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Sat Sep 2318:45MLB roundup: Dodgers clinch fifth straight NL West titleCody Bellinger1BDodgersFree Agent
Byron BuxtonCFTwinsFree Agent
Nelson CruzDHMarinersFree Agent
Kendall GravemanSPAthleticsFree Agent
Sonny GraySPYankeesFree Agent
Chris IannettaCDiamondbacksFree Agent
Max KeplerRFTwinsFree Agent
Wilson RamosCRaysFree Agent
Kurt SuzukiCBravesFree Agent
Justin VerlanderSPAstrosFree Agent
LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Cody Bellinger hit his 39th homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight NL West Division title with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants Friday night.Bellinger hit a three-run homer in the third inning off Jeff Samardzija (9-15). He broke a tie with Wally Berger (1930) and Hall of Famer Frank Robinson (1956) for the homers hit a by National League. Rich Hill (11-8) drove in the other run and allowed a run in six innings, for the Dodgers who clinched on former manager Tommy Lasorda's 90th birthday.Pablo Sandoval homered in the ninth off Los Angeles closer Kenley Jansen.Blue Jays 8, Yankees 1TORONTO -- Ryan Goins pulled off the hidden ball trick and hit a grand slam off Masahiro Tanaka asToronto routed New York.Goins pulled off the trick in the third inning to retire Todd Frazier, who was on second base. He then chased Tanaka (12-12) in the sixth inning with his second career grand slam.Teoscar Hernandez and Russell Martin also homered for... [More]
Sat Sep 2304:312B Cesar Hernandez had double and three walks in Friday's lossCésar Hernández2BPhilliesFree Agent
2B Cesar Hernandez had a double and three walks in Friday's loss. He's batting .323 (22-for-68) in 14 games against the Braves this season. He extended his career high in doubles with No. 27.
Sat Sep 2304:31RF Nick Williams drove in both of Philadelphia's runs in Friday'...Nick WilliamsLFPhilliesFree Agent
RF Nick Williams drove in both of Philadelphia's runs in Friday's loss. Williams was 2-for-3 and improved to .205 (7-for-34) against the Braves this season. He is 4-for-12 over his last three games.
Sat Sep 2304:31CF Odubel Herrera 0-4 in Friday's loss, which ended 16-game hitt...Odubel HerreraCFPhilliesFree Agent
CF Odubel Herrera was 0-for-4 in Friday's loss, which ended his 16-game hitting streak against the Braves, dating back to Sept. 27, 2016. Herrera hit .409 (27-for-66) over the streak, including .444 in 13 games this season.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Henderson Alvarez had been sidelined since early 2015 by pai...Henderson AlvarezSPPhilliesFree Agent
RHP Henderson Alvarez had been sidelined since early 2015 by a pair of shoulder surgeries and may be auditioning for a chance to join the Philadelphia rotation next year. He started against Oakland on Sept. 17 and pitched five innings, allowing four runs on four hits and two walks, with four strikeouts. He faces Atlanta Saturday and the Braves have had good luck against him over the years. The right-hander has made eight starts in Atlanta and gone 1-4 with a 5.70 ERA. Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman is batting .333 (7-for-21) with three doubles and one homer against Alvarez.
Sat Sep 2304:31C Kurt Suzuki hit two home runs in Friday's win over Phillies, t...Kurt SuzukiCBravesFree Agent
C Kurt Suzuki hit two home runs in Friday's win over the Phillies, his third multi-homer game of the year and the fifth of his career. The two homers give him 18 and extends his career-best total. Braves catches have hit 28 homers this season, the second most in the National League.
Sat Sep 2304:31CF Ender Inciarte 2-4 in Friday's win over Phillies and has 193 ...Ender InciarteCFBravesFree Agent
CF Ender Inciarte was 2-for-4 in Friday's win over the Phillies and has 193 hits. Inciarte is trying to become the first Brave since Marquis Grissom in 2006 to reach 200 hits. His 193 hits are the 10th most in a single season in Atlanta history (since 1966).
Sat Sep 2304:31LHP Sean Newcomb won second straight start Friday night; it firs...Sean NewcombSPBravesFree Agent
LHP Sean Newcomb won his second straight start Friday night; it was the first time the rookie has won back-to-back starts. He pitched 5 1/3 innings against the Phillies and allowed two runs on four hits and two walks, with five strikeouts. He has allowed three or fewer runs in 10 of his last 11 starts. Newcomb has not pitched more than 5 1/3 innings over the last six starts, but has a 3.86 ERA during that stretch.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Julio Teheran will make 31st start of season Saturday agains...Julio TeheránSPBravesFree Agent
RHP Julio Teheran will make his 31st start of the season Saturday against the Phillies. He lost to the Mets in his most recent start on Sept. 17, ending his four-game winning streak. Teheran pitched well in the loss, allowing two runs on three hits with nine strikeouts in six innings. Teheran has not fared well against the Phillies this season, going 1-2 with a 7.71 ERA in three starts. His career record against Philadelphia is good; he is 8-6 with a 3.52 ERA in 18 appearances, 17 starts.
Sat Sep 2304:31INF Yangervis Solarte committed ninth error of season in Friday ...Yangervis Solarte3BPadresFree Agent
INF Yangervis Solarte committed his ninth error of the season in Friday night's loss. But Solarte, who has been dividing his starts between short, second and third over the past six weeks, has made three of those errors in the past four games with five of the nine coming in the past 15 games.
