1. Simon, Who Entered Game with 8.19 ERA in Last 10 Stars, Joins Shutout Club

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  2. Simon Throws 1-Hitter, Tigers Beat Rangers 4-0

    DETROIT -- Alfredo Simon threw a one-hitter in his first career complete game and the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 on Thursday night in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders...

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  3. Look Familiar? McHugh Trips, Still Makes Play

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  4. Fortune Favors the Bearded: Ranking Evan Gattis's Nine (Nine!) Triples

    Evan Gattis is a bunch of fun. I used to bag on him because Braves fans thought he was better than Jason Heyward, which he wasn't and isn't, but I've come around.....

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  5. 'Flattered' by Derek Holland's 'Wild Thing' haircut, Charlie Sheen reaches out

    Derek Holland got a win in his first start since coming off the disabled list for the Texas Rangers last night. The only thing more impressive than his six-inning, six-strikeout performance might have been his “Wild Thing” styled haircut...

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  6. Astros Call Up Pitcher Vincent Velasquez

    HOUSTON -- With their bullpen having thrown nine innings the previous two nights, the Astros on Thursday called up rookie right-hander Vincent Velasquez from Double-A Corpus Christi for his third stint with the club...

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  7. George Springer Swinging, but Not at a Baseball for Now

    George Springer has been swinging a fungo bat in the cage but is unlikely to take standard batting practice (indoor or outdoor) before the Astros ' six-game, seven-day road trip through New York and Minnesota next week...

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  8. Gomez Trying to Correct His Posture at Plate

    Carlos Gomez said he caught the flu a couple days ago and it left him weak with a fever. He was well enough to return to the lineup Thursday, batting fifth in center field, after sitting out Wednesday...

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  9. Valencia Gets Some Love, and Opportunity, from A's

    Danny Valencia always could hit. A's reliever Dan Otero played against him in high school — and with him on a South Florida travel team after their senior year — and recalls Valencia's exploits well...

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  10. Seattle Mariners: Is Lloyd McClendon to Blame?

    At this point, it's fairly obvious that the Seattle Mariners have severely underachieved in the 2015 season...

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  11. Lineup: Gomez (Illness) Returns Thurs.

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  12. Correa: 'Why Would They Walk Me? I'm Only 20'

    "Why would they walk me?" Correa said following the game. "I'm only 20 years old. They should try to pitch to me...

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  13. Lineup: Venable in LF for His Rangers Debut

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  14. Josh Hamilton Injury: Updates on Rangers Star's Knee and Return

    Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton was activated from the disabled list on Sept. 1 after left knee inflammation landed him on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 20, MLB Roster Moves announced...

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  15. Here's Mike Napoli with one of the weirdest hit-by-pitches of all time

    Mike Napoli was in the middle of a Rangers ' back-to-back-to-back home run barrage during their 7-2 win over the Mariners on Wednesday...

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  16. Angels Manager Scioscia Sits Albert Pujols, but It's Just Routine Day of Rest

    ANAHEIM – For the fifth time this season, Albert Pujols sat out an Angels game, with Manager Mike Scioscia saying Wednesday night it was a routine day of rest meant to ensure the 35-year-old would be healthy for the final 42 games of the season...

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  17. Upon Further Review, Angels Get Their Third Straight Win over White Sox, 1-0

    ANAHEIM – Mike Scioscia jumped out of the Angels ' dugout with ferocity Wednesday night. He had to make sure the play on the field was dead. He had to motion immediately to plate umpire Dana DeMuth that he would be requesting a review...

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  18. Weaver Delivers, Perez HRs in Angels' 1-0 Win over White Sox

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jered Weaver pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Perez homered in the Los Angeles Angels ' third straight victory over the Chicago White Sox , 1-0 Wednesday night...

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  19. Astros Need Gomez to Get Hot and Fuel Playoff Push in September

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  20. Video: Correa Gives Astros 3rd Walk-Off Win in Last 4 Games

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  21. Correa: 'Why Would They Walk Me? I'm Only 20'

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  22. A's complete two-game sweep of Dodgers

    OAKLAND -- Jesse Chavez, determined to shed the notion that he lacks the endurance to survive a full season in the rotation, delivered a loud statement Wednesday...

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  23. Astros of Carlos Gomez Dealing with Illness

    Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez was not in Wednesday's lineup because of an illness, reports the Houston Chronicle...

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  24. Astros Shuffle Rotation to Make Room for McCullers

    The Astros will call up pitcher Lance McCullers in order to start Sunday's game against the Dodgers , the team announced...

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  25. Holland Returns, Rangers Blast M's 7-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland won in his return from the disabled list, and Texas hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon...

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