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  • Bidding farewell to local arms

    Bidding farewell to local arms
    The following are highlights from the 2012 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball. ESTRADA MAKES PITCH TO BE STARTER At the onset of the 2012 season, the Milwaukee Brewers seemed to be set on using former Glendale Community College...
  • Clemens comeback could help time heal some wounds

    Clemens comeback could help time heal some wounds
    Seeing Roger Clemens on the verge of becoming a 50-year-old big league starter makes me feel bad for Jamie Moyer. While not blessed with Clemens' powerful build or pitching repertoire, Moyer got the absolute most out of his career — and he didn't...
  • Brandon McCarthy of Oakland A's takes line drive off his head

    Brandon McCarthy of Oakland A's takes line drive off his head
    Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy, a Glendale native, was struck in the head by a line drive hit by Erik Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning of Oakland’s 7-1 home loss Wednesday. Aybar hit a ball...
  • UPDATE: Brandon McCarthy "alert, awake" after surgery

    UPDATE: Brandon McCarthy "alert, awake" after surgery
    Glendale native and Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy is “alert, awake and resting comfortably” and “showing signs of improvement” after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure in his head, according to the team’s...
  • Vijay Singh overtakes Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods for BMW lead

    Vijay Singh overtakes Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods for BMW lead
    Vijay Singh shot a six-under-par 66 to forge a one-stroke lead over Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore after two rounds in the BMW Championship on Friday at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. The 49-year-old from Fiji is at 13-under 131 for...
  • Oakland snaps losing streak, beat Royals 9-3

    Oakland snaps losing streak, beat Royals 9-3
    The struggling Oakland Athletics took advantage of some bumbling Kansas City defense to pile up their most offense in more than three weeks, helping them snap a nine-game losing streak with a 9-3 victory over the Royals on Saturday. Brandon McCarthy (4-...
  • Glendale native Brandon McCarthy makes impressive return for Oakland Athletics

    Glendale native Brandon McCarthy makes impressive return for Oakland Athletics
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: Since being activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, McCarthy has been as efficient and effective as...
  • Oakland Athletics ace, Glendale native Brandon McCarthy on short leash

    Oakland Athletics ace, Glendale native Brandon McCarthy on short leash
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: Even though McCarthy's had his best stuff working as of late, the A's have been reluctant to push the big right-...
  • Konerko placed on 7-day DL with concussion

    Konerko placed on 7-day DL with concussion
    Paul Konerko was placedĀ  on the seven-day disabled list Friday, suffering from a concussion suffered in Tuesday's game. The Sox will not add a player until Saturday, but it could possible be AAA Charlotte first baseman Dan Johnson, who has hit 25...
  • Brandon McCarthy, Marco Estrada look to bounce back

    Brandon McCarthy, Marco Estrada look to bounce back
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: After spending nearly two months on the disabled list because of a strained right shoulder, McCarthy has rounded back...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • Quality pitchers at overpriced premium

     Quality pitchers at overpriced premium
    Baseball analysts don't agree on a lot. But for months just about everyone has said that this class of free agents is weak, and that Zack Greinke is the best guy in it. In other words, it's a great time to be Greinke. But how about the team that signs...