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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks college football, MLB pennant races on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk sports. The segment reviews the weekend in college football, looks ahead to UVA-Boise State, and covers the last two weeks of the MLB pennant race.


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Cueto dominant, Reds make it five in a row over Nats, win 5-0

Johnny Cueto shut out the Nats on two hits, and the Cincinnati Reds defeated Washington for the fifth straight time in 2015, by a final of 5-0 Tuesday night at Nationals Park.


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Podcast: Major League Baseball Midseason Report Card

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham gives out his Midseason Major League Baseball Report Card. How does your favorite team grade out?


MLB Notebook: Washington, Baltimore get Thursday wins

Matt Wieters hit his third homer, and Miguel Gonzalez got his sixth win of the season in an 8-6 Baltimore victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.


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Baltimore tops Toronto with three in ninth

Baltimore scored three in the ninth to break a 2-2 tie and held on to defeat Toronto, 5-3, on Saturday.


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Nationals pound out 23 hits in 16-4 win at Tampa Bay

A six-run second set the tone for an outburst by the Nationals, who pounded out 23 hits in a thumping 16-4 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday.


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Baltimore powers past Yankees, 9-4

Baltimore hit three home runs, and a 15-hit attack propelled the O’s to a 9-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday, extending their winning streak to six games.


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Baltimore tops Red Sox, 6-5

Chris Tillman won his second straight start, with Zach Britton pitching around a replay reversal that put the tying run on base with two outs in the ninth, in a 6-5 Baltimore win over the Boston Red Sox Thursday night.


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Washington outlasts Yankees in extras, 5-4

A Michael Taylor homer tied the game in the eighth, and a Denard Span infield single scored the go-ahead run in the 11th in a 5-4 Washington win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon.


San Francisco Giant Matt Cain begins rehab with start at Richmond

Three-time All-Star Matt Cain had never done a rehab assignment before starting for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels Tuesday night.


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Yankees top Scherzer, Nationals, 6-1

An Ian Desmond error opened the floodgates to a four-run seventh that lifted the New York Yankees to a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals Tuesday night.


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Baltimore eeks out win over Red Sox

Steve Pearce scored on a seventh-inning wild pitch, and that was the only run in a 1-0 Baltimore win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday.


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Nats drop series finale to Cubs, 6-3

Jordan Zimmerman gave up an early 2-1 lead, and the Nats dropped a 6-3 decision to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.


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Baltimore tops Indians, 7-3

Bud Norris gave up a run on four hits in five innings in his first start since May 10, and Baltimore defeated Cleveland, 7-3, on Sunday.


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Bryce Harper homers, but Nats fall to Cubs, 4-2

Bryce Harper hit his MLB-leading 19th homer, but the Nationals couldn’t get much else going in a 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.


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Washington tops Cubs, 7-5, in series opener

Danny Espinosa hit a three-run homer, and the Nats knocked out 12 hits against Cubs pitching in a 7-5 Washington win Friday night at Nationals Park.


Baltimore gets W in Wieters’ return

Chris Tillman had a nice bounceback outing, and Baltimore rode his strong start to a 5-2 win at Cleveland on Friday night.


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Nats drop series opener to Cubs, 2-1

Gio Gonzalez gave the Nats six solid innings, but the Washington offense couldn’t break through on Jake Arrieta and five – count ‘em, five – Cubs relievers in a 2-1 loss to Chicago on Thursday at Nationals Park.


Adam Jones homer lifts Baltimore to 3-2 win at Houston

An Adam Jones eighth-inning homer helped Baltimore salvage the final game of its series at Houston with a 3-2 win on Thursday afternoon.


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Toronto closes out series win over Washington

Toronto hammered Taylor Jordan, and Mark Buehrle had little trouble in a complete-game effort in an 8-0 shutout of Washington on Wednesday night.


Orioles score four in second, shut down, in 6-4 loss to Houston

Baltimore scored four runs in the second, but Collin McHugh and two reliever shut down the Orioles from there as Houston topped the O’s, 6-4, Tuesday night.


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Blue Jays salvage split, top Nats, 7-3

Kevin Pillar homered twice off Washington ace Max Scherzer, the second a three-run shot in the sixth that gave Toronto a 4-3 lead, and the Blue Jays went on to defeat the Nats, 7-3, to salvage a split of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday at Nationals Park.


Four-run seventh lifts Houston past Baltimore

Ubaldo Jimenez ran out of gas, and Houston took advantage in a four-run seventh to take down Baltimore, 5-2, Monday night.


Baltimore loses series finale to Tampa Bay, 9-5

Chris Tillman struggled again, and Tampa Bay took advantage in a 9-5 win over Baltimore at Camden Yards on Sunday.


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Reds complete sweep of Nats with 8-2 win

Cincinnati scored six in the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie and complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with an 8-2 Reds win on Sunday.


Tampa Bay shuts out Baltimore, 3-0

Erasmo Ramirez and two Tampa Bay relievers limited Baltimore to three hits in a 3-0 shutout win Saturday at Camden Yards.