Phillies’ Jonathan Papelbon blows save, makes lewd gesture at fans leaving field, then charges at umpires

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Papelbon lost the lead and then lost his cool. The Phillies closer made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during Philadelphia’s 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Papelbon grabbed his crotch as he walked to the...

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Bryan Hoch - MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
David Robertson said he felt soreness in his shoulder, sides & hamstrings yesterday. Pitching for third straight day today.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 42
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Dellin Betances has 130 strikeouts, tying Mariano Rivera's single-season franchise record for a reliever, set in 1996.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 218
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Bill Shaikin , Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
Gonzalez on Kershaw as MVP: "If somebody even tries to mention someone else, they're an idiot." #Dodgers
@BillShaikin | | 9h | Score: 52
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Frank Isola , N.Y Daily News, Knicks Beat Writer
The Jets are the quintessential New York team. Just like the Knicks and Mets. Always compelling but usually for all the wrong reasons.
@FisolaNYDN | | 9h | Score: 48
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Here's Sandy Koufax's career: t.co/NHTMUaxnVp Kershaw: t.co/R33z66Ym44 We are watching an all-time great in his prime.
@Buster_ESPN | | 7h | Score: 45
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Clayton Kershaw is 19-3, 1.70. t.co/R33z66Ym44 Missed almost a month and now may well be NL MVP.
@Buster_ESPN | | 8h | Score: 45
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
David Robertson said he felt soreness in his shoulder, sides & hamstrings yesterday. Pitching for third straight day today.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 42
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Andrew Miller has faced 59 hitters since joining the Orioles and struck out 28 of them. t.co/GzKR5M0Bky
@Buster_ESPN | | 6h | Score: 35
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
"I pitched like crap. I left three balls up to three of the best hitters in the game, and they all hit doubles." - David Robertson
@BryanHoch | | 5h | Score: 33
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
SEE YA! Clutch homer by Brian McCann! He hits one out to right in the top of the 9th. #Yankees take a 2-1 lead. #Season2Watch
@YESNetwork | | 6h | Score: 28
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Sweeny Murti , WFAN, Yankees Beat Reporter
Betances has 130 K's, tying Mariano Rivera (1996) for most in one season by a reliever. Betances has done it in 21 fewer innings.
@YankeesWFAN | | 6h | Score: 26
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
#orioles still haven't lost consecutive games at home since June 28-29
@masnRoch | | 6h | Score: 25
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Ken Rosenthal , FoxSports.com, Senior Baseball Writer
Dave Stewart will interview for #DBacks’ GM opening this week.
@Ken_Rosenthal | | 7h | Score: 25
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Bill Shaikin , Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
Clayton Kershaw (19-3), who spotted rest of league 5 weeks due to injury, tries to become MLB's first 20-game winner Fri at Wrigley Field.
@BillShaikin | | 10h | Score: 25
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Just Brian McCann's fourth road homer of the season - two have come this weekend. Yankees take a 2-1 lead in the 9th.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 23
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DodgersNation.com , News and Updates
#Dodgers win the game and take the series from the Giants!
@DodgersNation | | 10h | Score: 22
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Peter Gammons , ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
In winning 9 straight starts, Jordan Zimmerman's line:52.2 47 17 14 7 55 2.39
@pgammo | | 31m | Score: 20
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
A standing ovation for what could be Derek Jeter's final at-bat at Camden Yards.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 20
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
That's a double for Johnson. #orioles magic number is Flaherty/Bynum/Baines/Billy Ripken. #3
@masnRoch | | 6h | Score: 17
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Buck didn't reveal the #orioles gift to Jeter tonight. He really wanted Tony Tarasco to present photo of Jeffrey Maier, autographed by team.
