1. Veteran LeCure Dispenses Advice to Young Starters

    Before rookie left-hander John Lamb spoke to the media following his loss on Tuesday, he sat in a chair next to reliever Sam LeCure, who was talking to him about his outing...

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  2. BAR: Who Will the Reds Call Up in September?

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  3. A.J. Ellis Is Doing Well in Backup Role with Dodgers

    With another overmatched rookie pitcher on the mound Wednesday night for the Cincinnati Reds , the Dodgers powered their way to a 7-4 victory at Great American Ball Park behind three fourth-inning home runs...

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  4. Miguel Cabrera Quietly Getting Even Better: TKB

    Thanks to the Detroit Tigers falling out of the pennant race and a six-week stint on the disabled list, Miguel Cabrera isn't getting mentioned in the AL MVP race between Mike Trout and Josh Donaldson...

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  5. Chicago White Sox Lineup Without Trayce Thompson Creates Buzz

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  6. Chris Sale Finds a Way, but Chicago White Sox Can't

    On his way to his latest expression of artistry, Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale's junkyard-dog approach only fell flat because he got no offensive support in a 3-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday...

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  7. Chicago Cubs Coaches Wear Medieval Armor in Dugout

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  8. Cubs Loss the Exception to the Norm

    The interesting thing about the Chicago Cubs ' 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night is it was the kind of a game that should have been the norm for them this season, not the exception...

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  9. Red Sox Rookie Travis Shaw: 'I Won't Worry About Hanley Ramirez'

    David Ortiz had a message for Travis Shaw when he summoned him over to his locker for what turned into a 15-minute chat last week at Fenway Park...

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  10. Red Sox Notebook: Clay Buchholz' Season, Future in Doubt

    When Clay Buchholz received an injection last month to help treat a flexor strain in his right elbow, he was optimistic he would pitch again this season...

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  11. Hunter Harvey and Dylan Bundy Expected to Pitch in Instructional League

    Orioles top pitching prospects Hunter Harvey and Dylan Bundy, whose seasons have been derailed by injuries, are both scheduled to log innings in instructional league next month...

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  12. Mychal Givens an August Bright Spot for Baltimore Orioles

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  13. Fallen Macon Firefighter's Sons Throw Ceremonial First Pitches at Braves Game

    The crowd at Turner Field cheered Wednesday night as the children of a fallen Macon-Bibb County firefighter walked to the mound. Lt...

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  14. Winless Drought Has Atlanta Braves' Shelby Miller Nearing Place in History

    Shelby Miller's winless streak continues and as it stretches into September, the Braves right-hander is challenging for a dubious place in history...

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  15. Arizona Pitcher Evan Marshall Discusses Getting Hit in the Head by a Line Drive

    Pitcher Evan Marshall returned to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. It turns out he is lucky to be returning anywhere...

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  16. Diamondbacks Rallying Around New Mascot — a Hamster Named Slider

    With all due respect to dogs everywhere on this National Dog Day, we must tip our cap to another furry, four-legged friend, the hamster...

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  17. Marlins Considering Moving in Outfield Walls

    The Marlins are considering moving in the fences at their home ballpark in an effort to increase the team's lagging home run totals, according to MLB .com...

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  18. MLB Teams Face Challenge Delivering Info to Players

    New Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is a notorious late-night emailer, and catcher A.J. Ellis will sometimes awake to a series of messages in his inbox from the boss with detailed scouting reports...

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  19. Should MLB Scrap Divisions for More Playoff Fairness?

    If season ended today, NL's fourth- and fifth-best teams (Mets and Dodgers) would play a best-of-five series, while the second- and third-best teams (Pirates and Cubs) would be stuck ...

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  20. Terry Collins Feels New York Mets Need to Shore Up Lefthanded Relief

    If the surging New York Mets have one major vulnerability, it is in the bullpen leading into Tyler Clippard and Jeurys Familia. And it is particularly related to left-handed relief...

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  21. Joc, Grandal Return to Lineup Thursday

    # Dodgers lineup: Rollins SS, Utley 2B, Gonzalez 1B, Turner 3B, Ethier LF, Puig RF, Grandal C, Pederson CF, Greinke P...

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  22. Joe Mauer Helps Minnesota Twins Beat Rays

    Minnesota continued to roll on Wednesday night with a 5-3 win over Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field to claim its sixth consecutive victory and move into the top spot for the second American League Wild Card...

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  23. Mets Pad NL East Lead with Sixth Straight Win

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  24. Pablo Sandoval Has Improved Defensively: The Boston Globe

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  25. The Return of a Different Adrian Gonzalez

    I find that writing goes in phases, and they can be unpredictable. I don't know when it's going to be a good writing week...

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