1. In Thick of Wild-Card Race, Miami Marlins Get off to Rough Start to Road Trip

    This isn't how the Miami Marlins envisioned beginning their three-city, nine-game trip -- losing two of three to the National League 's worst club, the Colorado Rockies , with All-Stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez out for the season...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  2. Marlins Fall Behind Early, Can't Recover in Rubber Game Loss to Rockies

    If ever the Marlins needed a game that didn't require an immediate shift into catch-up mode, Sunday was it. Coming off a 13-inning loss but still poised for a series win, the Marlins fell behind 3-0 and couldn't overtake the Rockies ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  3. Mets Rally Around Grieving Colon in L.A.

    Bartolo Colon would have been given a pass if he had to miss this entire past week to be in the Dominican Republic after the death of his mother...

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  4. David Wright Leaves Game with 'muscle Spasm,' Lucas Duda Homers Twice

    Since the All-Star break, Wright is now hitting .200 (29-of-145) with two doubles, eight RBI and no home runs. His last homer came July 11, a span of 143 at-bats now...

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  5. Duda's 2 HRs, 5 RBIs Lead Mets over Dodgers

    Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets ' first triple play in over four seasons, allowing a grieving Bartolo Colon to breeze to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday...

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  6. David Wright Exits Game Early with Neck Spasms

    Mets third baseman David Wright left Sunday's game in Los Angeles early due to a muscle spasm on the right side of his neck, the team announced. There's no further word on his condition, so consider him day to day for now...

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  7. Murphy Leaves with Calf Soreness

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  8. Wright Exits vs. Dodgers with Neck Spasms

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  9. Jerome Williams and Phillies Cut Down Cardinals

    The Phillies will use the final 32 games to find solutions, and they must know every revelation cannot be franchise-altering...

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  10. Braves' Simmons Didn't Ask for Day Off, but He'll Take It

    CINCINNATI – Andrelton Simmons has felt good at the plate for a week and been productive since recovering from a sprained ankle, but the Braves shortstop didn't have a problem being out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Reds ...

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  11. Nationals Prospect Reynaldo Lopez Is a Name to Know

    Let's imagine the Nationals drafted a right-handed amateur pitcher out of high school two years ago, in the second round or so. He would be 20 now...

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  12. Buchanan, Brown Voice Displeasure with Sandberg's Moves

    There was a lot of frustration after the Phillies 6-5 loss in 12 innings to the St. Louis Cardinals and two players in a roundabout manner, questioned some strategy of manager Ryne Sandberg...

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  13. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 7, Mets 4

    Jacob deGrom was cruising along, having faced one over the minimum through three innings Saturday night in his first start back from the DL. Juan Lagares also staked him to a 3-0 lead with a home run in the fourth...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  14. Dodgers Walk Murphy to Face Wright

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  15. Braves Get Blanked on 3 Hits in Loss to Reds

    After stranding 13 runners on base in a 12-inning win Friday against the Reds , the Braves didn't mount a scoring threat against them until the seventh inning Saturday. And they failed to cash in that one...

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  16. Phillies Let Win Slip Away Late vs. Cardinals

    The Phillies ran the gamut in their most recent defeat, one they needed 4 hours and 53 minutes to complete...

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  17. Nationals Have Grown into Role as Favorites to Reach 2014 World Series

    Late Thursday afternoon, Anthony Rendon stood at his locker inside the Washington Nationals ' clubhouse and eschewed joy for measured caution...

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  18. Maikel Franco Hit for the Cycle at Triple-A

    Phillies third base prospect Maikel Franco hit for the cycle in his first four at-bats in tonight's home game against the Syracuse Chiefs...

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  19. Phillies Designate Reid Brignac for Assignment

    The Phillies have designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment and recalled infielder Freddy Galvis from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports...

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  20. Nats Shut Down Top Prospect Giolito for Season

    WASHINGTON -- Nationals right-hander Doug Fister announced after Friday's 10 -3 loss to the Giants that he had skin cancer removed from his neck earlier in the week.....

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  21. Nationals Chase Lincecum Early, Defeat Giants 6-2

    WASHINGTON -- Jordan Zimmermann pitched eight strong innings, Asdrubal Cabrera homered and the Washington Nationals kept up their dominance of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, beating the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Saturday...

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  22. Report: The Braves and Cubs Discussed a B.J. Upton, Edwin Jackson Swap

    In today's column for USA TODAY, Bob Nightengale writes that the Braves and Cubs nearly pulled the trigger on a swap of B.J. Upton and Edwin Jackson at the non-waiver trade deadline, but it never materialized...

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  23. Mets Place Bartolo Colon on Revocable Waivers

    The Mets have placed starting pitcher Bartolo Colon on revocable waivers, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal tweets...

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  24. Nationals select contract of OF Nate Schierholtz, option Michael A. Taylor

    Adding a left-handed option to their bench, the Washington Nationals selected the contract of outfielder Nate Schierholtz on Saturday morning, optioned outfielder Michael A...

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  25. Flores, Mets Can't Dodge Errors in L.A.

    LOS ANGELES -- The inability to catch and throw the baseball was the postgame topic of discussion for the New York Mets ...

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