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Jun 22

Nola helps Phillies beat Cards 5-1, stop 5-game losing steak

Aaron Nola felt like himself again. Nola pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak. ”That looked like the old Nola, and that was great to see

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Jun 22

Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

Already told he would be cut, catcher Stephen Vogt asked the Oakland Athletics to announce his departure Thursday rather than be a distraction before a game against Houston the previous night. Rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled …

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Jun 22

Nationals RHP Strasburg aims to improve home mark

The Washington Nationals will return from a second straight winning road trip when they host the Cincinnati Reds on Friday at Nationals Park. Washington went 4-3 on a road trip to New York and Miami, as the Nationals won three of four against the Mets…

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Jun 22

Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, and the odds would be against him

The headline I wanted was “Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, where he would flop,” but that seems rude. Back in the olden days of the internet — about 2012, or so — the Tigers announced that Miguel Cabrera was going to move from first base to third base to make room for Prince Fielder. Except

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Jun 22

Iowa Cubs outfielder Mark Zagunis headed to big leagues

After Tuesday’s Iowa Cubs game, outfielder Mark Zagunis talked about how he felt like he could have success at the big-league level. He’s about to get his shot to show that he can. The Chicago Cubs are expected to promote the Iowa Cubs outfielder after sending Kyle Schwarber back to the minor

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Jun 22

Cubs finally make the right move with Kyle Schwarber

It worked for Anthony Rizzo. It worked for a lot of baseball players. It can work for Kyle Schwarber. Because going down to the minors has to work better than what Schwarber has done in the majors this year. From World Series hero to leadoff hitter to …

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Jun 22

Despite decline in velocity, Gio Gonzalez is finding success with more fastballs

By mixing up how he uses his arsenal, the Washington Nationals Gio Gonzalez has been able to get off to a strong start this season. Its no secret that Gio Gonzalez isnt the strikeout artist that he used to be. Last year, the left-hander posted his wo…

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Jun 22

MLB Power Rankings: NL West ruling the baseball world

A few fellow ball writers and I have taken to celebrating draft day by recalling our favorite old scouting descriptors, some of which are real, some made up but close enough to sound sort of legit. Think of these being side-mouth mumbled by a well-tann…

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Jun 22

Shuffle Up: Cameron Maybin, a forced hold

Cameron Maybin is a tricky player to evaluate in a fantasy trade, which is why his owners usually just wind up holding him. We’ll explain.

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Jun 22

Boston to rename street after retired slugger Ortiz

(The Sports Xchange) – Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will have a street named in his honor in Beantown. The Boston mayor’s office declared that a street near Fenway Park will be renamed David Ortiz Drive. It is currently known as Yawkey Way Extension. Ortiz will attend the ceremony on

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Jun 22

Boston to rename street after retired slugger Ortiz

(The Sports Xchange) – Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will have a street named in his honor in Beantown. The Boston mayor’s office declared that a street near Fenway Park will be renamed David Ortiz Drive. It is currently known as Yawkey Way Extension. Ortiz will attend the ceremony on

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Jun 22

Doc: Reds future is moving on up

It’s Moving Day for the Reds future. A big chunk o’ hope has been promoted from Daytona to Pensacola and Pensacola to ‘Ville, so a question is in order: As the Club in Cincinnati has floundered, do you pay more attention to Pensacola and ‘Ville? Is MiLB.com a better resource than the

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Jun 22

Errors catch up to Cardinals in loss to lowly Phillies

PHILADELPHIA • This approach, even against the wallowing Philadelphia Phillies, was bound to catch up with the Cardinals eventually. The team’s two-city trip ended on a sour, though familiar, note as the Cardinals committed three errors and didn’t have the time or the late-game success to overcome

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Jun 22

Yasiel Puig admired a home run too long and the Mets had a cow about it

Yasiel Puig, the polarizing Dodgers outfielder, hit a mammoth three-run homer and had words with Wilmer Flores of the Mets as he rounded the bases.

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Jun 22

Down on the Farm: 6/21/2017

AAA  Sacramento River Cats were idle. AA  Hartford Yard Goats defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-3: Daniel Carbonell LF- 2 for 4, 2B, HR(1).  BA= .500. Jeff Arnold C- 1 for 2, 2B,  2 BB.  BA= .156. Jerry Sands 1B- 3 for 4.  BA= .306. Cory Taylor RHP- 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 1 K, GO/AO= 9/3.  ERA=

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Jun 22

Orioles nearing MLB record as pitching continues to give up runs

BALTIMORE — The Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles can smash the ball. Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 , Francisco Lindor homered and the Indians defeated the skidding Orioles 5-1 Wednesday night for their seventh win in eight games. Carrasco (8-3) allowed seven hits and walked none over six-plus

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