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Vogelsong hits 1st HR in 11 MLB seasons

Vogelsong hits 1st HR in 11 MLB seasons

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
With his team down 4-0 in the top of the third, Ryan Vogelsong drove the first pitch he saw from Chris Rusin into the Rockies' bullpen for a two-run shot, notching his first career home run in 11 big league seasons.
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  • Giants' Lincecum Facing 5 Months of Rehab After Surgery

    Giants' Lincecum Facing 5 Months of Rehab After Surgery

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum had surgery on his left hip Thursday and will need five months of rehab to be ready for the 2016 season.
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  • Scouting profile: Corey Seager

    Scouting profile: Corey Seager

    MLB.com yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Left-handed-hitting Dodgers shortstop prospect Corey Seager is a special player. He has the athletic ability to be the centerpiece of a franchise.
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  • On Baseball: As Dodgers Zero In on Playoffs, a $300 Million Pay…

    On Baseball: As Dodgers Zero In on Playoffs, a $300 Million Payroll Is Out of Mind

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    To focus on the Dodgers’ spending is to miss the beauty of their pursuit of the playoffs, personified by Clayton Kershaw’s virtuoso performance on Wednesday.
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  • LEADING OFF: Latos Tries Again for Dodgers, Braves Skidding

    LEADING OFF: Latos Tries Again for Dodgers, Braves Skidding

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

    Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

    Mitch Moreland doubled home Elvis Andrus in the top of the 10th inning and the Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory over the Padres on Wednesday night.
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  • Wednesday's Top 5: Clayton Kershaw is the man as Dodgers s…

    Wednesday's Top 5: Clayton Kershaw is the man as Dodgers sweep

    Wednesday's Top 5: Clayton Kershaw is the man as Dodgers sweep
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  • Gonzalez Has 2 HRs, 7 RBIs as Rockies Beat D-Backs, 9-4

    Gonzalez Has 2 HRs, 7 RBIs as Rockies Beat D-Backs, 9-4

    nytimes.com 23 hours ago
    Carlos Gonzalez homered twice, including a grand slam, and had a career-high seven RBIs to give the Colorado Rockies a 9-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
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  • Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

    Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

    MLB.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Elvis Andrus' steal of home finished off a four-run rally in the top of the seventh and the Rangers defeated the Padres, 8-6, at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The Rangers, with their eighth win in 11 games, are now three games behind the Astros in the Am…
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  • Greinke wins duel as Dodgers extend lead

    Greinke wins duel as Dodgers extend lead

    MLB.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Zack Greinke outdueled fellow Cy Young candidate Madison Bumgarner and slumping Joc Pederson homered as the Dodgers defeated the Giants on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, 2-1, extending their division lead to 5 1/2 games.
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  • Dodgers double their fortunes in eighth inning

    Dodgers double their fortunes in eighth inning

    MLB.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    The pitchers' duel between Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner came off as advertised, but the pivotal at-bat of the Dodgers' 2-1 win over the Giants on Tuesday night actually came down to a pair of players who were Atlanta Braves in July.
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  • Dodgers Beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd Win Over Rivals in Same Day

    Dodgers Beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd Win Over Rivals in Same Day

    nytimes.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Nothing the San Francisco Giants did fazed Zack Greinke. It was a hole on the mound where he pushes off with his right foot that bothered him.
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head 01:06

    Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big Head

    Mar 9
    While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
  • Video - Matt Kemp Conversation 03:19

    Matt Kemp Conversation

    Mar 7
    Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.

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