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Mets snap skid with timely hitting, quality pitching

Mets snap skid with timely hitting, quality pitching

MLB.com Updated Jun 12, 2013
Lucas Duda, David Wright and Marlon Byrd homered, and Dillon Gee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals on Wednesday night at Citi Field.
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  • Rockies sign No. 3 overall pick Jonathan Gray

    Rockies sign No. 3 overall pick Jonathan Gray

    CNNSI.com Jun 12, 2013
    DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies have signed pitcher Jonathan Gray, selected third overall in the draft last week out of Oklahoma.
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  • Figaro brilliant on both sides of plate in win

    Figaro brilliant on both sides of plate in win

    MLB.com Jun 12, 2013
    Strong starting pitching by Alfredo Figaro and timely hitting helped the Brewers take Wednesday's series-deciding game against the Marlins, 10-1.
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  • Nats call up Ohlendorf to start, option Karns

    Nats call up Ohlendorf to start, option Karns

    ESPN.com Jun 12, 2013
    The Nationals have recalled right-hander Ross Ohlendorf from Triple-A Syracuse and he was scheduled to make his first Washington start in Wednesday night's game at Colorado.
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  • Volquez goes seven strong as Padres sweep Braves

    Volquez goes seven strong as Padres sweep Braves

    MLB.com Jun 12, 2013
    Chris Denorfia hit a two-run home run and Logan Forsythe drove in two runs Wednesday afternoon, backing Edinson Volquez's strong seven-inning start as the Padres defeated the Braves, 5-3, before a crowd of 22,316 at Petco Park.
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  • Cashner baffles Braves as Padres clinch series

    Cashner baffles Braves as Padres clinch series

    MLB.com Jun 12, 2013
    Right-hander Andrew Cashner allowed two runs on six hits over eight strong innings as the Padres edged the Braves, 3-2, Tuesday at Petco Park, clinching the three-game series.
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  • Colvin's two homers power Rox past Nats

    Colvin's two homers power Rox past Nats

    MLB.com Jun 12, 2013
    In his third game since a longer-than-expected demotion to Triple-A, Tyler Colvin launched a two-run homer that began a five-run fifth inning and a two-run homer in the eighth to put the game out of reach in the Rockies' 8-3 victory over the Nationals o…
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  • Video - Mets Homer Past Cardinals 00:32

    Mets Homer Past Cardinals

    Jun 12
    The Mets hit three home runs in their 5-1 win over the Cardinals.
  • Video - Padres Complete Sweep Of Braves 00:26

    Padres Complete Sweep Of Braves

    Jun 12
    Edinson Volquez struck out nine in the Padres' 5-3 win over the Braves.
  • Video - Twins Rally Past Phillies 00:30

    Twins Rally Past Phillies

    Jun 12
    The Twins topped the Phillies 4-3 to hand Philadelphia its fifth straight loss.

Sports Columnists

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    Jun 12
    What has gotten into LeBron James in the Finals? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez examine.
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    Jun 12
    Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure the quarterback, writes John Clayton.
  • Brooklyn Nets on verge of naming Jason Kidd coach, sources

    Jun 12
    The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.
  • Brooklyn Nets to hire Jason Kidd, sources

    Jun 12
    The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.