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Today's starting lineups: Sept. 1

Today's starting lineups: Sept. 1

MLB.com Updated 50 minutes ago
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
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  • Davies joins Brewers, will debut Wednesday

    Davies joins Brewers, will debut Wednesday

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Another member of the Brewers' July prospect haul is on his way to the Major Leagues. As rosters expanded on Tuesday, the team promoted right-hander Zach Davies from Triple-A Colorado Springs and slated him to start on Wednesday against the Pirates at M…
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  • Here to stay: MLB rookies set record for most home runs in a mo…

    Here to stay: MLB rookies set record for most home runs in a month

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    Need another example that proves how talented the young players are in MLB these days? Here's a good one: Michael Conforto's solo blast in the Mets' win Monday was the 150th home run hit by a rookie in August and set the major-league record for most hom…
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  • Here to stay: MLB rookies set record for most home runs in a mo…

    Here to stay: MLB rookies set record for most home runs in a month

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    Need another example that proves how talented the young players are in MLB these days? Here's a good one: Michael Conforto's solo blast in the Mets' win Monday was the 150th home run hit by a rookie in August and set the major-league record for most hom…
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  • Rob Manfred Kicks Shoeless Joe Jackson Back Into The Grave

    Rob Manfred Kicks Shoeless Joe Jackson Back Into The Grave

    deadspin.com yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    The appointment of a new MLB commissioner is always a good time for certain special interest groups—spitball enthusiasts, Montreal baseball fans, Pete Rose truthers—to begin seeking favors. “Maybe,” they think, “the new commissioner will be more reasona…
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  • 5 key questions for Cubs down the stretch

    5 key questions for Cubs down the stretch

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    How will bullpen roles shake out for the Cubs? MLB.com's Phil Rogers examines this and four other pressing issues for Chicago as the club looks to put a memorable postseason run together.
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  • 5 intriguing storylines for September

    5 intriguing storylines for September

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Can the new kids on the block hang in there and join the postseason party this season? MLB.com's Richard Justice examines this question and offers additional scenarios to keep an eye on down the stretch.
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  • Stats of the Day: For LA, better late than never

    Stats of the Day: For LA, better late than never

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Adrian Gonzalez's single in the bottom of the 14th gave the Dodgers a 5-4 win over the Giants at Dodger Stadium. Since this rivalry moved to the West Coast for the start of the 1958 season, this is the latest a walk-off hit has been produced by a Dodger…
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  • Three keys to rebuilt Rangers' playoff push

    Three keys to rebuilt Rangers' playoff push

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    After 95 losses in 2014 and a brutal run of injuries to start 2015, it was easy enough to count the Rangers out. But they've surged back into a playoff position, and it hasn't been just due to Prince Fielder and Cole Hamels.
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  • Clubs #GoGold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    Clubs #GoGold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, so Major League Baseball clubs will #GoGold in their own unique ways over coming days.
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  • Adrian's walk-off ends clash with Giants in 14th

    Adrian's walk-off ends clash with Giants in 14th

    Adrian Gonzalez, who homered eight innings earlier, lofted a single to deep left field with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the 14th inning for a 5-4 walk-off Dodgers win over the Giants in their showdown series opener at Dodger Stadium on…
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  • Dodgers use Kershaw, Hatcher as hitters

    Dodgers use Kershaw, Hatcher as hitters

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    As Monday's slugfest between the Giants and Dodgers dragged on into extra innings, Los Angeles was forced to turn to unlikely hitters.
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  • Giants add lefty-hitting outfielder De Aza

    Giants add lefty-hitting outfielder De Aza

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    The Giants gained balance on their bench Monday by acquiring outfielder Alejandro De Aza, a much-needed left-handed batter, along with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Boston Red Sox for Minor League left-hander Luis Ysla.
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  • A's score 9 unanswered to top Halos

    A's score 9 unanswered to top Halos

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Danny Valencia and Jake Smolinski contributed to a five-run third inning and Mark Canha provided the dagger in the sixth, launching a three-run homer to help the A's beat the American League West-rival Angels, 11-5, at the Coliseum on Monday night.
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  • Blackburn among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    Blackburn among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Clayton Blackburn picked a perfect night for his best start of the season. The Giants' No. 21 prospect allowed only two hits and struck out nine while working a season-high 7 1/3 scoreless innings on Monday as Triple-A Sacramento edged Reno, 1-0.
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  • A's-Angels tilt pauses for 'broken fence delay'

    A's-Angels tilt pauses for 'broken fence delay'

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    There was a 10-minute "broken fence delay" in the bottom of the fifth inning at the Coliseum during Monday night's A's-Angels matchup as the grounds crew fixed part of the left-field wall that fell down after Shane Victorino collided with it t…
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  • Angels begin GM search

    Angels begin GM search

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    The Angels have begun their search for a new general manager, a source told MLB.com on Monday night, though it's hard to narrow down their list of candidates at this point.
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  • Outfielders headline waiver trade deadline as teams prepare for…

    Outfielders headline waiver trade deadline as teams prepare for September

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    Major League Baseball's waiver trade deadline rarely results in huge deals, but contending teams can still make upgrades while heading into the final month of the season. The Cubs struck first, picking up Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners. While …
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  • Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

    Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. It may be too late, but the Cleveland Indians ar…
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  • Keuchel Matches Home Win Milestone in Astros Victory

    Keuchel Matches Home Win Milestone in Astros Victory

    nytimes.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel matched the club record for consecutive home wins and received ample run support as the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 at Minute Maid Park on Monday.
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  • Mark Canha Hits 3-Run HR as Athletics Beat Angels 11-5

    Mark Canha Hits 3-Run HR as Athletics Beat Angels 11-5

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of the outfield wall fell down…
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  • Rox rally for four runs, walk off in ninth

    Rox rally for four runs, walk off in ninth

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen delivered a two-run walk-off single in the ninth inning, lifting the Rockies to a 5-4 comeback win over the D-backs on Monday night at Coors Field.
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  • Bartolo Colon makes case for postseason, but Mets should stick …

    Bartolo Colon makes case for postseason, but Mets should stick with young guns

    nydailynews.com 13 hours ago
    On nights like this you might be tempted to say, wait a minute, maybe there should be a spot in the playoff rotation for the old guy.
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  • Greg Bird's growing pains contribute to Yankees' loss

    Greg Bird's growing pains contribute to Yankees' loss

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Greg Bird's growing pains contribute to Yankees' loss
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation 02:26

    Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation

    Mar 20
    Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.

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