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  • Which team did best at the trade deadline?

    Rangers, Braves fortified Stephen Miller Morning Call Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....
  • Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers

    Orioles batters back up Reyes in 8-5 win over Tigers
    From the Orioles' perspective, nearly everything seemed gloomy prior to Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. The weather was rainy and miserable, the tarp was on the field, and the forecast showed no let up in sight. Even if the game did go on as...
  • Tigers' success starts at top

    Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime. They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
  • How Hammel gave the Twins that sinking feeling

    How Hammel gave the Twins that sinking feeling
    New Orioles pitcher Jason Hammel said after his near no-hitter that it was his new two-seam sinking fastball that really made the difference in his Orioles debut. Oddly enough, it is a pitch he added to his repertoire during the final half of spring...
  • Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'

    Could Hammel's debut be just the 'tip of the iceberg?'
    Even though right-hander Jason Hammel is – at the age of 29 – the oldest pitcher in the Orioles' starting rotation, manager Buck Showalter has been careful in not labeling him the sage of the quintet. Instead, Showalter had lumped Hammel with...
  • O's notes: Nick Markakis returns, bats leadoff for the first time

    O's notes: Nick Markakis returns, bats leadoff for the first time
    The Orioles are looking outside the organization for an on-base threat to increase production at the top of the lineup, but manager Buck Showalter obviously couldn't wait any longer for help in the leadoff spot. That's why right fielder Nick Markakis has...
  • Orioles battle back from five-run deficit to beat Tigers, 7-5

    Orioles battle back from five-run deficit to beat Tigers, 7-5
    After one inning of baseball at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon, the Orioles were in a five-run hole against the Detroit Tigers. But for these Orioles, it was business as usual, not an insurmountable deficit. In the bullpen, the relievers were still...
  • Nationals want to stay hot through October

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The Washington Nationals have been the best team in the National League for two months. They would like to keep that going for another six weeks. The Nationals...
  • Nationals knock around Mets, 10-3

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Nationals knock around Mets, 10-3 NEW YORK -- Facing the Washington Nationals once last season was all the evidence right-hander Doug Fister needed that it would be better to pitch for the Nationals...
  • Bryce Harper Leads Nationals Past Mets

    Bryce Harper Leads Nationals Past Mets
    Bryce Harper went 3-for-4 with a mammoth two-run homer and red-hot Anthony Rendon had four hits as visiting Washington reduced its magic number for clinching the National League East to six games with a 10-3 victory over the Mets on Saturday. Ian...
  • Harper, Nats rout Mets 10-3 to close in on NL East

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night. Anthony Rendon added...
  • Nationals' Zimmerman on road to recovery

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Ryan Zimmerman is halfway to the Instructional League. Zimmerman, the Washington Nationals' injured third baseman/left fielder, continued to participate in baseball...