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  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • His faith a way of life, death

    There's no way for any of us to know how Josh Hamilton feels these days, but if you ask him he will do his best to let you know. That says a lot in itself. The guy who might have the best idea about what swirls through Hamilton's head is Dodgers coach...
  • Giants beat 'em to the punch

    When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move. "1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series. As the general manager of the...
  • A's Beane learned from the master

    NEW YORK Nearly a quarter-century ago, when Sandy Alderson was the Oakland A's general manager and Billy Beane was a 28-year-old outfielder with a .219 career average, Alderson decided that Beane would be worth keeping in the organization. So Alderson...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend. Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers....
  • MLB roundup: Former pitcher Welch dies

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Former pitcher Welch dies Former Cy Young Award winner Bob Welch died Monday night in Seal Beach, Calif. at age 57, the Oakland Athletics announced. The A's said Tuesday in a statement that the cause of death was...
  • Mets 6, Brewers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets 6, Brewers 2 NEW YORK -- Taylor Teagarden returned to the major leagues in impressive fashion Tuesday night, when the New York Mets' catcher hit a sixth-inning grand slam to blow open a close...
  • Mets GM Alderson: Collins in no danger of losing job

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Mets GM Alderson: Collins in no danger of losing job NEW YORK -- If New York Mets manager Terry Collins didn't look or sound like a man under siege Tuesday afternoon, well, it's because he's not....
  • Teagarden slam pushes Mets over Brewers

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: headline typo fix Teagarden slam pushes Mets over Brewers NEW YORK -- If there's one thing Taylor Teagarden knows how to do, it's make a memorable first impression on a new team....
  • Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015

    Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015
    Remember all those time Mike Scioscia blocked the plate when he was with the Dodgers? The time Jack Clark almost knocked him unconscious when barreling over him during a Dodgers-Cardinals game? The time Dave Parker blasted into Steve Yeager (who held onto...
  • Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery

    Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery
    Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an injury the New York Mets' young ace hopes will not require surgery. Harvey and General manager Sandy Alderson both say they we're shocked when they were given the results of the MRI...
  • Power rankings: No. 25 Mets

    Power rankings: No. 25 Mets
    Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada. Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff. Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...