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  • Gamer roundup: Ninth-inning sac fly lifts Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updated with last games Gamer roundup: Ninth-inning sac fly lifts Dodgers LOS ANGELES -- A.J. Ellis hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Mariners' Iwakuma just misses shutout

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners' Iwakuma just misses shutout SEATTLE -- Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma came within one out of his first complete-game shutout on Saturday night, but a two-run homer off the bat of...
  • Gray, A's avoid sweep in Seattle

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Gray, A's avoid sweep in Seattle SEATTLE -- The hobbled Oakland A's needed a jolt of momentum heading into the All-Star Break, and starting pitcher Sonny Gray provided it Sunday afternoon. Gray...
  • Sonny Gray pitches MLB-best A's past Mariners

    SEATTLE A tired A's team found enough left in the tank to pull out a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in their series finale Sunday, getting to the All-Star break with a Major League-best 59-36 record. A little gassed at the end of playing on 17...
  • Red-hot Angels complete four-game sweep of Rangers

    Red-hot Angels complete four-game sweep of Rangers
    The home of the Texas Rangers hasn't been very hospitable toward the Angels, and not just because of the stifling heat and humidity that can be suffocating at times. The Angels lost their last eight games here in 2013, four in walk-off fashion, three on...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Angels midseason report: Depth a strength

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange Angels midseason report: Depth a strength After pitching a shutout during the Los Angeles' Angels 11-3 surge in May, left-hander C.J. Wilson issued the following response when asked about his...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

    Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform
    In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them. "I would love it," he said. Street cited the chance to...
  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • Cardinals' Pat Neshek makes an All-Star comeback like no other

    ST. LOUIS He throws weird, like some strange mechanical sidearm Frisbee launcher. He's suffered major injuries that have sidelined him for months at a time. Three times, his teams have lost faith in him and told him he's through. He's been told he doesn't...