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  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Dodgers come off the break with a lot of tough work ahead of them

    In the days leading up to the All-Star break, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was already looking to the weeks ahead. "We're going to have a tough month," Jansen said. "We have to compete now and show our best." The Dodgers resume play Friday at Busch...
  • Crawford's homer starts Giants' rout

    The Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Crawford's homer starts Giants' rout MIAMI -- Brandon Crawford fouled off six pitches in one at-bat. The San Francisco Giants shortstop saw 11 pitches in total during that plate appearance, ending...
  • Happy Holliday's three RBIs power Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Happy Holliday's three RBIs power Cardinals ST. LOUIS -- It was a milestone night for left fielder Matt Holliday and a winning one for the St. Louis Cardinals. Driving in all three runs Friday,...
  • Early runs help Tigers win pitchng duel

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Early runs help Tigers win pitchng duel DETROIT -- Austin Jackson knew the team that got the early jump in a matchup of All-Star pitchers would have a big edge. The Detroit Tigers scored two...
  • Dodgers don't plan to start Carl Crawford in the outfield

    Dodgers don't plan to start Carl Crawford in the outfield
    After 13 months of debate and discussion about how to fit four starting outfielders into three spots, the Dodgers finally have an answer. Yasiel Puig plays right field, Andre Ethier center, Matt Kemp left. Carl Crawford? Left out. The Dodgers flew...
  • Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Cain admitted he never expected to take a two-win season into the All-Star break. But it sure beats a one-win first half. The...
  • Half-season awards: Trout clear MVP

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: MLB Insider Column Half-season awards: Trout clear MVP One of baseball's many quirks is that it does not delineate the first half and second half of the season at the midway point...
  • Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers beat Padres

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Kershaw's streak ends, but Dodgers beat Padres LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw's scoreless innings streak ended, but the Los Angeles Dodgers' ace shook it off as easily as he sometimes does his...
  • Resurgent lineup picks up where it left off as Giants pummel Marlins, 9-1

    MIAMI The All-Star break was little help to the San Francisco Giants nursing injuries. Marco Scutaro was out of the lineup Friday, Angel Pagan remains on a slow rehab pace, and Matt Cain was wearing a sleeve on his barking right elbow. The Giants who...
  • What moves will Giants make?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- In the past four years, the San Francisco Giants have acquired five players in deals just before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, including big names such as Carlos...
  • Gordon makes difference for Dodgers in a flash

    Reduced to a role that required as much time stretching as it did time on the field during last fall's playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Dee Gordon remembers waiting for those rare pinch-running appearances and watching from the dugout, unable to...