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47 min ago | Call to the Pen

Fan records Masahiro Tanaka strikeouts on his hat

Apr 16, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the pitch in 8th inning as the New York Yankees take on the Chicago Cubs in 1st game of the day/night double header at Yankee Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

3 hrs ago | Click Orlando

D-backs GM denies manipulating Bradley's service time

General manager Kevin Towers went to lengths to dispel the notion that the Arizona Diamondbacks are keeping Archie Bradley in the minor leagues to limit his service time.


Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter

8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman

12 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Angels' bullpen blows another lead in loss to A's

After the bullpen blew a lead in spectacular fashion for the second straight night, not even Mike Trout's late homer could rescue the Los Angeles Angels from another disheartening loss.


Related Topix: Sports, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

16 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Leake's HR leads Reds over Pirates 7-5 for split

Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Bryan Morris, Mike Leake, Sam Lecure, Gerrit Cole, Cincinnati Reds

16 hrs ago |

Jays' bats heat up late in chilly Minnesota, down Twins 9-3

The Toronto Blue Jays were getting mowed down by Phil Hughes through the first five innings on a chilly night at Target Field, but the big swingers never panicked.


Related Topix: Sports, Brett Lawrie, Phil Hughes, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion, Brandon Morrow

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Sanchez Lifts Giants In Extra-Inning Victory Over Dodgers

Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Hector Sanchez, Juan Uribe

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Red Sox allow walk-off

Boston Red Sox right fielder Daniel Nava makes a shoestring catch on a fly ball hit by Chicago White Sox's Marcus Semien during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Chicago.


Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Nava, Tyler Flowers, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Marcus Semien, Alexei Ramirez, Xander Bogaerts

Northern Michigan News

Mariners blanked again as pitching concerns mount

Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back home runs off Blake Beavan before the fill-in starter left with a sore shoulder and Robbie Ross limited the Mariners to five singles in seven-plus innings in the Texas Rangers' 5-0 victory Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Blake Beavan, Robbie Ross, Alexi Ogando, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Hisashi Iwakuma, James Paxton

Indians vs. Tigers postponed by snow

The Cleveland Indians didn't match up well against the Detroit Tigers last season.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Asdrubal Cabrera, Carlos Santana

The Fresno Bee

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.


Related Topix: Sports, Mariano Rivera

Sporting News

Bud Selig gives new replay system two thumbs up

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.


Related Topix: Sports, Francisco Cervelli

100.7 KOLT-FM

Boston's John Farrell on replay: 'It's har...

Before another umpire's call and video review went against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, manager John Farrell already was doubting the "validity" of the replay system being used by Major League Baseball in part because of what happened a day earlier .


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Francisco Cervelli, Dean Anna


Rays' Moore to undergo Tommy John surgery

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Matt Moore has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery on his injured left elbow next week, knocking him out for the remainder of the season, the Tampa Bay Times reported Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Jeremy Hellickson, Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Matt Moore, Jake Odorizzi

The Washington Post

Brothers' wild pitch in 8th costs Rockies

San Diego Padres' Xavier Nady slides in safely as Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers can't catch the throw from the catcher after a wild pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 14, 2014, in San Diego.


Related Topix: Sports, Rex Brothers, Juan Nicasio, Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Seth Smith, Eric Stults


Wheeler leads Mets over Diamondbacks

Lucas Duda had four hits and two RBIs, Zack Wheeler pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Monday night David Wright added two RBIs and the Mets had 13 hits to open a three-game series in the desert they hope won't be too costly.


Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Josh Collmenter, Zack Wheeler, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, David Wright

Northern Michigan News

Washington ejected, Rangers lose to Mariners 7-1

Things were already unraveling in the sixth inning for the Texas Rangers before the overturned call that gave Seattle yet another run.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Brad Miller, Michael Saunders, Leonys Martin

Northern Michigan News

Brewers' 9-game win streak halted by Cards, Lynn

Cardinals righty Lance Lynn continued his mastery of Milwaukee after striking out 11 in seven innings and Jon Jay hit a three-run homer to give St. Louis a 4-0 victory Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Jon Jay, Allen Craig, Matt Carpenter, Lance Lynn


Jaso's pinch-hit HR lifts A's; Pujols hits 496th

John Jaso came up big again as a pinch hitter with a home run against Los Angeles Angels closer Ernesto Frieri , a year and five days after doing the same thing to Kevin Jepsen at Angel Stadium -- a place where Jaso just loves to hit.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Kevin Jepsen, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Wei-Yin Chen starts strong, offense wakes up in Orioles' 7-1 victory over Rays

The Orioles' lineup is one of the most dangerous in baseball, but the club scored more than three runs only four times in its first 12 games this season.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Wei-Yin Chen, Tampa Bay Rays, J.J. Hardy, Matt Wieters