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Kershaw in rare form as Dodgers blank Rockies

LOS ANGELES–Dave Roberts could see this coming last Tuesday, the day after Clayton Kershaw gave up four homers in a game for the first time in his career during a shoddy 61/3-inning, six-run, six-hit effort against the New York Mets.

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Dbacks drub Phillies, 9-2

PHOENIX – For 24 seconds, Ben Lively savored the moment. He trotted around the bases at Chase Field while some fans congregated at the outfield pool goaded a man into chucking the home-run ball back onto the field. Lively was the first Phillies pitcher to homer in more than two years, and it looked Saturday night like the Phillies could ride a wave.

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Astros top prospect Francis Martes makes Triple A debut

New Fresno Grizzlies pitcher Francis Martes projects as a potential ace in the major leagues. He is the Houston Astros top prospect and made his Triple-A debut April 10, 2017 during a start against the Reno Aces at Chukchansi Park. Grizzlies coach Tony DeFrancesco and pitching coach Dyar Miller, as well as Martes, give their assessment how one of baseball's top prospects performed. -Bryant-Jon Anteola, The Fresno Bee
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Astros top prospect Francis Martes makes Triple A debut 2:27

Astros top prospect Francis Martes makes Triple A debut

Grizzlies manager Tony D gets 1000th PCL win 1:07

Grizzlies manager Tony D gets 1000th PCL win

Pitcher Brady Rodgers on Fresno Grizzlies first win 1:26

Pitcher Brady Rodgers on Fresno Grizzlies first win

Opening Day for Fresno Grizzlies marks 20th Anniversary for franchise
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Opening Day for Fresno Grizzlies marks 20th Anniversary for franchise