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Posted at 07:24 PM ET, 10/23/2011

Joe Torre defends umpire Ron Kulpa over blown call in Game 3

Joe Torre, baseball’s executive vice president of baseball operations says a pool reporter’s question about Ron Kulpa was “over the line.”

By Dave Sheinin  |  07:24 PM ET, 10/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 10/22/2011

Josh Hamilton could have a sports hernia, Texas Rangers believe

The Texas Rangers believe their star slugger’s injury is not a strained groin. Hamilton, however, intends to play the rest of the World Series.

By Dave Sheinin  |  08:18 PM ET, 10/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Leading off: Cardinals face the Mets with a chance to gain more wild-card ground

St. Louis enters Thursday’s matinee against the Mets only 1 1/2 games behind the Braves in the wild-card race.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Leading off: Phillies and Brewers set to meet in potential NLCS preview

Philadelphia and Milwaukee own the two best records in the National League heading into their four-game series.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Leading Off: Giants face must-win series against the Diamondbacks

Arizona — winner of nine straight — leads the National League West by six games over San Francisco.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Leading off: Scuffling Giants need wins against the Cubs

San Francisco has fallen four games behind Arizona in the National League West.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:07 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:05 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Leading off: Angels and Rangers set for weekend series with AL West lead on the line

Texas leads Los Angeles by two games heading into this three-game series.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:05 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Leading off: Indians and Tigers set for weekend series with first place on the line

Cleveland enters this three-game series 1 1/2 games behind Detroit in the American League Central.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/13/2011

Leading off: Felix Hernandez, Josh Beckett clash in Seattle

Mariners starter Felix Hernandez will have to be at his best when Josh Beckett and the Red Sox visit Safeco Field on Saturday night.

By Eric Detweiler  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 07/23/2011

Leading off: Pittsburgh Pirates try to stop two-game slide against St. Louis Cardinals

Pittsburgh turns to starter Kevin Correia on Saturday against St. Louis, hoping to stop a two-game losing streak and stay near the top of the National League Central.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:07 AM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/09/2011

Leading off: Cincinnati Reds turn to Johnny Cueto to close gap on Milwaukee Brewers in National League Central

The Reds have lost two straight to the first-place Brewers. They’ll give the ball to Johnny Cueto on Saturday hoping to gain ground in the National League Central.

By Eric Detweiler  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 07/02/2011

Leading off: Philadelphia Phillies’ Roy Halladay will pitch against Toronto Blue Jays, his former team

Philadelphia has won Roy Halladay’s last eight starts.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:58 AM ET, 07/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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