisco

Aug 30, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke reacts as he comes off the field in the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports So how do the Dodgers recover from Friday night's train wreck? Scoring a lot of runs would help.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Kemp

Frisco Fastball

Is Brandon Crawford the Giants shortstop of the future?

Sep 7, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford at bat against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports By recent popular demand, no he isn't.

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AZ SnakePit

Series Preview #50, vs. San Diego Padres

After a miserable 2-8 NL West road trip, Arizona is forced to try and regroup quickly as they host the San Diego Padres. After starting the road trip strong with a four-game split against the Padres , Arizona collapsed over the final six games, getting swept in consecutive series by the Dodgers and the Giants .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Wade Miley, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Yusmeiro Petit, Will Venable

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Rockies at Cardinals

The Colorado Rockies traded Matt Holliday following the 2008 season and have likely regretted it ever since. The St. Louis Cardinals left fielder enters Saturday's contest against the visiting Rockies with a .395 batting average, 10 home runs and 33 RBIs in 34 games against his former team.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals, Yadier Molina

The New Zealand Herald

Baseball Capsules

Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York. In the first game of the day-night twinbill, Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning for a 2-1 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball Players, Chris Davis, Bryan Mitchell, Brad Brach, National League

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

12, 2014, in San Francisco. . Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez reacts after striking out during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers

Marin Independent Journal

Giants pound Dodgers, cut deficit to one game in N.L. West

The first real "Beat L.A." chant reverberated through AT&T Park at 7:35 p.m. on Friday night, when Buster Posey lined an RBI double into the left field corner. That was just the start of the party.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Joe Panik

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