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  • For the Dodgers, three consecutive wins is news

    For the Dodgers, three consecutive wins is news
    As statistics go, this one is pretty telling. Also, pretty ridiculous. The major league teams without a winning streak of longer than three games this season: the Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies....
  • Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return

    Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return
    TORONTO — Even with a discolored lower left leg, Starlin Castro hasn't ruled out rejoining the Cubs before the end of the season. "I don't care if it's one game," a determined Castro said Monday, six days after suffering a high left ankle sprain....
  • Tribute time for Sox captain Konerko

    MINNEAPOLIS -- With less than a month left in the White Sox season, retiring captain Paul Konerko is reaching the tribute portion of his final year in the major leagues.   The Twins honored Konerko before his last game Wednesday in Minnesota with a...
  • Shields Outduels Pineda In 1-0 Win Over Yankees

    Shields Outduels Pineda In 1-0 Win Over Yankees
    James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night.  Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek Jeter with...
  • Cleveland is the hot sports town again

    No matter what's going on in Spain, Williamsport, Pa., or even Chicago, sports fans are talking Cleveland. After four years in darkness, LeBron James put Ohio's second largest city back on the map this summer, announcing his return to the Cavaliers. And...
  • Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz

    Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz
    While Nelson Cruz has previously made it clear that he would like to make Baltimore his long-term home, Cruz said for the first time Friday that he and the Orioles have had preliminary discussions about keeping him in an Orioles uniform beyond 2014. The...
  • MRI shows no tears in Pearce's abdomen

    MRI shows no tears in Pearce's abdomen
    The Orioles received promising news Saturday after an MRI performed on first baseman Steve Pearce’s strained right abdomen revealed no tear, indicating the injury isn’t serious and won’t force one of the club’s hottest hitters to...
  • Cubs open 2015 season at home vs. Cardinals

    Cubs open 2015 season at home vs. Cardinals
    The Chicago Cubs won't waste any time measuring their talents in 2015 as they will face perennial National League Central power St. Louis at Wrigley Field on April 6 in the regular season opener. The Cubs and the other 29 major league teams released...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • Saturday's Game 2 recap: White Sox 6, Twins 5

     Saturday's Game 2 recap: White Sox 6, Twins 5
    The summary The 20,106 die-hards who populated U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday were not exactly chanting "Let's play two!" when the White Sox hosted the Twins. But that is what they got between the AL Central bottom-feeders. Dayan Viciedo provided the...
  • Sox's Abreu, Garcia have plenty left to play for

    Sox's Abreu, Garcia have plenty left to play for
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The final two weeks of the White Sox season are full of meaningful September games — for their opponents. Ten of the final 13 games, including Monday's at Kauffman Stadium, are against the Royals and the Tigers, the...