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Cliff Lee passes gas to signal interview's end

Cliff Lee passes gas to signal interview's end

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 58 minutes ago
Your browser does not support iframes. The best gas Cliff Lee displayed all night in his return to the Philadelphia Phillies rotation didn't materialize until he signed off from a postgame interview. In his first start since May 18 because of a sore elb…
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  • Dustin Ackley Unmoved By His Own Home Run-Robbing Catch

    Dustin Ackley Unmoved By His Own Home Run-Robbing Catch

    deadspin.com 1 hour ago
    Dustin Ackley was kicked out of second base when Robinson Cano signed with the Seattle Mariners, but last night against the Mets, he proved to be a fine left fielder.Read more...
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  • Andrelton Simmons Makes Another Superhuman Defensive Play

    Andrelton Simmons Makes Another Superhuman Defensive Play

    deadspin.com 1 hour ago
    Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a habit of not just making spectacular defensive plays, but making spectacular defensive plays that you've never quite seen before . Last night against the Marlins, he did his thing again.Read more...
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  • Cliff Lee Was Bad And Then Farted

    Cliff Lee Was Bad And Then Farted

    deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    The trade deadline is but nine days away, and one of the big names that's almost certainly on the market—if anyone wants him—is Phillies starter Cliff Lee. Lee made his return to the mound yesterday after more than two months on the DL, and everything w…
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  • Ackley's amazing heist a product of determination

    Ackley's amazing heist a product of determination

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Dustin Ackley has only been playing the outfield since midseason last year, but the former second baseman looked like a natural on Monday night as he went over the left-field wall at Safeco Field to rob the Mets' Travis d'Arnaud of a home run in the six…
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  • Andrelton Simmons' defensive wizardry bests Marlns' hit-and-run…

    Andrelton Simmons' defensive wizardry bests Marlns' hit-and-run attempt (Video)

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    At this point, it's not news that Andrelton Simmons did something impressive on a baseball field. The Atlanta Braves shortstop has already established himself as a Gold Glover and one of baseball's elite defenders. But just because we're used to seeing …
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  • Mariners 5, Mets 2: ‘Rusty’ Niese Gets Little Help From Offense…

    Mariners 5, Mets 2: ‘Rusty’ Niese Gets Little Help From Offense as Mariners Top Mets

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    In his first start in 17 days after being on the disabled list with shoulder fatigue, Mets starter Jon Niese gave up four runs on 11 hits in six innings in a 5-2 road loss.
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  • Desmond's five hits, two-run homer spark Nationals

    Desmond's five hits, two-run homer spark Nationals

    MLB.com nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Ian Desmond tied a career high with five hits, including a two-run home run into the left-field seats that sparked a four-run fourth inning and helped the Nationals beat the Rockies, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game series in front of 33,082.
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  • Braves' Teheran K's 11, but Marlins win in 10

    Braves' Teheran K's 11, but Marlins win in 10

    ESPN.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
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  • Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
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  • After Decade With Uneven Mets, Wright Turns Introspective for a…

    After Decade With Uneven Mets, Wright Turns Introspective for a Moment

    nytimes.com MLB.com 13 hours ago
    After spending his entire career in New York, the star third basemen’s list of favorite memories was outweighed by his team’s titanic struggles.
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  • YES, SNY overanalyze botched endings to Yankees and Mets games

    YES, SNY overanalyze botched endings to Yankees and Mets games

    nydailynews.com 13 hours ago
    Was it two cases of more information than we needed? Or not enough? The Baseball Gods actually exist. How else can anyone explain the wild Sunday endings to both the Mets and Yankees games?
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  • Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Giants settled for one run in the second inning of Monday night's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies after a replay review confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was called for with…
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  • Harper heating up, but gets day off from Nats' lineup

    Harper heating up, but gets day off from Nats' lineup

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was held out of manager Matt Williams' lineup for a day of rest on Monday, when first-place Washington began a three-game series with the Rockies.
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  • Ramirez to be called up to start on Tuesday

    Ramirez to be called up to start on Tuesday

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Erasmo Ramirez is set to be recalled to make Tuesday's start against the Mets at Safeco Field, in effect taking the rotation spot of Taijaun Walker, who is now back in the Minors.
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  • Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL

    Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL

    ESPN.com MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Reid Brignac and catcher Wil Nieves from the disabled list.
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  • Dan Uggla Refuses To Go Quietly, Signs Minor League Deal With G…

    Dan Uggla Refuses To Go Quietly, Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

    Dan Uggla's back, baby! Four days after being released by the Atlanta Braves, and just more than a week after being suspended (reportedly for showing up to a game at Wrigley Field just an hour before first pitch), Uggla is getting a minor league deal wi…
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  • Nats fan has the most amazing baseball beard you'll ever see (P…

    Nats fan has the most amazing baseball beard you'll ever see (Photo)

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    This is Eric Brooks. This is Eric Brooks rendering all other baseball beards mundane. Sorry, Brian Wilson. You're old news too, 2013 Boston Red Sox. Dare we say that even the Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth, who from the looks of things Brooks would …
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  • Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins

    Braves' Gattis off DL, starting against Marlins

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Catcher Evan Gattis has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is in Atlanta's lineup against the Miami Marlins.
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  • The Phillies Spent Their Rain Delay Playing Bullpen Bocce

    The Phillies Spent Their Rain Delay Playing Bullpen Bocce

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    The Phillies waited out a one-hour, 39-minute rain delay in Atlanta yesterday, and some bored souls out in the visitors' bullpen managed to pass the time with a few games of baseball bocce. God bless whoever invented the sphere.Read more...
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  • Dad holding toddler makes nifty foul-ball catch

    Dad holding toddler makes nifty foul-ball catch

    yahoo.com 23 hours ago
    A man standing in the lower deck and holding who appeared to be his young son made a nice catch at the Miami Marlins game Sunday afternoon of a foul ball hit by Adeiny Hechavarria. Some fans in the ball's path flinched, and others ducked, when the ball …
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  • Video - Giants, Dan Uggla Agree to Minor League Deal 01:00

    Giants, Dan Uggla Agree to Minor League Deal

    Jul 21
    Eric Karabell discusses how the San Francisco Giants could end up benefiting from signing free agent Dan Uggla.
  • Video - Duvall Lifts Giants Past Phillies 02:16

    Duvall Lifts Giants Past Phillies

    Jul 21
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Adam Duvall's home run led the Giants past the Phillies 7-4.
  • Video - Mariners Cruise Past Mets 00:52

    Mariners Cruise Past Mets

    Jul 21
    The Mariners beat the Mets 5-2 to hand New York its third-straight loss.
  • Video - Nationals Walk Off On Werth's Double 00:15

    Nationals Walk Off On Werth's Double

    Jul 20
    After the Brewers tied it up in the top of the ninth, Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth hit a double to defeat Milwaukee 5-4.

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