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Oddsmaker won't even let you bet on Clayton Kershaw winning Cy …

Oddsmaker won't even let you bet on Clayton Kershaw winning Cy Young

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw is running away (pitching away?) with the National League's Cy Young race, say gamblers who make their living on that kind of thing. Bovada.lv apparently believes that Kershaw is such a lock for Cy Young t…
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  • The curious case of Giants rookie Andrew Susac's 'first' MLB hi…

    The curious case of Giants rookie Andrew Susac's 'first' MLB hit

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Great Scott! Andrew Susac, the rookie catcher for the San Francisco Giants has altered the timeline of his rookie season, rewriting both the date of his MLB game and his first hit. It's going to take a full 1.21 gigawatts to explain this curious case of…
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  • Back tightness has Nats' LaRoche day to day

    Back tightness has Nats' LaRoche day to day

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche left Monday night's 6-4 victory over the Dodgers in the top of the seventh inning because of lower back tightness and was replaced by Kevin Frandsen.
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  • Dodgers put prospect Pederson right into fire

    Dodgers put prospect Pederson right into fire

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Joc Pederson had the stage, had the drama, had family in the stands, had everything he needed Monday to make his first Major League at-bat the stuff of legend -- a true Hollywood debut.
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  • Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    MLB.com nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Roberto Hernandez allowed four home runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched as the Dodgers dropped the series opener to the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night. L.A. is two games up on San Francisco in the NL West after the loss.
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  • Rockies top Giants after resumed-game loss

    Rockies top Giants after resumed-game loss

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants' six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field.
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  • Rockies' big surge ends with walk-off win

    Rockies' big surge ends with walk-off win

    Franklin Morales spotted the Giants four runs in the top of the first inning Monday, but rather than say die, the Rockies instead stormed back for eight runs in the final three innings, including a walk-off single from Charlie Blackmon to cap off a 10-9…
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  • Ross extends quality streak to 14 vs. D-backs

    Ross extends quality streak to 14 vs. D-backs

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Tyson Ross extended his streak of quality starts to 14 and Cory Spangenberg shined in his Major League debut as the Padres defeated the Diamondbacks, 3-1, in the opener of a four-game series at Petco Park on Monday.
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  • Roundup: Four Phillies Team to Pitch A No-Hitter

    Roundup: Four Phillies Team to Pitch A No-Hitter

    nytimes.com 18 hours ago
    Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta.
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  • Spangenberg Delivers in MLB Debut for Padres

    Spangenberg Delivers in MLB Debut for Padres

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.
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  • Diamondbacks reinstate P Hudson, OF Ross

    Diamondbacks reinstate P Hudson, OF Ross

    ESPN.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated Daniel Hudson from the disabled, and the right-hander will likely work in relief in his return from two Tommy John operations.
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  • Ryu sharp in return as Dodgers dump Padres

    Ryu sharp in return as Dodgers dump Padres

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Hyun-Jin Ryu came off the disabled list to pitch four-hit ball over seven innings, and Matt Kemp singled in the go-ahead run to help the Dodgers beat the Padres 7-1.
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  • Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory

    Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory

    MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Giants completed a three-game sweep of the Brewers with a 15-5 victory at AT&T Park on Sunday afternoon. The 15 runs were a season high, and the win was their sixth consecutive, which tied their longest streak of the season.
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  • Anderson Lifts D-Backs to 6-2 Win Over Rockies

    Anderson Lifts D-Backs to 6-2 Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Chase Anderson pitched six strong innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Sunday.
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  • Sources: A's closing in on trade for DH Dunn

    Sources: A's closing in on trade for DH Dunn

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (2 days ago)
    The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a trade for Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, sources told ESPN.
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  • Peavy flirts with no-hitter in besting Brewers

    Peavy flirts with no-hitter in besting Brewers

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Four days after Madison Bumgarner lost his perfect game to the leadoff hitter in the eighth, Jake Peavy lost his no-hit bid with one out in the top of the eighth Saturday when Mark Reynolds flared a single to right, but the Giants defeated the Brewers, …
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  • Stras limits Mariners as Nationals grow NL East lead

    Stras limits Mariners as Nationals grow NL East lead

    MLB.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    What a difference a week makes. Almost a week after getting hit hard by the Giants, right-hander Stephen Strasburg had one of his best starts of the season as the Nationals downed the Mariners, 3-1, at Safeco Field on Saturday night.
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  • Padres earn third straight walk-off win

    Padres earn third straight walk-off win

    MLB.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Alexi Amarista's bloop single to center field in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday lifted the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Dodgers before a sold-out crowd of 43,926 at Petco Park.
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  • Video - Rockies Walk Off With Win 00:39

    Rockies Walk Off With Win

    Sep 1
    Charlie Blackmon's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Rockies past the Giants 10-9.
  • Video - Clayton Kershaw SportsCenter Conversation 02:10

    Clayton Kershaw SportsCenter Conversation

    Sep 1
    Clayton Kershaw sits down with Buster Olney to discuss his comments about this season being World Series or bust for the Dodgers and his relationship with Sandy Koufax.
  • Video - Span's Big Bat Propels Nationals 00:41

    Span's Big Bat Propels Nationals

    Sep 1
    Denard Span hit two home runs to lead the Nationals past the Dodgers 6-4.
  • Video - Dodgers Avoid Sweep 00:59

    Dodgers Avoid Sweep

    Aug 31
    Hyun-Jin Ryu struck out seven batters over seven innings to lead the Dodgers past the Padres 7-1.

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