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3 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Rangers lose to Yankees 2-1 in rain-shortened game

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, American League, Francisco Cervelli, David Phelps

5 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Reports: Tigers acquire Soria from Rangers

The Detroit Tigers received insurance for the back end of their bullpen by reportedly acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mike Moustakas, Royals slide into 2-1 victory over White Sox

The throw from center field was true, and Mike Moustakas understood he would require good fortune to snap a ninth-inning deadlock.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Greg Holland, Salvador Perez, Tyler Flowers

9 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Fill-in Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Oswaldo Arcia, Danny Santana, Glen Perkins, Kyle Gibson

12 hrs ago | Chicago White Sox

White Sox bested by Chen, Royals' big frame

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Chicago White Sox

16 hrs ago | Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Morning BP: Should the White Sox make trades?

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox, Bruce Chen, Seattle Mariners

20 hrs ago | Bless You Boys

Diamondbacks 5, Tigers 4: Detroit bullpen coughs up eighth inning lead, spoling late comeback

Rick Porcello and the Tigers were in position for a comeback win after scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, American League, Major League Baseball, Al Alburquerque, Paul Goldschmidt, Phil Coke, Ian Krol

Yesterday | Royals Review

Royals and sleeper agent Scott Carroll vanquish Pale Hoes 7 - 1

The South Side nine are undermined by the Royals' mole under deep cover. Things are getting positively Cold War in the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Scott Carroll, Kansas City Royals, Alex Gordon

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians beat Twins, 8-2, on Danny Salazar's arm, Carlos Santana's bat

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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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Danny Salazar, Yan Gomes, Carl Pavano

ArizonaSports.com

Detroit Tigers fend off Arizona Diamondbacks: By The Numbers

School: ASU Started with Bonneville Phoenix: June 2013 Moved to Arizona: Summer of '93 -- right after Suns' run to the Finals Favorite sports memory: Staying up late to watch Jake Plummer and ASU shut out top-ranked Nebraska in '96 Favorite all-time athletes: Ben Wallace, Wayman Tisdale, Pat Tillman Favorite sports movies: Field of Dreams, White ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez

The Wichita Eagle

Royals GM Dayton Moore says manager Ned Yost not in danger

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Health

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel: Deadline will determine whether Tigers make World Series

In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski answers a question at a news conference in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Miguel Cabrera, Drew Smyly, Max Scherzer

Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Tigers have to trade for Nathan insurance - and fast

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the "Jamie and Wojo" show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Bruce Rondon, Jose Valverde, Phil Coke, Joaquin Benoit

ArizonaSports.com

Dose of Venom: Miguel Cabrera showcases MVP talent as Tigers squeak past Diamondbacks

Miguel Cabrera ripped a 425-foot single off the top of the center field wall -- narrowly missing a home run by inches -- to propel the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

What Will The Twins Do At The Trade Deadline?

Just a few days removed from all the All-Star Game festivities, the mood is all the sudden pretty different around Target Field.

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

Let's Go Tribe

Series preview: Indians at Twins

All Stars Glen Perkins and Kurt Suzuki finish off the NL in the All Star game - Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports After four games in three days with the Tigers, there will be no rest for the weary.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Jason Kubel, Carl Pavano, Cleveland Indians

Contra Costa Times

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, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly

Cleveland Indians

Tribe aiming to carry momentum into Minnesota

With their first 10 games after the All-Star break featuring a road clash with an American League Central opponent, the Indians already find themselves at a potentially pivotal juncture in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Kris Johnson, Danny Salazar, Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland Indians

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, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox, Billy Butler

Sports Media 101

Ten Reasons No One Likes the White Sox

Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Chicago Cubs

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