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  • All-Star Game features smooth Jeter-to-Trout transition

    MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota pulled up a chair Tuesday as the stars descended upon Target Field. Power, speed and savvy filled the lineup cards, and it was just a matter of how all these skills would spill out on the field during the Midsummer Classic. But what...
  • Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers

    Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers
    I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day. Steve Owen San Diego :: Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
  • Clayton Kershaw is on his way toward winning a third Cy Young Award

    Clayton Kershaw is on his way toward winning a third Cy Young Award
    Who looks like the Cy Young Award winners as we take our midseason break? In the National League, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (11-2 win-loss record, league-leading 1.78 earned-run average) now has a no-hitter to go with his two previous Cy Young Awards,...
  • Wainwright backtracks after saying he grooved pitch for Jeter

    Wainwright backtracks after saying he grooved pitch for Jeter
    Controversy spiced Derek Jeter's All-Star Game farewell Tuesday when National League starting pitcher Adam Wainwright told reporters that he grooved a fastball to Jeter to give the retiring Yankees shortstop a better chance to get a hit. Jeter doubled...
  • AL wins Jeter love-fest

    AL wins Jeter love-fest
    The American League sent Derek Jeter out an All-Star winner by beating the National League 5-3 behind MVP Mike Trout. … The Jeter lovefest was not without controversy, however, over reports and denials that N.L. starter Adam Wainwright grooved a...
  • Cespedes defends Home Run Derby title in Minnesota rain

    (Reuters) - Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes brushed off the Minneapolis rain and worked his way through a revamped format to become only the second player to successfully defend baseball's Home Run Derby title on Monday. In the prelude to...
  • Dodgers' Kershaw waiting for first All-Star start

    MINNEAPOLIS — If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star Game next year. That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not...
  • Gordon makes difference for Dodgers in a flash

    Reduced to a role that required as much time stretching as it did time on the field during last fall's playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Dee Gordon remembers waiting for those rare pinch-running appearances and watching from the dugout, unable to...
  • Matt Holliday exits early in Cardinals' win over Dodgers

    ST. LOUIS It was a head-spinning first inning for the Cardinals, as they scored four quick runs off Dodgers All-Star starter Zach Greinke. But the events left one of their best players dizzy. Matt Holliday hit his head on Hanley Ramirez's knee diving...
  • East Hampton's Gorgas Needs Tommy John Surgery

    East Hampton's Gorgas Needs Tommy John Surgery
    Marvin Gorgas, The Courant baseball player of the year, sustained a torn right ulnar collateral ligament in an Arizona Rookie League start and will need Tommy John surgery. Scott Wosleger, Gorgas' coach at East Hampton High School, said Friday the injury...
  • Clayton Kershaw says Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star game

    Clayton Kershaw says Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star game
    If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star game next year. That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star...
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...