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Roundup: Padres Toy With the Dodgers as Shields Stays Unbeaten

Roundup: Padres Toy With the Dodgers as Shields Stays Unbeaten

nytimes.com MLB.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated 15 hours ago
Justin Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, and San Diego broke loose on Sunday, backing unbeaten James Shields in an 11-3 victory over the Dodgers.
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  • Rockies romp behind Bettis to top Giants

    Rockies romp behind Bettis to top Giants

    MLB.com nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    An emphatic eight-run fourth inning and Chad Bettis' dominant mound performance were more than enough for the Rockies in their 11-2 win over San Francisco in Sunday's series finale at Coors Field.
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  • Dodgers Fan Videotapes Himself Catching Home Run Ball

    Dodgers Fan Videotapes Himself Catching Home Run Ball

    deadspin.com 19 hours ago
    The Dodgers may be getting spanked by the Padres today at Chavez Ravine, but at least one L.A. fan will go home happy. That’s because this guy in left field not only snagged a home run ball, but he caught his own feat on video. That’s talent. (Send us y…
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  • Fan unknowingly catches foul ball in jacket pouch

    Fan unknowingly catches foul ball in jacket pouch

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies had a long day at the ballpark on Saturday. The division rivals met up for a day/night doubleheader that was scheduled to begin at 2:10 and 7:10 pm respectively in Denver, but ended up way behind schedule th…
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  • MLB Network looks at the remarkable story of Navy graduate Mitc…

    MLB Network looks at the remarkable story of Navy graduate Mitch Harris

    yahoo.com 24 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. When Memorial Day arrives on Monday, it will take on an extra-special meaning for St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Mitch Harris. When the Cardinals line up to face the Arizona Diamondbacks at Busch Stadium in St. L…
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  • Descalso's rare homer snaps Giants' streak

    Descalso's rare homer snaps Giants' streak

    MLB.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Daniel Descalso's two-run homer in Saturday night's sixth inning enabled the Colorado Rockies to inch ahead and helped them claim a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants, ending the defending World Series champions' eight-game winning streak.
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  • Goldschmidt Homers, D-Backs Beat Cubs 4-3 to Take Series

    Goldschmidt Homers, D-Backs Beat Cubs 4-3 to Take Series

    nytimes.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs beat 9-6 Saturday night, snapping the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak.
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  • Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

    Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

    MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    A remarkable display of two-out hitting carried the San Francisco Giants to their eighth consecutive victory, a 10-8 decision Saturday over the Colorado Rockies in the first half of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Sprained toe forces Lyles to exit vs. Giants

    Sprained toe forces Lyles to exit vs. Giants

    MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles suffered a sprained toe on his left foot during Saturday's start against the Giants. He is listed as day to day.
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  • Minor League Team Commits Three Errors On The Same Play

    Minor League Team Commits Three Errors On The Same Play

    deadspin.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Minor league baseball is a cheap good time, as long as you don’t hold the players to too many expectations. Here’s Rockies AA affiliate New Britain committing three errors on the same play in the bottom of the fifth today at Harrisburg. Here’s how the o…
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  • Brandon Belt nearly visits Coors Field party deck with mammoth …

    Brandon Belt nearly visits Coors Field party deck with mammoth homer

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Just when you thought it was safe to party at Coors Field on a Friday night, Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants is here to crash it. Or at the very least make you reconsider your choices in life. During Friday's wild 11-8 victory against the Rocki…
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  • Hyun-jin Ryu pitched with torn labrum for two years

    Hyun-jin Ryu pitched with torn labrum for two years

    yahoo.com May 23 (yesterday)
    On Wednesday, we learned that Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Hyun-jin Ryu — the team's No. 3 starter the past two seasons behind Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke — would be facing surgery on his ailing left shoulder and would likely miss the remainder …
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  • Nationals-Phillies engaged in an epic post-anthem standoff

    Nationals-Phillies engaged in an epic post-anthem standoff

    yahoo.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    One of the more unusual and admittedly entertaining moments during the 2013 postseason occurred when Scott Van Slyke of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Joe Kelly, then of the St. Louis Cardinals, engaged in a standoff immediately following the national anth…
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  • Zack Greinke walks the highwire for a slumping Los Angeles Dodg…

    Zack Greinke walks the highwire for a slumping Los Angeles Dodgers team

    ESPN.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Zack Greinke walks the highwire for a slumping Los Angeles Dodgers team
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  • Padres' Renfroe among top performers in Minors Friday

    Padres' Renfroe among top performers in Minors Friday

    MLB.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Padres No. 1 prospect Hunter Renfroe is starting to hit his stride. He notched four hits for the first time Friday night, which was his third straight multi-hit game.
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  • Goldschmidt's Clutch HR, Ahmed's Hit Gives Arizona Win

    Goldschmidt's Clutch HR, Ahmed's Hit Gives Arizona Win

    nytimes.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Paul Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Nick Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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  • Joc backs Zack's attack vs. Padres

    Joc backs Zack's attack vs. Padres

    MLB.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Rookie Joc Pederson hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Zack Greinke spun a gem on Friday night as the Dodgers edged the Padres, 2-1, despite another solid start from Andrew Cashner.
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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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