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Scherzer dominates on mound and at plate
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The Nationals exploited a Cubs weakness and ran wild on the basepaths Tuesday night, setting a Nats record, and tying the franchise mark, with seven stolen bases to add another dimension to their top-ranked offense. Washington’s running game combined with another strong performance from Max Scherzer led the Nats to a 6-1 victory in a […]

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Felix back on mound 'boost' for Seattle, fans
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A Mariners team that has turned things around with a strong June could get a further boost from the return of Felix Hernandez, as the veteran right-hander showed Friday in a 13-3 runaway win over the American League West-leading Astros in his first game off the disabled list.

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McCullers to return to mound vs. Mariners
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Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. will come off the disabled list Saturday to start at Safeco Field against the Mariners, who will counter with right-hander Sam Gaviglio. McCullers was placed on the disabled list June 9 with lower back discomfort and missed two starts.

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Holmberg set to take mound against Twins
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The White Sox send left-hander David Holmberg (1-0, 2.63 ERA) to the mound on Wednesday night at Target Field when they face Jose Berrios (6-1, 2.74) and the Twins.

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Padres' young trio shows potential on mound
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The Padres dropped their eighth road series in 11 tries, but their young rotation made a believer of Brewers manager Craig Counsell.

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O'Day set to throw off mound Monday
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Orioles reliever Darren O’Day is expected to throw from a mound on Monday for the first time since being placed on the 10-day disabled list.

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Resilient Jameson Taillon back on the mound five weeks after testicular cancer surgery
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One month after undergoing surgery for testicular cancer, the Pirates’ Jameson Taillon made a triumphant return to the mound on Monday. He joins a list of MLB players who have successfully returned after a bout with cancer.

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Lester takes mound vs. Rockies in opener
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The Rockies and Cubs open a four-game series on Thursday, as right-hander Tyler Chatwood and left-hander Jon Lester match up at Wrigley Field. Chatwood was originally scheduled to start in the second game of the series on Friday, but Colorado swapped his turn in the rotation with German Marquez. Marquez is getting an extra day […]

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Tanaka takes the mound vs. rival Red Sox
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Though the Yankees didn’t get much hype in Spring Training when it came to American League East prognostications, Red Sox manager John Farrell was impressed by what he saw.

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Rangers' Ross nearing return to MLB mound
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Rangers pitcher Tyson Ross said he feels good coming out of Saturday’s rehab start for Triple-A Round Rock, but manager Jeff Banister said no decision has been made yet on where the right-hander will pitch next.

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Happ set to face Reds in return to the mound
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Two pitchers that were once involved in the same trade will take the mound against one another on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre for the Blue Jays and Astros.

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Chatwood finds his groove on the mound
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Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood didn’t want to stop at 99, and who could blame him?

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