1. Champagne Is in Order — Giants Win a Game

    DENVER — What a weird Saturday night for the beaten-up and beaten-down Giants . Alejandro De Aza batted cleanup for the first time in his big-league career, and Nick Noonan played first base for the first time in pro ball...

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  2. Wood Shuts Down Padres as Dodgers Win 2-0

    SAN DIEGO -- Alex Wood pitched seven strong innings, Carl Crawford and Joc Pederson had run-scoring hits, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Saturday night...

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  3. Myers Returns as Homer Binge Sinks Padres

    Whether or not Wil Myers is the first baseman of the future – or left fielder or some other position the Padres ask him to play – he is a part of their future.....

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  4. Peavy Pitches, Hits Giants to 7-3 Win over Rockies

    DENVER -- Jake Peavy doubled twice and pitched into the sixth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-3 on Saturday night to end a seven-game losing streak...

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  5. Plan B Lineup Snaps 7-Game Losing Streak

    DENVER – The Giants are down to their last gasp in the NL West, but Manager Bruce Bochy felt compelled to give several regulars a breather Saturday night.....

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  6. Arenado Breaks Club-Record with Solo Shot

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  7. Sanchez Leaves Game with Ankle Sprain

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  8. Giants Challenge Catch

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  9. Back from Paternity Leave, Goldy Returns Sat.

    Newly minted father Paul Goldschmidt, whose wife, Amy, gave birth to their first child Wednesday, will return to the Arizona Diamondbacks ' lineup Saturday at Wrigley Field...

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  10. Hunter Pence Not Progressing

    DENVER — Hunter Pence continues to push himself for a return to the field before season's end, but his comeback bid isn't progressing swiftly...

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  11. D-Backs' Young Arms Get Chance in September

    CHICAGO -- The D-backs are giving some young pitchers a look this year, and while that can lead to breakthrough performances, it can also lead to a day like Friday, when the Cubs ...

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  12. Morneau Activated, Singles in Return

    DENVER -- A smile slowly crept onto Rockies manager Walt Weiss' face as he discussed something he hadn't done in quite a while. For the first time since May 13, Weiss wrote Justin Morneau's name on the Colorado lineup card...

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  13. Howie Kendrick on Track to Return Soon

    "We'll be a little careful, but we want him to be ready to play every day," Mattingly said. "I don't know if that means seven, eight, 10 days in a row, necessarily. But I do think that it's two-, three-, four-day [stretches]...

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  14. Padres' Depleted 'Pen Can't Keep It in the Yard

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  15. Home Run Bug Bites Padres

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  16. Dodgers Too Reliant on Home Runs?

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  17. Dodgers Blast Past Padres in 8-4 Win

    If some recent games have demonstrated the downside of the Dodgers ' dependency on home runs, an 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday showed what happens on nights when everything comes together...

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  18. Dodgers Hit 5 HRs in 8-4 Win over Padres

    SAN DIEGO -- Justin Ruggiano and Adrian Gonzalez hit two-run homers and Chase Utley added a solo blast in a five-run sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers hit five homers in an 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night...

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  19. UPDATED: Bereft of Power Even at Coors Field, Giants Lose Seventh Consecutive

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  20. Gonzalez, Arenado Homer off Heston as Giants' Skid Hits Seven

    DENVER -- The power display from Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado has given the Colorado Rockies a boost in their bid to finish an otherwise disappointing season on a strong note...

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  21. De La Rosa's Gem, Homers by CarGo and Arenado Lead Rockies Past Giants

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  22. Rockies Send Giants to 7th Straight Loss 2-1

    DENVER -- Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a strong outing by Jorge De La Rosa, and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 2-1 on Friday night to send the Giants to their seventh straight loss...

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  23. Kemp's Two-Run Shot

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  24. Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Could Remain Sidelined for Rest of Regular Season

    Yasiel Puig might not play again during the regular season, Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly acknowledged Friday...

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  25. Arenado's Solo Shot

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