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Running diary: King Felix vs. Darvish
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We don’t see these matchups as often you may expect, ace versus ace, best in the game versus best in the game. For the third time in their careers, Felix Hernandez faced Yu Darvish.

SweetSpot TV: King Felix vs. Yu Darvish
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We have a good one tonight: Felix Hernandez versus Yu Darvish in Texas. With that matchup in mind, Eric and myself discuss the pitching matchups we'd most like to see.

Players with more errors than strikeouts
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons hasn't struck out yet in 45 plate appearances. He's also yet to commit to an error. Have I mentioned that I love Simmons?

Mike Trout finally steals a base
Mike Trout hit a two-run game-tying home run in the ninth inning on Tuesday night.A less dramatic play came in the 11th when Trout reached on an infield single and stole second base -- his first steal of the season.

SweetSpot TV: Gomez and the Brewers
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Eric and myself talk about the underrated Carlos Gomez and the Brewers' hot start.

Reds' Leake, Frazier have big parts to play
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When you look at the Reds and Pirates, it’s easy to get caught up in the big stars: Andrew McCutchen and Joey Votto, both National League MVPs, both leading candidates for the face of the game, both of them engines to power the possible in two NL Central cities with postseason expectations.

A forgotten part of baseball history
Today is Jackie Robinson Day across Major League Baseball, when the sport honors Robinson's legacy.When this date arrives each season -- this year is the 67th anniversary of Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers -- I'm always reminded of my father-in-law's love of Robinson.

Chat wrap: Uggla, Braves, Nationals, more
Well, needless to say we talked about Dan Uggla in Tuesday's chat. Braves and Nationals fans got into a heated war of worlds. We discussed instant replay.

SweetSpot TV: Where's Archie Bradley?
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The Arizona Diamondbacks called up a starter from the minors to replace the struggling Trevor Cahill and it wasn't top prospect Archie Bradley. Eric and myself discuss.

Early trends: Bruce, Fielder, Rizzo, Heyward
We've reached the point in the season where the first calls are coming into sports-talk radio. You know the kind. The ones that say "Bench (fill in the blank), he's terrible" or "(fill in the blank) is finally going to be a star.

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