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Kristie Ackert / NY Daily News:
Mets make ridiculous six errors, fall 9-6 to Marlins in sloppy Labor Day contest  —  Mets make six errors for first teim since April of 2012, lose wild game to Marlins that features Dilson Hererra's two errirs and first career home run.  —  MIAMI — As the rest of the country celebrated …
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Marc Carig / Newsday:
Mets commit six errors in 9-6 loss to Marlins … MIAMI - Terry Collins marched from the dugout to the mound in the eighth inning Monday, his face contorted as he held in his fury.  He pressed his hand to his mouth, as if to keep his thoughts from tumbling out.
Discussion: Metsblog
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Astros proceed with unified voice  —  Strained relations between front office and Porter lead to skipper's dismissal  —  HOUSTON — Two springs ago, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow gathered his players to introduce his new manager, Bo Porter.  —  That very day, some players foresaw trouble.
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Tribune-Review / Associated Press:
MLB notebook: Astros fire manager amid dismal season
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Designate Darin Mastroianni, Matt Hague; Neil Wagner Released  —  The Blue Jays announced a flurry of roster moves with rosters expanding for the month of September.  Both Darin Mastroianni and Matt Hague have been designated for assignment, while right-hander Neil Wagner, who was designated yesterday, has been released.
Scott Merkin /
Prospect Rodon not among White Sox callups  —  MINNEAPOLIS — The White Sox called up seven players prior to Tuesday night's game at Target Field, but neither Carlos Rodon nor Jared Mitchell were on that list.  —  Rodon, the White Sox top pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft …
Discussion: South Side Sox
Barry M. Bloom /
Hoffman's HOF induction seems inevitable  —  Joining the Padres Hall a step towards Cooperstown for closer  —  SAN DIEGO — Trevor Hoffman was inducted into the Padres' Hall of Fame on Saturday, which was a nice honor for the National League's all-time leader with 601 saves.
Erik Malinowski / Fox Sports:
GONE FOREVER?  IN SEARCH OF BASEBALL'S LOST TREASURES  —  Baseball has forgotten even more than it remembers.  —  It was more than 140 years ago, among dusty lots up and down the East Coast, that a more professionalized and sanctioned version of the game came to be, with the formation …
Discussion: HardballTalk
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Brewers Designate Caleb Gindl, Release Hiram Burgos  —  The Brewers announced that they have designated outfielder Caleb Gindl for assignment and released right-hander Hiram Burgos.  These moves have helped clear room for infielders Matt Clark, Hector Gomez and Jason Rogers, who have been added to the roster as September callups.
Discussion: Al's Ramblings
Associated Press:
Homer-Happy Nationals Beat Dodgers 6-4  —  LOS ANGELES — Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.
Discussion: MLB Daily Dish
Tim Tucker / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Braves plan formal ground-breaking for stadium this month  —  Although work has been underway on the site of the new Braves stadium in Cobb County for months, the team will hold a formal ground-breaking ceremony on Sept. 16.  —  The Braves said today that the ceremony will mark the start …
Discussion: HardballTalk
Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Masterson heads to bullpen  —  • By Rick Hummel 314-340-8196  —  The list of candidates to start Thursday's Cardinals game at Milwaukee diminished by one Monday when manager Mike Matheny said struggling righthander Justin Masterson will be doing his next pitching out of the bullpen.
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Associated Press:
Price, Cabrera Lead Tigers to 12-1 Rout of Indians  —  CLEVELAND — David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
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