Brewers' 150-day reign in first place ends

Chicago – One hundred and fifty days. That’s how long the Milwaukee Brewers held at least a share of first place in the National League Central Division before finally buckling under the weight of holding that lofty position. The Brewers dropped their sixth consecutive game Monday afternoon of a...

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Tom Haudricourt
Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
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Adam Dunn, Jason Hammel lead A’s over Mariners

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Chronicle On his first day with the A’s, Adam Dunn said that he will do anything at all in his power to help the team get to the playoffs. With a flair for the dramatic, Dunn wielded that power early in his Oakland debut, lofting a two-run homer in ...

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Susan Slusser
S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
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Jenifer Langosch - MLB.com, Sportswriter
After the game, Gerrit Cole called Matt Holliday "probably the strongest human in the world." #stlcards #pirates
@LangoschMLB | | 44m | Score: 620
Top tweets
Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
#Cubs are wearing jerseys saluting Jackie Robinson West t.co/xPzwdKq2nN
@CarrieMuskat | | 8h | Score: 896
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Jenifer Langosch , MLB.com, Sportswriter
After the game, Gerrit Cole called Matt Holliday "probably the strongest human in the world." #stlcards #pirates
@LangoschMLB | | 44m | Score: 620
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Jeff Passan , Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
Adam Dunn just homered in his first at-bat with Oakland.
@JeffPassan | | 3h | Score: 146
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Dan Kolko , MASNsports.com, Nats Beat Writer
Tanner Roark just tried to rob a BP homer at the CF wall. The fence panel also doubles as a door. It opened up and Roark fell to the ground.
@masnKolko | | 30m | Score: 115
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Todd Zolecki , MLB.com, Phillies Beat Writer
Papelbon finishes combined no-hitter for Phillies, 12th no-hitter in team history, including Halladay’s no-hitter in 2010 NLDS.
@ToddZolecki | | 2h | Score: 104
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Sam Miller , BaseballProspectus.com, Sportswriter
From 2001 to 2004, Barry Bonds' worst OPS in any 20-game stretch was .815. Adrian Beltre's career OPS is .815.
@SamMillerBP | | 46m | Score: 100
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the #Astros have fired manager Bo Porter.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 7h | Score: 97
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Over his past two outings, Hammel (assuming he's done, at 111 pitches) has allowed six hits and 2 runs in 15 innings. #Athletics
@susanslusser | | 1h | Score: 75
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
What an outing for Jason Hammel today, eight innings and one run. He gets a nice ovation from crowd walking off after 8th, probably last IP.
@susanslusser | | 1h | Score: 75
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Jim Salisbury , CSN, Phillies Beat Writer
No hitter for Phillies.
@JSalisburyCSN | | 3h | Score: 72
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Jim Salisbury , CSN, Phillies Beat Writer
Phillies call up Maikel Franco, Miguel Gonzalez, Cesar Hernandez, Cameron Rupp, Tony Gwynn Jr, Luis Garcia, Mike Adams
@JSalisburyCSN | | 1h | Score: 71
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Lowrie says the #Athletics will have to do "tall tunnel" for Dunn's HR tunnel. "We have to get Billy (Burns) a stepstool."
@susanslusser | | 15m | Score: 70
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Sean Doolittle says sock throws went really well today and with all work he's doing he's going to have "a sweet six pack." #Athletics
@susanslusser | | 22m | Score: 70
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Dennis Manoloff , Cleveland Plain Dealer, Sportswriter
Luis Valbuena has as many HRs (16) as the combined output of Nick Swisher (8), Mike Aviles (5) and Ryan Raburn (3). #indians #cubs
@dmansworld474 | | 1h | Score: 70
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Brian McTaggart , MLB.com, Astros Beat Writer
Astros have relieved Bo Porter of his managerial duties. Tom Lawless will take over as manager on an interim basis.
@brianmctaggart | | 7h | Score: 67
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Tim Reynolds , Associated Press, Sportswriter
Today is the first time in world history that the Miami Hurricanes have played football on a day when there was a Phillies no-hitter.
@ByTimReynolds | | 40m | Score: 65
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Keith Law , MLB Writer
The Cardinals are alone in first place in the NL central for the first time all year. The Brewers had at least a share of first since Apr 5
@keithlaw | | 1h | Score: 65
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
