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Cardinals confident Lackey will deliver

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When the St. Louis Cardinals dealt for John Lackey at the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline from the Boston Red Sox, it was as much about shaking things up as adding a frontline starting pitcher. General manager John Mozeliak and manager ...

Mariners' Montero goes after heckling scout

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Seattle Mariners minor league catcher/first baseman Jesus Montero, on a rehab assignment with short-season Everett at Boise, went after a cross-checker scout with a bat during Thursday's game after the scout heckled him.

A's protest 10-inning loss to Angels

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Howie Kendrick turned out to be the hero for the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night -- unless Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin gets his way.

Retiring Konerko will play more in September

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Paul Konerko is probably going to get a few more at-bats in September than he has gotten in the first five months of the season.

Santiago pitches Angels past Marlins



Hector Santiago, once mired in an early-season funk, made a major contribution to the Los Angeles Angels' playoff hopes Wednesday night.

Kershaw earns 16th win as Dodgers dump D-backs

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Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw achieved two more firsts Wednesday. He became the first 16-game winner in the major leagues, and he did it while pitching in a bases-loaded situation for the first time this season.

Angels pursuing pitching

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With Garrett Richards out of the season, the Los Angeles Angels are kicking the tires on multiple veteran pitchers ahead of the waiver trade deadline Sunday.

Game roundup: Giants' Bumgarner fans 13 Rockies in one-hitter

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Left-hander Madison Bumgarner lost a perfect game on a leadoff double by Justin Morneau in the eighth inning, but he recovered to complete a one-hit, 13-strikeout shutout as San Francisco beat Colorado.

MLB denies Rays' protest

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Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied the formal protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays regarding their Aug. 23rd game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

Cubs set to bring up OF Soler

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One of the talented young players in the well-stocked Chicago Cubs' farm system is expected to be called up to the big leagues.

Giants demote Lincecum to bullpen

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Tim Lincecum was demoted to the bullpen Monday. The question is: For how long?

Rangers' Choo to have season-ending surgery

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The Texas Rangers knew that outfielder Shin-Soo Choo would not make it through the season, but Monday's decision to place him on the 15-day disabled list and schedule a season-ending elbow surgery came sooner than expected.

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