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  • Ex-ODU pitcher Verlander unanimous choice for 2011 AL Cy Young Award

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote. Verlander got all 28 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in results announced Tuesday. Verlander won the...
  • Emotional Return To Field In Boston As Red Sox Follow Pregame Tribute With Victory Over Royals

    Emotional Return To Field In Boston As Red Sox Follow Pregame Tribute With Victory Over Royals
    It was an emotional start to the game for both the Red Sox and Royals, as a pregame ceremony honored the victims of Monday's bombings in Boston, along with the first responders who helped treat the victims and law enforcement who captured the suspects....
  • 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...
  • White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day

    White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day
    Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day. Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
  • 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'...
  • Power rankings: No. 4 Rays

    Power rankings: No. 4 Rays
    No. 4 Rays: 27th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rangers. Who is crazier? Joe Maddon or Andrew Friedman? Or do the two men running baseball's best operation — without question the most efficient — know something that...
  • Rays beat Angels on walkoff wild pitch, 2-1

     
    Tampa Bay's James Shields may be the hottest pitcher in baseball. But for a time Saturday, he also seemed to be the unluckiest as well. After coming within three outs of a third consecutive complete game and second straight shutout,......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Mike Scioscia shakes up Angels lineup for game against Rays

     
    Right fielder Torii Hunter was moved from his usual cleanup spot to the second spot for Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, part of lineup shakeup Manager Mike Scioscia hopes will spark an offense that has scored only......
  • Who will win the MLB All-Star game and who will be MVP? [Poll] [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday in Phoenix. Check back throughout the day for more responses and participate in the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of......
  • Celtics’ Ray Allen joins Disney pro-am as NBA lockout drags on

     
    The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic pro-am picked up another idled NBA employee when Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen signed up to spend part of the week on Disney's fairways. Allen joins Celtics coach Doc Rivers, a Winter Park resident, in the...
  • Justin Verlander is unanimous choice for AL Cy Young Award

     
    Justin Verlander received all 28 first-place votes for the American League Cy Young Award in results announced Tuesday....