Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Padres beat Dodgers 4-1 to end 2-game skid

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, scores on a sacrifice fly by Matt Kemp as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, tries to get to a throw that came in off line from center fielder Abraham Almonte during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. Almonte was charged with an error on the throw. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Stults is having quite a month of August and going against his old team didn’t hurt either.

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Royals fall 5-2 to Rockies, 3-game win streak ends

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Danny Duffy chose to find fault with his fastball rather than his fielder.

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Jackson hit hard, Cubs beaten by Giants

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

CHICAGO (AP) — First, the Chicago Cubs got a win wiped away. Then, they saw struggling starter Edwin Jackson get battered during an 8-3 loss Wednesday night to the San Francisco Giants.

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Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Peavy is showing signs of getting back on track, and his timing couldn’t be better for the San Francisco Giants.

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McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Matt McBride is so new to the Colorado Rockies that he doesn’t even have his nameplate above his locker yet.

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