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Angels Land Albert Pujols for $250M

Deal is for 10 years, $250 million

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Angels made two huge splashes today, snatching up two of the biggest free agents on the market: Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. Pujols has agreed to a 10-year deal worth between $250 and $260 million, a source tells Yahoo! Sports . Depending on the exact number, it may... More »

Halladay Stays; ChiSox Get Peavy

(Newser) - The biggest move on today’s baseball trading deadline looks to be one that wasn’t made, Fox Sports reports: Toronto kept ace right-hander Roy Halladay, who’d drawn interest from contenders in both leagues. The biggest name dealt was right-hander Jake Peavy, sent from San Diego to the Chicago... More »

Sox Discussing Manny Trade

Boston may send Ramirez to Florida

(Newser) - Red Sox fans are used to "Manny being Manny," but could they accustom themselves to Manny being a Marlin? Talks about sending Manny Ramirez to Florida have turned serious, but many still doubt that any deal will be made by today's trade deadline, sources tell ESPN. Ramirez, for... More »

MLB's Midterm Report Cards

Rays at the head of the class—Rockies, Marlins at the back

(Newser) - Report card time! Here’s how the rambunctious kids of MLB are doing so far, in Yahoo Sports’ Steven Henson’s estimation. A students—Rays, Red Sox, Cubs, Angels, White Sox Particular kudos go to the Rays, the poor kid who went to the head of the class. B students—... More »

Tomko, Soria Help Royals Beat Slumping Marlins

(Newser) - Brett Tomko pitched six innings Friday for his first victory in nearly six weeks, and two unearned runs helped the Kansas City Royals extend their winning streak to five games by beating the slumping Florida Marlins 7-6. Closer Joakim Soria allowed a run for the first time this season when... More »

Reds Hook Marlins 7-6 in Extras

(Newser) - The Cincinnati Reds blew a six-run lead in the ninth, but Paul Janish singled home the tiebreaking run in only his second big-league at-bat for a 7-6, 10-inning victory over the Florida Marlins on Wednesday night. Renyel Pinto (1-2) walked two with two outs before Janish, who arrived from the... More »

Volquez, Votto Lead Reds Over Marlins

(Newser) - Edinson Volquez pitched six effective innings, Joey Votto homered and the Cincinnati Reds earned a costly 5-3 victory over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night. Reds shortstop Jeff Keppinger fouled a pitch off his leg in the second and X-rays revealed a broken left kneecap. He drew a bases-loaded walk... More »

Harang Pitches Reds Past Marlins

(Newser) - Jeff Keppinger and Brandon Phillips hit two-run homers in the seventh inning Monday night, breaking open a tied game and sending right-hander Aaron Harang to a long-awaited victory, 8-7 over the surging Florida Marlins. The Marlins arrived with a seven-game winning streak and the best record in the major leagues. More »

Uggla's 2 Bombs Power Marlins' 7th Straight Win

Streaking Florida is unbeaten in the Nats' new park this season

(Newser) - Dan Uggla's second home run on Sunday was a go-ahead drive in the eighth inning that lifted the Florida Marlins to their seventh straight win, 5-4 over the Washington Nationals. Uggla drove in two runs and has seven RBIs and three homers in two games; he hit a grand slam... More »

Uggla, Marlins Slam Nationals; Win Sixth Straight

(Newser) - Dan Uggla drove in five runs, Andrew Miller allowed two hits in seven innings and the Florida Marlins routed the Washington Nationals 11-0 tonight for their sixth straight win. The Marlins' winning streak is their longest since they won nine in a row from Aug. 20-29, 2005. Florida (22-14) is... More »

Marlins Win 5th Straight, Beat Nationals

First-place Florida get gem from Nolasco, RBIs from Gonzalez

(Newser) - Ricky Nolasco joined the first-place Florida Marlins' win parade with six strong innings, and Luis Gonzalez passed the 1,400 career RBIs mark with a bases-loaded double last night in a 7-3 victory over the Washington Nationals. Nolasco (2-3) broke a personal three-game losing streak, getting his first win in... More »

Treanor's Homer Helps Marlins Sweep Brewers

(Newser) - Matt Treanor achieved a career high in RBIs with one swing last night, hitting a three-run homer to help the Florida Marlins complete a three-game sweep by beating Milwaukee 7-2. Jorge Cantu also homered for Florida, who won their fourth game in a row and matched their best start after... More »

Marlins Power Rookie Pitcher to First Major League Win

(Newser) - Florida Marlins rookie Burke Badenhop pitched 5 2-3 innings Wednesday night for his first major league victory, a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, who lost their fifth game in a row. The Brewers' longest losing streak this season sent their record below .500 for the first time. More »

Olsen Shuts Down Brewers to Carry Marlins

(Newser) - Scott Olsen allowed two hits in 8 2-3 innings, and Mike Jacobs hit a two-run homer to help the Florida Marlins beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Tuesday night. Ryan Braun doubled in the fourth and Prince Fielder singled with two outs in the ninth for Milwaukee's only hits. More »

Maddux Still Waiting for Win No. 350

(Newser) - When Greg Maddux left in the sixth inning, he walked off the mound and headed directly for the clubhouse, bypassing the San Diego Padres' dugout. There were no slaps on the back from teammates, and no milestones for Maddux, either. He failed in his fourth bid to reach 350 victories... More »

Peavy Helps Padres Beat Marlins

Pitcher picks up first win since April 11 as Iguchi doubles in 2

(Newser) - Jake Peavy won for the first time in more than three weeks and Tadahito Iguchi hit the go-ahead two-run double to help the San Diego Padres defeat the Florida Marlins 7-2 on last night. Peavy (4-1) allowed two runs, five hits, walked two and struck out eight in 5 2/3... More »

Uggla's Homers Power Marlins Past Padres

Florida ends three-game losing skid

(Newser) - Dan Uggla hit two home runs, Mark Hendrickson pitched seven effective innings and the Florida Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 on Friday. Uggla's second homer, a three-run shot off Justin Germano that traveled over the left-field scoreboard, was followed by a homer from Luis Gonzalez. It was the... More »

Dodgers Sweep Marlins

Matt Kemp drives in game-winning RBI

(Newser) - Matt Kemp drove in the tiebreaking run with a ninth-inning single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed their second consecutive series sweep by beating the Florida Marlins 5-3 last night. The Dodgers have won six straight, their longest winning streak since taking seven in a row to close the 2006... More »

Furcal's 5 Hits Help Dodgers Beat Marlins

Los Angeles extends winning streak to five games

(Newser) - Chad Billingsley pitched seven innings to win for the first time this season and Rafael Furcal had a career-high five hits for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Florida Marlins, 13-1 on Wednesday night. Furcal went 5-for-6 with a double, giving... More »

Kent Helps Dodgers Beat Marlins 7-6

Los Angeles evens record with fourth straight win

(Newser) - Jeff Kent's two-out single broke a ninth-inning tie, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their fourth game in a row Tuesday night by beating the Florida Marlins 7-6. Andre Ethier walked with one out against Kevin Gregg (3-1), took second on a groundout and scored on Kent's single. More »

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