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Mets snap skid with timely hitting, quality pitching Updated Jun 12, 2013
Lucas Duda, David Wright and Marlon Byrd homered, and Dillon Gee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals on Wednesday night at Citi Field.
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  • Rockies sign No. 3 overall pick Jonathan Gray Jun 12, 2013
    DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies have signed pitcher Jonathan Gray, selected third overall in the draft last week out of Oklahoma.
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  • Video review gives Walker homer vs. Giants Jun 12, 2013
    Pirates second baseman Neil Walker was awarded a home run after video review in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game against the Giants.
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  • Figaro brilliant on both sides of plate in win Jun 12, 2013
    Strong starting pitching by Alfredo Figaro and timely hitting helped the Brewers take Wednesday's series-deciding game against the Marlins, 10-1.
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  • Leake helps Reds extend Wrigley win streak Jun 12, 2013
    Mike Leake combined with Aroldis Chapman on a three-hitter and Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning against Travis Wood, leading the Reds over the Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their record 12th straight win at Wrigley Field.
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  • Kontos suspended three games, Bochy for one Jun 12, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco pitcher George Kontos has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball, which said he intentionally threw a pitch at Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been banned for one.
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  • Cards reach agreements with top three picks Jun 12, 2013
    The Cardinals have reached agreements with each of their top three Draft picks -- left-handers Marco Gonzales and Rob Kaminsky and shortstop Oscar Mercado -- has learned.
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  • Harang shuts out Astros to lead Mariners Jun 12, 2013
    Aaron Harang pitched a two-hitter for his second shoutout of the season, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Mets Homer Past Cardinals 00:32

    Mets Homer Past Cardinals

    Jun 12
    The Mets hit three home runs in their 5-1 win over the Cardinals.
  • Video - Leake Guides Reds Past Cubs 00:35

    Leake Guides Reds Past Cubs

    Jun 12
    Mike Leake tossed eight innings of three-hit ball to lead the Reds past Cubs.