1. Phillies Minor Leaguer Suspended 50 Games for Drug Abuse

    Phillies minor league pitcher Shane Watson has been suspended 50 games for violating the minor league drug policy, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Gelb adds that Watson used a drug of abuse, not a performance-enhancer...

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  2. Phillies Come Up Short in 3-1 Loss to A's

    The Phillies arrived at this decaying football stadium that doubles as a baseball mausoleum 60 years to the day the Athletics bolted Philadelphia never to return home.....

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  3. Lester Dominates, A's Capitalize Early

    OAKLAND – Every win is precious right now for the A's, no matter who the opponent or which route is taken to victory.....

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  4. Tigers Show They're Still Class of AL Central in 10-1 Statement Win over Royals

    The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals kicked off one of the season’s biggest series Friday, as the three games between the playoff contenders could ultimately determine which team wins the American League Central...

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  5. Win Not a Tigers Statement

    The Tigers were adamant about that. Their 10-1 pasting of the Royals in Friday's opener of a critical three-game set has a short shelf life...

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  6. Justin Verlander, Offensive Outburst Help Detroit Widen Central Division Lead

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  7. Red-Hot Rangers Topple Angels 12-3

    Red-hot after back-to-back sweeps, the Rangers offense was on fire posting double digit runs as they defeated the Los Angeles Angels 12-3 for their seventh straight win...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 3 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  8. Brewers Let Another One Slip Away in the Eighth

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are doing what it takes to win. The Milwaukee Brewers are doing what it takes to lose...

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  9. Final: Rangers 12, Angels 3

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  10. Big Win Leads Pirates to Unfamiliar Territory

    There's a standing army of commentators pretending to understand not only the framework but the direction of the baseball postseason that begins in just 10 days, and plenty of them are talking about the Pirates ...

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  11. Rangers Win 7th Straight, Rout AL-Best Angels 12-3

    Ryan Rua had four hits, Jake Smolinski homered and the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 12-3 Friday night for their seventh straight victory...

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  12. Hudson Roughed Up Again in 5-0 Giants Loss

    SAN DIEGO -- Tim Hudson allowed four runs in the first inning and the San Francisco Giants were held to three hits in a 5-0 loss to San Diego on Friday night that dropped them 3 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race...

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  13. Howard's Homer Not Enough for Phils

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  14. Lester Leads A's Past Phillies 3-1

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  15. Reddick Remains out with Neck Issue

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  16. A's Lester Holds Phillies to 5 Hits in 7 Innings

    Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards...

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  17. Miscue in 9th Looms Large in Tribe's Loss in Extras

    The Indians were two outs away from a critical win in their ongoing attempt to defy the odds and reach the postseason...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 4 hours ago 13 reads 0 comments

  18. Twins Pick Up Hughes with Extra-Innings Win

    Phil Hughes banked another $250,000 bonus Friday for all the work he's done for the Twins this season. The fact that he will probably be around this time next year might be worth even more...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 hours ago 10 reads 0 comments

  19. Plouffe Lifts Twins Past Indians in 10th

    Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4, comeback victory over Cleveland on Friday night, further damaging the Indians ' already slim playoff hopes...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  20. 4 Homers Propel Mariners over Astros 10-5

    HOUSTON -- Dustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night...

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  21. Hellickson's Home Struggles Continue; Rays Eliminated

    The Rays were officially eliminated from playoff contention Friday night in a way they've seen too often lately...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  22. Tigers Pound Royals 10-1 to Pad AL Central Lead

    Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer, everyone in the Detroit starting lineup had a hit by the fourth inning and the Tigers pounded Jason Vargas and the second-place Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Friday night to add another game to their AL Central lead...

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  23. Offense Helps Quintana Overcome Early Lapses

    Paul Konerko's first game back was uneventful, but nonetheless a positive sign, as the White Sox beat the Rays , 4-3, Friday night at Tropicana Field...

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  24. Jones, Markakis, Hardy Rest in Orioles' 5-3 10-Inning Loss

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  25. Dodgers Clinch 2014 Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction and More

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are headed to the postseason for the second year in a row. With a 14-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday, all the Dodgers needed to clinch a playoff spot was a Milwaukee Brewers loss...

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