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Sox homer on 1st pitch in 2nd straight game
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White Sox center fielder Leury Garcia put a bit of a damper on Yu Darvish’s Dodger Stadium debut Wednesday, sending his first pitch of the game off the right-field foul pole. It was the second time in as many nights that the White Sox homered on the first pitch of the game, with Tim Anderson […]

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Yankees' Judge sets MLB record by striking out in 33rd consecutive game
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It’s not exactly a record you want to chase. New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge set a new MLB record when he struck out in the top of the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game against the New York Mets. It was the 33rd consecutive game where Judge has struck out, breaking a previous record held […]

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A Game Of Inches: Picking The Best Major League Player At Every Height
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Listing the best MLB players at every inch, from the Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve (5’6″) to the New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge (6’7″) and Dellin Betances (6’8″).

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Cincinnati Teds: Votto 1 game shy of legend
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With two walks in three plate appearances vs. the Cubs on Tuesday, Reds first baseman Joey Votto extended his streak of reaching safely at least twice to 20 games.

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Bullpen can't hold lead in Stanton's big game
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Add Madison Bumgarner to the list of pitchers to allow a home run to Giancarlo Stanton during his remarkable home run stretch. But after Stanton extended his long-ball streak to six straight games, it was Bumgarner’s run-scoring single and Carlos Moncrief’s pinch-hit, RBI base hit that helped rally the Giants to a 9-4 victory over […]

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Lackey rides 5-0 streak into game vs. Reds
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At a pivotal time of the season, as the Cubs try to remain atop the National League Central, John Lackey has been helping his team rack up wins. Lackey and his club will face the Reds and Homer Bailey on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.

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Giancarlo Stanton homers in sixth straight game as his amazing August continues
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Giancarlo Stanton, despite the fact that he plays for the sub-.500 Miami Marlins, might just be the most interesting man in baseball right now. He’s on an incredible home-run tear that included his sixth straight game with a dinger Tuesday night and he might just be traded before the end of the month if the Marlins […]

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Duvall homers for 2nd straight game in defeat
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Was it the meeting that got the Brewers’ bats going? Or three games against the pitching-challenged Reds?

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Cards 1 game behind Cubs after streak ends
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The Braves put an end to their five-game skid and the Cardinals’ eight-game winning streak on Sunday, as R.A. Dickey silenced a St. Louis offense that had scored at least six runs in its last seven games to take a 6-3 victory at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals staged a comeback attempt in the eighth, loading […]

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Brian Goodwin leaves Game 1 of Sunday doubleheader with groin tightness
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Dusty Baker took a deep breath and shook his head after sharing the news that Brian Goodwin left Game 1 of the doubleheader Sunday with tightness in his groin. He had not indicated the trouble was serious — more that it was too soon to tell — but Nationals outfielders have battled so many injuries […]

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Adrian Beltre turned a rundown into a game of tag on the infield
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Adrian Beltre’s latest gift bestowed upon baseball fans is really something to behold. At 38 years old, maybe Beltre was trying to bend the rules — or base path — to get from point A to point B. Or maybe MLB’s Twitter account is right that the man just had nightmare flashes of Jose Altuve […]

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Tim Tebow hit in head by pitch, stays in game
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Tim Tebow stayed in the game after taking a pitch to the head. (Charlie Kaijo/Tampa Bay Times via AP) A scary moment unfolded Friday night when Tim Tebow took a pitch to the head for the St. Lucie Mets. Eric Waxler of WFTS-TV tweeted out the footage: @TimTebow hit by pitch in head, 9th inning […]

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