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MLB.com Updated May 15, 2013
Jeff Samardzija hadn't won a game since Opening Day and he took matters into his own hands on Wednesday. Samardzija smacked a two-run home run and struck out seven over eight innings to pick up his first win since April 1, leading the Cubs to a 6-3 vict…Upvote Share Tweet
Wandy outlasts Gallardo as Bucs top BrewersWandy Rodriguez stuck to Yovani Gallardo long enough for the Bucs to get enough of an upper hand for a 3-1 victory over Milwaukee at PNC Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Choo homers twice; Leake, Reds blank FishShin-Soo Choo's second multi-homer game of the season helped power the Reds to their fifth straight win and a series victory over the Marlins. Choo went 4-for-5 with two home runs to push the Reds past the Marlins, 4-0, before 14,866 at Marlins Park on …Upvote Share TweetIt was another two-for-one night for Michael Ray, who extended his Beat the Streak run to 43 on Wednesday night courtesy of sluggers Joey Votto and Alex Gordon. Using the "Double Down" feature, the 28-year-old Astros fan from Brenham, Texas, j…Upvote Share Tweet
Cueto set to return from DL for Reds next weekCNNSI.com May 15, 2013MIAMI (AP) Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto is on target to rejoin the rotation next week after making his second injury rehabilitation start.Upvote Share TweetAstros get win over Tigers in last chance for 2013Upvote Share Tweet
Veteran reliever K-Rod set to rejoin BrewersMilwaukee has promoted Francisco Rodriguez to its big league club.Upvote Share Tweet
Winning's still main thing for Cards, RangersSince the Rangers and Cardinals went toe-to-toe for seven tense, wonderful games in the 2011 World Series, plenty has happened to both franchises. Yet, in a lot of ways, nothing at all has happened. In many respects, these two organizations that exchang…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com May 15, 2013Houston manager Bo Porter wanted to make a couple main points in a pregame meeting with right-hander Lucas Harrell.Upvote Share TweetAndrew McCutchen was a blur running around the bases after driving Mike Fiers' 2-2 pitch into PNC Park's right-field bleachers leading off the 12th inning on Tuesday to give the Pirates a 4-3 walk-off over the dreaded Milwaukee Brewers.Upvote Share Tweet
CarGo homers twice, gets five hits in Rox winCarlos Gonzalez homered twice among his career-high five hits to back Rockies lefty Jeff Francis, who allowed one run on three hits over six innings in a 9-4 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Back On The OffensiveCNNSI.com May 15, 2013Carlos Gonzalez finally gave us a reason to talk offense, going 5-for-5 with two HR's against the Cubs. Joe Lemire examines the young season's best performance at the plate.Upvote Share Tweet
Miller Solid In Win Over MetsMay 15Rookie Shelby Miller followed up his nearly perfect one-hitter with 5 2/3 scoreless innings.
Choo Homers Twice In Reds' WinMay 15Shin-Soo Choo collected four hits, including two homers, in the Reds' 4-0 win over the Marlins.
Sources: The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny Del …May 16The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
Sources -- The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny De…May 16The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
Sources -- NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in SacramentoMay 15NBA owners have spoken: They, too, want the Sacramento Kings playing in Sacramento.
NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in SacramentoMay 15Ownership representatives met for nearly four hours Wednesday and ultimately voted to reject the Kings' proposed move to Seattle, backing last month's unanimous recommendation from a relocation committee to keep the team in Sacramento.