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Posey shrugs off eventful night at home plate

Posey shrugs off eventful night at home plate

MLB.com Updated May 4, 2013
A day after being involved in two important plays at the plate during the Giants' series-opening 2-1 win against the Dodgers on Friday, catcher Buster Posey offered insight into both.
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  • Rays SS Escobar leaves after pitch hits wrist

    Rays SS Escobar leaves after pitch hits wrist

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar left Saturday night's game against the Rockies after being hit on the left hand by a pitch from Colorado starter Jon Garland.
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  • Recovering Greinke appears ahead of schedule

    Recovering Greinke appears ahead of schedule

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke, who is currently on the 15-day disabled list, appears to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a broken collarbone after throwing a full bullpen session Saturday at AT&T Park, exactly three weeks after surgery.
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  • Dodgers' Ramirez (hamstring) back on DL

    Dodgers' Ramirez (hamstring) back on DL

    ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com May 4, 2013
    Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly doesn't expect injured shortstop Hanley Ramirez back from the disabled list any time soon.
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  • Padres' Headley: Contract discussions distracting

    Padres' Headley: Contract discussions distracting

    CNNSI.com MLB.com May 4, 2013
    SAN DIEGO (AP) Padres third baseman Chase Headley ran into club executive chairman Ron Fowler at Petco Park on Friday and explained why he doesn't want a contract extension to be negotiated during the season.
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  • The Juice: Clayton Kershaw dominates in emotional outing, Dodge…

    The Juice: Clayton Kershaw dominates in emotional outing, Dodgers still fall on Buster Posey walkoff homer

    yahoo.com May 4, 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.Pitching with a heavy heart following the passing of his father, Clayton Kershaw …
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  • Hurting Dodgers lose on Giants' walk-off homer

    Hurting Dodgers lose on Giants' walk-off homer

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    The Dodgers' injury epidemic reclaimed shortstop Hanley Ramirez Friday night, and the left-on-base epidemic continued, too, as they stranded 13 more and lost the series opener to the Giants on Buster Posey's walk-off homer leading off the bottom of the …
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  • Longoria, Johnson power Rays to extra-inning win

    Longoria, Johnson power Rays to extra-inning win

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    An RBI single from Evan Longoria and a two-run homer from Kelly Johnson gave the Rays a 7-4 extra-inning victory over the Rockies on Friday night.
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  • Video - Orioles Top Angels In 10 00:32

    Orioles Top Angels In 10

    May 4
    Steve Pearce's RBI single in the 10th lifted the Orioles to a 5-4 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Remembering 'Fernandomania' 06:55

    Remembering 'Fernandomania'

    May 4
    Former Cy Young winner Fernando Valenzuela looks back on his career and the "Fernandomania" craze of the early 1980s.
  • Video - Giants Walk Off For Second Straight Night 00:32

    Giants Walk Off For Second Straight Night

    May 4
    Guillermo Quiroz's first home run of the season lifted the Giants to a walk-off win in the 10th, their fifth straight victory.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:02

    Web Gems

    May 4
    Does Nolan Arenado's barehanded grab and off-balanced throw to first top Anthony Rizzo's catch while falling over the tarp?

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