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Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Chase Utley's home run, Clayton Kershaw's throwback start flings Giants to 6 1/2 back in NL West

LOS ANGELES – For years, the Giants tried to get Steve Finley. They loved everything about him. He went to the Dodgers instead, and hit a grand slam that won the NL West in 2004. For weeks, the Giants tried… Continue Reading → The post Chase Utley's home run, Clayton Kershaw's throwback start flings...
Orange County Register 10 hours ago

Final: Kershaw strikes out 15, goes distance as Dodgers edge Giants, 2-1, sweep series

LOS ANGELES – Clayton Kershaw has excelled so many times, in so many ways, that the standard indicators of excellence no longer do much indicating at all. To evaluate him in comparison to himself, then, is to search for new gauges, alternative...
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Zuckerman on criticism of Nationals, Harper's MVP hopes

Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman talked about the anger among Nats fans and the possibility Bryce Harper will win NL MVP.
Newark Star-Ledger 25 mins ago

Why Tyler Clippard could end up being the Mets' key trade deadline acquisition

The addition of Clippard has helped stabilize the Mets' bullpen
Friars on Base 14 hours ago

Padres News: Derek Norris and Shawn Kelley Hurt Tuesday

All was going well for the San Diego Padres in Tuesday night’s game against the Texas Rangers. Then came the 7th inning with the score tied 4-4 and the Padres knowing that with a victory they would gain ground on either the Giants or Dodgers who were playing each other. When the dust had settled […] Padres News: Derek Norris and Shawn Kelley Hurt Tuesday - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Orange County Register 11 hours ago
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly dismisses talk Miami Marlins might want to hire him next season

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly dismisses talk Miami Marlins might want to hire him next season

LOS ANGELES – Don Mattingly acknowledged he had heard about it Wednesday and offered a dismissal, but he otherwise stayed far, far away from the conversation about his potential employment elsewhere next season. CBSSports.com reported the Miami...
Orange County Register 10 hours ago
Final: Dodgers 2, Giants 1

Final: Dodgers 2, Giants 1

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw threw a career-high-tying 132 pitches, notched a career-high-tying 15 strikeouts, and stretched the Dodgers’ lead in the National League West to a season-long length of 6 1/2 games. The Dodgers beat the Giants, 2-1,...
Red Reporter 20 hours ago

Five bits of optimism born from the 2015 Cincinnati Reds season

Smile, Reds fans! Or at least smile just a little bit. If you entered the 2015 MLB season with sky-high aspirations in mind for the Cincinnati Reds, you were a bit delusional then and a lot depressed now.  At 54-77, the Reds sit dead last in the NL Central standings, officially eliminated from winning the division as they sit an ugly 31.5 games behind the evil division-leading St. Louis Cardinals.  On top of that, they're stuck behind the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs, both of whom are en route to 90 win seasons, a playoff clash, and have a bevy of young players under team control...
Mets 360 12 hours ago
Gut Reaction: Mets 9 Phillies 4 (9/2/15)

Gut Reaction: Mets 9 Phillies 4 (9/2/15)

On a night dominated by power hitting and power pitching, two “strange” plays will undoubtedly get most of the attention. Matt Harvey looked sharp early for the Mets, striking out the side in the first inning and surrendering 2 hits…Read more →Related Posts:Gut Reaction: Mets 6 Phillies 5 (8/25/15)Gut Reaction: Mets 9 Phillies 4 (8/26/15)Gut Reaction: Mets 5 Phillies 4 (10) (5/26/15)Gut Reaction: Mets 5 Marlins 1 (8/4/15)Gut Reaction: Phillies 3, Mets 1 (5/8/14)

Harper leaves game with left glute tightness

Bryce Harper departed Wednesday night’s game in St. Louis in the fourth inning with “left glute tightness,” according to the Nationals. Harper popped out to lead off the fourth, reaching for the pitch from Cardinals left-hander Tyler Lyons and jogging only a few steps out of the batter’s box before turning around and walking back…
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Mariners hand Astros first series loss at Minute Maid Park since June

One night after Pat Neshek gave up a game-winning two-run home run, the Mariners pounced on the righthanded reliever once again Wednesday at Minute Maid Park. The Mariners took advantage of Neshek’s errant throw to first base on a routine sacrifice bunt to eventually pull away. The Mariners scored two unearned runs off Neshek in

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MASN Sports 1 hour ago

Opposite dugout: Braves still have a part to play in NL East race - Nationals Buzz

Opposite dugout: Despite losing record, Braves still have part to play in NL East

David Huzzard: The cruelty of baseball

The Nationals' 2015 season has been a lesson in the cruelty of baseball. Sure they built a roster full of injury-prone players and they had to expect they'd miss time. The ultimate outcome of how many players and how much...
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Nats Journal: Ryan Zimmerman is on fire, reaches 200-homer milestone

When Ryan Zimmerman landed on the disabled list with left plantar fasciitis on June 10, he was the worst offensive first baseman in baseball among those with enough at-bats to qualify. His on-base-plus-slugging percentage was .611. But since his return on July 28, Zimmerman has increasingly been an offensive wrecking ball, with a .661 slugging percentage.Read full article >>
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago
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