@masnRoch | | 11h | Score: 16
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Peter Gammons , ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
In winning 9 straight starts, Jordan Zimmerman's line:52.2 47 17 14 7 55 2.39
@pgammo | | 31m | Score: 20
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
In that Chronicle story, comments from two players who spoke at meeting: t.co/1IUYLfbCgc #Athletics
@susanslusser | | 2h | Score: 6
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Susan Slusser , S.F Chronicle, A's Reporter
In tomorrow's Chronicle: did big meeting called by Melvin and featuring numerous players help #Athletics at Seattle? t.co/1IUYLfbCgc
@susanslusser | | 2h | Score: 5
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DodgersNation.com , News and Updates
#Dodgers week in review: Ryu’s injury, Paco returns, 2015 schedule, and more. t.co/lBNF4b4c3l
@DodgersNation | | 2h | Score: 0
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Brittany Ghiroli , MLB.com, Orioles Beat Writer
Now on t.co/jXD28tx7P8 O's walk off vs. Yanks to trim magic number to three t.co/I4jY59cLvb #orioles
@Britt_Ghiroli | | 3h | Score: 3
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Cleveland.com , Cleveland Indians News
Cleveland Indians flop against Detroit Tigers: DMan's Report, Game 148, Sunday t.co/rzgDVHL3qK
@indiansinsider | | 3h | Score: 0
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Brett Taylor , BleacherNation.com, Writer
ICYMI, Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 7 - September 14, 2014 t.co/7YsMJgJWg5 #Cubs
@BleacherNation | | 3h | Score: 0
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
WATCH: Joe Girardi thought the series could've gone differently for the Yankees in Baltimore: t.co/C27ssjz4HB
@YESNetwork | | 4h | Score: 3
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Steve Melewski , MASNsports.com, Orioles Reporter
Kelly Johnson: "It feels like a first-place team" (plus other clubhouse quotes): For the second time in the se... t.co/wm0CfKSxZN
@masnSteve | | 4h | Score: 0
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Brittany Ghiroli , MLB.com, Orioles Beat Writer
Now on t.co/jXD28tx7P8 Orioles call on Chen with Blue Jays in town t.co/O9KAN9I2jE #orioles
@Britt_Ghiroli | | 4h | Score: 1
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Detroit Free Press , Tigers News and Updates
Tigers' Avila feeling hit to the head t.co/rQ8vU04Got
@freeptigers | | 4h | Score: 0
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Now on t.co/qRp3KIlQpY Yankees' Wild Card chase moves to The Trop t.co/W3Sehld1dz
@BryanHoch | | 4h | Score: 2
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Eduardo A. Encina , Baltimore Sun, Orioles Beat Writer
O's Insider blog: Even without best stuff, Chris Tillman streaking into Orioles history: Orioles pitc... t.co/ircfTAs0Qn #Orioles
@EddieInTheYard | | 4h | Score: 2
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Bill Chastain , MLB.com, Rays Beat Reporter
Colome gets the call in opener against Yankees: Yankees left-hander Chris Capuano will be in a key spot when N... t.co/XGX6tJzQbC
@wwchastain | | 4h | Score: 0
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Erik Boland , Newsday, Yankees Beat Writer
Jeter: "You want to be in a position where you control what happens. Unfortunately now, we’re not in control of what happens."
@eboland11 | | 4h | Score: 2
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Steve Melewski , MASNsports.com, Orioles Reporter
The Orioles improve to 4-49 when trailing after 8 innings. This was their 10th walk-off win of the year, 3rd vs. the NYY.
@masnSteve | | 5h | Score: 2
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
VIDEO: J.D. Martinez on the #Tigers' collective focus going "up a tick" in September t.co/tYUMy9wr5Q
@matthewbmowery | | 5h | Score: 1
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Steve Melewski , MASNsports.com, Orioles Reporter
Kelly Johnson: "The most important thing is this team is in first place and we're rolling. It is close enough to taste."
@masnSteve | | 5h | Score: 2
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Craig Heist , WTOP Radio, Sportscaster
Jeter on the #Orioles--"The guys can pitch, great bullpen, They have many ways they can beat you and they showed that in this series."
@cheistsports | | 5h | Score: 5
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
VIDEO: J.D. Martinez noticing heightened focus from #Tigers veterans in recent stretch t.co/4q3hUPkBon
@matthewbmowery | | 5h | Score: 0
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Bryan Hoch - MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Dellin Betances has 130 strikeouts, tying Mariano Rivera's single-season franchise record for a reliever, set in 1996.
@BryanHoch | | 6h | Score: 218

