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Mound Of Evidence: Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez might just be …

Mound Of Evidence: Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez might just be the b…

CNNSI.com Updated Aug 24, 2013
Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez might just be the best pitcher in all of baseball right now.
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  • Zimmermann bounces back as Nats cruise

    Zimmermann bounces back as Nats cruise

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Jordan Zimmermann rebounded from one of his worst career outings to go 7 2/3 strong innings, Ian Desmond hit his 18th home run, and the Washington Nationals beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Saturday night.
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  • Fernandez impressive again in Marlins' win

    Fernandez impressive again in Marlins' win

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Jose Fernandez struck out eight in seven innings, leading the Miami Marlins to a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
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  • Scherzer's gritty effort in duel nets win No. 19

    Scherzer's gritty effort in duel nets win No. 19

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    Max Scherzer met his half of the expectations and his half of the hype in an All-Star starter rematch with Matt Harvey, pitching the Tigers to a 3-0 win over the Mets at Citi Field to improve to 19-1.
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  • Soreness in Achilles ends Brown's night

    Soreness in Achilles ends Brown's night

    MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Domonic Brown left Saturday night's game against Arizona in the third inning with soreness in his right Achilles, and is listed as day to day.
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  • Joe Girardi and Terry Collins have earned contract extensions f…

    Joe Girardi and Terry Collins have earned contract extensions from the Yankees and Mets

    nydailynews.com Aug 24, 2013
    They were the endangered nine — Joe Girardi, Terry Collins, Jim Leyland, Charlie Manuel, Ron Gardenhire, Ned Yost, Eric Wedge, Davey Johnson and Walt Weiss — an unprecedented number of lame duck managers to start the season, and now with September appro…
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  • Polanco feeling better, may return early next week

    Polanco feeling better, may return early next week

    MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Marlins infielder Placido Polanco, on the seven-day concussion list, was scheduled to take ground balls Saturday and hit for the first time since being plunked on the helmet by a ball last Friday against the Giants.
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  • Duda Is Back With the Mets

    Duda Is Back With the Mets

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Lucas Duda went on the disabled list June 23 and went on to lose his place as the club’s starting left fielder. He will primarily be a first baseman in his return.
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  • Mets satisfied in taking Wright's rehab slow

    Mets satisfied in taking Wright's rehab slow

    MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    David Wright is making progress in his rehab from a right hamstring strain, but the Mets aren't going to rush their star third baseman.
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  • Mitch Williams’ wild first pitch highlights 90’s night in Phila…

    Mitch Williams’ wild first pitch highlights 90’s night in Philadelphia

    yahoo.com Aug 24, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. They didn’t call Mitch Williams “Wild Thing” for nothing. It’s a nickname he earned during his 11-year career, six of which were spent as a closer for the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. It’s…
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  • Young Marlins fan makes sweet no look catch of line drive foul …

    Young Marlins fan makes sweet no look catch of line drive foul ball

    yahoo.com Aug 24, 2013
    Being a Miami Marlins fan doesn't have a whole lot of benefits these days, but it's undeniable that your chances to catch a souvenir at Marlins Ballpark are better than any other stadium outside of Florida. Hey, it's something, and for one young Marlins…
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  • Nats rally from 6 runs down to edge Royals

    Nats rally from 6 runs down to edge Royals

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    Jayson Werth hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals rallied from a six-run hole before holding off the Kansas City Royals for an 11-10 victory Friday night.
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  • Seven-run fourth powers Nats out of early 6-0 hole

    Seven-run fourth powers Nats out of early 6-0 hole

    MLB.com Aug 24, 2013
    Down 6-0 after two innings, the Nationals pounded the Royals on the heels of a seven-run fourth inning, capped by Jayson Werth's two-run homer in Friday's 11-10 win at Kauffman Stadium. Bryce Harper added a three-run double and a crucial diving catch in…
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  • Cards' Wainwright wins NL-best 15th game

    Cards' Wainwright wins NL-best 15th game

    ESPN.com Aug 24, 2013
    Adam Wainwright earned his NL-leading 15th win with his fifth complete game and had a key sacrifice fly to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
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  • Video - Cards Win Third Straight Over Braves 00:31

    Cards Win Third Straight Over Braves

    Aug 24
    The Cardinals topped the Braves 6-2 for their seventh win in eight games.
  • Video - Scherzer Outduels Harvey 00:40

    Scherzer Outduels Harvey

    Aug 24
    Max Scherzer drove in a run and struck out 11 over six innings to lead the Tigers to a 3-0 win over the Mets.
  • Video - Fernandez, Marlins Shut Down Rockies 00:35

    Fernandez, Marlins Shut Down Rockies

    Aug 24
    Jose Fernandez struck out eight or more batters for the 10th time this season and tossed seven scoreless innings in the Marlins' 3-0 win over the Rockies.