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Blue Jays Hand Phillies Cliff Lee a Unique Loss

When the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies, it not only snapped Lee’s streak of 34 consecutive scoreless innings, but also marked the first time that Lee had lost a game in … Continue reading

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Video: Does Tim Lincecum want a Champagne Shower? F- Yeah!!! Utters Profanity on Live TV

In the excitement of the celebration of the San Francisco Giants’ first NL West title since 2003, ‘freak’ pitcher Tim Lincecum uttered an on-air profanity. During a postgame interview Sunday on Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, the two-time NL Cy Young … Continue reading

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Wainwright Shuts Down Cubs for 20th W

They are hanging the Big Blue ‘L’ flag at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon after Adam Wainwright pitched six innings solid inning for his 20th victory in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 7-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Waino joins the New York Yankees’ CC … Continue reading

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Yankees’ Vasquez Beans 3 Rays’ Batters in a Row to Tie MLB Record

Javy Vasquez tied a major league record last night by hitting three consecutive batters. The New York Yankees’ right-hander is now one of only eight pitchers to ever accomplish such an illustrious feat. Needless to say, the Bronx faithful were not … Continue reading

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Twins’ Reliever Puts a ‘Capps’ on AL Central and Record

Matt Capps pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to wrap up the Twins’ 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians for his 15th save since he was acquired from the Washington Nationals on July 29. Most importantly, the Twins’ win, before another sell-out crowd at Target … Continue reading

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Yankees Facing Garza: A Sure Bet

The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, giving the Bronx Bombers wins in each of the last nine games that Matt Garza has started against them. The Rays’ righthander has been handed losses in two of three in which … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cardinals can’t do what Memphis Redbirds did: Beat Cubs Jeff Samardzija

During the Iowa Cubs‘ division-deciding series against the Memphis Redbirds last week, I-Cubs Jeff Samardzija surrendered seven earned runs in the first three innings to the St. Louis Cardinals’ top farm team. The Redbirds won that game, the next one … Continue reading

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Mat Latos Impressive Pitching Sets Record

Mat Latos missed his start Monday night due to the stomach flu. Either he was playing hooky or has incredible bounce-back. On Tuesday, he shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers limiting them to one run on four hits over seven … Continue reading

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Mat Latos: Phlegm Balls to Speed Balls

Since Mat Latos returned from the DL after injuring himself in Denver while holding back a sneeze, the 22-year old Padres righty has surrendered a mere nine runs in 43.0 innings during seven starts, lowering his ERA to 2.29. After promising never to hold back a sneeze, he’s … Continue reading

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Adam Wainwright’s Easy Road to 20? Not so fast!

After beating Cincinnati to win his 17th game on August 11, it seemed like the St. Louis Cardinals ace would hit that magic 20 number before the end of August. His next three opponents: Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Washington — all sub-500, … Continue reading

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