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  1. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 3, 2015, 7:55 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    Clayton Kershaw strikes out 15 as the Dodgers sweep the Giants.

  2. Quote of the Day: Matt Williams writes his managerial epitaph

    Sep 2, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

    Matt Williams

    “He’s our closer . . . Rooooosebuuuuuudddd”

  3. Matt Williams puts up another strong performance in his quest to get himself fired

    Sep 2, 2015, 8:07 AM EDT

    Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams looks on from the dugout during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Friday, May 2, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

    Its like watching a car crash. No, wait: a tricycle accident.

  4. Phillies could keep GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. beyond 2015

    Aug 28, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr.’s contract expires after the season. There’s a chance the Phillies decide to bring him back for the 2016 season.

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 4, 2015, 7:22 AM EDT

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    A few weeks ago I had no idea what an Adonis Garcia even was.

  6. The Winners and Losers at the Trade Deadline

    Jul 31, 2015, 5:37 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Yes, I realize it’s silly to do this an hour after the trade deadline, as time is required to see how this stuff truly shakes out. But what is the Internet for if not kneejerk reactions?

  7. 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Seattle Mariners

    We’re recapping all of the deals as they come down.

  8. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 31, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT

    Jason Castro

    In a night of several walkoffs — including a walkoff walk — Jason Castro had the biggest, helping Houston complete the sweep of the Angels.

  9. Drew Storen doesn’t sound happy about the Jonathan Papelbon acquisition

    Jul 29, 2015, 8:59 AM EDT

    Drew Storen AP

    Saves = money for relief pitchers and Storen is gonna get a lot fewer saves now.

  10. Nationals, Phillies agree to Jonathan Papelbon trade

    Jul 28, 2015, 6:16 PM EDT

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    Papelbon owns a sparkling 1.59 ERA and 40/8 K/BB ratio in 39 2/3 innings this season for the Phillies, and he’s 17-for-17 in save opportunities.

  11. The Nationals are “making progress” on acquiring Jonathan Papelbon

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    He would be a nice addition to the Nats’ pen, but a costly one given his $13 million vesting option.

  12. Carlos Ruiz caught his fourth no-hitter, tying Jason Varitek’s record

    Jul 25, 2015, 7:19 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels, Carlos Ruiz

    Carlos Ruiz and Jason Varitek have each caught four no-hitters, a major league record.

  13. Cole Hamels throws a no-hitter at Wrigley Field against the Cubs

    Jul 25, 2015, 5:53 PM EDT

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    Cole Hamels is dealing against the Cubs in what could be his final start as a member of the Phillies.

  14. Report: The Nationals have discussed a Jonathan Papelbon trade with the Phillies

    Jul 25, 2015, 9:29 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is a strong possibility to be dealt by next Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline, but there’s a chance he could stay in the National League East.

  15. Report: Pirates working on a trade for a reliever

    Jul 23, 2015, 10:06 PM EDT

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    The Pirates acquired veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Brewers this afternoon, but FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that they aren’t done making moves.

  16. Huston Street gets his 300th career save

    Jul 23, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Huston Street

    He’s tied for 25th all time with Jason Isringhausen and Bruce Sutter.

  17. Tigers in Transition: The two weeks which changed everything

    Jul 21, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT

    Photo by Craig Calcaterra

    There are no dynasties in baseball anymore. But the Tigers have been a mini-dynasty in the AL Central, having won it for the past four seasons. In the past two weeks, however, their aims have radically changed.

  18. Jonathan Papelbon makes it clear, again: He wants out of Philadelphia

    Jul 7, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    “I’ve always been straightforward that I want to go play for a contender and I’m not going to shy away from it.”

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