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  • Send Matusz way down, and build him up

    Send Matusz way down, and build him up
    The consensus in the Orioles’ clubhouse after Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Angels is that Brian Matusz is making strides – his slider is sharper, he’s throwing his fastball in the low 90s, his command is improving some....
  • Hard work, technology help T.J. House become a vision of success for Indians

    There was a point three years ago when the Indians nearly released T.J. House, thinking the left-handed pitcher was too soft to eventually pitch in the big leagues. "Back then he'd kind of struggle with any adversity in a game," Indians pitching coach...
  • Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

    Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
    ATLANTA -- In an otherwise forgettable season, Cole Hamels and three relief pitchers gave Philadelphia Phillies fans something to remember. Hamels struck out seven in six no-hit innings and the bullpen took it from there as the Phillies pitched a...
  • Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine for no-hitter

    Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine for no-hitter
    ATLANTA — Wildness cost Cole Hamels a chance at his first no-hitter, but the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander got to share in a combined one. Hamels (8-6) didn't allow a hit through six innings and the bullpen did the rest as the Phillies recorded...
  • Four Phillies pitchers combine for no-hitter

    ATLANTA A kid from West Chester lined Jonathan Papelbon's slider to first base. Darin Ruf snared it, Papelbon pumped his fist a few times, and four Phillies pitchers could bask in a strange moment. The Phillies celebrated the first combined no-hitter in...
  • O's proving elite starting pitching overrated

    A fter the arms race between the Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers escalated at the July 31 trade deadline, giving both teams an argument for having put together the best starting rotation in baseball, fans and pundits pretty much penciled them in to...
  • Pierce Johnson throws his cap in Cubs' ring

     Pierce Johnson throws his cap in Cubs' ring
    KODAK, Tenn. — While the arrivals of Javier Baez and Jorge Soler have given Cubs fans hope the game plan finally is coming to fruition, Double-A right-hander Pierce Johnson and the rest of the top pitching prospects aren't assured of a seat at the...
  • Burnett strikes out 12 as Phillies edge Nationals

    A.J. Burnett's previous seven starts produced a 6.41 ERA and seven Phillies losses. The hottest team in baseball arrived Monday at Citizens Bank Park and could not hit the 37-year-old right-hander as the Phillies defeated the Nationals, 3-2. Maybe a...
  • Clayton Kershaw is again dominant in Dodgers win over Padres

    Clayton Kershaw is again dominant in Dodgers win over Padres
    The Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night presented as convincing a case as any as to why Clayton Kershaw might be the most valuable player in the National League. Replacing a sore-elbowed Zack Greinke as the starting...
  • Biddle back and feeling better

    Left-hander Jesse Biddle said he finally felt like his old self on the mound Wednesday, and the results backed him up. Biddle, the Phillies' first-round draft choice (27th overall) in 2010 from Germantown Friends, made a breakthrough start for high-A...
  • Phillies can't completely rally two nights in a row, lose to Mets 5-4

    Phillies can't completely rally two nights in a row, lose to Mets 5-4
    PHILADELPHIA — Part of the success the Phillies had in sweeping the Houston Astros earlier this week was hitting the long ball. Philadelphia had one home run in each of the three games in the series, including the eventual game-winner Thursday...
  • Colon earns 200th win as Mets defeat Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Colon earns 200th win as Mets defeat Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon earned his 200th career victory on Friday night, though the milestone was not without its...