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Carlson, Goldschmidt flex their power to vaporize five-run deficit, lead Cardinals comeback win

Carlson, Goldschmidt flex their power to vaporize five-run deficit, lead Cardinals comeback win

When Dylan Carlson felt his hamstring come apart it was just as his game was starting to come together. The Cardinals’ switch-hitting outfielder, who arrived into his third season in the majors on a gust of last summer’s strong finish, had a .175 batting average on May Day. He spent the next three weeks …

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Michael Kopech exits in the 1st inning of a loss to the Texas Rangers, but could return to the Chicago White Sox next weekend

Michael Kopech exits in the 1st inning of a loss to the Texas Rangers, but could return to the Chicago White Sox next weekend

Michael Kopech hobbled off the mound after throwing a pitch to Adolis García in the first inning Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field. The right-hander had a discussion with the Chicago White Sox training staff and went back on the mound to prepare for a warmup pitch. He stopped just as he was beginning, walked behind …

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Arkansas rallies to beat Oklahoma State after 8-run inning

Arkansas rallies to beat Oklahoma State after 8-run inning

STILLWATER, Okla. — Arkansas scored eight runs in the top of the eighth inning to complete a rally from down five runs, and the Razorbacks shocked Oklahoma State with a wild 20-12 victory Saturday night at O’Brate Stadium. Arkansas (40-19) advanced to the championship of the NCAA Stillwater Regional, where it will play Oklahoma State …

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Circus act fifth inning dooms Phillies in second straight loss to Braves

Circus act fifth inning dooms Phillies in second straight loss to Braves

ATLANTA – For the second straight game, the Phillies played some sloppy defense, and their bullpen was unable to hold back the Atlanta Braves’ offense. “We gave it away,” manager Joe Girardi said after his team’s 8-4 loss Wednesday night in the home of the Braves. The Braves broke open a 4-4 game with two …

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Gold rush: Goldschmidt's walk-off grand slam launches Cardinals to 7-3 victory vs. Toronto

Gold rush: Goldschmidt’s walk-off grand slam launches Cardinals to 7-3 victory vs. Toronto

Unflinching in his devotion to leave at-bats behind and not let any result – good, bad, or blech – leak into many, Paul Goldschmidt did not fixate Monday on the unforgiving math of his first four plate appearances. He didn’t measure the sunk costs of three strikeouts or the five outs he caused, calculating instead …

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