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Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2.Share TweetCubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said the club has asked Alfonso Soriano to take a few days to weigh his trade options, and the veteran outfielder said Wednesday one possibility would be the Yankees.Share Tweet
Cubs' DeJesus returns after missing 33 gamesESPN.com Jul 24, 2013The Chicago Cubs activated David DeJesus off the disabled list Wednesday after the outfielder missed 33 games with a right shoulder sprain and optioned outfielder Dave Sappelt to Triple-A Iowa.Share Tweet
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board argues that Brewers should "get rid of Ryan Braun," displdeadspin.com Jul 24, 2013Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board argues that Brewers should "get rid of Ryan Braun," displays fundamental misunderstanding of how MLB contracts work. [JS]Read more...Share Tweet
San Francisco Giants play as visitors in home ballparkyahoo.com Jul 24, 2013It was opposite day at AT&T Park on Tuesday night. The San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds switched places in the second game of a doubleheader because of issues rescheduling a rained-out game from earlier this season at Great American Ball Par…Share Tweet
Bochy's 1,500th win comes 'on road' in SFMLB.com Jul 24, 2013Bruce Bochy recorded the 1,500th victory of his Major League managerial career as the Giants outlasted the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader for a 5-3 "road" win in San Francisco.Share Tweet
Liriano Outduels StrasburgJul 24Francisco Liriano tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts as the Pirates handed the Nationals their sixth straight loss.
The GM's Office: Mark Of A MasterJul 24Orioles GM Dan Duquette stops by the GM's Office to talk about how the deal went down for Francisco Rodriguez, Manny Machado's rise to stardom, and Ryan Braun's suspension.
Soriano Would Return To YankeesJul 24ESPN Chicago's Bruce Levine breaks down Alfonso Soriano informing the Cubs he would accept a trade to the Yankees.
Brady Moving On From HernandezJul 24Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith react to Tom Brady's comments that he has moved on from Aaron Hernandez.