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Streaking Phillies slip past Nationals

Jesmuel Valentin delivered the tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh, and Carlos Santana homered an inning later as the visiting Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday afternoon at Nationals Park. Valentin’s sacrifice fly to center scored Maikel Franco and snapped

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Franco has 4 hits as Phillies defeat Nationals 5-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maikel Franco went 4 for 4, Carlos Santana homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.

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Detroit Tigers’ Michael Fulmer working to ‘trust’ his changeup again

CLEVELAND — Michael Fulmer’s fastball is fine. It’s faster than ever. On Wednesday afternoon against the Reds, it was his fastball that was most noticeable, sitting in the upper-90 mph range, occasionally hitting 99 mph on the stadium radar gun, an impressive array of two- and four-seam fastballs

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Molina’s 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yadier Molina homered twice to back a strong start by Miles Mikoas and lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

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UPDATE 2-MLB Reds vs Cubs Box score

Jun 23 (OPTA) – Box score from Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs on SaturdayCincinnati 11, Chicago Cubs 2 Chicago Cubs ab r h rbi bb so avg La Stella 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .286 Heyward rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .277 Zobrist 2b 4 1 2 1 0 2 .290 Rizzo 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .237 Co…

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Rendon homers on 11-pitch at-bat

Anthony Rendon launches his eighth homer of the season after an 11-pitch at-bat against Adam Morgan in the 8th inning

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Font, four relievers help Rays blank Yankees, 4-0

Wilmer Font pitched a career-high 5 2/3 innings, recorded his first career win and combined with four other pitchers on a four-hitter as the Tampa Bay Rays blanked the visiting New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday afternoon at Tropicana Field. In his fourth …

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Crawford’s 3 extra-base hits lead Giants over Padres 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Brandon Crawford doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday.

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Harper: A real shame if stars don’t align for Mets’ Jacob deGrom to pitch in mid-summer classic

The way the Mets’ season is going, pitching in the All-Star game could be one of the highlights of Jacob deGrom’s year, but the way the schedule lines up, he could wind up pitching on Sunday, July 15, which would make him ineligible to pitch two days later against the American League.

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Crawford’s big day paves the way for Giants in win vs Padres

Brandon Crawford was perfect at the plate, leading the Giants back to .500 against their division rivals. 

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Blue Jays activate Stroman in time for Saturday start

The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Marcus Stroman from the disabledlist and will send him to the mound Saturday against the Los Angeles Angels.

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DL’d Tanaka is encouraged by progress, faces test Sunday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Outside of not going deep into the first two big league starts of his career and occasional bouts of wildness, Jonathan Loaisiga has been OK filling in for Masahiro Tanaka. Having never pitched above Double-A, the 23-year-old Loa…

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Rockies players from the past return for the 25th anniversary team celebration at Coors Field

The official celebration of the club’s first 25 years drew icons Todd Helton, Larry Walker and Ellis Burks back to Coors, along with pitchers such as Jeff Francis,  Aaron Cook and Huston Street. The alumni turnout and the festive atmosphere left owner Dick Monfort with a big smile. “It’s great

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Anthony DeSclafani crushed a grand slam for his first career home run

DeSclafani is the first Reds pitcher to hit a grand slam in almost 60 years.

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Another series win for Phillies during unlikely June turnaround

Remember all the talk of the Phillies’ rough start to June and grueling schedule? They’ve completely turned things around. By Corey Seidman

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Realmuto hits grand slam, Marlins beat Rockies 6-2

DENVER (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam during a five-run seventh inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Saturday.

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