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3 hrs ago |

Thomas, Maddux, Glavine highlight Hall of Fame inductees

However, the 6-foot-5 slugger, whose playing weight was 240 pounds, was the only one of six inductees Sunday reduced to tears during the ceremony in front of an estimated crowd of 48,000 in the field behind the Clark Athletic Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine

7 hrs ago |

Padres to place OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee.


Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Brooks Conrad

11 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Relief roles a matter of routine

When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games.


Related Topix: Sports, Robin Ventura, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Addison Reed, David Price, Ben Zobrist, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBS Local

1st-Place Dodgers Complete Sweep Of Giants With 4-3 Victory

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Carl Crawford, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Matt Kemp

Washington Times

Rockies beaten by homers in 7-5 loss to Pirates

When Nolan Arenado flashed some impressive glove work to help get out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth it looked like the Colorado Rockies' day.


Related Topix: Sports, Rex Brothers, Tony Watson, Wilin Rosario, Nolan Arenado, Gregory Polanco, Brandon Barnes

Northern Michigan News

Machado, Orioles get past Mariners 3-2 in 10

Machado lifted a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Yoervis Medina, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Adam Jones, Chris Davis, T.J McFarland

Northern Michigan News

Brewers' bats shut out by deGrom, fall 2-0 to Mets

The most-impressive hit Sunday by the Milwaukee Brewers caromed off a heavy cable that supports Miller Park's retractable roof and fell into fair territory.


Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, Jacob deGrom, Jimmy Nelson

Blue Jays win 1st series in Bronx in 2 years

The Toronto slugger stole second base without a throw with two outs in the ninth inning and scored when Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead single, lifting the Blue Jays over the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday for their first series win in the Bronx in nearly two years.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, New York Yankees, David Robertson, Munenori Kawasaki, Shane Greene

News Observer

Rangers give up 4 quick homers in 5-1 loss to A's

Tepesch gave up consecutive home runs to John Jaso and Yoenis Cespedes that sent the Oakland Athletics on their way to a 5-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Derek Holland, Nick Tepesch, Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Sonny Gray

WKXW-FM Trenton

Prado helps D-backs beat Phillies 10-6 in 10

Martin Prado doubled, homered and drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin De Fratus, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Josh Collmenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Philadelphia Phillies, Chase Utley

Northern Michigan News

Walks hurt Despaigne in Padres' 5-3 loss to Braves

Odrisamer Despaigne couldn't overcome control problems in his first ugly outing after giving up fewer than three runs in each of his first five starts.


Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Odrisamer Despaigne, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Journal

Red Sox drop 5th straight, 3-0 to surging Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - When the Boston Red Sox had chances to challenge several early calls, manager John Farrell kept quiet.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Christian Vazquez

St. Cloud Times

Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's 7-0 winSale shuts down Twins in...

Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's 7-0 win Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings Check out this story on Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Logan Darnell delivers to the Chicago White Sox during the first inning ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Tyler Flowers, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Logan Darnell, Chicago White Sox, Alexei Ramirez

The Washington Post

Indians' McAllister struggles in loss to Royals

McAllister failed to hold an early five-run lead as Billy Butler homered for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals beat the Indians 7-5 Saturday night for their fifth straight win.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Nick Hagadone, Josh Tomlin, Lonnie Chisenhall, Greg Holland, Billy Butler

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Cueto leads Reds to a W

Cueto fanned nine in seven innings on Saturday, and Brayan Pena singled through a drawn-in infield for the only run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals that ended a seven-game losing streak.


Related Topix: Sports, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Heisey, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos


Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to Giants

The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Heath Hembree

Sporting News

Baseball Hall of Fame cuts election eligibility to 10 years

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Mark McGwire

Daily Journal

Smyly dominates early, but Tigers fall 2-1 to LAAs

When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Drew Smyly, Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Efren Navarro

Merced Sun-Star

Morton, Frieri falter in 7th as Pirates lose 8-1

Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win in more than a year and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlie Blackmon, Wilin Rosario, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Charlie Morton, Carlos Gonzalez, Josh Rutledge

The News Tribune

King Felix not enough for Mariners in 2-1 loss

Chris Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Hernandez in a 2-1 victory over Seattle.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlie Furbush, Kyle Seager, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Chris Davis, American League, American League East