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Saxon: Dodgers' Seager delivers in MLB debut

Corey Seager's stellar big-league debut for the Dodgers -- two hits, two RBIs, two runs scored -- was overshadowed by a frustrating loss to the Padres.

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Stats & Info: Nats' Harper walks into history

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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Lincecum out for remainder of season

Giants GM Bobby Evans announced Thursday that pitcher Tim Lincecum would undergo hip surgery. "He won't be able to come back this season. That's evident," Evans told KNBR radio in San Francisco. Free agent next year

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Padres rally to outslug Dodgers

Jedd Gyorko's 2-run homer in the eighth inning put San Diego ahead for good in a wild 10-7 win over Los Angeles to open a four-game series. Dodgers prospect Corey Seager went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in his big league debut. Box score

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Padres retake lead from Dodgers

Jedd Gyorko's two-run shot in the eighth inning off Jim Johnson gave San Diego an 8-7 lead over visiting L.A. The Dodgers had earlier grabbed the lead with the help from top prospect Corey Seager, who is 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in his big league debut. Follow live

Royals power past Tigers

Lorenzo Cain hits a three-run homer, and Kendrys Morales drives in four runs as Kansas City beat Detroit 15-7.

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Car-Go is Car-Gone vs. Giants

Carlos Gonzalez homered twice for the second straight night and added four RBIs as the Rockies beat the reeling Giants 11-3.

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Royals score 15 runs en route to win

Royals DH Kendrys Morales went 4-for-5 with four RBIs, and the Royals put together a 20-hit showing in the 15-7 win over the Tigers, taking the series 2 games to 1. Box score

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Not only does Corey Seager pick up a hit in his MLB debut. He also gets the go-ahead RBI for the Dodgers. Not bad at all...

Royal score 6 to build huge lead

Already winning 9-7, the Royals made it 15-7 over the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh thanks to five hits. Kansas City has 19 hits on the night, and Detroit has added 13 of its own. Follow live

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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