Cutch returns after sustaining left rib injury

Aug 27, 2014 | No Comments

Andrew McCutchen was back in the Pirates lineup Wednesday, a day after he tweaked an ailing rib in his left side. However, Pedro Alvarez — who also left Tuesday’s game — was out of the lineup to nurse his sprained left foot.

Pipeline preview: Pederson looks to remain hot

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Dodgers’ No. 3 prospect Joc Pederson leads Triple-A Albuquerque into a matchup against the Astros’ No. 3 prospect, Domingo Santana, and Oklahoma City on Wednesday in a game that can been seen on MiLB.TV.

Division leaders have reason to worry down stretch

Aug 27, 2014 | No Comments

While clubs such as the Orioles and Nats appear to be locks for division titles, there are underdogs in each division who still have a reasonable shot to make run.

Today’s MLB starting lineups: August 27

Aug 27, 2014 | No Comments

Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.

Bumgarner takes perfecto into eighth in one-hitter

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Giants ace lefty Madison Bumgarner was six outs away from a perfect game Tuesday when Justin Morneau intruded on Bumgarner’s flirtation with immortality, poking a double down the right-field line. That was all the offense the Rockies could amass, though, and the Giants won, 3-0, inside AT&T Park.

Paxton cruises as Mariners blank Rangers

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Rookie southpaw James Paxton bounced back from the first loss of his career to throw 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night against Texas as Seattle rolled to a 5-0 win at Safeco Field and maintained its hold on the second Wild Card position in the American League.

Shoemaker stellar in drubbing; Halos alone in first

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Behind a five-run fourth inning and seven shutout innings from Matt Shoemaker, the Angels bounced back to beat the Marlins, 8-2, on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.

Ross extends streak of quality starts to 13

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Tyson Ross extended his franchise record streak of consecutive quality starts to 13 as the Padres defeated the Brewers, 4-1, on Tuesday Petco Park.

Quirky six-spot helps Dodgers top D-backs

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The National League West-leading Dodgers won back-to-back replay reviews in a six-run fourth inning and coasted to a 9-5 win over the D-backs at Chase Field on Tuesday night.

Napoli joins elite company with massive blast

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Mike Napoli’s mammoth home run in the 11th inning marked the 17th time in Rogers Centre history that a player has gone deep to the fifth deck.