1. Skip Schumaker Makes Fourth Career Pitching Appearance

    Forget position players pitching, Skip Schumaker is basically a member of the bullpen who spends some time in the outfield...

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  2. Yoenis Cespedes Leaves Red Sox' Loss Due to 'Family Medical Emergency'

    Yoenis Cespedes was seated on a bench in the Red Sox ' dugout in the third inning of Thursday night's 2-0 loss to the Angels when manager John Farrell tapped him on the shoulder...

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  3. Angels Afterthoughts: Pujols Tossed

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  4. Cardinals Extend Deal with Peoria Through 2020

    The St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday agreed to a four-year extension on their player development contract with their Class A affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs of the Midwest League. The deal runs through the 2020 season...

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  5. Williams Takes Rain Check on Ruth Impression

    This week Nationals manager Matt Williams revealed a goal for his team: win 10 straight and he'll do his impression of Babe Ruth, an act he gained attention for in the early 1990s as a member of the San Francisco Giants ...

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  6. Braves Score Early and Often in 8-0 Rout of Reds

    After struggling against a good pitcher they were unfamiliar with Wednesday at Pittsburgh, the Braves on Thursday faced a Reds pitcher who had nothing in common with the Pirates ' Gerrit Cole other than being the same age...

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  7. Mike Wright Falls One Strike Short of Throwing No-Hitter

    Orioles pitching prospect Mike Wright was one strike away from throwing a no-hitter for Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday night in a 5-2 win over the Durham Bulls...

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  8. Angels Complete Sweep with 2-0 Win at Boston

    Rookie Matt Shoemaker didn't allow a hit through 6 2/3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway Park...

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  9. Garces Shines After Making Switch to Relief

    LOS ANGELES -- Reaching the Major Leagues might have seemed only a pipe dream to new Padres relief pitcher Frank Garces, who was released by the Rangers after his first season of professional baseball in 2009...

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  10. Braves Beat Reds 8-0 for 6th Win in Last 7

    CINCINNATI -- Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

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  11. Cano Doesn't Regret Bolting Yanks for M's

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  12. Benoit to Avoid Disabled List

    Although he has not pitched in more than a week, Padres closer Joaquin Benoit looks as if he will avoid the disabled list...

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  13. Who Could Phillies Call Up in September?

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  14. Giants officially lose the game they first lost two days ago - Giants Extra

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  15. Cubs Prevail in Suspended Game

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  16. Error in ninth lifts Nationals to 10th straight win, 1-0, over Diamondbacks

    By the bottom of the ninth Thursday afternoon, rain had stopped dripping from the steel-gray sky above Nationals Park and the Washington Nationals had turned a harebrained daydream into vivid possibility...

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  17. Scorching Nationals Finally Reach NL-Best Potential in 10-Game Win Streak

    In the immediate aftermath of Thursday evening's team-record-tying 10th straight victory , it's apparent that the Washington Nationals are finally living up to their potential ...

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  18. Cuddyer Pulled off Waivers After Hamstring Issue

    The Rockies placed first baseman/outfielder Michael Cuddyer on revocable waivers on Sunday, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, but Colorado revoked the waivers after he experienced hamstring discomfort this week (Twitter link)...

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  19. Greinke's Bullpen Session Encourages Dodgers

    Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he was confident pitcher Zack Greinke would be "fine" to start on Saturday night after watching the right-hander test his elbow during a shortened bullpen session on Thursday...

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  20. Brandon McCarthy Helps Yankees Avoid Sweep

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  21. Sox Gave Beckham Every Opportunity

    If there is one thing the Chicago White Sox can't be accused of, it is quitting on Gordon Beckham too soon...

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  22. Pujols, Scioscia Ejected After Arguing Strike

    First baseman Albert Pujols and manager Mike Scioscia were both ejected in the sixth inning of Thursday's game at Fenway Park for arguing balls and strikes with home-plate umpire Andy Fletcher...

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  23. DL Trip Muddies Jackson's Cubs Future

    In a move that came as a bit of a surprise, the Chicago Cubs placed pitcher Edwin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right lat strain...

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  24. 4 Prospects Cincinnati Reds Will Promote in September

    September is quickly approaching, and given the Cincinnati Reds ' current situation, it can't get here quickly enough. The Reds have dug themselves quite a hole in recent weeks...

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  25. Pujols Ejected for 1st Time Since 2005

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