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Braves Suspend Pitching Coach Over Gay Slurs, Threat

Also, pitcher Derek Lowe is charged with DUI

(Newser) - This turned out to be a banner week for the Atlanta Braves pitching staff. In the most high-profile event, the team today placed pitching coach Roger McDowell on administrative leave after he allegedly hurled gay slurs at heckling Giants fans ("Are you a homo couple or a threesome?"),... More »

Yankees Pitch Sabathia Record Breaking Deal

$140M 6-year offer for southpaw knocks rivals out of the park

(Newser) - The Yankees opened free-agent season yesterday by offering CC Sabathia the highest bid in major league history for a pitcher, ESPN reports. The 6-year offer for the southpaw, believed to be in the ballpark of $140 million, tops the $137.5 million deal Johan Santana signed with the Mets last... More »

Rockies Snap Four-Game Losing Streak

Matt Holliday lifts Colorado over Los Angeles, 7-2

(Newser) - Aaron Cook gave the Rockies the strong outing they needed, Matt Holliday had two hits and two RBIs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 yesterday to end a four-game losing streak. The Rockies are 6-1 when Cook starts and 6-18 in other games. Taylor Buchholz pitched... More »

Chipper's Two Homers Lead Braves Past Dodgers

Starter Bennett does admirable job filling spot in Atlanta rotation

(Newser) - Chipper Jones homered twice for the second game in a row to lead Atlanta past the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-1 on Friday. Jones hit a three-run shot off Derek Lowe in the fifth to break open a 2-0 game, then added a solo homer against Chan Ho Park in the... More »

Furcal, Ethier Lead Dodgers Over Padres

Lowe allows one run in 8 innings as LA snaps 4-game losing streak

(Newser) - Andre Ethier went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer, Rafael Furcal and Matt Kemp each hit their first homers of the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-1 rout of the San Diego Padres last night. Derek Lowe (1-0) allowed a run and four... More »

Dodgers Best Nationals, 5-4

Lowe gets the win as LA inches up in the NL West

(Newser) - Derek Lowe gave up three homers to the Nationals last night, but the Dodgers' bats gave him enough run support to improve his season record to 11-11. Jeff Kent ignited two rallies just a day after being hit in the head by a pitch, and Juan Pierre went two for... More »

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