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Barraclough nearing return to Marlins' bullpen
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Right-hander Kyle Barraclough, on the 10-day disabled list since July 26 with a right shoulder impingement, could be reinstated as early as Tuesday.

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Straily, Marlins aiming to stay tough on Giants
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Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will try to slow red-hot Giancarlo Stanton when the lefty squares off against Dan Straily in the middle game on Tuesday at Marlins Park.

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Marlins cruise as Stanton's homer sets tone
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Giancarlo Stanton connected on a two-run home run in the first inning and had three RBIs as the Marlins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Giants on Monday night at Marlins Park.

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Stanton sets Marlins' mark with 43rd homer
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Hours after being named National League Player of the Week, Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton took another step towards being the Player of the Month.

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Newcomb set to face Rockies in altitude
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Kyle Freeland returns to the Rockies’ rotation Tuesday night against the Braves after needing just the minimum 10 days on the DL for a groin strain. Atlanta also sends out a rookie, left-hander Sean Newcomb, for his 12th start of the season but first at Coors Field.

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Teheran terrific but bats stall vs. Bettis, Rockies
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Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis wasn’t defeated by testicular cancer, and he wouldn’t let the Braves beat him Monday night. He threw seven scoreless innings, and the Rockies came through when Charlie Blackmon tripled and scored in the eighth inning for a 3-0 victory at Coors Field.

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Thrilling inside-the-park bid becomes first out
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Approximately three hours later, as he digested Monday night’s 3-0 loss to the Rockies at Coors Field, Braves third base coach Ron Washington was still wondering if the result would have been different had he not waved Ender Inciarte toward the plate with the hope of beginning the game in electrifying fashion.

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With Harper, Nationals can exhale … a little
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We’ll all understand if the Nationals hold their breath until Bryce Harper is back on the field with his quick bat, his fast feet and his strong arm. There are many things to like about the Nats. But since 2012, the biggest of those has been Harper, who believe it or not is already in […]

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Thor, Familia inching closer to return
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For months, the Mets have played without their most heralded starting pitcher and bullpen arm. But Noah Syndergaard and Jeurys Familia are both edging closer to returns.

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Mets edged out in Subway Series opener
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Aaron Judge hit a game-tying homer while showing signs of cracking out of his midsummer slide and Aaron Hicks outdrove his teammate two innings later, lifting the Yankees to a much-needed 4-2 victory over the Mets on Monday in the opening game of this year’s Subway Series.

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deGrom, Gray take stage in Subway Series
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Two weeks after joining the Yankees, right-hander Sonny Gray will make his Yankee Stadium debut against Jacob deGrom and the Mets on Tuesday at 7:05 pm. ET.

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Nationals held in check to open doubleheader
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Chris Stratton spun 6 2/3 scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts to help the Giants beat the Nationals, 4-2, in Game 1 of Sunday’s split doubleheader. It was the first double-digit strikeout performance of Stratton’s Major League career.

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