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Shark gets nod as Giants open set vs. Phillies
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Aaron Nola has quietly been one of baseball’s best pitchers this year. The young right-hander will hope to to turn around Philadelphia’s recent woes as the Phillies and Giants open a four-game set at AT&T Park on Thursday. San Francisco will counter with Jeff Samardzija.

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Gonzales gets call to wrap homestand vs. O's
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Righty Ubaldo Jimenez will face off with rookie southpaw Marco Gonzales in the rubber match of a three-game series between the Orioles and the Mariners Wednesday afternoon at Safeco Field.

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Garcia gets nod as Subway Series shifts to Citi
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With another injury striking their pitching staff, the Mets need Robert Gsellman to provide some stability Wednesday for the back end of their rotation. The American League Wild Card-leading Yankees hope Jaime Garcia can do the same for them as the Subway Series moves to Citi Field for its final two games.

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Red-hot Lynn gets call in finale vs. Sox
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The Cardinals and Red Sox finish a quick two-game series at Fenway Park on Wednesday with a rematch between St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn and Boston left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez.

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Aaron Judge gets dwarfed for once as WWE stars present him with a title belt
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There aren’t many people who can make New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge look like a normal-sized human being. He’s 6-foot-7-inches of home-run power packed into a human body. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] Likewise, WWE superstars Braun Strowman (he’s 6-foot-8) and Big Cass (all 7 feet of […]

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Perez gets the win as Rangers top Tigers
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Martin Perez overcame a two-run home run by Justin Upton in the first inning and helped pitch the Rangers to a 6-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night at Globe Life Park. The win was the Rangers’ fourth in five games and moved them to within three games in the American League Wild Card […]

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Griffin gets call against Verlander, Tigers
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Justin Verlander has limited opponents to three runs or fewer in each of his last seven starts, and he has a 1.91 ERA over that stretch. He’ll be opposed by Texas righty A.J. Griffin, the second time this season the two will square off against each other.

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Albers gets shot with Mariners against Orioles (Aug 15, 2017)
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SEATTLE — When a teenage James Paxton was being recruited by the University of Kentucky baseball program, he was shown around campus by a fellow Canadian left-hander, Andrew Albers.

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Giancarlo Stanton gets beer shower after breaking Marlins homer record
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It’s August 14, and the Miami Marlins already have a new single-season home run king. With his two-run shot in the first inning, Giancarlo Stanton passed Gary Sheffield as the team’s single-season home run leader. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] Stanton didn’t wait long to set the record. […]

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Flexen gets nod in series finale vs. Phillies
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Both starters in Sunday’s series finale between the Mets and Phillies are where they are due to rotation injuries that have plagued both clubs this season.

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Facing Cards, Sims gets 3rd shot at 1st win
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When he takes the mound Saturday night against the Braves at Busch Stadium, Cardinals ace right-hander Carlos Martinez will make his 92nd career start. His opponent, Atlanta rookie righty Lucas Sims, will be making his third start and seeking his first victory.

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Rich Hill gets hit in throat by pitch, stays in game
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill took a pitch directly to the throat Friday night while trying to lay down a bunt. After falling to the ground in pain and remaining there for several minutes, though, he was able to take his base. He later returned to the mound for the top of the fifth […]

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