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Nats Park light-stand fire caused by 'minor' malfunction

Nats Park light-stand fire caused by 'minor' malfunction

MLB.com Updated Jun 27, 2013
One of the individual bulbs in a light panel caught fire at Nationals Park on Thursday, forcing three sections of seats below the panel to evacuate. There were no known injuries.
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  • Nats' Harper continues rehab at Double-A

    Nats' Harper continues rehab at Double-A

    ESPN.com Jun 27, 2013
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was to move up a level Thursday night in his injury rehabilitation assignment, joining Double-A Harrisburg for a game at Bowie, Md.
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  • Adams opts against surgery for now

    Adams opts against surgery for now

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    Phillies right-hander Mike Adams will try to rehab his injured right shoulder rather than have surgery, although it remains unlikely he pitches again this season.
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  • D-backs top Nationals on bunt in 11th inning

    D-backs top Nationals on bunt in 11th inning

    ESPN.com Jun 27, 2013
    Didi Gregorius drove in the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 11th inning and Aaron Hill homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Thursday night to salvage the finale of a three-game series.
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  • Mets edge Rockies at Coors on late blast from Byrd

    Mets edge Rockies at Coors on late blast from Byrd

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Mets a 3-2 win against the Rockies on Thursday night at Coors Field.
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  • D-backs manufacture win over Nats in 11

    D-backs manufacture win over Nats in 11

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    Patrick Corbin and Stephen Strasburg battled to a draw Thursday afternoon, but it was the D-backs who eventually came out on top, 3-2, in 11 innings on Thursday at Nationals Park. Didi Gregorius' RBI bunt single in the 11th was the difference.
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  • Draft pick Krook failed recent physical

    Draft pick Krook failed recent physical

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    A source confirmed reports that lefty Matt Krook, who opted to attend college instead of sign with the Marlins, recently failed his physical.
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  • Wright out of Mets lineup for second time in '13

    Wright out of Mets lineup for second time in '13

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    At least one element was missing from Thursday's makeup game in Colorado, and that was Mets third baseman David Wright, who missed just his second start of the season.
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  • Cuddyer sets Rockies record with hit streak at 24

    Cuddyer sets Rockies record with hit streak at 24

    CNNSI.com Jun 27, 2013
    Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer has lined a single to center in the second inning against the New York Mets, extending his hitting streak to a franchise-record 24 games.
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  • Foul Ball Scares The Shit Out Of Two Women In Front Row

    Foul Ball Scares The Shit Out Of Two Women In Front Row

    deadspin.com Jun 27, 2013
    From last night's Mets-White Sox game in Chicago, OMGWHATWASTHAT!?!!?Read more...
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  • Daulton will undergo surgery on two brain tumors

    Daulton will undergo surgery on two brain tumors

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton has been diagnosed with two brain tumors and will undergo surgery next week.
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  • Phillies acquire infielder McDonald from Tribe

    Phillies acquire infielder McDonald from Tribe

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    The Indians traded veteran infielder John McDonald to the Phillies on Thursday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
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  • Adam LaRoche And His Son Would Like To Show You Their Very Larg…

    Adam LaRoche And His Son Would Like To Show You Their Very Large Guns

    deadspin.com Jun 27, 2013
    No big deal, just the Washington Nationals first baseman and his son enjoying a summer day with their guns. Someone should introduce these two to Brek Shea. I bet they could team up for a kick-ass Fourth of July party. Read more...
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  • Shaun Marcum wins! He will not go 0-10 as Mets beat White Sox

    Shaun Marcum wins! He will not go 0-10 as Mets beat White Sox

    yahoo.com Jun 27, 2013
    As most people realize by know, individual won-loss records for pitchers are misleading at best, and slanderous at worst. As if they're the only ones on the field when a game is won or lost! Shaun Marcum of the New York Mets hasn't pitched like it, but …
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  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs to give away free funeral on ‘Celebratio…

    Lehigh Valley IronPigs to give away free funeral on ‘Celebration of Life’ night

    yahoo.com Jun 27, 2013
    Figuratively speaking, the most intense sports fans are known to live and die with the successes and failures of their respective favorite teams. However, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs — Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies — would like to give …
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  • Phillies take advantage of miscues to win in 13

    Phillies take advantage of miscues to win in 13

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    A team desperately in need of victories enjoyed an unusual 7-5 victory Wednesday over the Padres in 13 innings at Petco Park. The Phillies scored the game-winning runs thanks to Logan Forsythe's errors on a Ben Revere grounder.
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  • Royals follow Gordon's lead in walk-off victory

    Royals follow Gordon's lead in walk-off victory

    MLB.com Jun 27, 2013
    Alex Gordon started his night with a leadoff homer and finished with an RBI single in the 10th inning to lift the Royals to a 4-3 walk-off victory against the Braves on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium..
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  • Video - Mets Rally Past Rockies 00:32

    Mets Rally Past Rockies

    Jun 27
    Marlon Byrd's home run completed the Mets' comeback against the Rockies.
  • Video - Dodgers Win Sixth Straight 00:36

    Dodgers Win Sixth Straight

    Jun 27
    Yasiel Puig's clutch hit lifted the Dodgers past the Phillies 6-4.
  • Video - D-backs Win On Bunt 01:50

    D-backs Win On Bunt

    Jun 27
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Didi Gregorius' bunt single in the 11th lifted the Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Nationals.

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  • NFL - Tight cap limiting $6 million-a-year players

    Jun 27
    A tight salary cap is limiting the number of $6 million-a-year contracts teams can dole out, writes John Clayton.
  • Sources -- Brooklyn Nets seek trade for Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, Pau…

    Jun 27
    The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics are merely waiting on Kevin Garnett to waive his no-trade clause to clinch agreement on a trade that ultimately will land Paul Pierce and Garnett in Brooklyn, according to sources close to the process.