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Dodgers pound Padres, 9-4

The Los Angeles Dodgers checked off three important boxes in a 9-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night, pounding left-handed pitching, regaining the edge they lost since Sunday's division-clinching victory and keeping their hopes for home-field advantage in the first round alive.

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Yadier Molina hit a disputed double that drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3.

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Giants pitcher Matt Cain faces Fresno Grizzlies

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain returned to Fresno for a rehab start against the Grizzlies. Cain, who played for the Grizzlies in 2005 back when Fresno operated as the Giants Triple-A affiliate, is trying to get back to the majors for the stretch run. Cain shares fond memories of playing in Fresno. -- Bryant-Jon Anteola
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Giants pitcher Matt Cain faces Fresno Grizzlies 1:52

Giants pitcher Matt Cain faces Fresno Grizzlies

Fresno Grizzlies remaining Houston Astros affiliate 1:59

Fresno Grizzlies remaining Houston Astros affiliate

Fresno Grizzlies' Tony Kemp talks Taco jersey, mascot 0:40

Fresno Grizzlies' Tony Kemp talks Taco jersey, mascot

Fresno Grizzlies DH Tyler White on returning to Triple-A 0:40

Fresno Grizzlies DH Tyler White on returning to Triple-A