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  • Rays and Rangers still could enjoy playoff runs

    Rays and Rangers still could enjoy playoff runs
    September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October. Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
  • How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?

    How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?
    It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe. I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t. According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
  • Strangest baseball injuries of 2012

     
    Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
  • Tigers owner has more than paid his dues

    Tigers owner has more than paid his dues
    NEW YORK — Six years. Six long years. Six long, long years. That's how long Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland have been on the mission that drives them — to bring home a World Series title for Mike Ilitch, the 83-year-old owner who has kept...
  • Royals rally but can't overcome Pirates

    Royals rally but can't overcome Pirates
    Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs, A.J. Burnett won his fifth consecutive start and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished their first sweep of an AL team in more than a decade by beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday. McCutchen hit an RBI...
  • Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs

    Ranting about the mentally weak Cubs
    The Cubs traded pitchers and one regular, so how did they almost get no-hit on Tuesday night? The Cubs still had their regular left-handed lineup available, the one they would’ve used at any other point in the season, so how did they almost get no-...
  • Will the Pirates ever break .500?

    Yes After two decades of consecutive losing seasons, it is understandable why Pirates fans would jump ship after a 1-5 start. But Pittsburgh faithful should not lose heart so fast, especially this season. The last 20 years have been hard. But the...
  • Rizzo brings an attitude to every game — the right one

    PITTSBURGH — The Cubs have a new tactic, and so far it's working. They have decided to try leading every inning because that's a lot more fun than being behind every inning, as it seemed they were a year ago. One game down, only 161 to go. Yeah,...
  • The Yankees' elimination could hurt MLB's TV ratings

     
    When the Yankees were eliminated Thursday, Bud Selig may have lost his chance at achieving ratings gold, a dismal prospect considering that last year's World Series between the Texas Rangers and the San Francisco Giants tied the record for the lowest...
  • You can thank the Olympics for your desktop printer

     
    OLYMPIC URBAN LEGEND: The Olympics led to a watch company becoming one of the largest printer manufacturers in the world. The development of new technologies has had a dramatic effect on the world of sports over the years. Take the......
  • MLB playoffs: Who will stave off elimination Tuesday? [Poll]

     
    Tampa Bay Rays, New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks all face elimination Tuesday. Which teams do you think will extend their seasons with a victory?...