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Belt to get another opinion on concussion

Belt to get another opinion on concussion

MLB.com Updated Aug 15, 2014
Brandon Belt won't be taking the field for the Giants anytime soon. Manager Bruce Bochy said concussion specialist Michael "Micky" Collins in Pittsburgh will evaluate Belt next week while the Giants are in Chicago for a three-game set against the Cubs.
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  • Lynn, Cardinals Beat Padres for 3rd Straight Win

    Lynn, Cardinals Beat Padres for 3rd Straight Win

    nytimes.com Aug 15, 2014
    Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 Friday night for their third straight win.
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  • Hill, Pennington Lead D-Backs Past Marlins, 3-2

    Hill, Pennington Lead D-Backs Past Marlins, 3-2

    nytimes.com Aug 15, 2014
    Aaron Hill and Cliff Pennington hit home runs in the first inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night.
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  • Rockies to honor Helton all weekend

    Rockies to honor Helton all weekend

    MLB.com Aug 15, 2014
    Friday marks the beginning of the Rockies' three-day celebration of first baseman Todd Helton's career, with it all culminating in his jersey retirement ceremony on Sunday.
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  • Dodgers lose P Ryu to DL with glute strain

    Dodgers lose P Ryu to DL with glute strain

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 15, 2014
    The Los Angeles Dodgers will put pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on the 15-day disabled list with two strained muscles in his right buttock, the team announced Friday.
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  • I Spent All Day Trying To Figure Out If This Is Don Zimmer's Di…

    I Spent All Day Trying To Figure Out If This Is Don Zimmer's Dick

    deadspin.com Aug 15, 2014
    Reader David passed along some old photos from the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers' locker room. In his email, he claimed that Don Zimmer's dick was fully visible. We decided to dig deeper into this Dodgers dick. Our findings: It's almost certainly not Zimmer's, …
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  • Replay can't help Padres after confusing play at plate against …

    Replay can't help Padres after confusing play at plate against Cardinals

    yahoo.com Aug 15, 2014
    With the first full season of expanded video review nearing its end, only this much is certain: Replay can't make everybody happy. San Diego Padres manager Bud Black certainly wasn't happy with the result of a key play at home plate against the St. Loui…
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  • Down early, Rockies storm back against Reds

    Down early, Rockies storm back against Reds

    Charlie Culberson hit a three-run homer to break open a close ballgame as the Rockies rallied for a 7-3 comeback victory over the Reds at Coors Field on Thursday night.
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  • Cards get the better of Padres after wild finish

    Cards get the better of Padres after wild finish

    MLB.com Aug 15, 2014
    An out that wasn't, another that the Padres wouldn't take and one that took a lengthy replay review to confirm aided the Cardinals substantially in a 4-3 win to open a four-game series on Thursday at Busch Stadium.
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  • San Francisco says goodbye to Candlestick

    San Francisco says goodbye to Candlestick

    ESPN.com Aug 15, 2014
    San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park -- the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
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  • Video - Top 5 Pitches 01:26

    Top 5 Pitches

    Aug 15
    We're counting down the top 5 most effective pitches in MLB.
  • Video - Rockies Lose Carlos Gonzalez For Rest Of Season 03:30

    Rockies Lose Carlos Gonzalez For Rest Of Season

    Aug 15
    Jim Bowden discusses what the loss of Carlos Gonzalez means for the Rockies.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Friday 05:20

    MLB Daily Download: Friday

    Aug 15
    Prim Siripipat recaps Thursday's action from around the league, including a dramatic finish in the Marlins-Diamondbacks game and Detroit's Max Scherzer and Milwaukee's Mike Fiers both setting personal marks by fanning 14 each.
  • Video - Cueto Grabs 15th Win 00:52

    Cueto Grabs 15th Win

    Aug 15
    Johnny Cueto struck out six over eight strong innings as the Reds edged the Rockies 3-2.

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  • USAB cancels Senegal trip due to Ebola concerns

    Aug 15
    The largest recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has forced USA Basketball to cancel its scheduled trip to Senegal later this month before the start of the FIBA World Cup.