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Kipnis launches walk-off grand slam for 1,000th career hit

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Judge collects first hit since return from DL

Yankees OF Aaron Judge pokes a single into right field for his first hit since July 26.

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The Dodgers should own the NL. Here's why they don't

They're rich. They're smart. They still might miss the playoffs. Here's why the Los Angeles Dodgers should be dominating the National League -- but aren't.

Puig smokes homer to center, gets kiss from coach

Yasiel Puig crushes a 3-run home run to center field and gets a kiss from the Dodgers' bench coach Bob Geren.

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Buehler strikes out 12 Rockies over 6 innings

Walker Buehler throws a career-high 12 strikeouts, surrendering no earned runs over six innings of work.

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Kemp crushes solo homer to left

Matt Kemp unloads on a fastball and Gerardo Parra doesn't even move as the ball leaves the yard.

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Revived offense could provide the best fix for Cubs' bullpen

The Cubs might have an unorthodox solution to their closer quandary after losing two key relievers: score early, score often and skip saves.

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A conversation with Ben Zobrist

World Series MVP when the Cubs won in 2016 and now a crucial veteran, Zobrist goes deep on the differences between '16 and '18, adjusting to his new role and what his future holds.

Cubs show off playoff formula -- and it's pretty impressive

Production from Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo plus a dominant outing by Kyle Hendricks adds up to a high-quality win for the Cubs.

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