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  • Brewers shortstop's 9-month-old son dies

    Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura was touched by tragedy when he learned late Friday night that his 9-month-old son, Janniel, had died in the Dominican Republic. The news came in the wake of the Brewers' 7-6 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at...
  • Cardinals add to reeling Brewers' misery

    The Sports Xchange By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange Cardinals add to reeling Brewers' misery MILWAUKEE -- If the Milwaukee Brewers are looking for a silver lining in the midst of a season-high seven-game losing streak, they can take solace in the...
  • Time to make All-Star game relevant

    There was a time when the Major League Baseball All-Star Game was relevant without having to attach some trumped-up significance to it. In the days before free agency, players took pride in trying to prove whether the National League was superior to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Recap: Cardinals 5, Pirates 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cardinals 5, Pirates 2 Cardinals 5, Pirates 2: Matt Adams collected three hits and two RBIs while Kolten Wong homered for the second straight day as host St. Louis clinched a series victory. Matt Holliday went 2-for-3 with...
  • Which Is Correct: 'The Ukraine' Or 'Ukraine'?

    Q: Why is Ukraine sometimes called "the Ukraine"? – Deb Carter, Felton, Calif. A: This is a timely and relevant question, loaded with geopolitical implications. And it raises a far more serious issue: why we sometimes call Donald Trump "The Donald....
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Celebrity Damage Control The DUIs, dalliances...
  • 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...
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