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  • Teixeira likely on the move again -- but not here (not yet anyway)

     
    The player who has been at the top of many Orioles' fans' wish list, Atlanta first baseman Mark Teixeira, apparently is about ready to change uniforms for the second time in a year as the Major League trade deadline approaches on July......
  • Almost to the day, 39 years ago, the Cubs were on top of the world

     
    They're feeling pretty good about things today up on the North Side of Chicago. Those lovable Cubbies swept the Braves in a doublheader down in Atlanta yesterday -- smoked 'em actually, 10-2 and 8-0 -- and the Cubs are 26......
  • Matt Wieters timeline

    May 21, 1986 -- Matthew Richard Wieters is born in Goose Creek, S.C. His father, Richard, pitched in the minor leagues with the Atlanta Braves and Chicago White Sox from 1977 to 1981. 2001-2004 -- Wieters plays all four years on the Stratford High (Goose...
  • A man of meager beginnings, Sammy Sosa won over the baseball world and then lost it

    A man of meager beginnings, Sammy Sosa won over the baseball world and then lost it
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The man does not do still. He will not -- cannot -- stop moving. Not for anyone. He has tried before, but it is much too difficult. Even when he is relaxed, he is laughing, fidgeting, speaking rapidly and making wild gestures with...
  • Preview: Braves at Mets

    Bartolo Colon continues the revitalization of his career at age 41, while Aaron Harang has made the most of what some suspected would be his last chance at age 36. Harang takes the mound for the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a four-game series...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright deserves to start All-Star Game

    If St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny decides to give Adam Wainwright the starting assignment for the National League in Tuesday's All-Star Game, he has no reason to apologize. Sure, there are several worthy choices for the honor. The Dodgers'...
  • Jeter No. 1-selling jersey in 2014

    The Sports Xchange Jeter No. 1-selling jersey in 2014 Heading into his 14th and final All-Star Game appearance, Derek Jeter remains atop the list of most popular MLB player jerseys, closely followed by some of the biggest names in the game as well as...
  • Grandfather clause

    Magazines that hold more than 10 rounds can't be transferred to a grandchild, like a past reader claimed. Possession of those is a $90 fine for the first offense and a felony for the second offense. The "grandfather clause" just means the original owner...
  • Anthony Rizzo jersey cracks top 20 in sales; Derek Jeter No. 1

    Anthony Rizzo jersey cracks top 20 in sales; Derek Jeter No. 1
    Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales. The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day. Heading into his...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

    Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB
    Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California? Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
  • San Francisco Giants - PlayerWatch

    OF Juan Perez was optioned to Triple-A Fresno after a 5-2 win over the Oakland A's. Perez played two innings in left field as a late-game defensive replacement for LF Michael Morse. Perez's glove hasn't been his problem in three stints for the Giants this...
  • Atlanta Braves - PlayerWatch

    C Evan Gattis (bulging disk in back) caught a few warmup pitches in between innings of the Braves' game against the Mets on Tuesday night. Gattis is still on pace to catch a bullpen session this weekend, when the Braves visit the Chicago Cubs. RHP...