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Jake Arrieta: ‘We expect to remain in first place’

After pitching 6 2/3 innings of two-hit ball Wednesday night to move the Chicago Cubs into sole possession of first place in the National League Central for the first time since May 26, Jake Arrieta made a bold prediction. “I remember last year we were in this clubhouse around the same time, and it’

If the Yankees are for real, they’d better beat the Rays

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Twins Fall 6 – 5 To Dodgers In Final Game Of Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is what happens when a team wins as much as the Los Angeles Dodgers: They believe they will find a way to win every night. So when they fell behind 5-0 to Minnesota Twins ace Ervin Santana Wednesday night, they did not waver. When they pulled within one and the Twins called on

Matz Remains A Mess, Padres Cool Off Mets

SAN DIEGO (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Mets’ Rene Rivera sent a shot up the middle, a certain two-run single that would close the gap with the Padres. But Allen Cordoba had other ideas and his diving stab help preserve a 6-3 win for the Padres on Wednesday night. “I saw the ball come off the bat and I just