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32 min ago | Deep Left Field
Jul 20, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon and shortstop Alcides Escobar warm up before the start of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Richards squares off against another top hurler on Thursday night when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim open a four-game series with Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers.
6 hrs ago | Cleveland Indians
As the American League Central race becomes a game of catch-up with division-leading Detroit, Thursday night's tilt between the second-place Indians and third-place Royals -- the first of a four-game set at Kauffman Stadium -- could help determine which team has the better chance of closing the gap.
Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off Darvish, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game stopped in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.
The Detroit Tigers received insurance for the back end of their bullpen by reportedly acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers Wednesday night.
The throw from center field was true, and Mike Moustakas understood he would require good fortune to snap a ninth-inning deadlock.
He pitched like he didn't want to go back to the bullpen. The rest of the Minnesota relievers picked him up with a strong performance in his honor.
In putting together the White Sox roster for both the present and the future, the organization's front office might want to think about acquiring , with Carlos Rodon, the club's top pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, on his way after making his one-inning pro debut for the Arizona Rookie League White Sox on Tuesday night.
Jul 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn runs the bases after hitting a home run against Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Bruce Chen during the fourth inning at U.S Cellular Field.
Rick Porcello and the Tigers were in position for a comeback win after scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning.
The Indians have made a habit of scoring in the late innings this season and they did it again Tuesday night at Target Field with a big ninth inning against veteran reliever Matt Guerrier.
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CHICAGO – Dayton Moore planned to board a flight to the Windy City on Tuesday afternoon to meet his freefalling Royals, an under-.500 club with seven losses in their last eight games, a group their manager dubbed a "second-half team" that is winless in the second half.
In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski answers a question at a news conference in Detroit.
Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the "Jamie and Wojo" show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.
Just a few days removed from all the All-Star Game festivities, the mood is all the sudden pretty different around Target Field.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:25 pm
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