Mets’ Santana shuts down Dodgers in 5-0 win (The Associated Press)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johan Santana is amply pleased with how his season is going. So are the New York Mets, who were hoping for the best when their lefty ace returned after missing all of last year while recovering from shoulder surgery.

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Davis hits, Santana pitches Mets past Dodgers (The SportsXchange)

LOS ANGELES — Ike Davis continued his hot hitting and Johan Santana was nearly spotless on the mound, leading the New York Mets to their fourth straight victory, a 5-0 triumph over the punchless Los Angeles Dodgers before 44,217 on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium.

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Astros-Cubs Preview (The Associated Press)

Anthony Rizzo is giving the Chicago Cubs an encouraging glimpse of what to expect in future seasons.

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Mets 5, Dodgers 0 (The SportsXchange)

LOS ANGELES — Ike Davis continued his hot hitting and Johan Santana was nearly spotless on the mound, leading the New York Mets to their fourth straight victory, a 5-0 triumph over the punchless Los Angeles Dodgers before 44,217 on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium.

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New York Mets Can’t Rely on R.A. Dickey in the Second Half: Fan’s View (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

R.A. Dickey added to his brilliant 2012 campaign with a masterful effort on June 29 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves Highlight MLB Schedule for July 1, 2012 (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

The 2012 MLB regular season is well underway with nearly half the season already in the books. It is still a long road to October, but paths are already starting to take shape and many surprises have already occurred along the way. The early portions of the season bring promise but at this point anything can still happen.

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Deserving Dickey Rolls Another Gem: A Fan’s Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

The New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey survived his one hiccup in recent history to the New York Yankees last weekend and spun another beauty against the overmatched Los Angeles Dodgers. In so doing, the Mets continued their season-long improbable awakening from losing streaks and poor play to rebound with a 9-0 shellacking of the Dodgers (June 29) for their third victory in a row. Among the wonderful stories associated with this game concerns the Mets’ ability to take the first two games of a four-game set in Los Angeles, historically a difficult location for them.

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White Sox might try shadow ball routine again (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had a real ball – without one.

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Mets’ Dickey sails through another start (The SportsXchange)

When a pitcher throws two consecutive one-hitters, people take notice. When a pitcher with R.A. Dickey’s unique back story does it, the result is a mass media overflow.

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