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Coming off a disappointing road trip that was littered with squandered opportunities, the Braves saw Justin Upton release his frustrations with a monstrous sixth-inning grand slam that proved decisive in Friday night's 8-5 win against the Dodgers at Tur…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Goldschmidt homered twice, had four hits and drove in four runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Miami Marlins 9-2 Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Injury updates offer both good, bad news for DodgersDodgers manager Don Mattingly gave a lengthy injury update Friday that included good news on Zack Greinke, the impending return of second baseman Mark Ellis and a setback for utility man Jerry Hairston.Upvote Share Tweet
Heyward activated by Braves, in starting lineupBraves right fielder Jason Heyward was activated from the disabled list and is starting against the Dodgers on Friday night, giving manager Fredi Gonzalez his full projected lineup for the first time this season.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: Giants rapping out hits at historic paceOn Thursday, the Giants put together their 21st double-digit hit game, overcoming a six-run deficit and defeating the Rockies, 8-6. San Francisco's total of 21 games with at least 10 hits is the most for the club -- through 41 team games -- since the 19…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated May 17, 2013How masterful has Yu Darvish been this season? Even after being made to look silly by one of his many pitches, opposing hitters still can't help but smile, writes Tom Verducci.Upvote Share TweetJohnny Manziel became the first freshman to win college football's coveted Heisman Trophy, and on Thursday, the Texas A&M quarterback took batting practice with the Padres before their matchup with the Nationals.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants dig out of six-run hole at Coors FieldThe Giants scored eight unanswered runs to prevail, 8-6, lengthening their winning streak against National League West rival Colorado to 10 games.Upvote Share TweetStephen Strasburg pitched a career-high eight innings against his hometown Padres, and Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche homered to lead the Washington Nationals to a 6-2 victory against San Diego on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants erase 6-run deficit, rally past RockiesAngel Pagan broke a tie with a two-run single in the sixth, Matt Cain settled down after a shaky start and the San Francisco Giants won their 10th straight over Colorado, rallying from a six-run deficit to beat the Rockies 8-6 on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves Power Past DodgersMay 17Justin Upton drove in five runs to lead the Braves past the Dodgers 8-5.
Web GemsMay 17Does Dustin Pedroia's diving stop and throw top Brandon Crawford's reigning Web Gem?
Rockies Squeak By GiantsMay 17Jordan Pacheco drove in five runs to lead the Rockies past the Giants 10-9.
Nationals Overcome Padres In 10May 17Chad Tracy's solo home run in the 10th inning gave the Nationals a 6-5 victory over the Padres.
NFL - John Clayton breaks down big spenders and big bargains in free agenc…May 17Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: NFL is watching, but not expecting to strip Haslam of Browns ow…May 17In the relatively short but tortured history of the re-incarnated Cleveland Browns, every dark cloud appearing on the horizon has generally presaged a darker and more ominous one, leading the team's fans and even the organization itself to develop an al…