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  • Tampa Bay Rays - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG -- One day after delivering the latest parting shot in the growing Rays-Red Sox rivalry, Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer insists he's not mad at Red Sox DH David Ortiz. But it...
  • Secretary-general says UN has 'moral responsibility' to help end cholera outbreak in Haiti

    UNITED NATIONS In his strongest statement since a deadly cholera epidemic arrived in Haiti nearly four years ago, the head of the United Nations said the global body bears "a moral responsibility" in helping the Caribbean nation end the outbreak. U.N....
  • 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...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Now that Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have shipped off Jeff Samardizja and Jason Hammel, who is going to pick up the pitching slack? Will they immediately bring someone up?  Peter J. S., Cary, Ill. This week in Cincinnati figures to be worth watching....
  • 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,...
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote
    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • 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...
  • Brewers SS Segura's son dies

    The Sports Xchange By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: replaces previous story Brewers SS Segura's son dies MILWAUKEE -- A bad stretch on the field turned tragic off it Friday night for the Milwaukee Brewers, who moments after...
  • Brewers' Segura on leave after son dies

    Brewers' Segura on leave after son dies
    Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura returned to his native Dominican Republic after learning of the death of his 9-month-old son. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Saturday that Segura was placed on the bereavement list. Segura found out about...
  • Pope meets with abuse victims, apologizes for church coverups

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis met privately with a small group of victims of pedophile priests Monday and apologized for the way the Catholic Church covered up child sex abuse perpetuated by clergy members. "Before God and his people, I express my sorrow for...
  • MLB roundup: Brewers SS Segura's son dies

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Brewers SS Segura's son dies Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura returned to his native Dominican Republic after learning of the death of his 9-month-old son. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Saturday that Segura...