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Giants pitcher Gaudin charged with lewdness

Giants pitcher Gaudin charged with lewdness

MLB.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Jul 10, 2013
Giants pitcher Chad Gaudin has been charged with lewdness after allegedly touching a woman's breast in a Las Vegas hospital in January.
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  • Beckett has surgery to relieve nerve pressure

    Beckett has surgery to relieve nerve pressure

    ESPN.com Jul 10, 2013
    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett underwent surgery to relieve pressure on a nerve in his neck on Wednesday.
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  • Athleticism jumps off the page for Padres' Peterson

    Athleticism jumps off the page for Padres' Peterson

    MLB.com Jul 10, 2013
    One look at San Diego Padres shortstop prospect Jace Peterson, and it is obvious he is an athlete. He just has that toned, fit look. Watching him play shortstop for Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore in the California League, his physical presence converts …
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  • Ironman Pence doesn't want All-Star break to rest

    Ironman Pence doesn't want All-Star break to rest

    MLB.com Jul 10, 2013
    Whenever Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, who was chosen as one of five candidates for the National League Final Vote balloting that will run through Thursday, takes the field, he is one of the most energetic and aggressive players on the diamond.
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  • Yasiel Puig ‘plays with a lot of arrogance,’ Ian Kennedy says

    Yasiel Puig ‘plays with a lot of arrogance,’ Ian Kennedy says

    yahoo.com MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 10, 2013
    OK, we get it: The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers don't like each other. They fought earlier this season after Ian Kennedy plunked Yasiel Puig in the face with a pitch, and the bad blood just keeps on flowing. A mild confrontation on a pla…
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  • Yoenis Cespedes fills last spot in Home Run Derby

    Yoenis Cespedes fills last spot in Home Run Derby

    yahoo.com Jul 10, 2013
    It's not Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout or Edwin Encarnacion filling the final spot on the American League side of the Monday's Home Run Derby. It's Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes. For those wishing to see Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in the Home…
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  • The Juice: Ricky Nolasco strong on the mound, gets two hits at …

    The Juice: Ricky Nolasco strong on the mound, gets two hits at the plate in Dodgers debut

    yahoo.com MLB.com Jul 10, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Los Angeles Dodgers as newly acquired pitcher Ricky Nolasco knows them? They…
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  • Stults gives Padres jolt to end skid vs. Rox

    Stults gives Padres jolt to end skid vs. Rox

    MLB.com Jul 10, 2013
    Eric Stults allowed just one run in a complete game to help snap the Padres' 10-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Rockies at Petco Park on Tuesday.
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  • Byrd launches slam as Mets top Giants

    Byrd launches slam as Mets top Giants

    MLB.com Jul 10, 2013
    Right fielder Marlon Byrd blasted the seventh grand slam of his career, and backup catcher Anthony Recker hit a two-run shot, powering the New York Mets to a 10-6 victory Tuesday night over the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Report: Kemp gets PRP injection in AC joint

    Report: Kemp gets PRP injection in AC joint

    ESPN.com Jul 10, 2013
    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp received an injection of platelet-rich plasma in his sore AC joint, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
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  • Video - Mets Sweep Giants 01:44

    Mets Sweep Giants

    Jul 10
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Mets cruised past the Giants 7-2 to complete the sweep in San Francisco.

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  • Dwight Howard wanted end to Kobe Bryant era with Los Angeles Lakers

    Jul 11
    A key factor that led the Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets was the Lakers' refusal to establish a clear timetable for moving on from the Kobe Bryant era, according to sources with knowledge of Howard's thinking.
  • Reggie Williams agrees to 2-year deal with Houston Rockets, sources say

    Jul 10
    The Houston Rockets have added yet another shooter to play alongside new franchise center Dwight Howard.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves close to acquiring Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer in si…

    Jul 10
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the verge of adding Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer in separate transactions that the have been pursuing since free agency began, according to sources close to the process.
  • Bill Simmons on what's wrong with the Lakers

    Jul 10
    Bill Simmons knows he shouldn't help the purple and gold, but he's going to do it anyway.