1. Was Yunel Escobar's Double Play Matt Williams Fault?

    The Washington Nationals clawed their way back from a 5-0 deficit to put the tying run at third base with one out in the seventh inning. Yunel Escobar ran the count to 3-0 before hitting into his eighteenth double play of the year...

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  2. Reliance on Fastball Has Nationals' Strasburg in Dominant Form

    While Max Scherzer is considered the unquestioned ace of the Washington Nationals starting rotation, Stephen Strasburg is emerging as a difference-maker for the stretch run...

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  3. Ryan Howard Useless? Phillies Slugger Quietly Putting Up Good Power Numbers

    Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard never was accused of being a complete player, not even when he was hitting home runs like he was Babe Ruth and always on TV in those Subway commercials...

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  4. MLB Reviewing Circumstances of Phillies Coach Larry Bowa's Ejection

    Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa has drawn the attention of Major League Baseball after he was tossed from Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets ...

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  5. Pirates Notebook: For Mark Melancon, It's About Winning

    Francisco Cervelli was the first player to catch Mark Melancon in the New York Yankees minor league system in 2006. Back then he threw hard and had a heavy sinker...

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  6. Burns' Aggressive First-Pitch Attack Working Quite Well for A's

    Oakland Athletics rookie outfielder Billy Burns is both an excellent lead-off hitter and one that is too impatient at the plate...

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  7. No Aaron Judge for Yankees' Struggling Offense in September

    Even if the Yankees ' offense continues to struggle, don't expect them to call up their most prize hitting prospect...

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  8. Alberto Callaspo Released by the Dodgers

    Alberto Callaspo and his remaining contract went unclaimed on waivers after being designated for assignment last week, so the Dodgers have released the veteran infielder...

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  9. Dodgers' Gonzalez Leaves Game with Knee Contusion

    Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Adrian Gonzalez was removed from Thursday's finale against the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth inning with a right knee contusion...

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  10. Gonzalez Leaves Game with Apparent Knee Injury

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  11. Gonzalez Leaves Game with Apparent Knee Injury

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  12. Duffy (Ankle) Starts, Blanco (Hip) Remains out

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  13. Fowler Sits Again, Szczur in CF

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  14. The Mets' Hot Streak Should Carry into September

    The New York Mets are on some kind of tear right now. With a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night, the Mets have won 21 of their last 29 games — a ...

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  15. A New Mets Outlook, and the Wins Keep Coming

    When Terry Collins was hired as the Mets ' manager in 2010, the situation he inherited was not exactly viewed as desirable...

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  16. Twins Rejoin Playoff Picture After Sixth Consecutive Win

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  17. The Website MLB Couldn't Buy

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  18. Justin Verlander so Close to Joining Elite List of Pitchers Who Threw No-Nos

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  19. Starlin Castro Believes This Cubs Season Has Made Him Stronger

    This isn't the breakthrough season Starlin Castro envisioned for the Cubs . A three-time All-Star shortstop would have pictured being in the middle of it all when Wrigley Field started rocking again...

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  20. Ned Yost Plans to Keep Royals' Bullpen Pitchers in Their Established Roles

    Royals manager Ned Yost says he still prefers a bullpen with defined roles, even as myriad injuries and a general cautiousness have resulted in a shuffling of roles for much of August...

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  21. Houston Astros Need to Call Chris Carter Experiment to a Close

    Chris Carter has a lot of power. When he hits the ball, it makes like its late for work and gets out of the park. But that is just about all Carter can do, and he does not do it every often...

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  22. With Roster Expansion Around the Corner, Astros Considering Their Options

    When rosters expand from 25 to 40 on September 1, teams in contention will be looking to maximize their depth as they try to juggle the rigors of a postseason push with making sure their everyday players aren't burnt out...

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  23. Terry Francona Expects Carlos Carrasco to Pitch Again This Season

    Right-hander Carlos Carrasco's trip to the disabled list does not mean he's made his final start of the year...

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  24. DJ LeMahieu Hits in Each Order Spot for Rockies

    Perhaps the only person who wasn't surprised to see DJ LeMahieu's name penciled in at cleanup Wednesday was the second baseman himself...

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  25. Colorado Rockies Win Series in Atlanta for First Time Since 2005

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