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  • How did MLB teams fare in trade race?

    Dodgers plugged holes Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
  • Opening Day offers glimpses of Nationals' strengths, weaknesses

    Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...
  • Nats' comeback falls short in 4-3 loss to Cubs

    On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
  • Pitching trades are trickling in, but nothing yet with the Orioles

    Pitching trades are trickling in, but nothing yet with the Orioles
    DALLAS – Two deals have been announced today – both involving pitchers. And at least one of those pitchers had interested the Orioles. The Colorado Rockies acquired Minnesota Twins pitcher Kevin Slowey for a player to be named later –...
  • Winter meetings notes: Orioles looking to cultivate local ties

    Winter meetings notes: Orioles looking to cultivate local ties
    The last time the Orioles employed a legitimate big leaguer from the Baltimore area, his name was Cal Ripken Jr. — and he retired in 2001. If new executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette gets his way, that local pipeline will...
  • Congrats, you've almost made it to football!

    Congrats, you've almost made it to football!
    You've made it to the second half of the baseball season, congratulations. Through some wonderful offseason distractions by the Bulls and Blackhawks, we've made it through two pretty unwatchable teams. With the exception of Jose Abreu, Chris Sale,...
  • Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start

     Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs tried to dispel any suggestions late Tuesday night that their struggles are related to the departure of ace Jeff Samardzija. But after surging to a five-run lead behind three home runs and the crafty pitching of left-hander...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...
  • Yankees win series finale against Twins

    By Patrick Johnson, MINNEAPOLIS — The New York Yankees knocked around Minnesota Twins starter Ricky Nolasco early in a 9-7 win in the finale of a four-game series at Target Field on Sunday. "It was our last day here and it was a big win,"...
  • Yankees release Soriano to make room for pitching help

    The Sports Xchange By Patrick Johnson,The Sports Xchange Yankees release Soriano to make room for pitching help MINNEAPOLIS -- Yankees manager Joe Girardi said telling players they've been released is the hardest part of his job. "I hate it," he said....
  • Ex-IronPig Brandon Moss an American League all-star

    Ex-IronPig Brandon Moss an American League all-star
    Ex-IronPig Brandon Moss will be in Minneapolis next week for the All-Star game after being selected as a reserve for the American League. He is one of six players on the Oakland A's on the team. … Retiring Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter headlines the...
  • Yankees trade for RHP McCarthy; DFA Soriano

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: updates last graph Yankees trade for RHP McCarthy; DFA Soriano The New York Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Vidal Nuno...