#Cubs Soler on Wrigley debut: "Since I signed I've been waiting for this moment"
@CarrieMuskat | | 7h | Score: 65
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
#Athletics end four-game losing streak with 6-1 win over Mariners; they're 4 1/2 games behind idle Angels in the AL West.
@susanslusser | | 45m | Score: 60
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Tim Kawakami , Mercury News, Sportswriter
Adam Dunn on playing in Oakland: "That’s the best crowd I ever played against, I mean, played with, for, whatever it is... Unbelievable"
@timkawakami | | 3m | Score: 10
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Matt Yallof , MLB Network, Sports Reporter
I see a little Vlady in Jorge Soler. Anyone ? #cubs
@MattYallofMLB | | 5m | Score: 5
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S.D Union Tribune , Padres News and Updates
Cory Spangenberg lifts the Padres and Tyson Ross to a 3-1 win in his major-league debut. t.co/lLgckBNigg
@UTPadres | | 7m | Score: 5
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
Video: Chris Johnson On Braves Getting No-Hit By Phillies t.co/4Gg7c03Jml #Braves
@DOBrienAJC | | 13m | Score: 5
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
#Braves reach a new offensive nadir in getting no-hit and routed 7-0 (game story with quotes) t.co/7azlFK6Nu9
@DOBrienAJC | | 14m | Score: 5
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Cleveland.com , Cleveland Indians News
Tito's $75 suit, 3:15 a.m. touchdown, Zach McAllister's new role: Cleveland Indians quick hits t.co/Q6lhyOpwLq
@indiansinsider | | 15m | Score: 5
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Lowrie says the #Athletics will have to do "tall tunnel" for Dunn's HR tunnel. "We have to get Billy (Burns) a stepstool."
@susanslusser | | 15m | Score: 70
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
In fact, it was Cabrera's first multi-HR game since June 28 of last season, in Tampa, the day before the whole flap with Fernando Rodney
@matthewbmowery | | 16m | Score: 15
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Bob Nightengale , USA Today, Baseball Writer
Found: Miguel Cabrera looking a whole lot like the Miguel Cabrera of old today with two homers and four hits in #Tigers rout..
@BNightengale | | 18m | Score: 30
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Rob Biertempfel , Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
#Pirates Cole on facing #Cardinals: "They grind, grind, grind and then -- bam! -- they murder you.t.co/5Yd9i1qct4
@BiertempfelTrib | | 19m | Score: 25
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Steve Gilbert , MLB.com, Dbacks Beat Writer
Triple-A Reno headed into the 10th inning against Sacramento tied 1-1 in win or go home game. #Dbacks
@SteveGilbertMLB | | 19m | Score: 5
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Chris Assenheimer , Chronicle-Telegram, Indians Beat Writer
Miggy being Miggy. Welcome to the biggies, Price. #Tigers 8, #Indians 1
@CAwesomeheimer | | 21m | Score: 5
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
Sean Doolittle says sock throws went really well today and with all work he's doing he's going to have "a sweet six pack." #Athletics
@susanslusser | | 22m | Score: 70
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Mark Gonzales , Chicago Tribune, White Sox Beat Writer
Jacob Turner on his first Cubs win t.co/4JFc1K4tAn
@MDGonzales | | 23m | Score: 5
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
4 #Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit the flat-as-a-pancake #Braves lineup t.co/7azlFK6Nu9
@DOBrienAJC | | 24m | Score: 10
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MLBTradeRumors.com , News and Updates
Blue Jays Designate Neil Wagner For Assignment t.co/T5MfiDX0AO
@mlbtraderumors | | 25m | Score: 20
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Chris Assenheimer , Chronicle-Telegram, Indians Beat Writer
#Indians emptying the bench in this blowout. 7-1 #Tigers T8
@CAwesomeheimer | | 26m | Score: 5
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Kevin Kernan , New York Post, Sporswriter
Wouldn't it be good too if someday Mets organization talked about the present and not the future.
@WheresKernan | | 26m | Score: 25
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Bernie Wilson , Associated Press, Sportswriter
Cameron Maybin grounds out as pinch-hitter, thus avoiding being in position to get picked off.
@berniewilson | | 28m | Score: 5
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Brittany Ghiroli , MLB.com, Orioles Beat Writer
Now on t.co/jXD28tx7P8 O's welcome Reds to Camden Yards for second time t.co/YEgOi0Zbn6 #orioles
@Britt_Ghiroli | | 28m | Score: 15
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Cubs still see Kyle Schwarber’s big-time potential as a catcher

The Cubs will take Kyle Schwarber off the fast track, hoping this year’s No. 4 overall pick could still develop into their catcher of the future. The Cubs are sending seven prospects to the Arizona Fall League, but Schwarber won’t be part of a group that includes big names like Addison Russell a...

