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2015 Draft: Signing and Bonus Tracker

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:03
As the July 17 Draft signing deadline nears, get the complete breakdown of which top picks have agreed to terms, and for how much.
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Arenado, CarGo lead Rockies past Giants

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:28
Nolan Arenado homered twice, giving him six in the last five games, and Carlos Gonzalez delivered five hits as the Rockies held off the Giants in the ninth and won for the fifth time in six games, 8-6, at AT&T Park on Friday night.
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With five hits, CarGo plays big hand in win

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:57
Carlos Gonzalez left Sunday's game and had appeared only on defense in two of the last three games because of a sprained left hand. But he returned hot -- with five hits in the Rockies' 8-6 victory over the Giants on Friday night.
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Giants hold LGBT Night on historic day

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:45
On the same day the United States Supreme Court ruled to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states, the San Francisco Giants celebrated their 13th annual LGBT Night on Friday at AT&T Park.
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Tate makes pro debut with Spokane Indians

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:20
Rangers first-round pick Dillon Tate made his professional debut Friday night for the Spokane Indians, the Rangers' Short Season Class A affiliate.
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Sharp Volquez, 2 Royals homers sink A's

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:09
Right-hander Edinson Volquez tossed seven strong innings, and Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon each homered, as the Royals held off the Oakland A's 5-2 on Friday night.
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Whoa, Nellie! Cruz's 2B lifts M's over Halos

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:32
Lloyd McClendon has said if the Mariners are going to rebound this season, they need their stars to lead the way. And Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz helped pave the path to a 3-1 win Friday over the Angels that got Seattle off on the right foot at the start of a nine-game road swing.
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Encarnacion homers twice, Jays rout Rangers 12-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:31

TORONTO (AP) -- Edwin Encarnacion was just trying to hit a sacrifice fly. He ended up giving the Blue Jays a whole lot more.


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Vogt avoids serious injury after being hit by pitch

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:29
With one down in the final frame of the A's 5-2 loss in the first of a three-game set at the Coliseum on Friday night, left-hander Franklin Morales plunked catcher Stephen Vogt in the area below his right wrist.
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Young's 3-run shot lifts Yankees to 3-2 win over Astros (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:28

Two New York Yankees from Houston stole the show against the Astros on Friday night. Chris Young had a go-ahead, three-run homer among three more hits in his hometown, lifting the Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Astros. Nathan Eovaldi (7-2), who grew up just outside of Houston in Alvin, Texas, yielded five hits and two runs with six strikeouts in six innings to give him a career-high seven wins.


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Walker's moxie impresses McClendon

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:28
Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker continued his recent surge with seven innings of one-run ball in Seattle's 3-1 win over the Angels on Friday, continuing the reversal from his early-season woes to even his record at 6-6 with a 4.64 ERA.
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Morales, Gordon power Royals past A's (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:27

Considering what happened two months ago, Kansas City manager Ned Yost wasn't shocked to hear fans at the Coliseum booing Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera when he came on to pitch the eighth inning. If anything, Yost was impressed by the jeers - almost as much as he was with how Herrera handled it. ''But what was cool was it didn't affect Herrera at all.


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Cano's HR helps M's beat Angels 3-1 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:26

Taijuan Walker continued to command the strike zone and excel with runners in scoring position, which helps explain why the Seattle Mariners' 22-year-old right-hander has reeled off four straight wins. Walker pitched seven sharp innings Friday night, leading the Mariners to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Robinson Cano's home run and RBI doubles by Nelson Cruz and Brad Miller. ''I think there's just been a growth period for Taijuan,'' manager Lloyd McClendon said.


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Astros again benefit from speed of Altuve

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:10
As Jose Altuve continues to return to form following the right hamstring injury that sidelined him for several games, it's evident just how much the Astros missed the speed in his absence.
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Crawford, Sandberg among top 10 prospect performers Friday

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:05
A trio of future Phillies made their mark on the Minor Leagues Friday night, including the team's No. 1 prospect J.P. Crawford.
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Max effort: Scherzer dominates in 100th win

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:05
Six days after pitching a no-hitter, Max Scherzer retired the first 16 batters he faced before surrendering a double to Freddy Galvis in the Nats' 5-2 win over the Phillies on Friday.
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A's-Royals April incidents not like old-school melees

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:02
So you were expecting the sequel to be even better than the original? Not a chance. The Royals and A's were back at it again at the Coliseum on Friday night, 67 days removed from that three-game series at Kaufman Stadium that was punctuated by verbal jousting, threatening hand gestures and a series of ejections.
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Garcia sparks Cards with 1st MLB homer

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 05:57
Greg Garcia felt pretty certain that by the time the Cardinals were celebrating a 3-2 win over the Cubs on Friday, his 94-year-old grandfather, Dave Garcia, Sr., had already cued up a replay of the game-tying home run Garcia hit two innings before the finish.
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Bourjos scores on throwing error in 10th as Cards beat Cubs (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2015-06-27 05:35

The St. Louis Cardinals used power to tie the game, and took advantage of a mistake by the Chicago Cubs to win it. Greg Garcia hit first career home run - a pinch-hit blast in the eighth inning - and Peter Bourjos scored the winning run from third on a bases-loaded, no-out, throwing error by Mike Baxter to help the Cardinals to a 3-2, 10-inning win in a battle of NL Central rivals. It was St. Louis' fourth win in a row and seventh straight at home, and the Cardinals improved to a major-league best 27-7 at home.


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Sox take extra step to beat first-place Rays

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2015-06-27 05:02
Second baseman Brock Holt delivered a clutch single in the 10th inning to give the Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Rays on Friday at Tropicana Field.
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