Quick Hits: Hernandez, Castillo, Pirates, Mariners

Left-hander Yasmany Hernandez has left Cuba for an undisclosed third country with the goal of signing a MLB contract, perDiario De Cuba (h/t Baseball America’s Ben Badler). Badler provides a scouting report on the 23-year-old, who led Serie Nacional with a 1.66 ERA this past season. Hernandez will...

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New York Yankees - 2014

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Buster Olney
ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
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Clayton Kershaw strengthens case for NL MVP as Dodgers follow his lead

SAN FRANCISCO – The Los Angeles Dodgers have their issues. This we know. At their worst, they are preening, pouting, half-jog flowers who'd be far better players if they spent as much time in the batting cage as they did wishing they were better taken care of. The rest of the time, they act as tho...

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Tim Brown
Yahoo! Sports, National Baseball Writer
7h

Jose Abreu ties White Sox rookie record with 35th home run

Jose Abreu‘s ninth-inning solo home run — his 35th of the season — didn’t quite get the White Sox back in the game on Sunday afternoon against the Twins, but it did tie a White Sox rookie record. Ron Kittle also slugged 35 as a rookie for the White Sox in 1983. Abreu won’t touch the major ...

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7h
Buster Olney - ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Here's Sandy Koufax's career: t.co/NHTMUaxnVp Kershaw: t.co/R33z66Ym44 We are watching an all-time great in his prime.
@Buster_ESPN | | 7h | Score: 45
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Buster Olney - ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
Clayton Kershaw is 19-3, 1.70. t.co/R33z66Ym44 Missed almost a month and now may well be NL MVP.
@Buster_ESPN | | 8h | Score: 45

Nationals beat Mets, 3-0; magic number down to 4

Mets second baseman Wilmer Flores, left, loses the ball while trying to tag Danny Espinosa during the ninth inning. A run scored on the error. (Seth Wenig/Associated Press) NEW YORK — In a hallway outside the Washington Nationals’ clubhouse Sunday afternoon, Manager Matt Williams narrowed his ey...

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Adam Kilgore
Washington Post, Nationals Beat Writer
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Jonathan Papelbon Gets Booed By Philly Fans, Grabs Crotch, Gets Ejected

Remember when Jonathan Papelbon said that Philadelphia fans know the game of baseball a little better than Boston fans? Maybe there was something to that. Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia, our old friend was booed by Phillies fans after he blew a save opportunity against the Marlins when he gave up ...

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Here’s the Glorious, Hi-res Photo of Jonathan Papelbon Grabbing His Dick

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CrossingBroad.com, Sportswriter
9h
Bill Shaikin - Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
Gonzalez on Kershaw as MVP: "If somebody even tries to mention someone else, they're an idiot." #Dodgers
@BillShaikin | | 9h | Score: 52
Frank Isola - N.Y Daily News, Knicks Beat Writer
The Jets are the quintessential New York team. Just like the Knicks and Mets. Always compelling but usually for all the wrong reasons.
@FisolaNYDN | | 9h | Score: 48

Dodgers Vs. Giants Recap: Clayton Kershaw Grinds Out Win

After each team laid claim to a blowout win through the first two games of the series, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants met Sunday for the rubber match. Dee Gordon opened the game with a leadoff single to left field and stole second base off Yusmeiro Petit, who’s weakness has been ...

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News and Updates
10h
Bill Shaikin - Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
Clayton Kershaw (19-3), who spotted rest of league 5 weeks due to injury, tries to become MLB's first 20-game winner Fri at Wrigley Field.
@BillShaikin | | 10h | Score: 25

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Pirates 7 – September 14, 2014

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10h

Rookie dress up day. I think we picked out some great outfits hahahah #redlegs

Todd Frazier
Cincinnati Reds
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