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Patrick Mooney
CSNChicago, Cubs Beat Reporter
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The Braves, who can’t hit, actually get no-hit

EmailFacebookTwitterShareThis We’ve been saying all summer the Braves can’t hit a lick. On the first day of September they proved it. They hit not Lick 1 against four pitchers from a last-place team. They made 27 outs, only one of which had even a chance of being a hit, and not one of the 27 was...

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David O'Brien
AJC, Braves Beat Writer
1h
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Dodgers Promote Joc Pederson

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Instant Replay: Phillies combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA -- Four Phillies pitchers, led by Cole Hamels, combined on a no-hitter in the Phillies' 7-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday afternoon. Hamels pitched six no-hit innings, but allowed six base runners and battled a high pitch count. Jake Diekman and Ken Giles combined on five strikeouts ...

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Jim Salisbury
CSN, Phillies Beat Writer
2h
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Fallout From Astros’ Dismissal Of Bo Porter

Here’s the latest on the Astros’ managerial situation after the firing of Bo Porter earlier today: Astros GM Jeff Luhnow says the team could hire a new manager before the end of the season, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle tweets. Luhnow says the Astros will be looking for similar qualitie...

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2h

Instant Replay: Phillies 7, Braves 0

ATLANTA -- Four Phillies pitchers, led by Cole Hamels, combined on a no-hitter in the Phillies' 7-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday afternoon. Hamels pitched six no-hit innings, but allowed six base runners and battled a high pitch count. Jake Diekman and Ken Giles combined on five strikeouts ...

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2h

Phillies Pitchers Combine for No-Hitter, Win 7-0

Cole Hamels struggled out of the gate. The lefty needed 24 pitches to get through a first inning in which he walked the first two batters of the game. Hamels would exit the game in the sixth inning with 108 pitches in the book. He would also leave the game with a “0″ in the opposing team’s hit...

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Todd Zolecki - MLB.com, Phillies Beat Writer
Papelbon finishes combined no-hitter for Phillies, 12th no-hitter in team history, including Halladay’s no-hitter in 2010 NLDS.
@ToddZolecki | | 2h | Score: 104
Jeff Passan - Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
Adam Dunn just homered in his first at-bat with Oakland.
@JeffPassan | | 3h | Score: 146

Athletics Designate Joe Savery For Assignment

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MIDGAME NOTES: Affeldt or Machi to “start” for Giants; Strickland will have prominent role; Giants to add more call-ups

No lineups yet, although the Coors Field people had a little fun on their scoreboard. The Giants have to replace Tyler Colvin (likely with Gregor Blanco) and Brandon Hicks (likely with Joe Panik). Manager Bruce Bochy said Jeremy Affeldt and Jean Machi are the candidates to pitch, and he’ll make th...

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Alex Pavlovic
Mercury News, Giants Beat Reporter
4h

Changed Ramirez enjoyed helping Cubs prospects grow

Hold on. Wait. Stop! Theo Epstein cannot possibly be talking about Manny Ramirez. “It opened my eyes about how people can change,” said Epstein, the Cubs’ president of baseball operations, about Ramirez’s stint as a Triple A player-coach. “If you had asked me a few years ago, I never would...

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Ken Rosenthal
FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
4h

Mariners Place Jesus Montero On Suspended List

The Mariners have placed first baseman Jesus Montero on the suspended list for the remainder of the 2014 season, the team announced. The move comes as no surprise given that Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik recently said that Montero wouldn’t play again this year in order to focus on off-the-field issu...

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4h

Bo Porter's firing shows Astros still all-in with GM

Bo Porter didn't get two full seasons as Houston Astros manager before he was fired by general manager Jeff Luhnow. The Houston Astros have drawn plenty of attention, including significant criticism, for their long-term building plan, and certainly for some of their methods along the way. But genera...

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Bo Porter fired by the Astros

A couple of days ago Ken Rosenthal reported that there was serious tension between Astros manager Bo Porter and general manager Jeff Luhnow. I guess “tension” was an understatement, because Bo Porter has been fired. In addition to Porter, bench coach Dave Trembley has been fired as well. The Ast...

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