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  • What MLB trade can make big difference?

    Beltran to Giants Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Giants for prospects is one trade that can make a difference. This is by default. There is no Cliff Lee on the market, no one guy that transforms a contender into...
  • 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....
  • Teens learning Ripken way

    When Cal Ripken Jr. built his youth baseball facility in Aberdeen, Md., he wanted kids to feel what it is like to play in big-league stadiums. He spent heavily to construct a 3,500-seat replica of Camden Yards, complete with a hotel that stands in for the...
  • Who is your pick for the World Series?

    Phillies over Yankees Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Normally I don't break out The System until late September, but there's nothing wrong with taking it for a test spin. The formula that picked the Giants to win a year ago lines up with conventional...
  • Are Phillies leaving the door open for Nats?

    Are Phillies leaving the door open for Nats?
         There's no joy right now in Philadelphia, where Phillies fans have to be wondering just what will go wrong next.      The Phillies just announced that Chase Utley, who missed spring training and a chunk of last season with a sore knee, is headed...
  • Which NL clubs make playoffs and beyond?

    Braun powers Brewers Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid. The Central is wide open. You can...
  • Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue

    Blanton to Orioles not done; money could be an issue
    The Orioles are deep into negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring right-hander Joe Blanton, but the amount of money the Orioles would have to pick up could be a sticking point in reaching an agreement before Tuesday's 4 p.m. non-waiver...
  • MLB's top surprise, disappointment?

    White Sox and Angels Bill Shaikin Los Angeles Times The White Sox might be the biggest surprise, since management appears to vacillate between keeping an old team together and rebuilding. The Sox won the World Series in 2005, but they have won one...
  • Ken Rosenthal: This time, hold on to Flanagan

    Ken Rosenthal: This time, hold on to Flanagan
    It's time for the Orioles to conduct their annual midsummer auction of veteran talent. That's how they got rid of Mike Flanagan in the first place. They'd be crazy -- and heartless -- to do it again. Flanagan, 39, already is drawing serious interest in...
  • Miami Marlins have flair for the dramatic with one-run games

    When it comes to keeping fans on the edge of their seats until the final out, nobody has done it better than the Marlins over the past 21 years. That isn't rhetoric. It's fact. Since their inaugural season in 1993, no team has played more one-run...
  • Nationals win 9th in row

    Nationals win 9th in row
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has a suggestion for those looking for the perfect word to describe the Washington Nationals' recent run of walk-off victories and nine straight wins overall. Harper scored the winning run on pinch-hitter Anthony...
  • Preview: Diamondbacks at Nationals

    The Washington Nationals look to match the team record for most consecutive victories as they attempt to complete a sweep of the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks in the finale of their four-game series Thursday afternoon. Washington posted its ninth straight...