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  • Chicago White Sox - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Rookie infielder Marcus Semien is doing what he can to make a strong impression on White Sox management. Semien has become the main fill-in for injured second baseman Gordon Beckham (oblique...
  • Diving headfirst into first base too risky

    Josh Hamilton sprinted down the first-base line. He was going to salvage a hit out of the weakly hit ground ball. It's an amazing sight to see a player as large as Hamilton 6-foot-4, 240 pounds running at that rate of speed. As he approached the bag,...
  • Sizemore's 3-Run Homer In 6th Leads Red Sox Past Yankees

    Sizemore's 3-Run Homer In 6th Leads Red Sox Past Yankees
    Red Sox 4, Yankees 2: Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer and Jonny Gomes delivered a solo shot in a four-run sixth inning as visiting Boston evened the four-game series. Jon Lester (1-2), who received one total run of support in his first two starts,...
  • Red Sox even series with 4-2 win over Yankees

    NEW YORK - Left fielder Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead three-run home run with one out in the top of the sixth inning and Jon Lester pitched effectively into the seventh as the Boston Red Sox evened their four-game series at Yankee Stadium with a 4-2...
  • Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Will Not Be Suspended

    Major League Baseball does not plan to suspended New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda, who may have had pine tar on his throwing hand Thursday night while pitching against the Boston Red Sox. Televised replays of Pineda's right hand showed what...
  • Ellsbury Gone, But Not Forgotten By Red Sox Fans

    Ellsbury Gone, But Not Forgotten By Red Sox Fans
    NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury will get his ring Friday. The ringing in his ears will have to wait until April 22. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell will present Ellsbury with his 2013 World Series bling — all 14-...
  • Pineda, Yankees Bullpen Shut Down Red Sox

    Pineda, Yankees Bullpen Shut Down Red Sox
    NEW YORK -- Right-hander Michael Pineda flashed a broad smile, rookie second baseman Dean Anna talked how he dreamt his first career home run would happen at Wrigley Field and right-hander David Phelps matter-of-factly discussed getting his first save....
  • Yankees take opener against Red Sox

    NEW YORK -- Right-hander Michael Pineda allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings and the New York Yankees opened a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. After allowing one run and...
  • Brewers sweep Red Sox

    BOSTON Tyler Thornburg was asked how it felt to sweep the defending World Series champions at their ballpark in their first home series of the season. "Obviously, the sound of it is incredible," said the Milwaukee Brewers young reliever. Incredible...
  • On The Fly: Kevin Ollie's Pride Days Showed His Determination

    When UConn coach Kevin Ollie said how he proud he was of his team's "true grit and toughness" after the Huskies had knocked out Florida 63-53 Saturday night, it reminded me of one of my favorite "K.O." recollections. Fifteen years ago, late in the...
  • Red Sox Lose Opener Despite Strong Outing For Lester

    The Sports Xchange BALTIMORE — Left fielder Nelson Cruz homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the seventh to give the Baltimore Orioles a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox in the season opener for both teams Monday afternoon. Cruz sent a Jon...
  • American League baseball preview

    American League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Tampa Bay 2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013 Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...