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1 hr ago | 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

Merced Sun-Star

A's, Oakland agree to 10-year lease extension

The Athletics and the Oakland City Council announced a 10-year lease extension agreement that could have the team continue to play its games at O.co Coliseum.

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

USA Today

Yankees trade for 3B

Can Chase Headley help Yankees in a weak AL East? The New York Yankees have acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chase Headley, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Yangervis Solarte, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez

The State

Houston Astros

Scott Kazmir takes aim at win No. 12 on Tuesday when the Oakland Athletics open a three-game series with the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, American League West, Oakland Athletics, Sonny Gray

Brandon Sun

Hutchison unravels quickly as Blue Jays get shelled 14-1 by Red Sox

Drew Hutchison's first 10 pitches were a thing of beauty. The rest of the Blue Jays' night was far from it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brad Mills, Drew Hutchison, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, John Lackey

The News-Press

Who's on the MLB trade deadline wish list?

Who's on the MLB trade deadline wish list? From Lee to Price to Peavy, pitching weighs heavy on contenders' minds Check out this story on news-press.com: http://usat.ly/1my0xRI With the 100-game mark fast approaching for most major league teams - some have reached it - the contenders' needs are now clear and the trade market is getting established ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Adam Lind, Edwin Encarnacion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Jones' pair of 2-run HRs leads O's over Angels 4-2

Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Adam Jones, American League East, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Matt Shoemaker

Washington Times

Willingham's homer powers Twins past Indians 4-3

Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Trevor Plouffe, Baseball Players, Kris Johnson, Asdrubal Cabrera

Bellingham Herald

Kansas City Royals

The last thing the Kansas City Royals need in the midst of an offensive slump is an All-Star level stingy pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox, Billy Butler

CBS Local

Chamberlain's Arm And Beard Fitting In With Tigers

Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit's road trip this week against the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly

The State

Texas Rangers

Shane Green tries to pitch the New York Yankees to their fourth straight win on Monday when they open a four-game series with the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees

Bradenton.com

New York Mets

Jon Niese makes his return to the New York Mets' rotation on Monday night for the opener of a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, American League West, Seattle Mariners, Baseball Players, Roenis Elias

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