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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander reacts after striking out Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon to end the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game, Friday, in Detroit.
Anthony Ranaudo pitched six solid innings in his major league debut and Dustin Pedroia drove in two runs as the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
The Orioles have a policy against that much facial hair and Miller was eager to fit in with his new team.
Alcides Escobar's two-run triple broke a tie game in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals upended the Minnesota Twins, 6-3, in the rubber match of a three-game series.
Stuck in limbo between contending and conceding, the perennially building Kansas City Royals opted to stand pat as baseball's non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday.
The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Stephen Drew and infielder-outfielder Martin Prado in two deals meant to help boost a foundering offense for a playoff run.
Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep.
In the hours leading up to baseball's trade deadline, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos heard small bits of news about moves around the American League but didn't have time to digest them.
The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday.
While AL West-leading Oakland obtained left-handed starter Jon Lester, the second-place Angels appeared OK with the prospect of playing a pat hand down the stretch.
The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.
The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.
Price's name has been a constant in trade rumors dating back to at least last October.
One night, one week, one month, they look like World Series favorites. The next night, week or month, they look like a weary bunch.
Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.
The Mariners' ace right-hander only allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings Wednesday night, but was outdueled by Corey Kluber as Cleveland beat Seattle 2-0.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:29 am
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