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  • Brewers' Segura returns after son's death

    The Sports Xchange Brewers' Segura returns after son's death Shortstop Jean Segura is returning to the Milwaukee Brewers after the death of his infant son. Segura will be in Washington as the Brewers resume play Friday night against the Nationals after...
  • White Sox claim RHP Fernandez

    The Sports Xchange White Sox claim RHP Fernandez The Chicago White Sox claimed right-handed pitcher Raul Fernandez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and assigned him to Class A Winston-Salem, the team announced Wednesday. Fernandez, 24, was 0-1...
  • MLB roundup: Red Sox release Pierzynski

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Red Sox release Pierzynski The Boston Red Sox released catcher A.J. Pierzynski on Wednesday after designating him for assignment last week. The team was unable to trade the 37-year-old, who hit .254 with four home runs...
  • Connecticut Produces More Than Its Share Of MLB Players

     Connecticut Produces More Than Its Share Of MLB Players
    While Connecticut ranks as the 48th-largest state in the country by size, it's proving to be one of the better states at producing professional baseball talent. Of the nearly 1,200 players to play in the major leagues so far this season, 14 were born in...
  • White Sox claim Rockies pitching prospect

    White Sox claim Rockies pitching prospect
    The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Raul Fernandez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies, the club said Wednesday. The Sox assigned the 24-year-old from the Dominican Republic to Class A Winston-Salem. Fernandez was 0-1 with a 7.00...
  • Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

    Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?
    An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on the...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
  • Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals MILWAUKEE -- The nightmare is over for the Milwaukee Brewers. In danger of falling out of first place for the first time since April 9, Milwaukee...
  • Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?

    Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?
    An investigation into a 2010 plane crash in the Dominican Republic points to an unlikely potential cause: a loose crocodile. The crash killed 18 people, leaving a lone survivor, according to the blog, Travel and Tour World. The blog post states the...
  • Brewers remain in first with win over Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By Elliott Smith, The Sports Xchange Brewers remain in first with win over Nationals WASHINGTON -- Scooter Gennett isn't going to be mistaken for a power hitter, but for some reason, the Milwaukee Brewers second baseman has...
  • 'Grandparent scams' gain traction, lawmakers told

    'Grandparent scams' gain traction, lawmakers told
    When Linda and Ron Spence got a desperate phone call from someone who identified himself as their grandson, Michael, they didn't think twice. He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online. He owed...
  • Brewers look to keep first-half magic alive

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- The Milwaukee Brewers entered the All-Star break in first place for only the fourth time in franchise history, but it will take a strong second half to endure a division...