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31 min ago | The Gazette
Justin Verlander equaled his longest outing of the season, pitching eight solid innings to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
1 hr ago | The Olympian
"I'm going on a couple of hours sleep," Denorfia said, "and I feel like I had a pot of coffee just walking in here.
2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Still, the trade that brought David Price to the Detroit Tigers leaves the first-year skipper with a few issues to sort through.
6 hrs ago | Deep Left Field
As announced almost three years ago, when Jim Thome made a brief return to the Cleveland Indians, this weekend will serve as the official unveiling of the Jim Thome statue in center field at Progressive Field.
11 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The Cleveland Indians will try to reverse their recent fortunes on Friday night when they welcome the Texas Rangers to Progressive Field for the opener of a three-game series.
14 hrs ago | Bless You Boys
No team in the AL Central deserves an A-plus grade for their work at the trade deadline, but the Tigers made themselves a better 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.
Whether the Royals' inactivity at the trade deadline was a vote of confidence for the current roster or a lack of other options, the team they stayed with patched it together once again.
Today was an absolutely amazing trade deadline day. MLB Network even started their coverage early when the A's and Red Sox pulled of the Lester-Gomes-Cespedes trade.
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey , Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
FILE - In this July 5, 2014 file photo, Boston Red Sox's Jon Lester gestures while pitching in the sixth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston.
Jul 13, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; World pitcher Jose Berrios waves his cap as he leaves the mound in the first inning during the All Star Futures Game at Target Field.
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.
Sometimes the MLB Trade Deadline is terribly anticlimactic. There's buzz-buzz-buzz all week, a lot of conjecture from all corners of the Twittersphere, and then...nothing.
Asdrubal Cabrera spent eight seasons with the Indians , most of them good. He's gone now though, which immediately raises the question: Is it time for Francisco Lindor to be promoted to the big leagues? I understand the temptation, and I'd certainly enjoy seeing him fielding everything in sight at Prgoressive Field this weekend, but I don't think ... (more)
Jul 30, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price throws a pitch during the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Tropicana Field.
The Tigers spent the final days and hours leading up to Thursday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline as everyone expected, on the hunt for a left-handed pitcher.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price, right, sits in the dugout during a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday, June 30, 2014.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:11 pm
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