1. Padres' Bullpen Makes Quick Work of Marlins

    Before Saturday's 5-3 win over the Marlins , new Padres reliever Marc Rzepczynski lamented his struggles earlier this season with the Indians , the result, he said, of yielding too many first-pitch hits...

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  2. Carlos Beltran Expects to Start Sunday Finale

    Carlos Beltran was initially scheduled to be in the lineup on Saturday night against the White Sox , but manager Joe Girardi said he left the outfielder on the bench because of a sore left foot...

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  3. Yankees Pitching Remains a Huge Gamble

    New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman likes to talk in the kind of terms gamblers can understand. During spring training, he described Adam Warren as "the Secretariat'' of a four-man race for the No...

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  4. Lucas Duda Answers Terry Collins' Demand to Produce or Sit

    One week ago, New York Mets manager Terry Collins delivered a stern message to Lucas Duda in the wake of the acquisitions of Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves : Perform or take a seat on the bench...

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  5. Brooks Earns First Career Win in A's Debut, 5-1 over Indians

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Marcus Semien homered to back a strong outing by Oakland newcomer Aaron Brooks and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak...

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  6. Chicago Cubs Have Expensive Decision to Make with Montero

    With rookie catcher Kyle Schwarber looking more like an everyday player every week, what does that mean for the Cubs ' catching plans once Miguel Montero gets back from the disabled ...

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  7. Smith Blows Lead in Ninth in Mariners' 3-2 Loss to Twins

    A third consecutive meltdown Saturday from rookie closer Carson Smith snatched a victory away from the Mariners in a 3-2 walk-off loss to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field...

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  8. Twins Steal One in Ninth Inning from Mariners

    The wild pitch offense kept the Twins alive on Saturday. But when it was time to win the game, Kurt Suzuki was Kurt Clutch once again...

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  9. Orioles Place Mike Wright on DL, Call Up Reliever Jorge Rondon

    The Orioles recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk Saturday after placing right-hander Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf...

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  10. New Acquisition Happ More Than Happy to Fill Spot in Rotation

    After he was traded to the Pirates on Friday, pitcher J.A. Happ did not waste any time reporting to his new team...

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  11. Braves' Simmons Listed as Day to Day with Thumb Injury

    The Atlanta Braves may have to spend some time without one of the game's best defensive shortstops after Andrelton Simmons left Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with an apparent thumb injury...

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  12. Brewers Trades Help Restock Top Tiers of Farm System

    No more patch jobs. For several years, the Brewers have added a piece here and a piece there to stay in contention for the postseason. Sometimes there were big moves. Other times they settled for role players...

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  13. Suzuki's RBI Single in 9th Lifts Twins Past Mariners

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday...

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  14. Cubs 4, Brewers 2: Brewers' Offense Goes Missing Again

    Several season-long trends continued Saturday evening at Miller Park, which was bad news for the Milwaukee Brewers ...

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  15. Rockies Rock Lynn, Cardinals

    The Colorado Rockies ' offense was too much for Lance Lynn and the Cardinals to handle Saturday night, as the Cardinals fell 6-2......

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  16. De La Rosa Turns in Solid Start vs. Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS — Jorge De La Rosa is the closest thing the Rockies have to an ace. It's his job to stop the bleeding and give his team a legitimate chance to win every fifth day, even against the best teams...

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  17. Chicago Cubs Begin New Month in August Fashion

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  18. Rizzo Homers in 4th Straight Game, Cubs Beat Brewers 4-2

    Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night...

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  19. Conger, Correa Both Hit 2 Homers as Astros Down D-Backs

    Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night...

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  20. Cabrera, Ramirez Homer as White Sox Beat Yankees

    Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night...

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  21. Chad Billingsley Heading Back to L.A. to Have His Elbow Examined

    Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley will travel to Los Angeles to meet with his doctor and have his right elbow examined on August 6, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports...

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  22. Arenado Homers as Rockies Beat Cardinals 6-2

    ST. LOUIS -- Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night...

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  23. Nats Drop Second Straight to Mets

    Quantitatively, wins mean the same thing in August as they do in April. A loss in May counts for one, much like a loss in September does. The weight of each game does not increase as the stretch run begins...

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  24. Phillies Hit 3 HRs in 12-2 Win over Braves

    Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Saturday night...

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  25. Cespedes Receives Warm Citi Field Ovation, Goes Hitless in Mets Debut

    Yoenis Cespedes failed to make an impact in his New York Mets debut, but his presence in the middle of the lineup inspired a massive performance from one of his teammates...

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