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  1. Reds beat Pirates behind Johnny Cueto, hand National League Central title to St. Louis

    Sep 28, 2014, 4:35 PM EST

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    Johnny Cueto delivered eight innings of one-run ball and smacked a go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the eighth as the Reds defeated the Pirates 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park, ousting Pittsburgh from the division race while allowing St. Louis to scratch ace right-hander Adam Wainwright from his scheduled start in Arizona.

  2. Video: Steven Souza Jr. makes sensational catch to secure Jordan Zimmermann’s no-no

    Sep 28, 2014, 4:12 PM EST

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    Watch this catch from Steven Souza Jr. that was the final out of Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter …

  3. David Price dominates Twins as Tigers win AL Central

    Sep 28, 2014, 3:58 PM EST

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    David Price allowed just four hits over 7 1/3 shutout innings and Ian Kinsler went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Tigers blanked the Twins 3-0 on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park to clinch the 2014 American League Central championship.

  4. Marlins extend manager Mike Redmond through 2017

    Sep 28, 2014, 3:55 PM EST

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    As first reported by Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Marlins have agreed to a contract extension with manager Mike Redmond that will run through the 2017 season. Miami has also announced that Redmond’s entire coaching staff will return in 2015.

  5. Jordan Zimmermann throws no-hitter against Marlins

    Sep 28, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

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    Jordan Zimmermann just threw the first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history on the final day of the 2014 regular season.

  6. Matt Holliday in Cardinals’ lineup Sunday after leaving Saturday’s game with flu symptoms

    Sep 28, 2014, 3:20 PM EST

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    A flu bug has been going around the Cardinals’ clubhouse for the past couple of weeks and it took ahold of Matt Holliday on Saturday night in Arizona, but he is back in the starting lineup for Sunday afternoon’s series finale versus the Diamondbacks.

  7. Derek Jeter ends his career on an RBI infield single

    Sep 28, 2014, 2:51 PM EST

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    Watch as Derek Jeter ends his career with an RBI infield single Sunday afternoon at Boston’s Fenway Park …

  8. Joe Kelly’s wife Ashley has your Tweet of the Day

    Sep 28, 2014, 2:27 PM EST

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    Well played, Ashley. Well played …

  9. Ryan Braun to undergo thumb procedure on Thursday

    Sep 28, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

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    Ryan Braun is in the Brewers’ starting lineup for Sunday afternoon’s season finale against the Cubs, but as soon as that game ends he will begin prepping for surgery that will hopefully correct a nerve issue in his right thumb that has been a source of discomfort since the early part of the 2013 campaign.

  10. Nick Martinez, not Derek Holland, will start against the Athletics on Sunday afternoon

    Sep 28, 2014, 1:29 PM EST

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    The Mariners were certainly hoping that Derek Holland — who was scratched from his scheduled start Saturday against the A’s due to a migraine headache — would feel well enough to pitch in Sunday’s season finale. But no such luck for Seattle.

  11. Astros plug batting leader Jose Altuve into Sunday’s lineup

    Sep 28, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

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    Astros management apparently heard the outcry against their initial decision to hold Jose Altuve out of Sunday’s season finale — against Altuve’s wishes — in order to protect his lead for the batting title …

  12. Jose Altuve to be held out of season finale with league-leading .340 batting average

    Sep 28, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

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    Jose Altuve boasts a .340 batting average through 656 at-bats this season and Victor Martinez is at .337 in 558 at-bats. The Astros will take their chances Sunday in the hope of claiming the franchise’s first-ever batting title.

  13. Video: Paul Konerko’s speech from Paul Konerko Day

    Sep 28, 2014, 11:21 AM EST

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    Watch as the retiring first baseman addresses the fans on Paul Konerko Day at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago …

  14. Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 pubic strain on Saturday

    Sep 28, 2014, 10:37 AM EST

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    As reported by Lynn G. Henning of the Detroit News, outfielder Rajai Davis suffered a Grade 1 strain of his pubic symphysis Saturday night while sprinting down the first base line on a second-inning groundout. It’s essentially a minor groin strain …

  15. Previewing the final day of the 2014 regular season …

    Sep 28, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

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    There are still three undecided races heading into the final day of the regular season: the American League Central, the National League Central, and the second American League Wild Card spot. Let’s get weird.

  16. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 28, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

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    It was the second-to-last day of the regular season, and you probably already saw what happened in the games that mattered. But in case you didn’t …

  17. Clayton Kershaw dominates Giants as Dodgers clinch the National League West title

    Sep 25, 2014, 1:17 AM EST

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    Clayton Kershaw struck out 11 batters and walked none over eight innings of one-run ball and Yasiel Puig slugged his 16th home run of the year as the Dodgers beat the visiting Giants 9-1 on Wednesday night to clinch their second consecutive division title.

  18. Video: Clayton Kershaw smacks game-tying triple

    Sep 25, 2014, 12:05 AM EST

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    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robbed the Giants with a behind-the-back grab in the top of the third inning Wednesday and then smacked this game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the fifth …

  19. Video: Clayton Kershaw makes behind-the-back grab

    Sep 24, 2014, 11:13 PM EST

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    Watch as Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robs opposing starter Tim Hudson of what might have been a two-run single with this slick behind-the-back grab Wednesday night in Los Angeles …

  20. Josh Hamilton done for rest of regular season, but expects to be ready for the playoffs

    Sep 24, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    Angels slugger Josh Hamilton won’t appear in a game before the end of the regular season, but he’s confident that he will be ready for the playoffs.

  21. Russell Martin departs game with hamstring tightness

    Sep 24, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

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    Pirates catcher Russell Martin was removed from Wednesday’s game in Atlanta due to tightness in his left hamstring — the same hamstring that he strained earlier this season.

  22. Video: Garin Cecchini slugs his first MLB homer

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:49 PM EST

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    Watch as Red Sox infielder Garin Cecchini takes Rays starter Jake Odorizzi deep to right field in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday for the first home run of his major league career …

  23. Evan Gattis will be in the Braves’ lineup Thursday for the first time since September 7

    Sep 24, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    Evan Gattis hasn’t played a full game for the Braves since September 7 because of strep throat and, more recently, a kidney stone. In that time, Atlanta has lost 12-of-14 games and been completely eliminated from postseason contention. But there will be no early shutdown for the 28-year-old slugging catcher.

  24. Carlos Beltran won’t play in another game this season

    Sep 24, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

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    Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed Wednesday to Chad Jennings of The Journal News that veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran has been shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season due to lingering discomfort in his right elbow. The Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention on Wednesday.

  25. Mike Trout leaves game with stomach illness

    Sep 24, 2014, 6:19 PM EST

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    From Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register comes word that Angels outfielder Mike Trout had to make an early exit from Wednesday afternoon’s game against the A’s because of a stomach bug.

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