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Olt powers Cubs past Diamondbacks

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Olt had a three-run home run and Jason Hammel held Arizona to just one run on four hits in the Chicago Cubs' 9-2 rout of the Diamondbacks in the second test of a four-game set from Wrigley Field.Hammel (3-1) went seven innings for the third straight start and added four strikeouts to help Chicago to its first two-game winning streak of the season. The Cubs have won three of four overall."It's simple math, if you don't let any body on base you don't have to worry about giving up runs," Hammel said of keep Arizona off the basepaths for much of his outing.Justin Ruggiano and Nate Schierholtz had two RBI apiece while Luis Valbuena recorded two hits, an RBI and three runs scored in the triumph.Brandon McCarthy (0-4) remained winless on the season after striking out six in five frames. Four of the five runs charged to McCarthy were unearned.Tuffy Gosewisch's first hit of the season left the ballpark to supply Arizona with its first run in the sixth inni...

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  2. Rangers' Baker , Gentry come off DL

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  3. Rangers place Baker on DL

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  4. Sanchez, Tigers top Blue Jays

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  5. Cubs trade infielder Baker to Detroit

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  6. Rangers sign Baker , Robertson

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  7. Cubs win fourth straight stymie Phillies

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  8. Cachorros 10, Dodgers 8; Starlin Castro remolca tres

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  10. Rangers homer their way past Astros

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  11. Cubs hit 3 HRs, beat Brewers 9-5 in home opener

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  12. Rangers try to add another win to their total as they battle M's

    The Texas Rangers attempt to keep pace as the American League's top team on Saturday night as they continue their three-game road series with the Seattle Mariners.Se...

  1. Jeff Baker and Mike Olt homer as Texas Rangers rout Milwaukee Brewers 12-3

    Jeff Baker homered off Tom Gorzelanny and Mike Olt against Travis Webb, helping the Texas Rangers rout the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 Tuesday.Baker has a seven-game hitt...

  2. Phils beat Fernandez, Marlins to end skid

    Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Marlon Byrd had a double and two RBI to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-3 win over the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Pa...

  3. Padres avoid sweep from Marlins on Amarista HR

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  4. Stanton's power display helps Marlins past Padres

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  5. Marlins sign INF Baker to 2-year deal

    Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins made it official Friday, inking infielder Jeff Baker to a two-year contract.No financial terms were disclosed, but ...

  6. Berkman and Baker blast Rangers over Mariners

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  7. Report: Marlins sign IF Baker

    Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Marlins have reportedly signed infielder Jeff Baker.The Miami Herald is reporting the deal is worth two years and $3.7 mill...

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