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6:45 AM ET, June 29, 2016


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Associated Press:
Urias Wins First, Dodgers Edge Brewers 6-5  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 28, 2016, 11:55 P.M. E.D.T.  —  MILWAUKEE — Rookie Julio Urias battled through six innings for his first major league victory, Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers hung on for a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
Doug PadillaESPN / ESPN:
Clayton Kershaw to consult with doctors in Los Angeles  —  MILWAUKEE — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is scheduled to leave the team's current road trip and return to Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to have his lower-back stiffness further examined.  —  Kershaw had his second-worst outing …
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and ESPN
Associated Press:
Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets … WASHINGTON — Lucas Giolito threw four scoreless innings in his rain-shortened major league debut, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-0 on Tuesday night.  —  Baseball's top pitching prospect allowed just one hit …
Associated Press:
Cardinals' Offense Comes Alive in 8-4 Win Over Royals  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 28, 2016, 11:15 P.M. E.D.T.  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just about everybody in the Cardinals lineup drove in a run, Michael Wacha was good enough on the mound and St. Louis held off the Kansas City Royals 8-4 …
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Backup catcher Pena not active yet
Discussion: Viva El Birdos and Yahoo Sports
Bob McManaman / Arizona Republic:
Diamondbacks' Zack Greinke leaves game with tightness in oblique  —  Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke left Tuesday night's start against the Phillies in the top of the third inning after suffering what was described as tightness in his left oblique.  —  A winner of seven straight decisions …
Associated Press:
Houston Blasts Lincecum, Routs Angels 7-1 for 9th Win in 10  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 29, 2016, 1:25 A.M. E.D.T.  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. — Carlos Correa hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Houston Astros beat Tim Lincecum and the Los Angeles Angels 7-1 on Tuesday night for their ninth win in 10 games.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and Halos Heaven
Associated Press:
Tigers Homer 3 Times in 7-Run 5th, Beat Marlins 7-5  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 28, 2016, 11:34 P.M. E.D.T.  —  DETROIT — With two on and two out in the third inning, Miguel Cabrera struck out swinging at a pitch that was low and inside, and the slugger was so off balance he ended up on one knee.
Discussion: Fish Stripes and Bless You Boys
Associated Press:
Cubs Play 3 Relievers in LF While Beating Reds in 15 Innings  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 29, 2016, 12:12 A.M. E.D.T.  —  CINCINNATI — Kris Bryant singled home the tiebreaking run in the 15th inning and the Chicago Cubs used three pitchers in left field while beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 …
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Phil Hughes To Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery  —  Twins right-hander Phil Hughes will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, tweets Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  The operation will alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome, according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press …
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Tulo Homers in Blue Jays' First Win at Colorado  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 29, 2016, 3:27 A.M. E.D.T.  —  DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki homered to ignite a go-ahead, six-run fourth inning and the former Rockies star helped the Blue Jays win in Denver for the first time as Toronto beat …
Discussion: Purple Row
Associated Press:
Indians Beat Braves for Longest Winning Streak in 34 Years  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 28, 2016, 10:04 P.M. E.D.T.  —  ATLANTA — Carlos Santana hit a tie-breaking single in Cleveland's three-run ninth inning, Corey Kluber allowed only three hits in eight innings and the Indians beat …
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
Associated Press:
Dozier Hits 2 HRs, Gibson Shines as Twins Blank White Sox  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 28, 2016, 11:15 P.M. E.D.T.  —  CHICAGO — Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs, Kyle Gibson pitched seven innings of five-hit ball for his first victory of the season …
Discussion: South Side Sox
Associated Press:
Smolinski's 3-Run Pinch-Hit HR Leads A's Past Giants 13-11  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSJUNE 29, 2016, 2:21 A.M. E.D.T.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Pinch-hitter Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead, three-run homer during Oakland's five-run eighth inning that carried the Athletics to a 13-11 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
Discussion: McCovey Chronicles
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