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Phils down D-backs on bases-loaded walk

Phils down D-backs on bases-loaded walk

ESPN.com Updated Aug 23, 2013
Chase Utley walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
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  • Wheeler's clutch hit gives Chacin, Rockies win

    Wheeler's clutch hit gives Chacin, Rockies win

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2013
    The Rockies started the first of a three-game series against the Marlins with a 3-2 win that earned Jhoulys Chacin, who threw seven strong innings, his first career win in Miami. Ryan Wheeler drove in the winning run in the eighth.
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  • A year later, who won Sox-Dodgers megadeal?

    A year later, who won Sox-Dodgers megadeal?

    ESPN.com Aug 23, 2013
    Let's check the ledger a year after Boston sent Gonzalez, Crawford, Beckett to L.A.
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  • Cain placed on 15-day DL with forearm injury

    Cain placed on 15-day DL with forearm injury

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 23, 2013
    The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list on Friday. The hurler sustained a right forearm contusion on Thursday, when he exited his start in the fourth inning after being struck by a line drive.
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  • Scully to call Dodgers games for 65th season

    Scully to call Dodgers games for 65th season

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Aug 23, 2013
    The Dodgers' remarkable run in the NL West this season extended to Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who will return to the booth for an unprecedented 65th season in 2014.
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  • Pirates ride seven-run frame to win over Giants

    Pirates ride seven-run frame to win over Giants

    MLB.com Aug 23, 2013
    The Pirates, who most of the time play tight games to mimic the 2010 World Series champion "Torture" Giants, had a rare laugher Thursday, drubbing today's hurting G-Men, 10-5, to retain their one-game lead atop the National League Central.
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  • Video - Vin Scully To Return For 65th Season 00:46

    Vin Scully To Return For 65th Season

    Aug 23
    Colin Cowherd reacts to the news that Vin Scully will return for a 65th season to broadcast games.
  • Video - Barmes' Homer Lifts Pirates 00:32

    Barmes' Homer Lifts Pirates

    Aug 23
    Clint Barmes hit a three-run home run in the seventh to help the Pirates beat the Giants 3-1.
  • Video - Padres Rally Past Cubs 00:31

    Padres Rally Past Cubs

    Aug 23
    Jedd Gyorko hit two home runs to help the Padres rally from six runs down to beat the Cubs 8-6.
  • Video - Nolasco, Dodgers Shut Out Red Sox 00:56

    Nolasco, Dodgers Shut Out Red Sox

    Aug 23
    Highlight Of The Night: Ricky Nolasco tossed eight scoreless innings and Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the Dodgers' 2-0 win over the Red Sox.

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    Aug 23
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