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  • How Major League Baseball could determine control of Congress

    WASHINGTON For most of the country, this October's television airwaves are filled with two things: baseball and politics and the two rarely mix. But the mid-autumn climax of Major League Baseball could impact the Senate playing field in key states...
  • Answering some Orioles questions from Twitter ahead of Friday's doubleheader

    Answering some Orioles questions from Twitter ahead of Friday's doubleheader
    The Orioles take on the New York Yankees for a day-night doubleheader today in what should be the kickoff for clinch week -- assuming the Orioles can continue the momentum they built in a three-game sweep over the Boston Red Sox. I thought Thursday&...
  • Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 4: Adds Red Sox-Royals and Brewers-Marlins Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0 CINCINNATI -- Johnny Cueto outdueled the Cardinals' Lance Lynn, allowing just three hits through eight innings, to...
  • Indians 2, Twins 0 (2nd)

    Indians 2, White Sox 0: Carlos Santana tied a career high with his 27th home run and rookie T.J. House matched a personal best with eight strikeouts over seven dominant innings as host Cleveland swept a doubleheader from Minnesota. Santana, who also went...
  • Preview: Twins at Indians (Game 1)

    The Cleveland Indians were able to get away with meager run support as they were making a playoff push in late August, but their offensive woes have cost them in September. The Indians, who conclude their three-game home set with a doubleheader against...
  • Game roundup: Royals back on top of AL Central

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 4: Adds final three games; will stand Game roundup: Royals back on top of AL Central DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the...
  • 'Big Game James' rises to occasion

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The beauty of September baseball is that when one big game is over another follows the next day. "Big Game James" Shields came up big again Wednesday for Kansas City,...
  • James Shields comes up big as Royals regain first place with 3-0 victory over Tigers

    DETROIT He was brought here for nights like this, for games in the wind and the rain in enemy territory, for moments when the Royals season appears imperiled. James Shields revived his club and returned them to sole possession of first place in the...
  • Royals 3, Tigers 0

    (Updated: WILL UPDATE wild-card standings in 2nd graph) Royals 3, Tigers 0: James Shields gave up two hits over seven innings as visiting Kansas City defeated Detroit to take a one-game lead over the Tigers in the American League Central. Lorenzo Cain...
  • 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...
  • Twins-Indians rained out; doubleheader Thursday

    The Sports Xchange Twins-Indians rained out; doubleheader Thursday CLEVELAND -- The scheduled game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night was postponed because of rain. The game will be made up as part of a traditional...