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  • Pirates dump slumping Rays

    The Sports Xchange Pirates dump slumping Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have a winning record for the first time since mid-April, while the Tampa Bay Rays retain the worst record in the majors for the 21st consecutive day. Left-...
  • Pirates hang on for 6-5 win against Tampa Bay Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. The Pittsburgh Pirates rode a familiar combination to their fourth consecutive win. Their starter provided them with another long, bullpen-saving outing. They assembled a multiple-run inning early. Those ingredients also worked...
  • Mike Trout hits walk-off homer in Angels' 6-5 win over Rays

    Mike Trout hits walk-off homer in Angels' 6-5 win over Rays
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tampa Bay reliever Brad Boxberger. With Efren Navarro and Collin Cowgill on base, Trout ripped the pitch over the left-field fence for the 6-5 win. AT...
  • Rays break through against Jered Weaver for 3-0 win over Angels

    KEY MOMENT: The game was a scoreless pitchers' duel until the fifth inning when Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar hit a two-out solo home run over the center-field wall on an 0-2 pitch from Angels ace Jered Weaver. Former Dodger James Loney and Evan...
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  • Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels

    J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels
    General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season. But at least one under-...
  • Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope

    Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope
    Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
  • Fantasy baseball world: Young pitchers to consider

    Fantasy baseball world: Young pitchers to consider
    Talented young pitchers are in abundance this season, and staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three who could play pivotal roles for contending teams real or fantasy. Chris Archer SP | Tampa Bay After the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs thought...
  • Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award

    Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers wins AL rookie of year award
    Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season. Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award. Myers got 23 of...
  • Asche, Fields only IronPigs among all-star voting leaders

     
    Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...