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Dodgers maintain lead behind Haren's stellar start

Sat, 2014-08-23 06:02
The Dodgers scored a 6-2 comeback win over the Mets Friday night in another chapter of Dan Haren 's personal comeback.
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Twins' offense explodes for 20 runs to rout Tigers

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:51
The Twins shook off their recent woes with runners in scoring position, breaking out offensively for a six-run second inning and a nine-run sixth inning to rout the Tigers, 20-6, on Friday night at Target Field.
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Harrison's five RBIs pull Pirates closer to Crew

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:49
Was this the worm, the tide or a new leaf turning? All of the above? An apparent huge break -- in, of all places, Miller Park, their dome of horrors -- played a big role in the Pirates' 8-3 win over the Brewers on Friday night, which moved Pittsburgh to within five games of first-place Milwaukee in the NL Central. Not as big a role as Josh Harrison, who drove in a career-high five runs, but a challenged call by the Brewers in the sixth that stood helped the Bucs avoid a dicey situation.
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Marlins back Alvarez in Colorado, enjoy rare rout

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:42
For a Marlins team that had seen five of its last six games determined by one run, a visit to Coors Field couldn't have come at a better time. Miami jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, as the offense bailed out right-hander Henderson Alvarez for a change in Friday's 13-5 victory at Coors Field.
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Brilliant Collmenter takes care of Padres

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:35
The D-backs defeated the Padres, 5-1, in the series opener at Chase Field on Friday thanks to Josh Collmenter's 8 1/3-inning gem.
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Braves win in 12th after Minor flirts with no-no

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:34
Mike Minor tossed 7 2/3 no-hit innings before yielding a game-tying single to Billy Hamilton, but a two-run homer by Justin Upton in the12th lifted the Braves to a 3-1 win over the Reds on Friday night at Great American Ball Park.
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Royals get their sizzle back, up lead in AL Central

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:20
It was perfectly natural for the Royals to get hot again in Texas. After all, it was 98 degrees. They also managed to restore their sizzle as a ballclub, snapping back after a loss to knock off the Texas Rangers, 6-3, as 26,991 fans soaked up the Friday evening at Globe Life Park. Billy Butler and Josh Willingham each homered for Kansas City.
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Gray stifles Angels to put A's one game back

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:07
The A's couldn't have asked for much more from right-hander Sonny Gray, who turned in 8 1/3 innings for his 13th win as Oakland claimed the series opener of a key AL West showdown, 5-3, on Friday night.
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Bogaerts, Kelly undergo tests after early exit

Sat, 2014-08-23 04:59
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts and starter Joe Kelly both left Friday's 5-3 loss to the Mariners earlier than expected. The reason for one exit was originally a little more obvious than the other, though.
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Prado homers, delivers walk-off winner for Yanks

Sat, 2014-08-23 04:43
Martin Prado connected for a game-winning single to center field in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
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Mariners' ninth-inning rally stuns Red Sox

Sat, 2014-08-23 04:40
A few hours after saying the stretch drive for the playoffs was now on, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon watched in amazement as his club scored five times in the top of the ninth off All-Star closer Koji Uehara to pull out a 5-3 stunner over the Red Sox on Friday night.
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Panik's huge night helps Giants halt Nats' surge

Sat, 2014-08-23 04:12
Joe Panik hit his first big league homer as part of a four-hit night to back a solid Tim Hudson as the Giants halted the Nats' win streak at 10 with a 10-3 victory on Friday at Nationals Park.
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Singleton's blast caps Astros' ninth-inning rally

Sat, 2014-08-23 04:07
Brad Peacock was pitching perhaps the best game of his season before leaving after the fifth with a right forearm injury. But the Astros' relievers picked right up where he left off, and the offense took advantage of multiple costly errors by the Indians as the Astros won, 5-1, Friday night.
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Smyly tosses two-hitter for first career shutout

Sat, 2014-08-23 03:55
Evan Longoria did the heavy lifting with his bat, while left-hander Drew Smyly continued his impressive run with the Rays in a 8-0 blowout win over the Blue Jays to kick off a three-game set at Rogers Centre on Friday night.
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Kendrick recovers to help Phils top Wainwright

Sat, 2014-08-23 03:35
Kyle Kendrick settled down after a shaky three-run first inning, while Ryan Howard's second RBI on a single keyed a rally in the third that lifted the Phillies to a 5-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday night.
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Torre set to take proper place in Monument Park

Sat, 2014-08-23 01:56
It's never too late to do the right thing, and nearly seven years after he officially wore the pinstripes as their manager for the last time, the Yankees are retiring Joe Torre's No. 6 on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
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Richards' surgery goes as expected

Sat, 2014-08-23 01:29
Angels starter Garrett Richards had surgery to repair a torn left patella tendon at Orthopaedic Specialty Institute in Orange, Calif., on Friday. Doctors were "very happy with the repair," manager Mike Scioscia said of the procedure, which comes with a six- to nine-month recovery.
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Mejia battling through aches and pains

Sat, 2014-08-23 01:20
Jenrry Mejia has battled through a bunion, a forearm contusion, a blister on his throwing hand, a hernia that will require surgery this autumn, a bout of calf soreness and multiple lower back issues
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In Cincinnati, Selig addresses Rose issue

Sat, 2014-08-23 00:31
On the latest stop in his farewell tour of Major League ballparks before he retires as Commissioner in January, Bud Selig met with reporters in Cincinnati on Friday fully prepared for the line of questioning he received.
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Gardenhire: 2015 managerial plans still not discussed

Sat, 2014-08-23 00:19
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, who is under contract through next season, said he hasn't officially discussed his future with Twins general manager Terry Ryan and won't until after the season.
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