Sat Sep 2304:31OF Travis Jankowski 2-3 with stolen base and scored Padres only ...Travis JankowskiCFPadresFree Agent
OF Travis Jankowski was 2-for-3 with a stolen base and scored the Padres only run in Friday night's loss. Jankowski hadn't had a hit since April 21. The following day he broke a bone in his right foot. He remained on the disabled list until Aug. 4 when he was optioned to Triple-A El Paso for the remainder of the Pacific Coast League season. He was recalled from Triple-A El Paso on Sept. 19.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Jordan Lyles took loss against Colorado Friday night, giving...Jordan LylesRPPadresFree Agent
RHP Jordan Lyles took the loss against Colorado Friday night, giving up four runs on five hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in six innings plus two hitters. Lyles gave up all three Rockies' homers. But it was a major improvement over Lyles' last outing six days ago at Coors Field against the same Rockies when he gave up seven runs on eight hits and three walks over a span of four innings in his third start as a Padre. Friday night, Lyles retired the first 12 Rockies he faced, striking out five of his former teammates. "That was a big step in the right direction for Jordan," said manager Andy Green of Lyles' longest outing of the season. "We saw a little more momentum." Lyles said: "I felt pretty good. I had more feel, more velocity."
Sat Sep 2304:31C Jonathan Lucroy 3-4 with RBI in Friday night's win over PadresJonathan LucroyCRockiesFree Agent
C Jonathan Lucroy was 3-for-4 with an RBI in Friday night's win over the Padres. It was his 11th multi-hit game of the season. Lucroy is hitting .324 (22-for-68) in his past 20 games.
Sat Sep 2304:311B Ian Desmond hit sixth home run of season Friday nightIan Desmond1BRockiesFree Agent
1B Ian Desmond hit his sixth home run of the season Friday night. Four of those six home runs have come at Petco Park. Four homes runs in a season by a Rockie at Petco Park is tied for second on the all-time list with Charlie Blackmon (2015). Nolan Arenado hit five homers at Petco Park in 2015.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Greg Holland converted 41st save of season in Friday night's...Greg HollandRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Greg Holland converted his 41st save of the season in Friday night's win over the Padres while striking out two in a perfect inning. The 41 saves ties the franchise record established by Jose Jimenez in 2002.
Sat Sep 2304:31RF J.DJ.D. MartínezRFDiamondbacksFree Agent
RF J.D. Martinez tied the Arizona franchise record for homers in a month when he hit his 13th in the ninth inning of Friday's win over Miami. Luis Gonzalez had 13 in April, 2001. Martinez has 42 homers, 26 since joining the Diamondbacks on July 18. 1B Paul Goldschmidt and Martinez hit 3-4 in the lineup for the fourth straight game after hitting in virtually 4-5 in every game in which both played since Martinez was acquired. "It seems to suit them well and suit the team well," manager Torey Lovullo said. "Paul hitting in the first, and J.D. hitting behind him, I just felt it was the right part of the lineup to hit those guys. Is that something that we permanently do? I don't know yet. It's working right now and we'll stay with it."
Sat Sep 2304:31C Jeff Mathis (hand) cleared for baseball activity Monday, but r...Jeff MathisCDiamondbacksFree Agent
C Jeff Mathis (hand) was cleared for baseball activity Monday, but his recovery appears to be a process that will last into early October. Nevertheless, manager Torey Lovullo asked Mathis to join the team on the latest road trip. "He talks to the catchers, walks through different thoughts," Lovullo said. "He's involved on a pretty impressive level."
Sat Sep 2304:31IF/OF Chris Owings (finger) not expected to be activated from 60...Chris OwingsSSDiamondbacksFree Agent
IF/OF Chris Owings (finger) is not expected to be activated from the 60-day disabled list when eligible next Friday, and the earliest he is expected to return would be in a potential NLDS. Owings was given an x-ray Friday and "the break wasn't totally healed up," manager Torey Lovullo said. "We're not going to make him do anything he is not ready to to physically or emotionally. It wasn't the best news. Next week might be a different story." Owings fielded ground balls in early work and has been swinging a bat.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Zack Greinke made least effective start of season, giving up...Zack GreinkeSPDiamondbacksFree Agent
RHP Zack Greinke made his least effective start of the season, giving up eight runs on nine hits, including three homers, in four innings during Friday's win over Miami. "It was bad from the get-go," said Grenike, whose ERA jumped from 2.87 to 3.18. "Didn't feel like things were real sharp. Any time I felt like I threw a good pitch, they didn't swing at. When I threw a bad pitch, there were ready to hit it." With 198 1/3 innings, Greinke will have to wait until his next start to reach 200 innings for the seventh time since 2008. Cole Hamels, Felix Hernandez, Jon Lester, James Shields and Justin Verlander have eight season of 200 innings since 2008, the only pitchers with more.
Sat Sep 2304:31RHP Junichi Tazawa pitched two scoreless innings in Friday night...Junichi TazawaRPMarlinsFree Agent
RHP Junichi Tazawa pitched two scoreless innings in Friday night's loss and grounded out in the fifth inning, his first carer plate appearance. Tazawa has appeared in 354 games in eight major league seasons.
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