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Rivera delivers game-tying homer, walk-off single

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:25
Rene Rivera 's game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th inning Wednesday gave the Padres a 3-2 victory over the Brewers before a crowd of 21,156 at Petco Park.
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Kershaw deserves NL's Cy Young and MVP

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:25
MLB.com columnist Barry M. Bloom makes the case that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw deserves to be the eighth pitcher to win both the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards.
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Kershaw finds vintage form for 16th victory

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:14
Clayton Kershaw allowed the leadoff batter to reach in four of the first five innings against the D-backs on Wednesday, but then he flipped the switch, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters he faced while turning in a 10-K, eight-inning gem for a 3-1 Dodgers win and his 16th victory of the season.
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Trout hits 30-homer mark again, in 30 less games

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:07
Mike Trout blasted his 30th home run of the season on Wednesday night, tying his career high from 2012 and placing him in select company. The 23-year-old center fielder became just the fifth American League hitter to have two 30-home run seasons through their age-22 seasons, joining Jimmie Foxx, Ted Williams, Jose Canseco and Alex Rodriguez.
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A's rally late to keep AL West lead in sight

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:37
The A's 5-4 win over the Astros at Minute Maid Park wasn't their prettiest, but it kept them close to the Angels in the American League West.
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Davis' big blast backs brilliant Locke in series finale

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:17
Jeff Locke was sharp in a one-run outing, getting support from a huge Ike Davis two-run homer in the Pirates' 3-1 victory over the Cardinals at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon.
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Tigers keep it local in honoring retiring Jeter

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:16
Derek Jeter's season of farewells received a shot of poignancy Wednesday night as he was honored in a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park in his home state of Michigan.
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Royals' six-run 8th stretches AL Central lead

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:10
Liam Hendriks was solid for seven innings in a spot start and Nori Aoki delivered the go-ahead RBI single in a six-run eighth that lifted the Royals to a 6-1 win over the Twins on Wednesday night.
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Simmons continues to dazzle with latest gem at short

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:09
Through his first three seasons at the Major League level, Andrelton Simmons has routinely trumped some of his gems that originally seemed impossible to top, but it'll be tough for the shortstop to best what he did to end the eighth of the Braves' 3-2 win on Wednesday.
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Abreu ups RBI total to 96 in White Sox victory

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:00
Jose Abreu drove in a pair of runs, including the go-ahead tally in the seventh inning, as the White Sox slipped by the Indians, 3-2, on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
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First homer, no waiting: Soler arrives with a bang

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:59
Jorge Soler homered in his first at-bat in the second inning of the Cubs' 7-5 loss to the Reds, hitting a 423-foot blast to center off starter Mat Latos. He's the first Cubs player to hit a home run in his first at-bat since Starlin Castro did so May 7, 2010, also at Great American Ball Park.
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Braves win behind Teheran, highlight-reel defense

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:55
While an offensive eruption might have helped release some frustration, the Braves gained all of the satisfaction they needed courtesy of Julio Teheran's strong start and the two runs that they manufactured during Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the Mets at Citi Field.
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Bats back Latos early as Reds hold off Cubs

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:20
A four-run fourth inning supported Mat Latos nicely before the Reds had to hang on for a 7-5 victory over the Cubs. Cincinnati has won three of its last four games and stopped Chicago's four-game win streak.
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Detroit sock city: Yanks hammer Price, gain in WC race

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:09
Beginning with leadoff man Jacoby Ellsbury, nine straight batters collected hits as the Yankees took a swing at the record books in the third inning Wednesday night at Comerica Park. The resulting eight-run inning sent David Price to the showers early as New York defeated the Tigers, 8-4, to move to within 2 1/2 games of Seattle for the second AL Wild Card spot.
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Follow rest of the season on At Bat for just $4.99

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:01
The At Bat app is now just $4.99 through 6 a.m. ET Tuesday, clearing the way for even more fans to follow the pennant races.
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Sizemore's pinch-hit blast drives Phils' sweep

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:00
Grady Sizemore hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run with two outs in the sixth inning on Wednesday in an 8-4 victory over the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
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Baseball will miss Jeter's class, humility most

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:49
Another ritual in the march of Derek Jeter's final season occurred Wednesday night at Comerica Park as the Tigers honored the retiring Yankees shortstop. The ceremony begged the question: Who is going to take Jeter's place as baseball's primary role model, as the game's unofficial, but leading ambassador to the rest of humanity?
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Yanks bat around off Price with nine consecutive hits

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:34
The Yankees' hit parade couldn't wait until Labor Day. New York strung together nine straight hits to begin its eight-run third inning on Wednesday night against the Tigers, chasing former American League Cy Young Award winner David Price from the game in the process.
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Valencia comes off bench, delivers clutch homer

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:33
Danny Valencia hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning while Jose Bautista added one earlier in the Blue Jays' 5-2 victory over the Red Sox in front of 30,285 fans at Rogers Centre.
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Hamilton becomes youngest Red to steal 50 bases

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:59
Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton added another remarkable feat to an already impressive rookie campaign. In the fourth inning of Wednesday's 7-5 win over the Cubs, the speedster stole his 50th base of the season, swiping third with two outs and later scoring on a single by Brandon Phillips.
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