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  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • Game 1: Wood, Cubs lose 4-2 to Reds

    Game 1: Wood, Cubs lose 4-2 to Reds
    CINCINNATI - The Chicago Cubs were recipients of back-to-back home runs by Chris Coghlan and Ryan Sweeney in the sixth inning off Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto. But that wasn't enough, as left-hander Travis Wood allowed three runs in the first and...
  • IronPigs getting outfield help from outside the organization

     
    The IronPigs are getting outfield help from outside the organization. The Phillies signed Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract after his recent release from the Red Sox. He will report to Lehigh Valley on Thursday when the club returns from Syracuse....
  • Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw come up empty-handed against Reds

    KEY MOMENT: Dee Gordon drew a four-pitch walk off Manny Parra to lead off the eighth inning. Gordon leads the major leagues in steals, but Manager Don Mattingly didn't have him to attempt to steal second base. Instead, Mattingly sacrificed an out by...
  • Wild pitch helps Reds edge Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw, 3-2

    Wild pitch helps Reds edge Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw, 3-2
    He wasn’t exactly the dominating Clayton Kershaw seen in his last outing, and he certainly wasn’t the one who couldn’t last two innings in the start before that. This Kershaw was very good but, as it turned out, just not good enough....
  • Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win

    Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win
    KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
  • Reds beat Dodgers, 5-0; hand Hyun-Jin Ryu first road loss of season

    KEY MOMENT: The game was scoreless in the third inning, when Hyun-jin Ryu got the first two outs, then two strikes on Billy Hamilton. But Hamilton worked the count, which went from 0 and 2 to an eight-pitch walk. Ryu, one pitch from a 1-2-3 inning, then...
  • National League baseball preview

    National League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Washington 2013 l 86-76, second place Last year in playoffs l 2012 They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
  • Could Cardinals' system be the solution for Dodgers?

    Could Cardinals' system be the solution for Dodgers?
    BOSTON — The headline news was that Don Mattingly publicly told the Dodgers' owners that dating had gone on long enough. He told them to commit to him as their manager or else, and he took the risk of a nasty breakup. In other news Monday, the...
  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford sits out second straight game

    Dodgers' Carl Crawford sits out second straight game
    Dodgers left fielder Carl Crawford was kept out of the starting lineup for the second consecutive game as he continued Sunday to fight a fever that forced him to an emergency room a day earlier. "Obviously, it's still going on, his temperature's going...