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Pirates strike for big frames to fuel Wandy's win Updated May 10, 2013
Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez disposed with the Mets' lukewarm batting order for six innings, while cleanup man Garrett Jones started one three-run rally with a double and ended another with a replay-reviewed homer in Friday night's 7-3 win.
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  • Nationals control Cubs for fifth straight win May 10, 2013
    Ian Desmond's three hits included a two-run homer and an RBI double, and Danny Espinosa and Kurt Suzuki also drove in runs with doubles, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 for their season-high fifth consecutive victory.
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  • Manuel hopes Aumont cuts down on walks May 10, 2013
    More than a month into the new season, Phillies reliever Phillippe Aumont boasts a 2.45 ERA, a number few would gripe about. But in his 11 innings, the right-hander has already walked 10 batters.
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  • Jones awarded homer after replay at Citi Field May 10, 2013
    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle successfully petitioned the umpiring crew to consult replay, and a brief delay was all it took to reverse a triple to a home run for Garrett Jones against Mets right-hander Shaun Marcum on Friday.
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  • The Secret of Baxter’s Success May 10, 2013
    Mike Baxter has developed into a pinch-hitting weapon for the Mets. His manager attributes Baxter's success to his attention to detail.
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  • Liriano set to make Pirates debut Saturday May 10, 2013
    Francisco Liriano is set to come off the disabled list and make his Pittsburgh Pirates debut Saturday against the New York Mets.
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  • Harper (toe) sits, Werth (hamstring) likely to DL May 10, 2013
    WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is out of the lineup against the Chicago Cubs after having an ingrown right toenail removed, while right fielder Jayson Werth is probably headed to the 15-day disabled list.
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  • Cubs activate reliever Fujikawa from disabled list May 10, 2013
    As expected, the Cubs on Friday activated reliever Kyuji Fujikawa from the 15-day disabled list prior to the club's weekend series against the Nationals.
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  • Astros Fan Behind Home Plate Really Wants You To See His Fake Dong May 10, 2013
    We pride ourselves on vigilance to behind-the-plate fan frivolity, what with jackasses pantomiming blowjobs at Wrigley or dudes outfitting themselves in Marlins gear during non-Marlins postseason games. So when this fan at last night's Angels-Astros gam…
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  • The Juice: Tale of two walk-offs - Mets get clutch single while Rays literally walk away with win May 10, 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.A pair of walk-off wins Thursday night showed us two very different ways to win a…
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  • Kimbrel earns 100th career save May 10, 2013
    Braves closer Craig Kimbrel turned in a scoreless ninth inning in Thursday night's 6-3 win over the Giants to record career save No. 100, a milestone that proved elusive this week.
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  • McCann leads way as Braves top Giants May 10, 2013
    Brian McCann highlighted a three-hit performance with his first home run of the season and aided the four-run fifth inning that gave Julio Teheran the support he needed in the Braves' 6-3 win over the Giants on Thursday night.
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  • Mets could go after Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo in offseason May 10, 2013
    It’s only May, and yet on the nights when Matt Harvey isn’t pitching, the only real intrigue surrounding the Mets is figuring out how they’re going to turn this team into a contender by next year, never mind this season.
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  • MLB Mock Draft: Gray looks like best bet at No. 1 -- for now May 10, 2013
    This year's MLB Draft is unusually difficult to handicap.
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  • Corbin controls Phillies in D-backs' victory May 10, 2013
    Patrick Corbin threw six-plus strong innings and drove in a run to help lead the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Thursday night.
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  • Video - Desmond Powers Nationals Past Cubs 00:31

    Desmond Powers Nationals Past Cubs

    May 10
    Ian Desmond had a home run and an RBI double the Nationals' 7-3 win against the Cubs.
  • Video - Dodgers Suffer Eighth Straight Loss 00:31

    Dodgers Suffer Eighth Straight Loss

    May 10
    Derek Dietrich's three-run blast, his first career home run, helps the Marlins to a 5-4 win over the Dodgers.
  • Video - Giants Crush Hudson, Braves 00:31

    Giants Crush Hudson, Braves

    May 10
    Tim Hudson surrenders six runs in just 3 2/3 innings pitched as the Braves fall to the Giants 8-2.
  • Video - D-backs Win Fifth Straight 00:31

    D-backs Win Fifth Straight

    May 10
    Miguel Montero's homer in the eighth lifts the Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Phillies.