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Rockies' Nolan Arenado keeps on crushing baseballs

Rockies' Nolan Arenado keeps on crushing baseballs

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
There's no stopping Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado these days. Arenado smashed two more home runs Sunday, giving him 24 on the season. That puts him in a tie for third in the majors with the potentially super-human Bryce Harper. According …
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  • Madison Bumgarner notches 1,000th career strikeout, homers in w…

    Madison Bumgarner notches 1,000th career strikeout, homers in win

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Is there anything San Francisco Giants ace Madis…
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  • Will Middlebrooks Injured By Stray Bat While Attempting To Catc…

    Will Middlebrooks Injured By Stray Bat While Attempting To Catch Foul

    deadspin.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    Padres third baseman Will Middlebrooks left today’s game against the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning after his attempt to field a Cliff Pennington pop foul was interrupted by a abandoned bat in the on-deck circle.Read more...
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  • ERA leader Greinke ends drought in Miami

    ERA leader Greinke ends drought in Miami

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    The dry spell is finally over for Zack Greinke, who threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings in the Dodgers' 2-0 win over Miami on Sunday at Marlins Park. The victory was the All-Star's first since May 5, a span of 10 outings.
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  • Castillo Powers Diamondbacks Past Padres 6-4

    Castillo Powers Diamondbacks Past Padres 6-4

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
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  • Three key mistakes cost Clay Kershaw as Dodgers falter

    Three key mistakes cost Clay Kershaw as Dodgers falter

    ESPN.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    Three key mistakes cost Clay Kershaw as Dodgers falter
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  • Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stant…

    Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stanton

    nytimes.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    Tom Koehler pitched seven innings, and the host Miami Marlins beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, on Saturday in the Marlins’ first game since their star slugger, Stanton, was sidelined by a hand injury.
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  • Lincecum hit by line drive, leaves game

    Lincecum hit by line drive, leaves game

    MLB.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum exited Saturday's game against the Rockies after taking a DJ LeMahieu line drive to his right forearm.
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  • Posey, Susac Power Giants to 7-5 Victory

    Posey, Susac Power Giants to 7-5 Victory

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Buster Posey drove in two runs, and Andrew Susac had a three-run double in the seventh inning to rally the San Francisco Giants to a 7-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
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  • Ross, Kemp Lead Padres to 4-2 Win Over D-Backs

    Ross, Kemp Lead Padres to 4-2 Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Tyson Ross overcame control problems to combine on a two-hitter and Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
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  • Speedy Spangenberg sparks Padres win

    Speedy Spangenberg sparks Padres win

    MLB.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Tyson Ross overcame command issues and a shaky start Friday night as the Padres edged the D-backs, 4-2, at Petco Park.
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  • Just call Dodgers' Brett Anderson 'Mr. Dependable'

    Just call Dodgers' Brett Anderson 'Mr. Dependable'

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Just call Dodgers' Brett Anderson 'Mr. Dependable'
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  • Puig feels better, returns as pinch-hitter

    Puig feels better, returns as pinch-hitter

    MLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig -- who missed the past two games with a torn callus on his left palm -- didn't start on Friday in the series opener at Marlins Park, but he did pinch-hit in the eighth inning and stayed in to finish the 7-1 Los Angeles …
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  • Shoulder strain puts Affeldt on disabled list

    Shoulder strain puts Affeldt on disabled list

    MLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants placed left-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a left shoulder strain. Right-hander Mike Broadway was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento in a corresponding move.
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  • Giants adopt rainbow avatar in support of gay marriage

    Giants adopt rainbow avatar in support of gay marriage

    yahoo.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants weren't the only ones on the Internet to adopt a rainbow avatar Friday. Many people, organizations and corporations — including @Yahoo — did so after the Supreme Court ruling that made gay marriage legal across the land. But of …
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  • Angry Umpire Demands That Jon Lester Fight Him

    Angry Umpire Demands That Jon Lester Fight Him

    deadspin.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    Yesterday’s game between the Dodgers and Cubs was delayed for several minutes when home plate umpire Andy Fletcher decided to go full Ump Show in the second inning, stalking Cubs starter Jon Lester back to the mound in order to establish his authority o…
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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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