1. Unexpected Early-Season Themes That Have Staying Power

    Small sample sizes are typically good for only one thing: creating a base for a poor argument. However, there are rare occasions when we can take a relatively miniscule sample size and extract something meaningful...

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  2. As Orioles Watch Protest Develop, Emotions Range from Fear to Understanding

    While protesters flooded Camden Street beyond the center-field fence of Camden Yards, eyes inside the Orioles clubhouse were glued to televisions...

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  3. Martinez, Wacha and Lynn Allow Cardinals to Absorb Adam Wainwright Injury

    Adam Wainwright is one of the game's true aces and the jumping-off point when discussions turn to the St. Louis Cardinals being the National League Central favorites...

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  4. Even If the Phillies Eventually Improve, No Guarantee Fans Will Return

    John Weber saw something more than nearly 30,000 empty blue seats when he surveyed Citizens Bank Park during the Phillies ' tedious, 9-1 loss to the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon...

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  5. Rockies Get Great Infield Defense from Glittering Glove Box

    Walt Weiss, a former shortstop, made his living in the dirt and dust of the infield over 14 major-league seasons. He can stand against most any fielder from his era...

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  6. Baltimore Mayor Asks Fans to Stay Inside Camden Yards Amid Protests

    During a game between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Saturday, protests in the city of Baltimore caused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to urge fans at the stadium to remain there for the time being...

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  7. Toronto Blue Jays Release Former All-Star Pitcher Ricky Romero

    In an unexpected move on Saturday, the Toronto Blue Jays released left-hander Ricky Romero, per Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com . Romero was in the final year of a five-year contract and was set to earn $7...

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  8. Shane Victorino Injury: Updates on Red Sox OF's Hamstring and Return

    After a strong debut season with the Boston Red Sox , Shane Victorino had a 2014 to forget and has struggled out of the gate to begin 2015...

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  9. Early Grades for All of the Arizona Diamondbacks' Offseason Acquisitions

    The Arizona Diamondbacks had a relatively busy offseason entering 2015. Besides cleaning house in several areas of management, they made a number of acquisitions via signings and trades that have had an impact thus far...

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  10. Cron Leads Angels' Rally Past Texas to 3rd Straight Win, 4-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the sixth inning, leading the Los Angeles Angels ' rally to their third straight victory, 4-1 over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night...

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  11. Colorado Rockies Lose in 11 to San Francisco Giants

    Pinch hitting with a game recap the only way I know how – – Inning by inning because every inning had something interesting to report...

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  12. Colorado Rockies fall in 11 innings to San Francisco Giants

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  13. Bill Plunkett on Twitter

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  14. Injured May Leaves Start Early as Twins Offense Comes to Life

    Twins righthander Trevor May got Austin Jackson to strike out looking to start the bottom of the first inning on Saturday, and some cheers went up around Safeco Field...

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  15. Escobar's HR Leads Twins' Balanced 8-5 Win over Seattle

    Eduardo Escobar hit a solo home run and six other Minnesota Twins drove in at least one run in a collective 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night...

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  16. Dodgers Light Up Padres Pitching Staff

    The Padres bats came alive again at Petco Park, proving they have the ability to overcome a big deficit. The problem is they keep having big deficits to overcome...

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  17. Dodgers Defeat Padres 11-8 Behind Home Run Barrage

    It was a home run barrage on Saturday at the pitcher friendly Petco Park in San Diego . The stadium that is notorious for not allowing home runs, yielded seven long balls during the game...

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  18. Giants Beat Rockies 5-4 in 11 Innings

    DENVER -- Nori Aoki scored from third on Joe Panik's bunt down the first base line in the 11th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night...

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  19. Jackson's two-run shot

    4/25/15: Austin Jackson launches a towering two-run home run to left-center field, his second of 2015, bringing the Mariners within three.....

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  20. Arizona Diamondbacks Fall to Pittsburgh Pirates in 9th

    Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night...

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  21. Biertempfel: Observations from a Day at the Ballpark

    Things sometimes happen during a baseball game that don't make it into the next day's newspaper, usually due to time or space constraints...

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  22. Marte's Single in 9th Lifts Pirates over Diamondbacks 2-1

    PHOENIX -- Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night...

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  23. Dustin Morse on Twitter

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  24. Call overturned in 6th

    4/25/15: Justin Maxwell hits a two-run home run to put the Giants in front 4-2 after a crew chief review overturns the call.....

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  25. Orioles Beat Red Sox 5-4 to Snap Losing Streak

    BALTIMORE -- Helicopters circled Oriole Park on Saturday night as demonstrators in the Freddy Gray rally protested beyond its gates. Despite the at-times contentious scene outside, inside the atmosphere remained much like that of any other Orioles game.

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