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  • Storm soaking Puerto Rico gets better organized

     
    A region of thunderstorms and soaking rains near Puerto Rico appears to be getting better organized. Hurricane forecasters now say there's a 60 percent chance the disturbance will become the region's second named tropical storm - Bonnie - within 48......
  • Maryland hispanic population booms since 2000

    WASHINGTON - The Maryland Hispanic population has increased by at least 65 percent since the 2000 Census, contributing to increasing ethnic diversity nationally, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. There are 375,830 Hispanics living in Maryland...
  • Yankees receive 3B Headley in trade with Padres

    (Reuters) - The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula, the Yankees announced. The switch-hitting Headley, who hit 31...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... ----------------------------------------------- MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Flande, Yohan LHP Yohan Flande is expected to be recalled from Colorado Springs to start Tuesday night against Washington. Flande made his major league...
  • Preview: Rangers at Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays' Mark Buehrle needed only 12 outings to become the first pitcher in the majors to reach 10 wins in 2014, but victory No. 11 has proven to be far more elusive. The five-time All-Star looks to halt a seven-start winless streak on...
  • Recap: Blue Jays 9, Rangers 6

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Blue Jays 9, Rangers 6 Blue Jays 9, Rangers 6: Melky Cabrera had three hits - including a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning - and three RBIs as Toronto took two of three at home from Texas. Dioner Navarro also went...
  • Valdespin getting turn at second for Marlins

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Miami Marlins - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins' search for a second baseman continues. On Saturday, it was the Marlins' debut of Jordany Valdespin, 26, who singled in his first at-bat. He finished 1-for-4...
  • Tampa Bay Rays - PlayerWatch

    RHP Alex Cobb dominated St. Louis, fanning 10 and walking none while allowing just five hits over seven shutout innings Wednesday night as he squared his record at 6-6. Cobb demonstrated good fastball command and was able to work his changeup off it,...
  • Tampa Bay Rays - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon said after Tuesday night's win that his team's swagger is back. "We are one of the best teams in the American League," he said. The Rays' 3-0 win Wednesday night...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...