Homer-Happy Nationals Beat Dodgers 6-4

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.
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Miguel Cabrera hits two home runs in return to lineup HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Miguel Cabrera had just one home run in August. He doubled that today.
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Royals Stop Slide With 4-3 Victory Over Rangers

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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The Reds have shut Homer Bailey down for the season HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Bailey is currently deciding whether to undergo surgery for a flexor mass strain in his right elbow.
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Jorge Soler is third player in last 100 years with an extra-base hit in each of his first five games HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Enos Slaughter (1933) and Will Middlebrooks (2012) are the only others.
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Roundup: Four Phillies Team to Pitch a No-Hitter

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta.
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VIDEO: Adam Dunn homers in first at-bat with Athletics HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Acquired from the White Sox on Sunday, Adam Dunn made an instant impact in his A's debut this afternoon.
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Price, Cabrera Lead Tigers to 12-1 Rout of Indians

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
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Spangenberg Delivers in MLB Debut for Padres

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.
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Phillies call up top prospect Maikel Franco from Triple-A HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Franco got off to a slow start this season, but he has been on a tear in Triple-A since the start of July.
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Dunn Homers in 1st At-Bat for A's, Tops White Sox

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.
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Yankees’ Chase Headley Completes His Quest for a Hit in Every Ballpark

NY Times: Bats (By DAVID WALDSTEIN) — Even though he played all but the last six weeks in the National League, Yankees third baseman Chase Headley has managed to record at least one hit in all 30 current major league stadiums.
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The Cardinals have moved ahead of the Brewers for first place in the National League Central HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — The Brewers have had at least a share of first place since April 4.
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Wheeler Struggles as Sloppy Mets Lose 9-6

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late.
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Marlins 9, Mets 6: Six Errors Cost the Mets in a Loss to the Marlins

NY Times: Bats (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) — The Marlins took advantage of two throwing errors and a wild pitch in the eighth inning by reliever Jeurys Familia to earn a 9-6 victory at home.
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