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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast Approaches

As they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything - offense, starting pitching and bullpen help - and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries to its rotation and inconsistency in its lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Chris Capuano, CC Sabathia, Masahiro Tanaka, Chase Whitley

6 hrs ago | KJR-AM Seattle

Trending Now: Cardinals give Peterson a 5-year contract extension

The Arizona Cardinals signed Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a 5-year contract extension worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFL Football, Patrick Peterson, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals, American League, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

10 hrs ago | BoSox Injection

Red Sox' starter John Lackey drawing heavy trade interest

Jul 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey throws against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, John Lackey, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Jon Lester, Andrew Miller

15 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

Orioles' relief is a bit better in extra-inning win over Angels

Maybe it was the unseasonably cool late July weather in Camden Yards, where the temperature dipped to 64 degrees, or an energetic crowd that fueled some late-inning drama, but there was a very October-like feel to Tuesday night's game between the Angels and Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Cory Rasmus

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Baltimore vs. LA Angels

Manny Machado homered into a sea of orange-clad fans in the 12th inning to send the Baltimore Orioles past the Angels, 7-6, in the opener of a three-game series between playoff contenders.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Manny Machado, Baseball Players, Baltimore Orioles, Cory Rasmus

Washington Times

Orioles VP Duquette seeks pitching depth

The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are seeking to secure a few good arms before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen, Kevin Gausman

The China Post

Worley shutout steers Pirates past Giants

Pittsburgh's Vance Worley pitched his first career shutout to guide the Pirates to a 5-0 win over San Francisco on Monday, closing within two games of the lead in the National League Central division.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, American League, National League East

KIDK CBS 3

Red Sox shopping Lester

With Boston out of contention in the American League East and the non-waiver trade deadline set for 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, the Red Sox are taking calls about potential trades for Jon Lester, with the likelihood increasing that the ace left-hander could be dealt this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jon Lester, Cole Hamels

Birds Watcher

First place Baltimore Orioles return home to Tillman Island

As I said previously, the Baltimore Orioles recently finished with potentially the most important part of their schedule by winning six of ten on the west coast.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, T.J McFarland, Francisco Rodriguez

Over The Monster

Red Sox trade rumors: David Ortiz on Jon Lester: "He's a keeper"

David Ortiz wants Jon Lester on the Red Sox , clear and simple. The designated hitter is aware of all of the surrounding the team prior to Thursday's trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rayhawk Review

Tampa Bay Rays Risk It All By Keeping David Price

Jul 6, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price walks off the field after being relieved in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, American League, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester

Toronto Blue Jays

Dickey first up as Blue Jays continue key AL East run

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Toronto Blue Jays

Contra Costa Times

Novato's Norris family enjoying son's ride as major-league pitcher

Novato's David and Suzi Norris had no idea that their son Bud would become a major leaguer during his tee ball days, but they did start realizing how tenacious of a competitor he was.

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Related Topix: California High School Sports, High School Sports, Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Bud Norris, Adam Wainwright

The State

Toronto Blue Jays

After getting their road trip off to a winning start, the Toronto Blue Jays head to Fenway Park on Monday evening to kick off a three-game set with the Boston Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Colby Rasmus

Lexington Herald-Leader

New York Yankees

The New York Yankees finally got the best of Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish last week, but perhaps owe the weather a little thanks.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner

Birds Watcher

Orioles' road trip a success

Jul 22, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Baltimore Orioles pitcher Zach Britton celebrates with catcher Caleb Joseph after the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Caleb Joseph, Los Angeles Angels

The Olympian

John McGrath: Despite early struggles, Morales is going to be fine

In case you missed the Mariners game Sunday, here is all you need to know about their 3-2, 10-inning defeat to the Baltimore Orioles: Dustin Ackley twice was in position to score with one out and Kendrys Morales at the plate - in the third inning, and again in the seventh - and twice Ackley was stranded.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, American League, Major League Baseball, Brian Matusz, James Jones, Stephen Pryor

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Strong pitching, timely home run enough for Los Angeles Angels to win

Freese hit an eighth-inning home run to center field off Joba Chamberlain that gave the Angels a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers and a winning record on a 10-game homestand that featured a pair of division leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, American League, American League Central, Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Mike Morin

The State

Machado's sac fly helps Orioles edge Mariners, 3-2, in 10 innings

The trip was characterized by closely contested games - seven were decided by two runs or fewer - in which strong pitching and clutch hitting was often the difference.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Yoervis Medina, Seattle Mariners, Manny Machado

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ortiz's 3-run homer helps Red Sox end skid

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, right, and Dustin Pedroia react after Ortiz hit a three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Chris Archer, Boston Red Sox, Desmond Jennings, Dustin Pedroia

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