Norris erases golden sombrero with heroics

Norris erases golden sombrero with heroics

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Derek Norris smashed a walk-off grand slam Friday night, lifting the Padres to a 6-2 win over the Pirates after striking out four times on the night.

Bench bats lead White Sox past Astros in 11

Bench bats lead White Sox past Astros in 11

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Geovany Soto hit a two-run double off the right-field wall to break a tie in the 11th inning to lead the White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Astros in the series opener Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

Peralta is baseball’s most productive shortstop

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Jhonny Peralta’s name doesn’t often come up in discussions of baseball’s best shortstops, but perhaps it should. Since the start of 2014, no shortstop has been more productive, not even Troy Tulowitzki.

Words traded after Cingrani plunks Harper

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Words were exchanged, but that’s all the drama that ensued after reliever Tony Cingrani hit Bryce Harper with a pitch in the series opener between the Reds and Nationals.

After two games off, Papi poised to return

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David Ortiz sat out the past two games for the Red Sox, but manager John Farrell said Friday night “everything points to he will be in the lineup” Saturday against the Rangers.

Norris’ grand slam walk-off snaps Bucs’ streak

Norris’ grand slam walk-off snaps Bucs’ streak

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Francisco Liriano gave the Pirates all he had for six innings, allowing only three hits and striking out 11, but the bullpen couldn’t hold a two-run lead and the Padres won, 6-2, in the bottom of the ninth on Derek Norris’ walk-off grand slam.

Hudson’s arm, Posey’s bat topple Braves

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Tim Hudson pitched seven stingy innings to gain his first career victory over the Atlanta Braves and benefited from Buster Posey’s three RBIs as the Giants prevailed, 4-2. The outcome hoisted the Giants atop the National League West standings, a half-game ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Facing knuckler cures what ails Hamilton

Facing knuckler cures what ails Hamilton

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Josh Hamilton wasn’t bothered by his cold or Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright’s knuckleball. Hamilton took Wright deep twice for his first two home runs of the season that helped lead the Rangers to a 7-4 victory.

Hamilton hits 2 HRs as Rangers top Red Sox

Hamilton hits 2 HRs as Rangers top Red Sox

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Josh Hamilton hit his first two home runs of the season to help lift the Rangers to a 7-4 victory over the Red Sox on Friday night. Both of Hamilton’s home runs came off of Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright.

DraftKings picks: Bryce, Lincecum, Seager

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Welcome to DraftKings fantasy baseball, the Official Daily Fantasy Game of Major League Baseball. These players could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Saturday.