6/27/2014 | Sarah's Take: Giants look to rebound after tough month
After the San Francisco Giants seemed like they couldn't lose in May, they have struggled in June. The Giants have seen their lead on the Los Angeles Dodgers dwindle dramatically. When San Francisco put Angel Pagan on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain on Wednesday, Tim Lincecum pitched the second no-hitter of his career.
6/27/2014 | MLB Notebook: Beckett, Wainwright duel in LA
Josh Beckett tossed seven scoreless innings and Adam Wainwright allowed just one run in eight innings Thursday, as both continued their outstanding first-half performances.
6/27/2014 | Pipeline preview: California League's top arms ready
The California League is typically thought of as a hitters' league, and it has lived up to its reputation this year. Friday night, however, will be a night for the league to showcase its pitchers. Mark Appel, Julio Urias and Braden Shipley, all of whom are ranked on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list, are scheduled to start.
6/27/2014 | Mariners top pick Jackson impresses in pro debut
Alex Jackson, the sixth overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, was impressive in his professional debut on Thursday, as the 18-year-old collected two hits and a walk in the rookie-level Mariners' 10-8 defeat of the Padres in the Arizona League.
6/27/2014 | It's never too soon to think about trades
Each contending team has holes to fill as it looks toward making a deep run in the postseason, including the A's and their need for a top starting pitcher and the Brewers and their lack of production off the bench.
6/27/2014 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 27
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/27/2014 | Remarkable revival has Beckett back in command
Wednesday night, Josh Beckett was one-half of a compelling pitchers' duel, opposite Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright. Beckett pitched seven shutout innings as he kept up his recent superb pitching.
6/27/2014 | Iconic Gwynn left imprint on San Diego like no other
With apologies to Dan Fouts, Junior Seau, Bill Walton and even Trevor Hoffman, San Diego has only one real icon, Tony Gwynn. Gwynn's imprint on the community went far beyond his .338 lifetime batting average, eight NL batting titles, 3,141 hits and a plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame that will be there as long as there is a museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.
6/27/2014 | Porcello's sinker works up three-hit shutout
This is how a sinkerballer's start is supposed to work. Team gets early lead. Pitcher gets a lineup of hitters who have been standing out in the field for a long stretch. Pitcher pounds the bottom of the strike zone with sinkers, gets quick outs, gives bullpen a day off.
6/27/2014 | Manny makes debut for Cubs' Triple-A club
With the Iowa Cubs facing 14 innings of doubleheader baseball on Thursday, the day he joined the team, Manny Ramirez found himself batting sixth and playing left field for Game 2.
6/27/2014 | Rosario exits game with lower back tightness
Already missing several injured cornerstones of their lineup, the Rockies may temporarily lose another after Wilin Rosario exited Thursday night's 7-4 loss to the Brewers with lower back tightness. The Rockies said he was day to day.
6/27/2014 | Turner comes through after Beckett's strong outing
Josh Beckett pitched seven scoreless innings, and Justin Turner's eighth-inning RBI single led the Dodgers to the 1-0 win in Thursday's series opener against the Cardinals in Los Angeles.
6/27/2014 | Nationals, Cubs play their way through foggy night
Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano remembers playing a Minor League game in Toledo when he couldn't see the ball because of the elements, but that was because of the snow. He'd never seen anything as blinding as the fog Thursday at Wrigley Field.
6/27/2014 | More than 20,000 fill Petco Park for Gwynn tribute
Some of baseball's biggest names were present for the memorial tribute held on Thursday at Petco Park for late Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn.
6/27/2014 | Reyes registers first four-hit game of season
Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes appears to be heating up again at the plate as he recorded a season-high four hits during Thursday night's 7-0 victory over the White Sox.
6/27/2014 | Dodgers get pair of replay confirmations vs. Cardinals
Crew chief Bill Miller initiated a replay review in the seventh inning Friday night in Los Angeles to determine whether Dodgers catcher Drew Butera left the Cardinals' Allen Craig a pathway to the plate as Craig attempted to score on Jon Jay's single to left before getting thrown out by Matt Kemp.
6/26/2014 | Gamescape: Crafty run, another Harrison highlight
A survey of the Pirates' game, with a closer look at the insets to the big picture -- streaks, trends and subplots below the surface.
6/26/2014 | Fitting Harper into lineup a 'great problem' for Nats
Imagine if your team were in first place and about to add a two-time All-Star? What would you have to give up to get a guy like that? The answer for the Nationals, at least at this point, is a plane ticket. Bryce Harper figures to be ready to go on Monday after rehabbing his surgically repaired thumb.
6/26/2014 | Weiss loses challenge of play at first vs. Crew
Rockies manager Walt Weiss lost a challenge in the sixth inning of Thursday night's game against Milwaukee when umpires upheld the ruling that Lyle Overbay beat DJ LeMahieu's throw back to first base, avoiding an inning-ending double play.
6/26/2014 | Focus shifts to digital as in-stadium ASG voting wraps
It's all about the All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Experian now. With the last paper ballots punched and collected during the Nationals-Cubs game on Thursday night at Wrigley Field, in-stadium voting is done and the largest All-Star balloting program in sports now comes down to its furious final week, exclusively online or via mobile.
6/26/2014 | Cards being cautious with Miller's tight back
Though Shelby Miller thought he was ready to prove himself healthy by throwing off the mound on Thursday, the Cardinals reined him in and limited Miller to a session of flat-ground throwing. Whether he makes his next scheduled start on Sunday will be determined by how his back continues to respond to treatment and each subsequent push.
6/26/2014 | Harper may return to Nats as soon as Monday
Bryce Harper could return to the Nationals as soon as Monday in Washington if all goes well during his rehab assignment, manager Matt Williams said.
6/26/2014 | Blue Jays cruise behind Happ, opportunistic bats
J.A. Happ silenced the White Sox for 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Jose Reyes (four hits) and Adam Lind (three RBIs) led Toronto's surge in a 7-0 win at Rogers Centre on Thursday night.
6/26/2014 | Stacking fantasy lineups in cost-effective ways
If you've played in the Official Mini Fantasy Game of MLB.com and attempted to stack the majority of an offense, you know that it can be difficult at times. When you're dealing with the high-ceiling offenses that everyone wants to own -- the Blue Jays, Tigers, and so on -- the collective salaries of the hitters make it basically impossible to fit them all into your lineup.
6/26/2014 | Review supports Cubs catcher on play at plate
Ryan Zimmerman was dead to rights at home plate, but the umpires wanted to make sure catcher Welington Castillo wasn't blocking the plate.
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