Lincecum out for remainder of season
Giants GM Bobby Evans announced on 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 season
White Sox claw back to avoid sweep
Twins RF Eddie Rosario hit a grand slam in the third, but Sox PH J.B. Shuck's triple in the 7th took the lead back to help the White Sox avoid the sweep and win 6-4.
Bryce Harper back in lineup tonight
The Nationals OF left Wednesday's game vs. the Cardinals in the fourth inning with tight glutes, but he's back in the lineup and playing center in tonight's game vs. the Braves.
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Jake Arrieta named NL pitcher of the month for August: 6-0, 0.43 ERA, no-hitter.
White Sox closing the gap
Eddie Rosario's first career grand slam gave the Twins a 4-1 lead in the 3rd, but the White Sox have been inching closer ever since. Avisail Garcia's sac fly was the latest play to plate a run and Chicago is only down by 1 in the 6th. Follow live
ICYMI: Justin Turner pulls off ninja slide
Turner shouldn't have had a chance of being safe on this steal in Wednesday's game, but he was saved by his unique set of skills.
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That grand slam allowed by Jeff Samardzija was the 9th homer he's surrendered since start of Aug. 4-1, Twins.
White Sox leading Twins
Jeff Samardzija has two walks and 0 K's, but he's also got a 0 where it matters: Earned runs. The White Sox have a 1-0 lead in the third inning over the Twins, who are a game back of the second AL wild card. Follow live
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It's go time.
Kershaw's most dominant start yet?
Clayton Kershaw induced 35 swings-and-misses, the most by any pitcher in a game in the past 10 seasons. Eleven of his 15 strikeouts were swinging, and his career-high 251 strikeouts on the season are the most by a Dodgers pitcher since Sandy Koufax in 1966.
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Brown flips over wall on inside-the-park HR
A for effort, Domonic Brown. But your flip over the fence allowed the Mets' Ruben Tejada score an inside-the-parker.