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Kemp's walk-off single in 10th keeps LA rolling

Kemp's walk-off single in 10th keeps LA rolling

MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 6 hours ago
Matt Kemp homered in the second, scored a go-ahead run in the eighth and delivered a walk-off single in the 10th as the Dodgers edged the Braves, 3-2, on Wednesday night for their fifth win in a row.
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  • Mets 11, Phillies 2: In Win Over Phillies, The Mets Continue To…

    Mets 11, Phillies 2: In Win Over Phillies, The Mets Continue To Show Growth

    nytimes.com MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Zack Wheeler’s impressive start on Wednesday wrapped up a 15-10 month for the Mets, who do not expect much movement ahead of Thursday’s nonwaiver trade deadline.
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  • Back to keep Heyward out of Dodgers series

    Back to keep Heyward out of Dodgers series

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Jason Heyward arrived in Los Angeles hoping that lower back discomfort would not prevent him from missing more than Tuesday's series opener against the Dodgers. But it now looks like Heyward will not return to the Braves' lineup before Friday night's se…
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  • Braves' focus is on the field as Deadline nears

    Braves' focus is on the field as Deadline nears

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Like fans, many baseball players have spent the past few days keeping up with trade rumors involving Jon Lester and a significant portion of the Phillies' roster. But Freddie Freeman said he has not allowed himself to be consumed about what the Braves m…
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  • Nats End Marlins' Six-Game Winning Streak, 4-3

    Nats End Marlins' Six-Game Winning Streak, 4-3

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Tanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals averted a series sweep by snapping the Miami Marlins' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Wednesday.
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  • Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Philli…

    Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, a man whose profes

    deadspin.com 18 hours ago
    Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, a man whose professional crime is being chronically incapable of cutting bait.Read more...
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  • Collins expecting to see 'similar faces' after Deadline

    Collins expecting to see 'similar faces' after Deadline

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Count manager Terry Collins among those not anticipating sweeping changes before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. Two days after general manager Sandy Alderson said the Mets are "unlikely" to make any moves prior to the Deadline, Collins …
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  • Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline

    Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline

    MLB.com nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    There have been numerous reports recently about Cole Hamels' availability, but sources told MLB.com that the Phillies have had no substantive talks with any team about their ace.
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  • Marlins roll on as Alvarez outduels Strasburg

    Marlins roll on as Alvarez outduels Strasburg

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg, and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 on Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.
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  • A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

    A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

    deadspin.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    We rag on the Mets here a good amount—mostly because it's so much fun—but tonight, during a 6-0 loss to the Phillies, the team twitter account got in on the joke and had some fun. With a healthy dose of self awareness and self-loathing humor, the twitte…
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  • Werth out of Nats' lineup with ankle sprain

    Werth out of Nats' lineup with ankle sprain

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is being held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins after spraining his right ankle on Monday.
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  • Marlins stun Nats with relentless four-run ninth

    Marlins stun Nats with relentless four-run ninth

    MLB.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    The Marlins erased a six-run deficit and delivered a ninth-inning rally against first-place Washington on Monday night that secured their fifth victory in a row. Jeff Baker ended it with a walk-off single to the wall in left field, giving the Marlins a …
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  • Video - Mets Blow Out Phillies 00:31

    Mets Blow Out Phillies

    Jul 30
    Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda each homered in the Mets' 11-2 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - Nationals Hold On To Beat Marlins 00:38

    Nationals Hold On To Beat Marlins

    Jul 30
    Despite giving up two runs in the ninth inning, Drew Storen recorded his first save of the season in the Nationals' 4-3 win over the Marlins.
  • Video - Deadline Preview 01:51

    Deadline Preview

    Jul 30
    The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down what needs to happen and what will happen before the trade deadline.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire 06:09

    SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire

    Jul 29
    What kinds of trades do you want to see happen? Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield answer your tweets before the trade deadline.

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