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The Cardinals Lost Their 34th Game

The Cardinals Lost Their 34th Game

deadspin.com MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
Adam Lind smacked a three-run walkoff homer Friday as the Seattle Mariners beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3.Read more...
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  • Davis' 3-run shot, stellar D lift A's over Halos

    Davis' 3-run shot, stellar D lift A's over Halos

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Khris Davis' three-run homer in the eighth inning powered the Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Angels on Friday night at Angel Stadium.
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  • Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.
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  • Mookie's mash, Koji's K's cap wild night

    Mookie's mash, Koji's K's cap wild night

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    The Red Sox stunned the Rangers with four runs in the ninth inning and rallied for an 8-7 victory at Globe Life Park. The comeback came against relievers Jake Diekman and Matt Bush as the Rangers were trying to stay away from using closer Sam Dyson.
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  • Davis' 3-Run HR in 8th Lifts A's to 7-4 Win Over Angels

    Davis' 3-Run HR in 8th Lifts A's to 7-4 Win Over Angels

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    Khris Davis hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 on Friday night.
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  • A's anticipate Hill and Manaea to return soon

    A's anticipate Hill and Manaea to return soon

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The A's are moving closer toward getting back two members of their starting rotation, though they're still unsure about the status of another.
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  • Red Sox Rally With 4 Runs in 9th for 8-7 Win Over Rangers

    Red Sox Rally With 4 Runs in 9th for 8-7 Win Over Rangers

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Mookie Betts went deep on an elevated fastball, and Dustin Pedroia came home on a pitch that got past the catcher.
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  • Pujols' 573rd HR ties Killebrew at 11th all-time

    Pujols' 573rd HR ties Killebrew at 11th all-time

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols continued his climb up the all-time home run ladder in Friday night's 7-4 loss to the A's, tying Harmon Killebrew for 11th all-time with his first-inning, two-run homer off of Oakland left-hander Eric Surkamp -- fo…
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  • Miley could be close to rejoining Seattle rotation

    Miley could be close to rejoining Seattle rotation

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    After making a Minor League rehab appearance Friday, Mariners pitcher Wade Miley could be close to rejoining the rotation.
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  • Source: Astros set to call up prospect Reed

    Source: Astros set to call up prospect Reed

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    The Astros are planning to call up first baseman A.J. Reed from Triple-A Fresno, according to an MLB.com source.
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  • LeBlanc tops flurry of roster moves by Mariners

    LeBlanc tops flurry of roster moves by Mariners

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    It was a busy day of transactions for the Mariners, who added lefty Wade LeBlanc and gave him a start Friday against the Cardinals. Outfielder Nori Aoki was also optioned to Triple-A Tacoma.
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  • Do the Rangers have the guts to sit Prince Fielder?

    Do the Rangers have the guts to sit Prince Fielder?

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    Do the Rangers have the guts to sit Prince Fielder?
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  • Umpire Paul Emmel needs stitches after bat whacks him in the he…

    Umpire Paul Emmel needs stitches after bat whacks him in the head

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    Umpire Paul Emmel sustained a scary injury on Thursday night while he was working the game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Oakland Athletics. The Angels' Jefry Marte was pinch hitting with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and took a big swing…
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  • Lincecum takes step back in first home start

    Lincecum takes step back in first home start

    MLB.com yahoo.com nytimes.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    Nothing wound up going right for Tim Lincecum in his home debut on Thursday night, as he was pulled after three innings in an eventual 5-4 loss to the Oakland A's.
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  • A's weighing options for Saturday's starter

    A's weighing options for Saturday's starter

    MLB.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    The A's will start left-hander Eric Surkamp on Friday instead of on his scheduled turn Saturday, manager Bob Melvin announced on Thursday. The A's will announce a Saturday starter after Thursday night's series opener against the Angels at Angel Stadium.
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  • The Mariners Lost In The Dumbest Way

    The Mariners Lost In The Dumbest Way

    deadspin.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    The Seattle Mariners lost their sixth straight game this afternoon to move below .500 and cap off a long slide in which they’ve gone 8-19 and have been swept three times. Today’s loss was the dumbest. Starter Adrian Sampson injured his elbow warming up …
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  • Tigers Win on Walk-Off Wild Pitch, Earning Sweep of Seattle

    Tigers Win on Walk-Off Wild Pitch, Earning Sweep of Seattle

    nytimes.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    A little gift gave the Detroit Tigers a four-game sweep.
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  • Mariners' Sampson (elbow) exits after warm-ups

    Mariners' Sampson (elbow) exits after warm-ups

    ESPN.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    Mariners' Sampson (elbow) exits after warm-ups
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  • Rangers’ Ian Desmond Switches to the Outfield, and Doesn’t Look…

    Rangers’ Ian Desmond Switches to the Outfield, and Doesn’t Look Back

    nytimes.com Jun 23 (2 days ago)
    Desmond is hitting .316 as the surging Texas Rangers’ new center fielder after more than 900 games at shortstop for the Nationals.
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  • Hamels continues dominance of Reds

    Hamels continues dominance of Reds

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 23 (3 days ago)
    Backed by a four-run fourth inning, Cole Hamels struck out eight and allowed one run in six innings as the Rangers defeated the Reds, 6-4, to split the two-game series Wednesday night at Globe Life Park.
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  • 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 - Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice! 03:33

    Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice!

    Mar 18
    ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses the new bacon-related items being offered by the Texas Rangers this season.
  • Video - Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return 02:10

    Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return

    Mar 13
    Stephania Bell explains the unknown of when Yu Darvish will be able to return and whether he can avoid a second corrective surgery down the line.
  • Video - Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery 01:53

    Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    Mar 13
    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that Yu Darvish's season will end before it even begins as the Rangers' ace will undergo Tommy John surgery.