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Belt to get another opinion on concussion
MLB.com Updated Aug 15
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.Upvote Share Tweet
Lynn, Cardinals Beat Padres for 3rd Straight Winnytimes.com Aug 15Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 Friday night for their third straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
Hill, Pennington Lead D-Backs Past Marlins, 3-2nytimes.com Aug 15Aaron 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 15Friday 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
I Spent All Day Trying To Figure Out If This Is Don Zimmer's Dickdeadspin.com Aug 15Reader 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, …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15With 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…Upvote Share TweetCharlie 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 15An 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.Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco says goodbye to CandlestickESPN.com Aug 15San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park -- the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.Upvote Share Tweet
Top 5 PitchesAug 15We're counting down the top 5 most effective pitches in MLB.
Rockies Lose Carlos Gonzalez For Rest Of SeasonAug 15Jim Bowden discusses what the loss of Carlos Gonzalez means for the Rockies.
MLB Daily Download: FridayAug 15Prim 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.
Cueto Grabs 15th WinAug 15Johnny Cueto struck out six over eight strong innings as the Reds edged the Rockies 3-2.