Alvarez leads Marlins to 3-2 win over Mets (The SportsXchange)

MIAMI - Henderson Alvarez did just about everything well Wednesday night -- he pitched, hit, ran and fielded his position superbly.

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Marlins 3, Mets 2 (The SportsXchange)

MIAMI - Henderson Alvarez pitched a strong game and rookies Jake Marisnick and Christian Yelich provided key extra-base hits to lead the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets Wednesday night at Marlins Park.

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Trade deadline winners and losers (Yahoo! Sports)

Adding Jake Peavy is a boost for the Boston Red Sox, while the San Francisco Giants standing pat is nothing short of curious.

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Hunter drives in three as Tigers trounce Nationals 11-1 (The SportsXchange)

DETROIT -- Torii Hunter had no intention of stopping as he rounded second base during his last at-bat on Wednesday.

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Tigers 11, Nationals 1 (The SportsXchange)

DETROIT -- Torii Hunter had four hits, including his 11th homer, and drove in three runs and the Detroit Tigers recorded two five-run innings as they won their fifth straight with an 11-1 romp past the Washington Nationals on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

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All quiet with Rangers, Yankees, Giants; one more deal on way (NBC Sports)

4:20 p.m. EDT: Sadly, oh so very sadly, that last deal may have been Drew Butera from the Twins to the Dodgers for a player to be named. 4:15 p.m. EDT: Per ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark, there is still one more pre-deadline deal to be announced. /// Yahoo! Sports’ Tim Brown and FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal both…

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Closers in Waiting (Rotoworld)

The trade deadline may not have changed much, but relievers are still trading places.

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The Mets have nothing going on (NBC Sports)

For the second year in a row, the Mets are prepared to sit out the trade deadline, according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, even as they seem well on their way to a fifth straight sub-.500 season. The Mets haven’t shown any interest in moving pieces like closer Bobby Parnell and second baseman…

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Nationals-Tigers Preview (The Associated Press)

The last time Justin Verlander's ERA was this poor this late in a season, he was finishing off a disappointing 2008 campaign that marks the worst of his career.

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The Juice: Mark Ellis beats Yankees with walkoff single, sending Dodgers to 27th win in 33 games (Big League Stew)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. As the Associated Press reported, Mark Ellis and the Los Angeles Dodgers have been sizzling lately. Ellis is batting .415 since the All-Star break, getting hits in 11 straight games including a walkoff single Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium that sent his team to a 3-2 victory against the New York Yankees. The Dodgers have been hot for even longer, going 27-6 since June 22, their best stretch since going 29-5 from Aug. 7-Sept. 9 1953. It's been a fun run, Ellis said:

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