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What to watch for in today's games

Mon, 2015-07-27 05:53
Action continues around Major League Baseball today as new series open and Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline nears. The best team in baseball hosts one of the most-talked-about sellers, baseball's hottest team remains on the shores of McCovey Cove and the Yankees travel to Texas.
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With 7 RBIs, Papi passes 3 Hall of Famers

Mon, 2015-07-27 05:02
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, with two three-run homers and an RBI single, passed Hall of Famers Al Kaline, Harmon Killebrew and Rogers Hornsby on the all-time RBI list to take 38th place with 1,587.
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Holt day to day with sore left knee

Mon, 2015-07-27 04:43
Red Sox second baseman Brock Holt exited Sunday night's game against the Tigers after five innings with left knee tightness. He is considered day to day.
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Another no-hitter means free pizza today

Mon, 2015-07-27 04:00
Baseball's third no-hitter this season means more free Domino's pizza today. The Phillies, who combined also no-hit the Braves on Labor Day 2014 to bring free pizza, registered another #DomiNoNo on Saturday at Wrigley Field. It was the 13th no-no in Phillies history and the first at Wrigley since 1972.
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Power Rankings: Yankees on a tear

Mon, 2015-07-27 03:33
A look at this week's MLB Power Rankings presented by The All-New Chrysler 200 shows that plenty of teams that are below .500 can't be counted out of anything at this point.
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CarGo, Paulsen key Rockies' rout of Reds

Mon, 2015-07-27 03:22
Behind an emphatic 10-run third inning, the Rockies cruised to a 17-7 win and a series victory over the Reds on Sunday afternoon at Coors Field.
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Stras to start rehab assignment Wednesday

Mon, 2015-07-27 02:16
Stephen Strasburg will begin a Minor League rehab assignment on Wednesday as he tries to make his way back from the disabled list for the second time this season. The affiliate for which he will pitch has not been announced.
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Giants sweep A's with lift from Duffy, Posey

Mon, 2015-07-27 02:02
Matt Duffy homered and drove in three runs and Buster Posey went 4-for-4 to back Tim Hudson's abbreviated performance Sunday as the Giants completed a three-game Interleague series sweep of the Oakland A's with a 4-3 triumph.
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Trout, Pujols in rarefied air with milestones

Mon, 2015-07-27 01:23
Albert Pujols and Mike Trout both hit milestones during the Angels' 13-7 win over the Rangers on Sunday -- Pujols with the 100th stolen base of his 15-year career, Trout with his 30th home run of the season.
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Historic group of greats inducted into Hall of Fame

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:57
The Class of 2015 was dominated by three of the greatest pitchers of their era, plus a versatile position player who ended his 20-year career, all with Houston, with 3,060 hits -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio.
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Week Ahead: Final days before Deadline

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:55
Yes, the Week Ahead marks the final five days prior to Friday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, and if you were out of cell range or off the grid on Saturday and Sunday, well, you missed a lot, and much of it figures to affect the season at we inch ever closer to October.
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New Met Uribe hits walk-off single in 10th

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:53
Juan Uribe singled off the center-field wall against former teammate Kenley Jansen to score Curtis Granderson with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning on Sunday and give the Mets a 3-2, walk-off win over the Dodgers at Citi Field after they snapped Zack Greinke's scoreless-innings streak at 45 2/3 earlier in the game.
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Smoltz's Hall message: Protect 'future arms'

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:22
As John Smoltz delivered his Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech on Sunday afternoon, he took advantage of an opportunity to express his belief that year-round youth baseball programs have influenced the recent rise in young pitchers needing Tommy John surgery.
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Rangers remain in hunt to land Hamels

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:22
There is a growing feeling around Major League Baseball that either the Dodgers or the Rangers are going to end up with Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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Cole outduels Ross to pick up MLB-best 14th win

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:15
All-Star right-hander Gerrit Cole picked up his Major League-leading 14th win of the season, as the Pirates beat the Nationals, 3-1, at PNC Park on Sunday afternoon.
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Biggio brings class, dignity to Hall induction

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:13
On a warm Sunday afternoon before 45,000 fans -- many of whom were wearing orange Astros jerseys -- Craig Biggio's success on the baseball field earned him the ultimate honor, induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Analyzing prospects in Cueto deal

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:12
Looking to go one step further than they did in 2014, the Royals found a true No. 1 starter for their rotation on Sunday. They acquired Johnny Cueto from the Reds in exchange for three promising left-handers: Brandon Finnegan, Cody Reed and John Lamb.
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Hudson joins small club with win over A's

Sun, 2015-07-26 23:57
In beating the A's for the first time in his career during the Giants' 4-3 victory Sunday, Tim Hudson joined some elite company, becoming the 15th pitcher in baseball history to earn a win against all 30 current Major League clubs.
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Ventura pitches Royals past Astros in rubber game

Sun, 2015-07-26 23:40
Omar Infante and Cheslor Cuthbert each came through with two-out, two-run hits in the first inning and Yordano Ventura delivered seven strong innings to lift the Royals to a 5-1 win over the Astros on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
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Ross pitches perfect ninth, homers for Cubs

Sun, 2015-07-26 23:40
For the second time this season, David Ross threw a perfect inning of relief, this one in the ninth inning of the Cubs' 11-5 loss to the Phillies. But this time, Ross added a home run in the same frame.
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