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19 min ago | The State
The Kansas City Royals eye their fifth win in a row on Saturday as they host the Cleveland Indians in the third test of a four game series at Kauffman Stadium.
4 hrs ago | The State
And is still without a victory. Hammel lost his third consecutive start since coming to the AL West-leading Athletics from the Chicago Cubs on July 5, allowing four runs in 5 2-3 innings in a 4-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Heitman appeared on the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals, gave up four consecutive hits and then left the game, never to play a major league game again.
Tyler Skaggs yielded five hits in 5 2-3 resourceful innings for the Angels, who have won 14 of 19. Los Angeles improved the majors' second-best record to 61-41 and pulled within two games of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, who lost at Texas.
Jose Abreu launched his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Twins 9-5 Friday.
Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.
Carlos Beltran and Ichiro Suzuki homered off Mark Buehrle, who must be wondering what gives against the New York Yankees.
The Rangers purchased Williams' contract from Triple-A Round Rock on Friday to start the opener of a series against AL West-leading Oakland.
There was simply no way the Detroit general manager was going to sit idly by without addressing his team's bullpen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Once the rain arrived, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers never got another chance to come back against New York.
Anthony Swarzak, for an afternoon at least, was a starter again. He pitched like he didn't want to go back to the bullpen.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:59 pm
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