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27 min ago | Daily Herald

Baseball officials got it right by upholding Giantsa protest

After the San Francisco Giants endured a rain-shortened loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night, I had planned on writing column about how I was surprised the Giants didn't protest the "tarp gone wild" game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

4 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

First-inning homers don't hold up for Cubs

Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning Thursday, but that was all the Cubs could muster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Welington Castillo, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, National League, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Frisco Fastball

Giants Lose Suspended Game After Lengthy Delay

The Giants had their protest upheld from Tuesday night, so the game was set to resume at 2:00pm PDT today.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Jean Machi, Jeremy Affeldt

The Japan Times

Nats keep win streak alive

Bryce Harper has a suggestion for those looking for the perfect word to describe the Washington Nationals' recent run of walk-off victories and nine straight wins overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Washington Nationals, Anthony Rendon, Kevin Frandsen

Major League Baseball

Expanded postseason format benefits the game

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

USA Today

Giants win protest over rain-shortened Cubs game

Major League Baseball, in a rare decision, upheld the San Francisco Giants' protest Tuesday night over their rain-shortened loss against the Chicago Cubs, and ruled that the game be resumed.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs

The Miami Herald

Dodgers fall to Padres, push back Greinke's next start

With Greinke bothered by something in his elbow he has trouble describing, Clayton Kershaw will take the mound on regular four days' rest for the Dodgers when they face the San Diego Padres on Thursday in the final game of their three-game series at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Roberto Hernandez comes back to Earth in Los Angelesd Dodgersa loss to San Diego Padres

Coming into his start against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, Dodgers pitcher Roberto Hernandez hadn't been pitching like himself lately.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, A.J. Ellis

Detroit News

Tony Paul's MLB Insider: If Tigers win the AL Central, it...

Billy Butler and the Royals are starting to show their swagger as the AL Central leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Joakim Soria, Miguel Cabrera, National League

McCovey Chronicles

Giants file official protest for rain delay debacle

Needs a catchier name. Thinking "Watergate," which has been used before, but kids these days have no idea what happened before 2008, what with the video games and such.

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

Major League Baseball

Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

After a rain delay Tuesday night exceeding 4 1/2 hours and after indications that action would resume, the Giants suddenly were dealt a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs when it was decided that the game would not be restarted.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

Rock Hill Herald

Baseball Capsules

Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, National League, Tsuyoshi Wada, Chicago Cubs

ABC News

PHOTO: Bryan Cranston played Walter White on AMCs Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

The actor experienced some special moments Tuesday - meeting iconic broadcaster Vin Scully, performing guest public address announcer duties, and channeling his "Breaking Bad" persona.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Dodgers beat Padres 8-6 to end 3-game skid

The Dodgers have won six of their last seven against the Padres, and improved to 8-3 against their NL West rival this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Kenley Jansen, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Matt Kemp, A.J. Ellis

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Royals 7, Rockies 4

Royals 7, Rockies 4: Omar Infante drove in four runs and matched a career high with three doubles among his season-high four hits, including a go-ahead two-base hit in the seventh inning, as visiting Kansas City won for the 14th time in its last 16 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, National League, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Lorenzo Cain, Nolan Arenado

Lasorda's Lair

Dodgers Resume Homestand with Kevin Correia on the Mound

Aug 11, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kevin Correia pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, Zack Greinke, Baseball Players, Stephen Fife

Sports Media 101

San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs Series Preview

SF Giants 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the San Francisco Giants as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Report: Gibson to return as Diamondbacks skipper

Struggling through a disappointing season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to retain Kirk Gibson as manager next year, according to a report.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

BleacherReport

Starting 9: Playoffs Poised for Some California Love, Jeter's Last Stand, More

Dang. That time of year again, huh? Time to trade the sun block for the textbooks, the pool for the school.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres

Major League Baseball

Power Rankings becoming battle of East vs. West

Dodgers and Angels faithful would love to see a Freeway Series showdown in late October in their part of the state.

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

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