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3 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is hardly the first major leaguer to head to the mound hoping to get away with using pine tar to aid his grip.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, Washington Nationals

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Scherzer, Cabrera lead Tigers by White Sox

Max Scherzer has been racking up the strikeouts in all of his starts this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, Miguel Cabrera, Jose Abreu, Bryan Holaday

6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Cingrani, Ludwick lift Reds over Pirates 2-1

Considering the Cincinnati Reds started the year at 3-8, however, they were happy to get their record to 11-11 on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Logan Ondrusek, Baseball Players, Sam Lecure, Cincinnati Reds, Ryan Ludwick, Tony Cingrani, Pittsburgh Pirates

10 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Don Mattingly wants better defense from Dodgers

The Dodgers' defensive mistakes worried Don Mattingly enough that the manager addressed the topic with the team Monday prior to their series against the Philadelphia Phillies.


Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Domonic Brown, Philadelphia Phillies, Yasiel Puig, Cole Hamels, Matt Kemp

14 hrs ago | The State

Hamels loses to Dodgers in 1st start of season

Greinke outpitched Hamels with seven strong innings, Hanley Ramirez homered and Yasiel Puig drove in two runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kenley Jansen, Juan Uribe, Matt Kemp, Ryan Howard

18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Mets hold off a late rally by Cardinals

New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right,tags out St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter as home plate umpire Marty Foster watches the play during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in New York.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Matt Carpenter, Daniel Descalso, New York Mets, Travis D'Arnaud

23 hrs ago | CBS Local

Colabello's 4 RBIs Power Twins Past Rays 6-4 in 12

APRIL 23: Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays prepares to bat in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Tropicana Field on April 23, 2014 in St Petersburg, Florida.


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Gomes, Baseball Players, Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins, Chris Colabello, Jake Odorizzi

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Marcus Semien's 7th-inning grand slam lifts White Sox to 6-4 victory over Tigers

On the night he became the franchise's career leader in total bases, Paul Konerko liked what he saw from some of the younger Chicago White Sox.


Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Paul Konerko, Marcus Semien, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers

CBC News

Padres' Josh Johnson to undergo 2nd Tommy John surgery

San Diego Padres pitcher Josh Johnson, shown in this file photo, will have the second elbow ligamnbet replacement surgery of his career.


Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Padres

CBS News

Yankees' Pineda ejected after substance found on his neck

Less than two weeks after pitching against Boston with what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand, the New York Yankees' Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Red Sox on Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, David Phelps, Baseball Players

Northern Michigan News

Seager's 2 HRs give Seattle 5-3 win over Houston

"Any time you see the ball hit the ground, it's obviously a big confidence booster," Seager said.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Jason Castro, Houston Astros, Jarred Cosart

Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports

Northern Michigan News

Morales leads Rockies to 2-1 win over Giants

Morales was masterful on the mound as he outdueled Madison Bumgarner, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, Ehire Adrianza, San Francisco Giants, Troy Tulowitzki

CBS Local

Scorekeeper At Wrigley Practices Dying Art

Caption:CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 21: Fans wait out a rain delay before a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks game at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Cubs


Cueto pitches Reds by Pirates 4-1

Johnny Cueto hasn't forgotten about his mini-meltdown against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game last fall.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Zack Cozart, National League, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Andrew McCutchen

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Cabrera's bat comes alive in Tigers' 8-6 win

No one in the Detroit Tigers' clubhouse was worried about first baseman Miguel Cabrera's early season slump.


Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox, Alex Avila, Justin Verlander

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red Sox 9-3

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury receives a fist-bump after scoring on a single by Derek Jeter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Ivan Nova, Jacoby Ellsbury, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz

WTEN-TV Albany

Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declined a Missouri death row inmate's clemency request, hours before the inmate's scheduled execution.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Baseball Players, Taylor Jordan


Pujols belts 500th career homer

First baseman Albert Pujols hit two homers to reach 500 for his career and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Tuesday before 21,915 fans, most of whom gave a nice ovation to Pujols after he crushed his second homer in the fifth inning after hitting a 3-run homer in the first.


Related Topix: Sports, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Craig Stammen, Mike Trout, Washington Nationals, Tyler Skaggs, Taylor Jordan

Monterey County Herald

Will modernization rob Wrigley Field of its charm?

During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Cubs