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  • Gee slowly rounding into form

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Mets NEW YORK -- The numbers don't look good for Dillon Gee. But New York Mets manager Terry Collins found reasons for optimism Tuesday night, when the right-handed Gee lost his third straight start as the...
  • Olt returns to Cubs' lineup

    Olt returns to Cubs' lineup
    Rookie third baseman Mike Olt returns to the Chicago Cubs' lineup Wednesday night against Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets. Olt batted .043 (1-for-23) on the Cubs' 10-game trip but didn't play in Tuesday's 2-1 comeback win over the Mets. Justin...
  • The Dodgers and the pursuit of Japanese pitching star Masahiro Tanaka

    The Dodgers and the pursuit of Japanese pitching star Masahiro Tanaka
    This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...
  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • Tuesday's local baseball roundup: CPL champion Pilots finish 14th in national summer collegiate rankings

    Soon after winning their first Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup championship, the Peninsula Pilots (39-24) finished 14th in perfectgame.org's rankings of the top 50 summer collegiate teams across the country. The Edenton Steamers (43-14), whom the Pilots...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

     Spring training: AL Central preview
    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

     Spring training: AL East preview
    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • More Cubs rumors

     
    One of the downsides of the MLB offseason is that you have to rely on rumors and speculations until something actually materializes.  At this point, the Cubs are in the middle of various potential moves (or so we think):   The Cubs are supposedly...
  • With Zack Greinke traded to the Milwaukee Brewers; who's got the best starting rotation now?

     
    The Milwaukee Brewers acquired Zack Greinke on Sunday, adding the 2009 American League Cy Young winner to the top of what looks to be a pretty sweet starting rotation. Remember Randy Wolf, the most dependable of the Dodgers starters in......
  • Japanese baseball players in U.S. try to contact friends, family after deadly earthquake

     
    Ripples from the earthquake that devastated parts of Japan were being felt as far away as Arizona and Florida on Friday as Japanese players tried, sometimes in vain, to reach friends and family members. The quake, the largest recorded temblor......
  • Jered Weaver-Clay Buchholz matchup a tough one to stomach

     
    There's a chance things could get a little messy on the Fenway Park mound Monday night when two pitchers battling stomach sickness square off in the first game of a four-game series between the Angels and Boston Red Sox. Unbeaten......
  • Tired Angels back at it again in Boston

     
    Most of the Angels didn't get to bed until after 4 a.m. Thursday, but they were back in the Fenway Park clubhouse by 11 Thursday morning. "Coffee, coffee and more coffee," Torii Hunter said, wiping at tired eyes. After beating......