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  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1

     Wednesday's recap: Cubs 3, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs tossed autographed baseballs to selected fans before finishing with a 41-40 record at Wrigley Field, their first home winning record since 2009. Jake Arrieta led the way with seven innings of two-hit ball in which he struck out 10...
  • Monster August re-affirms Yelich's future as middle of the order bat

    The Marlins got nine games and 35 at-bats out of projected leadoff hitter Rafael Furcal. They found a replacement in Christian Yelich. In turning himself into one of the league's most productive table-setters, Yelich merely re-affirmed what the Marlins...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 9, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cardinals bounced back from an early five-run deficit to move into a first-place tie with the Brewers in the NL Central with a 9-6 victory. With runners on the corners and one out in a 6-6 tie in the eighth, manager Rick Renteria ordered...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday

    With chance to sweep St. Louis Cardinals, Orioles struggle in 8-3 loss Sunday
    Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers fall behind early in 4-2 loss to St. Louis

    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were already down, 4-0, after Zack Greinke faced four batters in the bottom of the first inning. He walked Matt Carpenter, then gave up an infield hit to Kolten Wong. Dee Gordon made a throwing error on Wong's hit, which allowed...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Dodgers score six in second inning, breeze behind Zack Greinke, 9-1

    Dodgers score six in second inning, breeze behind Zack Greinke, 9-1
    Sometimes the hits just won’t drop. They can’t be bought, cajoled, begged for or designed by NASA. And sometimes, they just fall like raindrops from the baseball heavens. Between fielders, just inside the lines or over outreached gloves....
  • Dodgers lose two players during otherwise productive game

    Dodgers lose two players during otherwise productive game
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew open the game in the second inning, when they scored six runs to extend their lead to 7-0. In one 10-batter stretch, nine Dodgers reached base, including Andre Ethier, who did so twice. But the inning was as painful as it...
  • Stanton's two homers power Marlins over Cardinals

    Stanton's two homers power Marlins over Cardinals
    Giancarlo Stanton was robbed of a two-homer game Sunday in Cincinnati when Jay Bruce reached over the wall to grab his deep drive in the eighth inning. There was no denying Stanton on Monday as the slugging right fielder became the Marlins’ all-...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...