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This Date In Baseball

1903 — Red Ames’ debut with the New York Giants was a five-inning, 5-0, no-hit victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The game was called in mid-afternoon because of unusual darkness.

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Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one step closer in an NL West race that could go down to the wire.

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Diamondbacks stumble again, lose 6th straight

Arizona Diamondbacks players observe a moment of silence of 9/11 before a baseball game  against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past three games, the Arizona Diamondbacks watched as San Francisco found every way to produce during the September stretch run.

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Peavy strikes out 8, pitches Giants past D-backs

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy brings an all-out intensity to the San Francisco Giants that manager Bruce Bochy considers perfect for the September push. The veteran pitcher only wishes he could face the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend.

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