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LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols…

LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols nears 600

Lamb homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox…

Jake Lamb homered off a left-hander for only the second time this season, five Diamondbacks drove in at least one run and Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox

Molina not surprised Cardinals starters heating…

Molina on Cardinals starters heating up: "When you see one guy getting hot, the other guys follow that."

Leake not shocked by his stellar start to the…

Leake: "It's not a surprise for myself, but I'm sure it is a surprise for others."

Padres rally late, hold off Mets in 9th for 6-5 win

Hunter Renfroe snapped an eighth-inning tie with a titanic home run, Brad Hand pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth and the San Diego Padres took advantage of a floundering New York Mets bullpen in rallying for a 6-5 victory

Gray fans 11, Davis homers as A's top Marlins 4-1

Sonny Gray struck out a season-high 11 over seven innings in his best start in two years, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 4-1

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False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just…

Alarm and an emergency message on a sign board during Pirates-Braves game turns out to be a false alarm

Matheny on Leake: 'Impressive to watch start…

Mike Matheny definitely likes what he's seeing out of starter Mike Leake. The Cardinals starter leads the NL in starting pitcher ERA.

Price on the 'relentless' approach by the Reds…

Bryan Price praises his team's no-quit attitude.

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Forsythe, Dodgers win it in 13th after Kershaw…

Logan Forsythe doubled in a run in the 13th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a stellar duel between starters Clayton Kershaw and Lance Lynn

LEADING OFF: Sale tries for 9th double-digit K…

LEADING OFF: Sale tries for 9th double-digit K game in row

Cozart describes game-winning play;Hamilton's…

Zack Cozart's confidence in Billy Hamilton's speed was sky-high as he describes the game-winning play

Kevin Cash remains impressed with Erasmo…

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down the win over the Angels, giving credit to Erasmo Ramirez for turning in another strong start and praising the bullpen's efficiency.

Bour's four hits helps Marlins hold off Athletics 11-9

Justin Bour matched his career high with four hits including his fourth home run in five games to highlight Miami's best offensive game of the season, and the Marlins held off a late surge to beat the Oakland Athletics 11-9 on Tuesday night.

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Big league baseball's founding documents to be…

The 1876 constitution that founded the National League and the modern business of big league sports is going up for sale

LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns…

LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns home

Steven Souza Jr.: I have to believe in the hitter…

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. talks with Alex Corddry about his two-homer game and the mindset when trying to snap out of a slump.

LoCain on Royals offense: 'It was a rough night…

Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals were shut down by the pitching of the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.

Hoover shuts down White Sox rally, Arizona wins 5-4

Jake Lamb and Chris Herrmann homered and Arizona held off the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night for the Diamondbacks' seventh win in eight games

Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

Joe Panik hits first career leadoff homer as Giants beat Cubs 6-4 in rematch from last year's playoffs

Tim Tebow ends a weeklong slump with home run…

Tim Tebow may have found his hitting groove once more with his third homer of the season _ and first in six weeks _ for the Columbia Fireflies

Hammel on bounce-back start: 'I'll take it as a…

Jason Hammel posted a strong start for the Royals on Wednesday. Unfortunately, Hammel didn't get much help from the Royals offense.

Yost on Hammel: 'He just looked much, much better'

Ned Yost was impressed by the effectiveness of Jason Hammel's adjustments in between starts.

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Centeno's homer helps Astros over Tigers 6-2

Juan Centeno homered and had two hits and Yuli Gurriel also homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night

After day off, Marlins welcome Mike Trout, Angels…

The Miami Marlins get Thursday off before they open up a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels.

Edinson Volquez on his start: This is how I want…

Miami Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez discusses his start Wednesday night, saying he was able to settle in after giving up a first-inning home run.