1. Was Yunel Escobar's Double Play Matt Williams Fault?

    The Washington Nationals clawed their way back from a 5-0 deficit to put the tying run at third base with one out in the seventh inning. Yunel Escobar ran the count to 3-0 before hitting into his eighteenth double play of the year...

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  2. Cesar Hernandez in a Slump, Gets Game off

    PHILADELPHIA -- Over the last month, the Phillies have made it clear that they are in full rebuilding mode...

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  3. Andrew McCutchen on Track for Career Year

    MIAMI -- It may be hard to believe, but Andrew McCutchen -- with a little help from his friends -- has found a way to take his offensive game to another level this season...

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  4. Justin Upton, Matt Kemp Swinging Hot Bats

    WASHINGTON -- It was certainly a Matt Kemp and Justin Upton kind of night on Wednesday at Nationals Park, as the Nos. 3 and 4 hitters in the Padres ' lineup combined to knock in five of the team's six runs...

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  5. MVP Candidate Nelson Cruz Lets Play Do Talking

    SEATTLE -- Before the Mariners ' 8-2 win over the A's on Wednesday afternoon, manager Lloyd McClendon said Nelson Cruz was rightfully receiving some American League MVP consideration, but that the Mariners' position in the standings could hurt Cruz...

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  6. Reliance on Fastball Has Nationals' Strasburg in Dominant Form

    While Max Scherzer is considered the unquestioned ace of the Washington Nationals starting rotation, Stephen Strasburg is emerging as a difference-maker for the stretch run...

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  7. Rosenthal Has 2nd Straight 40-Save Season

    PHOENIX -- A year after becoming the fifth Cardinals pitcher to complete a 40-save season, Trevor Rosenthal moved into even rarer company by joining Lee Smith as the only closers in franchise history with two...

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  8. Ryan Howard Useless? Phillies Slugger Quietly Putting Up Good Power Numbers

    Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard never was accused of being a complete player, not even when he was hitting home runs like he was Babe Ruth and always on TV in those Subway commercials...

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  9. Rays Can't Cash in with Bases Loaded vs. Twins

    ST. PETERSBURG -- Opportunity came knocking for the Rays on Wednesday night, they just couldn't open the door...

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  10. MLB Reviewing Circumstances of Phillies Coach Larry Bowa's Ejection

    Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa has drawn the attention of Major League Baseball after he was tossed from Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets ...

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  11. Best-Case Return for McGee Is Last Homestand

    ST. PETERSBURG -- Jake McGee underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on Friday to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee...

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  12. Pirates Notebook: For Mark Melancon, It's About Winning

    Francisco Cervelli was the first player to catch Mark Melancon in the New York Yankees minor league system in 2006. Back then he threw hard and had a heavy sinker...

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  13. Burns' Aggressive First-Pitch Attack Working Quite Well for A's

    Oakland Athletics rookie outfielder Billy Burns is both an excellent lead-off hitter and one that is too impatient at the plate...

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  14. Bold Predictions for the Final Month of the MLB Season

    The end of MLB 's regular season is right around the corner, but there's still plenty of time for prognostication...

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  15. Jose Bautista traded the shirt off his back for a fan's Messi jersey

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  16. Report: McLouth to Miss Rest of Season

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth is expected to miss the rest of the season because of shoulder issues, according to two baseball sources. The Nationals have not confirmed the news...

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  17. No Aaron Judge for Yankees' Struggling Offense in September

    Even if the Yankees ' offense continues to struggle, don't expect them to call up their most prize hitting prospect...

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  18. Alberto Callaspo Released by the Dodgers

    Alberto Callaspo and his remaining contract went unclaimed on waivers after being designated for assignment last week, so the Dodgers have released the veteran infielder...

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  19. Dodgers' Gonzalez Leaves Game with Knee Contusion

    Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Adrian Gonzalez was removed from Thursday's finale against the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth inning with a right knee contusion...

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  20. Beer and Food Flies as 2 Fans at AT&T Park Scramble for Foul Ball

    You always hear about foul ball heroes and villains—the guy who catches the ball with his beer or ducks out of the way and lets his girlfriend take a liner to the hip. These are the main characters, the stars of foul ball cinema...

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  21. Cashman: Judge Won't Be Recalled Sept. 1

    Yanks GM Brian Cashman said the team will call up Rob Refsnyder when rosters expand, but there are no plans to call up Aaron Judge...

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  22. Gonzalez Leaves Game with Apparent Knee Injury

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  23. Derek Jeter on Playing in Angel Stadium: 'Half the Stadium Is Yankee Fans'

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  24. Gonzalez Leaves Game with Apparent Knee Injury

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  25. Duffy (Ankle) Starts, Blanco (Hip) Remains out

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