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12:20 PM ET, May 23, 2015


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Associated Press:
Goldschmidt's Clutch HR, Ahmed's Hit Gives Arizona Win  —  PHOENIX — Paul Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Nick Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
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Harper, Scherzer Carry Nationals to 2-1 Win Over Phillies  —  WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper hit another home run and Max Scherzer had another dominant outing to help the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
Discussion: The Good Phight and Yahoo Sports
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Angels Pound Red Sox 12-5  —  BOSTON — Chris Iannetta and Erick Aybar homered in the Angels' nine-run fifth inning, and Albert Pujols also hit a home run on Friday night to lead Los Angeles to a 12-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.  —  Mike Trout had a pair of hits — both in the fifth inning …
Discussion: Surviving Grady and Yahoo Sports
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Morales Homers Twice, Drives in 5 Runs in Royals' Victory  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and had five RBIs, Chris Young gave up six hits in six innings and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night.  —  The Royals improved to 27-14 …
Discussion: Royals Review and Yahoo Sports
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Marlins Lose to Orioles 8-5; Alvarez and Latos Go on DL  —  MIAMI — Even after Friday's game, the losses kept coming for the Miami Marlins.  —  First the Marlins stumbled to another defeat, leaving them 0-8 on their homestand and still winless after five games under new manager Dan Jennings.
Discussion: Camden Chat and Yahoo Sports
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Cole Outduels Syndergaard, Pirates Top Mets 4-1  —  PITTSBURGH — Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.  —  Cole (6-2) gave up just six hits — all singles …
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
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Fielder Hit 2 Homers, Rangers Top Yankees for 3rd Win in Row  —  NEW YORK — Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win.  —  Quickly down 7-0 and still trailing 10-5 …
Discussion: Lone Star Ball
David Just / Chicago:
White Sox notebook: Sox skipping Carlos Rodon's next start  —  The White Sox will skip Carlos Rodon's next turn in the rotation and let Hector Noesi start in his place Monday against the Blue Jays.  —  The change is not a permanent one, but manager Robin Ventura wouldn't say how many starts Noesi would make.
Discussion: South Side Sox and True Blue LA
Jon Heyman /
Inside Baseball: Blue Jays tried for Hamels, stick with Gibbons; plus notes  —  Both the Blues Jays front office personnel and players are wholly unsatisfied with their up-and-down start, and while there's little question they all expected much better play and rumors have been circulating …
Associated Press:
DENVER — Brandon Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night.  —  Buster Posey singled and doubled to extend his hitting streak to 14 games as surging San Francisco won its seventh straight.
Discussion: Purple Row
Associated Press:
Moss Leads Indians Past Reds, 7-3  —  CLEVELAND — Brandon Moss homered and drove in three runs, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.  —  Carlos Carrasco (5-4) allowed two runs in six innings, sending the Reds to their season-high sixth straight loss.
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
Charlie Wilmoth / MLB Trade Rumors:
Orioles Agree To Deal With Ariel Miranda  —  The Orioles have agreed to a deal with Cuban lefty Ariel Miranda, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets.  It will be a minor-league contract, according to's Jesse Sanchez (also on Twitter).  The deal will is contingent upon a physical.
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