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Cueto looking to continue streak vs. Rockies
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The Rockies will have their hands full Sunday against the Giants, facing a pitcher they’ve historically had trouble against in Johnny Cueto. The right-hander comes into Colorado with an 18 1/3-inning scoreless streak against the team.

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Posey's 2-HR day helps Giants rally past Rockies
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Buster Posey’s second three-run homer of the game keyed a six-run eighth inning as the Giants won for the 14th time in their last 16 games, 10-5, over the Rockies at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon.

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Utley has last laugh, slams Mets with 2 HRs
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The more Mets fans hate Chase Utley, the more reason he gives them to. After answering a 99-mph retaliation pitch behind his back from Noah Syndergaard — and a borough full of boo-birds fixated on his every move — with a grand slam, a solo homer and five RBIs in the Dodgers’ 9-1 win Saturday […]

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Posey's 6-RBI game a good sign for Giants
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Giants catcher Buster Posey created more memories for himself Saturday at Coors Field, where he hoisted a pair of three-run homers to match a career-best total of six RBIs as the Giants bested the Colorado Rockies, 10-5.

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Maeda slowed, not stopped by comebacker
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After Dodgers rookie Kenta Maeda was struck in the right wrist by a line drive, he rose to his feet, stepped back on the mound and stayed in the game. He lasted five innings and allowed just two hits and two walks, earning the victory in Los Angeles’ 9-1 win at New York.

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Bonds apologizes to Joc for miscommunication
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Nearly a month after Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson didn’t get a picture at Dodger Stadium with Barry Bonds, one of his all-time favorite baseball players, he received an apologetic phone call from baseball’s home run leader.

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Rockies double their fun in beating Giants
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The home run has long been a staple of the Rockies’ offense, but rookie Trevor Story believes the team is harder to beat if it can win without going deep. Story had one of the Rockies’ five doubles in their homerless, 5-2 victory over the Giants at Coors Field on Friday night.

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Chatwood's hard work paying off in big way
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The memory lingers for Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood. It was late last August. He was with the Rockies’ Class A Advanced affiliate in Modesto, Calif, getting ready to make his first appearance in a professional game since he had undergone Tommy John surgery for the second time in April 2014. And there was an anxiety […]

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Vargas looks to outduel D-backs ace Greinke
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Zack Greinke is looking to build some consistency, and the D-backs ace has an opportunity to do so on Saturday night when he faces the Padres and rookie Cesar Vargas at Chase Field.

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Friedrich making case to stick with Padres
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Left-hander Christian Friedrich tossed seven scoreless innings in a 10-3 victory over the D-backs on Friday night at Chase Field. In doing so, he picked up his first win since 2012, then with the Rockies.

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Power switch: Solarte homers from both sides
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Yangervis Solarte did his best Ken Caminiti impersonation Friday night, homering from both sides of the plate as the Padres routed the D-backs, 10-3.

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Padres tap into Solarte power behind Friedrich
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The Padres found a healthy way to take out their frustrations from a recent four-game losing streak: They turned Chase Field into their own launching pad Friday night.

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