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  • Freddie Freeman beats out Yasiel Puig for final NL All-Star spot

    Freddie Freeman beats out Yasiel Puig for final NL All-Star spot
    It seems the only thing Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hasn’t been able to do in the last month is earn a spot in the All-Star game. Fans voted Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman into the final National League spot in the Tuesday game...
  • Marlins nip Nationals 2-1 in 10 with late heroics

    Marlins nip Nationals 2-1 in 10 with late heroics
    The one thing Giancarlo Stanton knew for sure was Rafael Soriano was not going to throw a strike. Ahead in the count 1-2, Soriano threw a chase pitch. Stanton chased it and crushed it. With the Marlins down a run in the ninth Saturday, Stanton...
  • Andre Ethier, Dodgers start second half with 3-2 win over Nationals

    By his standards, Andre Ethier had a fairly quiet first half. Not horrific, just not up to his standards. He has willingly played every outfield position without complaint, but a .268 batting average, five home runs and 28 runs batted in in the first...
  • Injury problem a lingering issue for Nationals

    They had no game Monday, but it was hardly a day off for the Washington Nationals. At Nationals Park, Bryce Harper took his latest step back to the lineup with a workout. Starting pitcher Dan Haren planned to receive an MRI on his stiff right shoulder....
  • Watch two Marlins slide into third base at the same time

    Watch two Marlins slide into third base at the same time
    Your browser does not support iframes. In a scene that pretty much sums up their entire, miserable season, two Miami Marlins slid into third base at the same time during their 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. With runners at the...
  • Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player

    Hammel pitching like an All-Star; talking like a team player
    One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star. Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...
  • Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals

    Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals
    No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
  • Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies

    Power rankings: No. 19 Rockies
    No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...
  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
  • Orioles open Nationals series with a dud

    Orioles open Nationals series with a dud
    There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
  • Arrieta duels Jackson to a draw

    Arrieta duels Jackson to a draw
        Orioles starter Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings on Friday night at Nationals Park, giving up just one run on a homer by Ian Desmond. He allowed six hits in all and struck out nine batters, but will have to settle for a no-decision because he...