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  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
  • Delmon Young back in lineup for Tigers in Game 2

     
    Delmon Young was activated by the Detroit Tigers on Monday, and the American League division series hero will be in left field and batting third in Game 2 of the AL championship series against the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark in Arlington....
  • Angels purge continues: Abe Flores out as player development director

     
    Last one out of the Angels' front office, turn out the lights. That's how things are beginning to look for the team, which continued its front-office purge by not renewing the contract of player development director Abe Flores, a major......
  • Rain threatens ALCS game between Tigers and Rangers ... again

     
    A steady drizzle has been falling in Detroit all afternoon, and the rain is expected to delay and possibly postpone Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Tigers and Texas Rangers....
  • PHILLIES FILES: 3 Phils up for Gold Gloves, including Polly who spoke about his position change

     
    No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
  • Prince Fielder agrees to deal with Detroit Tigers

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder has agreed to a nine-year, $214-million deal with the Detroit Tigers....
  • LEADING OFF: Wainwright to get on mound for simulated game

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: ___ SIMULATE IT Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, yet to make his spring debut due to an abdominal strain, is scheduled to throw a simulated game against...
  • Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers

    Sanchez roughed up, Bogusevic 2 HRs as Phillies top Tigers
    LAKELAND, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday. Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez yanked early, allows six runs in spring training debut

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez yanked early, allows six runs in spring training debut
    If the Orioles’ 15-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday afternoon served any purpose, it was to be an abrupt reminder that the rebuilding of right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez won’t happen overnight. After nearly two weeks of workouts on the...
  • White Sox's Alexei Ramirez, Adam Eaton named Gold Glove finalists

    White Sox's Alexei Ramirez, Adam Eaton named Gold Glove finalists
    Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday. Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
  • Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series

    Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas pitched effectively into sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the first inning without getting the ball out of the infield in a 2-1 victory on Wednesday to sweep the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS....