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Statcast data part of live FOX broadcasts

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:47
FOX's primetime games tonight are taking on an entirely new look this weekend as the network is incorporating Statcast™ into its broadcast for the first time.
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Astros halt Tigers behind McCullers, triple play

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:44
Lance McCullers earned his first Major League victory in the same city where his father earned his next-to-last Major League win 25 years ago. His six quality innings, helped by a fifth-inning triple play, allowed the Houston Astros to piece together a go-ahead rally in the sixth for a 3-2 win over the Tigers Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park.
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Indians rally to defeat Reds, win fifth straight

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:44
The Cleveland Indians extended their season-high winning streak to five games on Saturday with a 2-1 win at Progressive Field thanks to a late-inning offensive push led by second baseman Jason Kipnis.
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Braves rookie delivers in 11th to sink Brewers

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:41
Shelby Miller bounced back from a rocky first inning and the Braves' bullpen held off the Brewers long enough for Jace Peterson to give Atlanta a walk-off single for a 3-2, 11-inning win Saturday.
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Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:30
A remarkable display of two-out hitting carried the San Francisco Giants to their eighth consecutive victory, a 10-8 decision Saturday over the Colorado Rockies in the first half of a day-night doubleheader.
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Phillies' bats, Hamels end Nationals' streak

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:21
Left-hander Cole Hamels proved to be too much for the Nationals, who lost to the Phillies, 8-1, at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon.
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Burnett authoring quite the swan song with Pirates

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:05
A.J. Burnett walked off the mound at PNC Park after the seventh inning, striding slowly from the third-base line toward the Pirates' dugout with his glove in his right hand. He quickly raised it above his head, fist-bumped catcher Francisco Cervelli and hugged manager Clint Hurdle.
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Hamels continues outstanding run in win

Sun, 2015-05-24 01:01
Cole Hamels pitched beautifully in Saturday's 8-1 victory over the Nationals at Nationals Park. He allowed five hits, one run, one walk and struck out five in eight innings to improve to 5-3 with a 2.98 ERA.
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Iglesias day to day with left knee contusion

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:52
Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias left Saturday's game against Houston in the fifth inning with a contusion to his left knee and is day to day, according to the club.
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Sogard breaks out to spark A's scoring

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:52
"He's been durable and pretty consistent for us," said A's manager Bob Melvin after the Athletics' 5-0 victory over the Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field. Eric Sogard backed up his manager's by gathering two hits and a walk in his four plate appearances, none of which were bigger than his at-bat in sixth inning.
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Twins ride May, HRs past White Sox

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:52
A pair of solo home runs by Torii Hunter and Eduardo Nunez gave Trevor May an early boost and he used it to help the Twins eke out a 4-3 victory over Chris Sale and the White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. May fanned nine over seven innings, while Sale struck out 10 over eight.
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Astros' triple play the turning point vs. Tigers

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:48
The Astros escaped a jam in most impressive fashion in their matinee contest Saturday against the Tigers, turning a 5-4-3 triple play to end the fifth inning.
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'Rally banana' does wonders for Dodgers

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:45
In the fifth inning of a scoreless game, Kike Hernandez reached for the first thing he saw in the dugout -- a banana -- and the Dodgers promptly snapped the streak with a leadoff single by Justin Hunter (who advanced to second on an error in the outfield) immediately followed by an RBI double by Andre Ethier.
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Victorino exits game due to calf tightness

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:30
The struggling Red Sox offense was expecting to rely on Shane Victorino as its No. 2 hitter against the Angels on Saturday, but the oft-injured outfielder had to be removed from the game after tweaking his left calf during the third inning.
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Harvey pays the price on tough day for Mets

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:17
The final indignity of the Mets' rotten Saturday occurred in the seventh inning of their 8-2 loss to the Pirates, some time after the worst outing of Matt Harvey's career had come to an end. Eric Campbell, the replacement for injured third baseman David Wright, fielded a routine grounder and fired it into the stands, resulting in an error and an eighth Pirates run.
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A variety of ways to reach Cooperstown

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:06
The Hall of Fame Classic is just a costume party for the big dance -- Induction Weekend, coming to Cooperstown, N.Y., again this July. The game is a showcase for players who might have entered the "Hall of the Very Good," had there been one.
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Konerko's No. 14 retired on South Side

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:05
Former teammates, White Sox dignitaries and fans welcomed Paul Konerko back to Chicago's South Side on Saturday to retire the former captain's No. 14.
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Cherington believes effort is there for Red Sox

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:02
Through the first 42 games this season, there are few denying the Red Sox's pervasive and persistent woes on offense. Whether the club can recover from the slow start, however, is another matter -- one general manager Ben Cherington discussed at length on Saturday.
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Price ejected before game starts on Saturday

Sun, 2015-05-24 00:01
There was a nice duel between starting pitchers and a tight game played Saturday that the Reds ultimately lost by a 2-1 score to the Indians. And Reds manager Bryan Price was not in the dugout for any of it. Price missed all of Saturday's game vs. the Indians because he was ejected during the exchange of lineup cards at home plate just before first pitch.
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Lynn on track for next start against D-backs

Sat, 2015-05-23 23:15
One day after he labored through six innings with back cramps, Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn said he felt normal for a day after a start. He is listed to make his usual start on four days' rest on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
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