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Minnesota Twins designated hitter Kendrys Morales hits a double in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Jun 10, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, CAN.
The pitching-poor Texas Rangers plan to add right-hander Jerome Williams and will start him Friday night against AL West-leading Oakland.
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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.
The Oakland Athletics have held the lead in the AL West for 100 consecutive days now, and have had baseball's best record for the past 31. Many will proclaim their run differential or their implementation of a platoon system for their success this season.
If Mike Gallego can't make it to next year's All-Star game Home Run Derby, Yoenis Cespedes might consider inviting Houston's Brad Peacock to throw to him if he elects to defend his title.
A's manager Bob Melvin isn't interested in talking strength of schedule. Any further questions about it will likely be directed to a replay of Tuesday's 3-2 extra-inning loss to the Astros.
The attitudes of some fan bases truly irritate me. Perhaps the Yankee fan base is mellowing in the face of two seasons battling actual mediocrity, but historically the typical view has been that the Yankees are entitled to win games, it's an injustice and a disgrace if they don't, and that the role the rest of the teams are supposed to play is to ... (more)
JULY 22: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland, California.
So do the rest of the teams on the market, but the Yankees are perhaps the most notable thanks to the club's ability to remain relevant in the face of adversity.
Interested teams are starting to ask the Marlins about Casey McGehee, who's having a brilliant tunraround season in Miami.
The Athletics and the Oakland City Council announced a 10-year lease extension agreement that could have the team continue to play its games at O.co Coliseum.
Like he did just before the All-Star break, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is pushing his best pitchers back one day in the rotation as Seattle prepares to host the Baltimore Orioles.
The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards ' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights.
Scott Kazmir takes aim at win No. 12 on Tuesday when the Oakland Athletics open a three-game series with the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.
With the 2014 MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, it should be safe to say the Texas Rangers are going to be spectators while any sort of madness unfolds.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 01:00 am
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