1. Cosart in Exclusive Company with Strike-Zone Pounding Win

    Jarred Cosart Monday joined Kevin Brown and Josh Beckett as the only starters in Marlins ' history to total 80 or more strikes in an outing of 107 or fewer pitches...

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  2. Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Needs Time to Regroup After Painful Foul Ball

    There's no crying in baseball, but nobody would've blamed New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli if he had decided to shed a tear after taking a foul ball to a very sensitive part of his body during Wednesday's game...

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  3. Top 5 Memories for Derek Jeter in Detroit

    On Thursday afternoon, Derek Jeter will bid farewell to Detroit as he plays his final regular-season game at Comerica Park. Detroit is the fifth-last stop in Jeter’s swan-song tour, which brings to an end a glittering 20-year MLB career...

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  4. Mets GM Sandy Alderson Sees Plans for Curtis Granderson Falling Apart

    Remember when Sandy Alderson recently said that he thought the Mets should be better than their record? Well, he probably still feels that way, and regardless of what you think of the mathematical predictability of run differential, he has a point...

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  5. Family Sacrifice Helps Kris Bryant in His Big-League Journey

    Mike Bryant sits in the stands at Principal Park on a summer day, closely watching every swing and every play made by his son Kris, a third baseman for the Iowa Cubs ...

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  6. Dylan Axelrod to Start Today vs. Cubs

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  7. Roenicke Blasts Umpire After Falling to SD

    San Diego — The Milwaukee Brewers ' first extra-inning game in more than two months wound up being one to forget...

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  8. 8/28 Rizzo still sidelined

    Anthony Rizzo did not start for a second straight day Thursday because of tightness in his lower back but hoped to return to the Cubs lineup for the start of a three-game series against the Cardinals ...

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  9. Clayton Kershaw's Consistency Is Mind-Numbing

    PHOENIX – Interviewing Clayton Kershaw after one of his performances these days is a bit like those old “Chris Farley Show” skits from “Saturday Night Live...

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  10. Crying Baby Really Doesn't Like Being Held by Hanley Ramirez

    Some may wonder why there was a baby in the Los Angeles Dodgers' dugout, but that's not what the important question is. We want to know what Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez did to the baby to make it cry...

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  11. Stock Watch: Kershaw still going strong

    Clayton Kershaw, LHP: Just give him the MVP already! Kershaw's week was pretty much reminiscent of each of his other weeks.....

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  12. Theo Epstein: Money Will Be There for Cubs

    Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein doesn't necessarily believe his plan for a winning team has been "accelerated," but he's confident the franchise will have the wherewithal to add payroll as soon as it's needed...

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  13. Theo Epstein Says MLB Should Take Note of JRW's Method

    CINCINNATI — Cubs president Theo Epstein, who joined other dignitaries and city officials at a rally honoring the Jackie Robinson West Little League team at Millennium Park ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 166 reads 0 comments

  14. Colby Lewis Could Be No-Brainer for 2015 Rotation

    SEATTLE — The match would seem to be pretty perfect. The Rangers need starting pitchers for 2015. By trade, Colby Lewis just happens to be one of those. He also happens to want to return...

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  15. What Should the Giants Do About Brandon Crawford?

    Okay, fine, the Giants should do something about Brandon Crawford's slump. They should make sure he gets the coaching he needs, some rest when it's appropriate, and access to all the video he needs...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 278 reads 0 comments

  16. Giants' Sanchez (Concussion) Likely out for '14

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 81 reads 0 comments

  17. How Macho Baseball Culture Wants to Ruin Yu Darvish's Arm

    The Texas Rangers are almost certain to shut down Yu Darvish for the season, because that's what a smart team would do, and the Rangers are no dummies...

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  18. A's Billy Beane: No Regrets on Trading Cespedes for Lester, Gomes

    HOUSTON -- The most dynamic moment of the A's season, the trade of left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for pitcher Jon Lester and left fielder Jonny Gomes, continues to reverberate even through Wednesday night's 5-4 win over the Houston Astros ...

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  19. Angels' Albert Pujols Is Again Showing Stellar Form

    Every now and then, Albert Pujols reminds us of what he once did on a remarkably regular basis, unleashing the efficient, potent swings that were his trademark when he was voted the ...

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  20. Jose Bautista Drives the Bus When He's Not Under It

    If the Jays had proceeded to win Sunday's game against the Rays , there would have been little notice or discussion of Jose Bautista's ejection in the sixth inning by home plate umpire Bill Welke for arguing a called third strike...

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  21. Red Sox Option Hembree, Call Up Escobar

    TORONTO -- The Sox optioned Heath Hembree back to Pawtucket and called up Edwin Escobar to replace him in the bullpen.....

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  22. Rusney Castillo's first night in America spent at Beyonce/Jay Z concert

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  23. Girardi Accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Two important things happening today: First, Masahiro Tanaka will throw his simulated game. It's supposed to happen sometime around 10 a.m. at Comerica Park. We'll probably have some sort of sim game update before we have the regular game's lineup...

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  24. Memorable Night for a Mostly Forgettable O

    DETROIT -- For most of the 2014 season, the team formerly known as the Bronx Bombers has been anything but. Choose any offensive yardstick you like, and chances are the 2014 New York Yankees are at or near the bottom of the American League pack...

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  25. Keeping Jeter in No. 2 Spot Is Sentimental ... and Very Risky

    DETROIT — They just kept coming and coming and coming, a one-inning charge reminiscent of their 1998 ancestors...

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