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50 min ago | The State

RHP Jerome Williams becomes 31st Rangers pitcher

The Rangers purchased Williams' contract from Triple-A Round Rock on Friday to start the opener of a series against AL West-leading Oakland.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jerome Williams, Jake Smolinski, Justin Marks, Nick Tepesch

2 hrs ago | The State

Soria a strong addition to Detroit bullpen

There was simply no way the Detroit general manager was going to sit idly by without addressing his team's bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jose Valverde, Joaquin Benoit

7 hrs ago | The State

Boston Red Sox

Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Tropicana Field on Friday night to kick off a three-game series against David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox, David Price, Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays

11 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

Blue Jays rout Red Sox

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Boston Red Sox during seventh inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Marcus Stroman, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz

15 hrs ago | The State

Richard's streak ends in Angels' 6-4 loss

As a result, the right-hander's streak of seven straight wins is over. Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double after Torii Hunter's RBI double, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Angels 6-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between two of the top three teams in the majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Nick Castellanos, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Ian Kinsler, Austin Jackson

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Brandon Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support Thursday than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Jed Lowrie, Baseball Players, Jose Altuve, Scott Feldman, Brandon McCarthy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKBT

Twins trade 1B Kendrys Morales to Mariners

Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners' struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Stephen Pryor, Joe Mauer

The State

Baltimore Orioles

Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma aims to remain unbeaten in July on Thursday night when the Seattle Mariners play the first of four straight meetings with the Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels

The State

Recap: LA Angels vs. Baltimore

Kole Calhoun walked with the bases loaded to force in the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning, as the Angels rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles to avert a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Baltimore Orioles, Chris Tillman, Erick Aybar

Northern Michigan News

Rangers lose to Yankees 2-1 in rain-shortened game

Once the rain arrived, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers never got another chance to come back against New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Francisco Cervelli, David Phelps

The Times Bulletin

Fill-in Anthony Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians 3-1

Anthony Swarzak, for an afternoon at least, was a starter again. He pitched like he didn't want to go back to the bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Corey Kluber, Oswaldo Arcia, Danny Santana, Glen Perkins

Marin Independent Journal

A's hang on as Yoenis Cespedes hits two home runs

If Mike Gallego can't make it to next year's All-Star game Home Run Derby, Yoenis Cespedes might consider inviting Houston's Brad Peacock to throw to him if he elects to defend his title.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Brad Peacock, Jose Altuve, Jim Johnson, Dan Otero

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Tigers acquire Soria from Rangers

The Detroit Tigers received insurance for the back end of their bullpen by acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central

Washington Times

Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from Rangers

The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees

The State

Holt sits after playing 59 straight games

Holt has played an AL-high 533 innings since his streak began, appearing at all four infield positions and all three outfield spots.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Brock Holt, Baseball Players

News Journal

Is a David Price deal in the Cards for St. Louis?

David Price arrived into town Sunday night, walked across the street, caught the St. Louis Cardinals' game, drank a couple of beers, and had a nice, leisurely lunch the next day.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Alex Cobb, American League East, Oscar Taveras

CBS Local

Schoop's 2-Run HR Helps O's Beat Angels 4-2

Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, J.J. Hardy, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jonathan Schoop, Zach Britton, Chris Tillman, Mike Trout

ArcaMax Publishing

Royals snap skid with 7-1 victory over White Sox

Dayton Moore tapped his hand against the back of a bench. Seated next to him, Ned Yost kicked his foot up against a nearby railing.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Billy Butler, Bruce Chen, Scott Carroll

The News Tribune

Tigers lean on experienced trainer Kevin Rand

The Tigers lean on Kevin Rand in and out of season to keep players as healthy as possible.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Happ has dominant performance, bats wake up as Blue Jays beat Red Sox

A night after the Blue Jays got blown out of the dome by the Red Sox, they needed a strong performance from the next starter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brad Mills, Darin Mastroianni, Brett Cecil, Munenori Kawasaki, Drew Hutchison

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