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Dodgers top prospect Seager debuts vs. Pads

Corey Seager struck out in his first big league at-bat, but the Dodgers prospect doubled to deep right in his second plate appearance and scored a run.

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Stats & Info: Harper walks into history as Nats bury Braves

The bat never left Bryce Harper's shoulder Thursday night, but he still scored four runs after walking four times in the Nationals' victory over the Braves. The night's other hero? The hot-hitting Ryan Zimmerman.

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Grantland: A Dayton with destiny

Few thought the 2015 Royals could replicate last season's Cinderella run, but K.C. has made a mockery of the doubters on its way to the AL's best record.

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Schoenfield: Three future stars in AL rookie race

All the rookie buzz this season seems to have centered on the young sluggers in the National League. But Miguel Sano, Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor are making noise, too.

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Saxon: Kershaw's gem completes Giant sweep

Clayton Kershaw carved up the rival Giants, striking out 15 in a complete-game victory that stretched the Dodgers' NL West lead to a stunning 6 1/2 games.

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Zimmerman's blasts drive Nats past Cards

Ryan Zimmerman clubbed two home runs and a go-ahead RBI double as the Nationals prevailed in St. Louis. Max Scherzer struck out 10 through six innings.

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Mets to give Harvey, Syndergaard extra rest

Wary of rising innings counts, the New York Mets committed Wednesday to skipping right-handers Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard at least once apiece in September.

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Kendrys makes it a 13-7 game with a two-run double off the left field wall! He has 4 RBI tonight and 98 for the season. #Royals

Brewers hand Pirates 4th straight loss

Domingo Santana hit his fourth home run of the season in Milwaukee's 5-3 win over Pittsburgh, which still holds a four-game lead over Chicago for the first NL wild-card spot.

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Brewers sweep Pirates, win 4th straight

Brewers RHP Taylor Jungmann struck out three, walked two and gave up just 1 ER over six innings in the 5-3 win. LF Domingo Santana hit his fourth HR of the year in the win. Box score

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Zimmerman's monster night powers Nats

The Nationals crushed the Braves 15-1 thanks to Ryan Zimmerman scoring two runs and driving in four. The Braves have now lost nine in a row.

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Huge offensive night gets Nats the win

Nats 1B Ryan Zimmerman went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, and CF Bryce Harper drove in four runs off four walks in the Nationals' 15-1 win over the Braves, who have now dropped 16 of their past 17 games. Box score

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Giants' pitching also showing off hitting

Madison Bumgarner (five) and Ryan Vogelsong (one) have now combined for the most HRs by Giants pitchers in a season since 1955, when Johnny Antonelli and Jim Hearn had four each. San Francisco trails Colorado 5-2 in the third. Follow live

Ryan Vogelsong cuts own deficit in half

The Giants RHP hit a two-run homer off Rockies LHP Chris Rusin to cut into the Rockies' lead 4-2 in the third. It's the first HR hit by a Giants pitcher not named Madison since Matt Cain on July 21, 2012. Follow live

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Bryce Harper faced 20 pitches, didn’t swing at any of them. 2nd-most pitches seen w/o a swing in a game in last 10 seasons (Juan Uribe, 21)

An interesting night for Bryce Harper

The Nationals OF was pinch hit for in the sixth as they led the Braves 12-1. In his four PAs, he didn't swing once, was walked each time, scored four runs and drove in 1. The last player with 4-plus walks, 4-plus runs, and 1-plus RBIs in one game was Derrek Lee with the then-Florida Marlins in 2002. Follow live

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Carlos Gonzalez HR puts Rockies up

The Rockies RF launched his 34th home run of the season in the bottom of the first vs. the Giants to put the Rockies up 2-0. Thirty-four homers ties his career high set in 2010. Follow live

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Couple of pals here to cheers on the #Nats at #PupsInThePark tonight. ??

Nationals rolling vs. Braves

After a two-run first inning and five-run second inning, the Nats are up 7-1 over the Braves -- who still haven't recorded a hit after a walk, balk, wild pitch and RBI groundout from Hector Olivera scored their only run. Follow live