1. Tulowitzki Gives Subtle Blessing to Trade; Rockies Intend to Keep Him

    Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, frustrated by the team's continuing struggles, recently met with team brass and gave a subtle blessing to a trade for him, but only if the higher-ups felt it was best for all parties involved...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 day ago 59 reads 0 comments

  2. Dee Gordon Is Top-of-the-Order Catalyst Dodgers Needed to Excel

    You've heard the cliche: You can't steal first base. Dee Gordon has heard it, too. Early in his career, it was all he heard. Gordon's always had the speed—the blinding, blink-and-you'll-miss-him speed —to be special ...

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  3. Giants Spoil Hammel's Debut, Beat A's 5-2

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel's debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night...

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  4. Carl Crawford Is Set to Become a $20 Million Bench Player for Dodgers

    Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford, who has been sidelined since May 27 with a left ankle sprain, is likely to come off the DL soon. As Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times writes, that probably won't mean a return to the starting lineup...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 day ago 272 reads 0 comments

  5. D-Backs Sticking with Reed as Closer

    PHOENIX -- After half a season of late-inning struggles in 2013, the Diamondbacks changed closers just about at this point...

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  6. Rockies 'Aren't Looking' to Trade Tulo

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hinted to Mark Kizsla of the Denver Post last week that he would like to be traded to a contender: “I don't want to be next in line as somebody ...

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  7. Giants Targeting Friday to Activate Marco Scutaro

    SAN FRANCISCO – Marco Scutaro is 38 years old, he has a chronic back injury, he was a defensive liability at second base last season and 11 NL second basemen posted a higher slugging percentage than he did...

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  8. 5 homers 2 from Tulo help Rockies claim needed victory vs. Padres

    Call it a catharsis. Call it about time. Call it anything you want, but the Rockies badly needed a victory and they got it Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field...

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  9. Yasiel Puig Can Spark Slugging with Strong Showing at Home Run Derby

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is one of Major League Baseball's most exciting young stars. Next week, baseball fans will get to watch him perform on the most exciting stage of the MLB All-Star break: the 2014 Home Run Derby...

    Kevin Boilard Written by Kevin Boilard about 2 days ago 278 reads 0 comments

  10. Goldschmidt's 2-Run Double Gives Arizona Win in 10

    PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt doubled in the last two of Arizona's three runs in the 10th inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 days ago 211 reads 0 comments

  11. Dodgers Blog: Orange County Register:Final: Tigers 4, Dodgers 1

    In a matchup featuring two former American League Cy Young Award winners, Max Scherzer outpitched Zack Greinke as the Detroit Tigers beat the Dodgers 4-1 Wednesday afternoon...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  12. Greinke on Short End of Duel with Scherzer

    Max Scherzer outpitched Zack Greinke in a duel of Cy Young Award winners, and the Tigers took both games of the two-game set with a 4-1 win over the Dodgers at Comerica Park on Wednesday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 141 reads 0 comments

  13. Dickerson Gets Breather with Sore Left Wrist

    With Corey Dickerson dealing with a sore left wrist from Tuesday's diving attempt and the Padres sending a left-hander to the mound, manager Walt Weiss' decision to sit his left fielder was "easy...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  14. Dodgers Might Try to Acquire More Pitching

    The Oakland Athletics ' starting rotation boasted the best earned-run average in the American League . No matter. The A's just traded for two starting pitchers.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 353 reads 0 comments

  15. Carl Crawford Is Ready to Return, but the Dodgers Aren't Planning to Play Him

    Carl Crawford's ankle injury led to Matt Kemp coming off the bench and rejoining the Dodgers ' starting lineup, but now that Crawford is ready to return it sounds like he'll be the one on the bench most days...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 167 reads 0 comments

  16. Ryan Vogelsong Not Afraid of Demotion

    Ryan Vogelsong has been a fifth starter long enough to know how to live on the edge. He has pitched well the past three starts but understands he is vulnerable if the Giants trade for a front-line starter the way the A's did with Jeff Samardzija...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  17. Yasiel Puig Wags Finger After Amazing Throw Neutralized by MLB Review

    The Los Angeles Dodgers stormed out of the gates at Comerica Park on Tuesday night, bum-rushing the Detroit Tigers ’ Justin Verlander for five runs in the first inning...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 days ago 2,857 reads 0 comments

  18. Giants Broadcaster Says Angel Hernandez “Doesn't Belong in Big Leagues”

    Angel Hernandez, widely considered to be one of Major League Baseball's worst umpires, had home plate duties in last night's Giants - Athletics game. And he was pretty much Angel Hernandez...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 957 reads 0 comments

  19. A's Extend Dominance of SF Giants, Complete Perfect Homestand

    Moments before the first pitch, the A's presented All-Star jerseys to their seven selections. They then went to work on one of the two Giants All-Stars to create a very familiar result at the Coliseum...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 3 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants Offense Still Struggling for Answers

    OAKLAND -- There's not much space in and around the visiting clubhouse at the Coliseum, few places for players and coaches to gather if they want to talk their way through a collective slump...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 3 days ago 322 reads 0 comments

  21. Scouting Reports for Los Angeles Dodgers Prospects in 2014 Futures Game

    With the MLB All-Star Game less than a week away, the Los Angeles Dodgers have plenty of reasons to be excited. The Boys in Blue are sending four players to Minnesota , including two first-timers in Yasiel Puig and Dee Gordon...

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  22. Padres Low-Balled at Coors

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  23. Morales Helps Rockies to 2-1 Win over Padres

    Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer and Franklin Morales pitched effectively into the sixth inning, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Tuesday night...

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  24. Pablo Sandoval (Elbow) Returns vs. A's

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  25. Yasiel Puig Could Steal the Show in 1st MLB Home Run Derby

    Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig was among the more notable absences from MLB All-Star weekend last year, as he was just 38 games into his big league career...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 2,638 reads 22 comments