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Padres keep Giants from gaining ground

Padres keep Giants from gaining ground

ESPN.com Updated 59 minutes ago
Andrew Cashner pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 3-2 Saturday night to keep the Giants from gaining ground on the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Cashner does it all as Padres hold off Giants

    Cashner does it all as Padres hold off Giants

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Andrew throttled the Giants every which way but sideways Saturday night, delivering a 3-2 victory that prevented them from picking up a game on the Dodgers.
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  • Nats pad lead for top NL mark with comeback win

    Nats pad lead for top NL mark with comeback win

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Of all the days to enjoy a comeback win, the Nationals chose a good one. With the Dodgers losing to the Cubs earlier in the day, Washington had a chance to be 2 1/2 games over Los Angeles for the best record in the National League if the Nats beat the M…
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  • Adrian's two homers squandered as 'pen crumbles

    Adrian's two homers squandered as 'pen crumbles

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Two home runs from Adrian Gonzalez, a dynamic diving catch by Yasiel Puig and a five-run lead in the seventh inning weren't enough, as the Cubs battered the bullpen late in an 8-7 Dodgers loss.
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  • Butler, Rockies Top D-Backs 5-1

    Butler, Rockies Top D-Backs 5-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Eddie Butler pitched six solid innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Saturday.
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  • Flying Puig fully extends for run-saving catch

    Flying Puig fully extends for run-saving catch

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig put his immense athletic skills on display again Saturday with a spectacular diving catch in the Dodgers' game with the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
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  • Ryu playing catch, but likely out until playoffs

    Ryu playing catch, but likely out until playoffs

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu resumed playing catch Saturday for the first time since a Monday injection for left shoulder inflammation. Manager Don Mattingly said he still doesn't know when Ryu will be game-ready, although it's likely not to be unti…
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  • Dodgers rookie makes coffee run in uniform

    Dodgers rookie makes coffee run in uniform

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Joc Pederson is one of baseball's most promising prospects, but he's evidently not exempt from tasks typically assigned to rookies.
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  • Rocky start docks Giants' case in NL races

    Rocky start docks Giants' case in NL races

    MLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    A 5-0 loss in San Diego knocked the Giants to 3 1/2 games behind first-place Los Angeles in the NL West and narrowed their Wild Card lead to one game ahead of Pittsburgh. Tim Hudson struggled over 4 1/3 innings and the returns of Angel Pagan and Brandon…
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  • Coghlan HR Leads Cubs Over Dodgers, 8-7

    Coghlan HR Leads Cubs Over Dodgers, 8-7

    nytimes.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.
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  • Russell Martin's home run beats Brewers, clinches playoff berth…

    Russell Martin's home run beats Brewers, clinches playoff berth for Dodgers

    yahoo.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Russell Martin once played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He now plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Yet with one mighty swing on Friday night, he managed to improve the postseason outlooks for both. With Pittsburgh tr…
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  • Hudson Roughed Up Again in 5-0 Giants Loss

    Hudson Roughed Up Again in 5-0 Giants Loss

    nytimes.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Tim Hudson allowed four runs in the first inning and the San Francisco Giants were held to three hits in a 5-0 loss to San Diego on Friday night that dropped them 3 ½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race.
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  • Cuddyer's 7 RBIs help Rockies roll

    Cuddyer's 7 RBIs help Rockies roll

    MLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    The Rockies dropped the D-backs, 15-3, Friday at Coors Field to move out of last place in the National League West for the first time since July 13. Michael Cuddyer had a career-high seven RBIs while rookie third baseman Rafael Ynoa had four hits.
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  • Video - Cubs Escape Dodgers 00:37

    Cubs Escape Dodgers

    Sep 20
    Chris Coghlan hit two home runs, including the go-ahead two-run drive off of Brian Wilson, in the Cubs' 8-7 win over the Dodgers.
  • Video - Puig's Flying Catch 00:17

    Puig's Flying Catch

    Sep 20
    Yasiel Puig covers major ground and makes a spectacular diving catch, getting Jorge Soler out in the Dodgers' 8-7 loss to the Cubs.
  • Video - Kershaw On His 20th Win Of The Season 01:48

    Kershaw On His 20th Win Of The Season

    Sep 19
    Clayton Kershaw discusses his 20th victory of the season after the Dodgers beat the Cubs 14-5.
  • Video - Kershaw Picks Up 20th Victory In Dodgers' Win 00:50

    Kershaw Picks Up 20th Victory In Dodgers' Win

    Sep 19
    Clayton Kershaw struck out nine for his 20th victory of the season in the Dodgers' 14-5 win over the Cubs.

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