10:25 PM EDT, Fri August 01, 2014

Ryan Vogelsong pitches two-hitter in SF Giants win

By Henry Schulman New York – On Thursday he was a Double-A player who thought he might be traded. On Friday he was a big-league second baseman with a hit and and RBI on his resume. Mr. Toad had a mild ride compared to Matt Duffy, whose RBI single and a Ryan Vogelsong two-hitter helped the Giants start August right with a 5-1 victory against the Mets at Citi Field. Ryan Vogelsong pitched his first career nine-inning complete game and ended an undeserved five-game losing streak with his first win since June 21, played in a crisp 2 hours, 6 minutes. Vogelsong carried a no-hitter into the sixth...
Rotoworld 41 mins ago

Vogelsong throws two-hitter against Mets - Ryan Vogelsong (S) San Francisco Giants

Ryan Vogelsong allowed just two hits in a complete game 5-1 win over the Mets on Friday night.
Sacramento Bee 3 hours ago

Giants designate Dan Uggla, Tyler Colvin

The San Francisco Giants have designated second baseman Dan Uggla and outfielder Tyler Colvin for assignment after losing five of six on a horrid homestand.

Seattle Mariners option Stefen Romero, James Jones to Triple-A Tacoma

To make room for new trade acquisitions Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia, the Seattle Mariners have optioned outfielders Stefen Romero and James Jones to Triple-A Tacoma. The team announced the roster moves prior to Seattle’s game against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday. Romero, 25, had been seeing more playing time in recent games after the […]
Mariners Insider | Tacoma News-Tribune 5 hours ago

Mariners send Jones and Romero to Triple-A Tacoma

BALTIMORE — The Mariners cleared space Friday for new additions Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia by optioning rookie outfielders James Jones and Stefan Romero to Triple-A Tacoma. Jones, 25, is batting .258 with a club-leading 20 steals in 79 games, but he is mired in an 15-for-88 slump that has dropped...
Los Angeles Times 38 mins ago

Arizona's botched execution used 15 doses of drug cocktail, logs show

A convicted murderer who died in a botched execution last week in Arizona was injected with 15 separate doses of a drug combination because the initial drug protocol of one dose didn’t seem to be enough to kill him, according to documents released late Friday by the state Department of...
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Seventh-inning stretch: Detroit Tigers 3, Colorado Rockies 2

Seventh-inning stretch: Detroit Tigers 3, Colorado Rockies 2

Justin Verlander has allowed seven hits, struck out four and walked none after blanking the Rockies for the first six innings. DETROIT – Rajai Davis, leading off and starting in center field in place of Austin Jackson, singled home two runs in the fifth inning to snap a scoreless deadlock and then scored from first on Ian Kinsler's double put the Tigers in front. Davis assumed the duties previously held by Jackson, who was dealt to Seattle Thursday as part of a blockbuster three-team trade that landed the Tigers pitcher David Price from Tampa Bay. Justin...
Briefs: Rangers assistant GM A.J. Preller considered frontrunner for Padres job

Briefs: Rangers assistant GM A.J. Preller considered frontrunner for Padres job

Dec 12, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Texas Rangers assistant general manager A.J. Preller talks during the Rule 5 Draft during the MLB Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. The Texas Rangers chose Russell Wilson, quarterback …
The Detroit Tiger Weblog 4 hours ago
Game 2014.106: Rockies at Tigers

Game 2014.106: Rockies at Tigers

Colorado Rockies (44-64) at Detroit Tigers (58-47) Schedule and projected starters: Fri 8/1   7:08   Justin Verlander vs Franklin Morales (L) Sat 8/2  7:08   Rick Porcello vs Tyler Matzek (L) Sun 8/3 1:08   Anibal Sanchez vs Jorge De La Rosa (L) Yes, you saw correctly. An entire series facing lefties, so it […]
New York Post 51 mins ago
Niese’s error costly in Mets’ loss to Giants

Niese’s error costly in Mets’ loss to Giants

Jonathon Niese had only himself to blame — himself and the ineptitude of the Mets offense. Or was it the utter brilliance of Ryan Vogelsong? It was awfully hard to...
Friars on Base 1 hour ago

Stults and Padres Look for Revenge Against Braves

It wasn’t long ago the Padres found themselves getting beat up by the Braves. As a matter of fact it was a mere 4 days ago. Now after winning a series against the Cardinals they’ll get their chance for revenge against Atlanta these next 3 days, but this time in the friendly confines of Petco […] Stults and Padres Look for Revenge Against Braves - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Los Angeles Times 48 mins ago

Dinosaur line that became birds shrank incredibly fast, study finds

How did birds emerge from a lineage of large dinosaurs whose clawed feet were planted firmly on the ground? Size really matters, according to a team of scientists that traced the incredibly fast shrinkage along 50 million years of ancient avian evolution.
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

House, in overtime session, passes border legislation, 223-189

House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law.
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Del Mar reduces turf races for rest of its meeting

With continuing concerns about the safety of its new turf course, Del Mar announced Friday that it will no longer run sprint races or claiming races on the turf course for the rest of its 36-day summer meeting while presenting a plan to soften the course through additional watering and...
Haren, Dodgers try to make it seven

Haren, Dodgers try to make it seven

LOS ANGELES -- In 15 of Dan Haren's last 16 starts, stretching all the way back to the start of May, the 33-year-old right-hander has allowed at least a run to his opponents over the game's first two innings. That's his problem, pretty much. After...
Sacramento Bee 2 hours ago

Giants' pitcher Matt Cain not optimistic about returning this season

NEW YORK - Three doctors have examined Matt Cain's right arm and all had the same diagnosis. There is no ligament damage, but the bone chips in Cain's elbow need to be removed. Cain hasn't decided when to have surgery.
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago

Impac Mortgage rolls out loans with easier qualifying terms

An Irvine mortgage company that pulled the plug on its higher-risk loans a year before the Great Recession has launched an array of rule-bending home loans nationwide — a sign of a thaw in tightfisted lending standards in place since the housing crash.

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    Chris Denorfia

    Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia start for the Mariners

  • 6 Matt Cain

    Matt Cain

    Giants' pitcher Matt Cain not optimistic about returning this season

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    Ryan Vogelsong

    Ryan Vogelsong pitches two-hitter in SF Giants win

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    Martin Prado

    D-Backs' deadline deals shift focus to future

  • 4 Dan Uggla

    Dan Uggla

    Giants designate Dan Uggla, Tyler Colvin

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