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Walk-off in 13th backs Brewers' stellar pitching

Walk-off in 13th backs Brewers' stellar pitching

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 21, 2013
Wily Peralta continued his stellar string of pitching Sunday, and Caleb Gindl awoke a dormant Brewers offense with a walk-off, 13th-inning home run for a 1-0 Milwaukee win and a three-game series sweep over the Marlins to open the second half of the sea…
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  • Miami Marlins haven’t scored in 37 innings, longest MLB streak …

    Miami Marlins haven’t scored in 37 innings, longest MLB streak in 28 years

    yahoo.com Jul 21, 2013
    Thanks in part to the recent All-Star break, nobody from the Miami Marlins has crossed home plate in eight days. The Flounderng Fish fell 1-0 in 13 innings to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, capping a scoreless weekend at Miller Park and extending thei…
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  • Wells robs game-tying HR as White Sox win

    Wells robs game-tying HR as White Sox win

    ESPN.com Jul 21, 2013
    Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.
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  • Harvey dazzles, Mets flash power to top Phils

    Harvey dazzles, Mets flash power to top Phils

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 21, 2013
    The Mets displayed power in the form of three homers, and behind Matt Harvey's overpowering performance, defeated the Phillies, 5-0, on Sunday at Citi Field.
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  • Rox recalling Pomeranz for opener with Marlins

    Rox recalling Pomeranz for opener with Marlins

    MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    In the three starts for the Rockies this year, Drew Pomeranz has repeatedly fallen behind hitters -- something he'll have to correct to stay in the Majors.
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  • Hollywood Nights: With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramir…

    Hollywood Nights: With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramirez, …

    CNNSI.com Jul 21, 2013
    With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramirez, strong pitching from Clayton Kershaw, and the return of a Matt Kemp, the Dodgers finished their sweep of the reeling Nationals.
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  • Kemp homers as Dodgers sweep Nationals

    Kemp homers as Dodgers sweep Nationals

    ESPN.com Jul 21, 2013
    Matt Kemp returned to the lineup with a home run and a double in the same inning Sunday, and the Dodgers completed a sweep of the Nationals with a 9-2 win that moved them into a tie for first place -- at least temporarily -- in the NL West.
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  • Little help: Giancarlo Stanton assists Jonathan Lucroy’s homer …

    Little help: Giancarlo Stanton assists Jonathan Lucroy’s homer over the fence

    yahoo.com Jul 21, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Putting baseballs over the fence isn’t usually a problem for Giancarlo Stanton. However, the way he went about putting one over the fence on Saturday night at Miller Park actually proved to be quite a problem for t…
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  • Porter defends Bedard after no-hitter collapse

    Porter defends Bedard after no-hitter collapse

    CNNSI.com Jul 21, 2013
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston manager Bo Porter is defending Erik Bedard's decision to remove himself from Saturday night's game against Seattle with a no-hitter in the seventh inning because of a high pitch count and says he wouldn't have let the left-hander…
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  • Heyward sits out, expected to start Monday

    Heyward sits out, expected to start Monday

    MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    Jason Heyward didn't start for the sixth straight game Sunday while recovering from a strain of his right hamstring, but Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez expects to put his name in the lineup Monday in New York.
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  • Maholm heads to Atlanta for full exam on left wrist

    Maholm heads to Atlanta for full exam on left wrist

    MLB.com Jul 21, 2013
    The Braves are headed to New York for a four-game series against the Mets that starts Monday, but starter Paul Maholm went back to Atlanta on Sunday to get his sprained left wrist checked out.
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  • The Juice: Alex Rios bounces back from benching with grand slam…

    The Juice: Alex Rios bounces back from benching with grand slam against Braves

    yahoo.com Jul 21, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Alex Rios wasn’t exactly pleased after Robin Ventura benched him for what the ma…
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  • Foul ball rips through net behind plate, hits woman at National…

    Foul ball rips through net behind plate, hits woman at Nationals game

    yahoo.com Jul 21, 2013
    Barely a month ago, The Stew posted about a man who spilled beer on himself and others at a Philadelphia Phillies game after he flinched when a ball was fouled back to the screen behind home plate.The post made fun of him. Perhaps he's owed an apology.A…
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  • Video - Brewers Walk Off On Gindl's First Career HR 00:38

    Brewers Walk Off On Gindl's First Career HR

    Jul 21
    Rookie Caleb Gindl's home run in the 13th pushed the Brewers to a sweep of the Marlins.
  • Video - White Sox Stop Braves With Defense 00:42

    White Sox Stop Braves With Defense

    Jul 21
    Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a two-run homer as the White Sox topped the Braves 3-1.
  • Video - Kemp Homers In Return 00:31

    Kemp Homers In Return

    Jul 21
    Matt Kemp drove in three runs and Clayton Kershaw struck out nine batters over seven innings to lead the Dodgers past the Nationals 9-2.
  • Video - Harvey, Mets Blank Phillies 00:32

    Harvey, Mets Blank Phillies

    Jul 21
    Matt Harvey struck out 10 batters over seven innings to lead the Mets past the Phillies 5-0.

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    Jul 21
    Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
  • NFL mailbag: Teams' response could curtail incidents

    Jul 21
    Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
  • Dawn of a New Day

    Jul 21
    OXNARD, Calif. — “Life,’’ Jason Garrett told his team Saturday afternoon, pacing in front of his 90 players, “is about opportunities. The NFL! The Dallas Cowboys! Are you kidding me? Since we were this high we wanted to be here.” I find myself this morn…