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Watch live: Nationals host Marlins in Free Game of the Day

Watch live: Nationals host Marlins in Free Game of the Day

yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Washington Nationals season is pretty much sewn up. They’ve had the NL East clinched for a while now and in the season’s final days, they’re mostly trying to lock down the No. 2 spot in the NL postseason. There, they’ve got a two-game lead over the …
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  • Hunter Pence goes insane after Johnny Cueto's two-run bunt

    Hunter Pence goes insane after Johnny Cueto's two-run bunt

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    On Thursday night, San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence briefly lost his mind. And he had good reason to. With one bunt, pitcher Johnny Cueto turned the Giants’ one-run lead to a three-run lead. Though it wasn’t really a two-run bunt. Johnny …
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  • Look at him now: Transformed Yasiel Puig has Dodgers in better …

    Look at him now: Transformed Yasiel Puig has Dodgers in better rhythm

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    Look at him now: Transformed Yasiel Puig has Dodgers in better rhythm
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  • Giants capitalize on errors, tighten Wild Card race

    Giants capitalize on errors, tighten Wild Card race

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    The San Francisco Giants got everything they needed Thursday night. They reclaimed some of their lost offense, received a strong performance from starter Johnny Cueto and recorded a much-needed victory with a 7-2 decision over the Colorado Rockies.
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  • Cueto hustles to support strong mound work

    Cueto hustles to support strong mound work

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Johnny Cueto's deceptively fast afterburners may have been the key to the Giants' 7-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.
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  • Giants shrug off Cardinals' disputed victory

    Giants shrug off Cardinals' disputed victory

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Giants didn't seem to dwell over the St. Louis Cardinals' controversial 4-3 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday that kept them a game behind San Francisco in the National League Wild Card race.
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  • Rookies Infuse Life Into Rebuilding Padres on Last Homestand

    Rookies Infuse Life Into Rebuilding Padres on Last Homestand

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    The rebuilding San Diego Padres went 6-4 on their final homestand, including splitting a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants and taking two of three from the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Pederson Leads Dodgers to 9-4 Victory Over Padres

    Pederson Leads Dodgers to 9-4 Victory Over Padres

    nytimes.com MLB.com 20 hours ago
    Rookie left-hander Julio Urias got a final tuneup for what he hopes will be a spot on the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason roster.
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  • Roberts adds Toles to LA's NLDS roster

    Roberts adds Toles to LA's NLDS roster

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed on Thursday that rookie outfielder Andrew Toles would be on the postseason roster.
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  • Fellow broadcasters on mark Scully has left

    Fellow broadcasters on mark Scully has left

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The season-long retirement party for Dodgers broadcaster and baseball legend Vin Scully is in full swing and nearing its close. With each inning and each pitch called in Scully's unforgettable voice, we realize that the 67-year reign of the king of the …
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  • Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Sure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross re…
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  • Hunter Renfroe Put His Damn Dong On Top Of A Roof

    Hunter Renfroe Put His Damn Dong On Top Of A Roof

    Padres outfielder Hunter Renfroe absolutely hammered a two-run homer in Wednesday’s home game against the Dodgers. Send that baseball’s family a wreath.Read more...
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  • Watch live: Dodgers take on Padres in Free Game of the Day

    Watch live: Dodgers take on Padres in Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been yanking their rookie pitcher Julio Urias around a bit this month. At the beginning of September, Urias was starting for the Dodgers. Then, on September 13, manager Dave Roberts said that they’d move Urias to the bullpen…
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  • Mets gain separation in wild-card race as Giants and Cardinals …

    Mets gain separation in wild-card race as Giants and Cardinals fall

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The circumstances the …
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  • Giants silenced by Rockies but hold WC ground

    Giants silenced by Rockies but hold WC ground

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    After the Reds held off a late Cardinals rally Wednesday night, the Giants were in prime position to extend their lead on St. Louis in the National League Wild Card standings. But Tyler Chatwood had other plans.
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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.