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White Sox hold off Twins, net Shields 1st Chicago W

White Sox hold off Twins, net Shields 1st Chicago W

MLB.com Updated 6 hours ago
James Shields picked up his first win as a member of the White Sox in what was easily his most effective start since being traded from the Padres, and Chicago survived a five-run Minnesota ninth to claim a 9-6 victory on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular…
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  • No DH for Bumgarner: Ace to bat vs. A's

    No DH for Bumgarner: Ace to bat vs. A's

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner will strike a blow, at least the Giants expect him to, for pitchers everywhere on Thursday when manager Bruce Bochy will place him in the batting order against the Oakland A's.
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  • Lowrie, Alonso Homer to Lead Athletics Past Giants 7-1

    Lowrie, Alonso Homer to Lead Athletics Past Giants 7-1

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    The Bay Bridge series has brought out the best of the Oakland Athletics and the worst of the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Braun bashes to pad #ASGWorthy case

    Braun bashes to pad #ASGWorthy case

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Ryan Braun extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a big showing in Wednesday night's 7-0 win over the Dodgers at Miller Park, going 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs.
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  • Dodgers' Brock Stewart settles down, sees it all in debut

    Dodgers' Brock Stewart settles down, sees it all in debut

    ESPN.com MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Dodgers' Brock Stewart settles down, sees it all in debut
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  • Guerra shuts down Dodgers as Braun surges

    Guerra shuts down Dodgers as Braun surges

    MLB.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Junior Guerra pitched eight scoreless innings and Ryan Braun homered on a four-RBI night in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday at Miller Park.
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  • A-Gon tossed after check-swing strikeout

    A-Gon tossed after check-swing strikeout

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was ejected by third-base umpire Dan Bellino after striking out in the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game with the Brewers.
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  • Dodgers remain in wait mode with Clayton Kershaw's back

    Dodgers remain in wait mode with Clayton Kershaw's back

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Dodgers remain in wait mode with Clayton Kershaw's back
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  • Davis out of A's lineup with bruised left shoulder

    Davis out of A's lineup with bruised left shoulder

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Khris Davis was scratched from the A's lineup against the Giants on Wednesday night with a bruised left shoulder.
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  • Orioles win 7th straight, tie June HR record

    Orioles win 7th straight, tie June HR record

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Mark Trumbo put a bow on Baltimore's historic June by launching the club's 55th homer of the month, as the Orioles completed a two-game sweep of the Padres with a 12-6 victory Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park.
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  • Blue Jays conquer Rox behind Sanchez, Donaldson

    Blue Jays conquer Rox behind Sanchez, Donaldson

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Aaron Sanchez twirled eight strong innings and the Blue Jays held off a late rally by the Rockies for a 5-3 victory on Wednesday to win their first series at Coors Field.
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  • Blue Jays wale on Rockies after hailstorm

    Blue Jays wale on Rockies after hailstorm

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Troy Tulowitzki started a six-run fourth-inning rally with a home run in his former home, and the Blue Jays defeated the Rockies, 14-9, at Coors Field on Tuesday night after a 2-hour, 41-minute pregame delay for hail, rain and lightning.
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  • Smolinski's 3-Run Pinch-Hit HR Leads A's Past Giants 13-11

    Smolinski's 3-Run Pinch-Hit HR Leads A's Past Giants 13-11

    nytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Pinch-hitter Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead, three-run homer during Oakland's five-run eighth inning that carried the Athletics to a 13-11 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
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  • Uriasly, folks: LA teen gets hit, pick, win

    Uriasly, folks: LA teen gets hit, pick, win

    MLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    What were you doing when you were 19 years old? Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias was setting career highs for innings (six) and pitches (100) in his first Major League win, a 6-5 triumph over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.
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  • Trumbo Hits 23rd Homer, Has 4 RBIs as Orioles Beat Pads 12-6

    Trumbo Hits 23rd Homer, Has 4 RBIs as Orioles Beat Pads 12-6

    nytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 23rd homer and drove in four runs for the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles, who beat the San Diego Padres 12-6 Wednesday for their seventh straight win.
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  • Rockies' Grounds Crew Magically Transforms Hail-Filled Lake Int…

    Rockies' Grounds Crew Magically Transforms Hail-Filled Lake Into Respectable Baseball Field

    deadspin.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Weather, as weather is wont to do, fucked shit up earlier tonight at the Colorado Rockies’ park before the team’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The field looked completely unusable, until the grounds crew worked their magic.Read more...
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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.