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4 hrs ago | Washington Times
Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
6 hrs ago | Southside Showdown
Feb 22, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox third baseman Andy Wilkins poses for a photo during photo day at Camelback Ranch.
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.
14 hrs ago | KKTX Corpus Christi
The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A's beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.
14 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays
The Tigers might have one more trade for bullpen help in them yet. Oddly enough, they can thank their recent fall out of the American League Central and the AL Wild Card leads in part for getting in a late August waiver claim on Astros closer Chad Qualls ahead of other contenders in need of bullpen help, just ahead of Sunday's deadline for ... (more)
18 hrs ago | Southside Showdown
Aug 9, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Chicago White Sox pitcher Hector Noesi throws against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning at Safeco Field.
The last-place Twins will get a chance to inflict some more damage to the top of their division when they begin a series against the American League Central-leading Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night.
The Kansas City Royals will host the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium Monday evening amid higher national interest in the surging Royals.
Coming off a rare loss, the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals are looking to bounce back in front of their home fans.
Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central.
As Victor Martinez took his decisive cuts Sunday, twice launching the ball to deep left at Target Field to drive in the biggest runs in the Tigers' 13-4 victory, Paul Molitor watched from the first-base dugout.
That has been the overriding feeling with this Tigers team for the last few months, if not the last few years.
State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.
Trevor Bauer continued that trend Sunday by taking a shutout into the seventh and Cleveland hung on for a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros.
Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
The final month of the 2014 MLB season is right around the corner, and with roughly 17 teams still in a legitimate position to contend for a playoff spot, it promises to be an exciting month of baseball.
In 2012, the Tigers were three games out of first much later than now, and they wound up in the World Series.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:16 pm
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