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  • Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups

    Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups
    Another Wednesday, another trip to the waiver wire. Each week there are great values that could be had on the waiver wire, and these players can help you now, or in the future. With Avisail Garcia going down within the last week, Matt Moore being...
  • Raul Ibanez's big home run not enough to lift Angels to victory

    Sports is a star-driven business. In this town, baseball is about Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, about Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig. But no team wins on star power alone. The supporting cast is critical. For the everyman in baseball, for the men...
  • Young's four runs spark Mets past Braves

    Young's four runs spark Mets past Braves ATLANTA -- Left fielder Eric Young Jr. was the perfect table-setter at the top of the New York Mets' lineup Thursday night. Young, who came in batting just .154, had three hits, including a triple, stole...
  • Mets outfielder Young joins closer Parnell on DL

    NEW YORK -- Left fielder Chris Young became the second core Mets player to land on the disabled list in three days. Young left Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Washington Nationals in the first inning due to an aggravation of the right quad strain that forced...
  • Mets closer Parnell may need elbow surgery

    Mets closer Parnell may need elbow surgery
    NEW YORK - New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell may need surgery after tests revealed a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, the National League team said Tuesday. Parnell complained of tightness in his right forearm after...
  • Will speed finally lead to World Series title?

    Contrary to popular mythology, the Tigers didn't lose to Boston in the championship series last October just because the bullpen gave up two late-inning grand slams. The grand slams at Fenway Park were the most spectacular cause of the two losses in...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Crain seems good fit for Tigers

    Crain seems good fit for Tigers
    No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain. Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break. When general manager Rick...
  • Tigers, Dodgers look like teams to beat

    Tigers, Dodgers look like teams to beat
    With seven weeks left in the season, we're about to round the quarter pole and head for home. Here is some of what I have come to believe: •The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only...
  • Favorites are closing fast

    The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only because it would have home-field advantage. No team has been better the last couple of months than the Dodgers, who turned things around in...
  • Could be Ryno time soon

    Could be Ryno time soon
    Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
  • Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings

    Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June. 2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...