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American League Central

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  • Recap: Indians 3, Diamondbacks 2 (1st)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Indians 3, Diamondbacks 2 (1st) Indians 3, Diamondbacks 2 (1st): Zach Walters homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as Cleveland prevailed in the first game of a doubleheader. Walters, who was acquired from...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    I was curious. In your opinion, had the Sox kept their closer, Addison Reed, would they be leading the Central division this season? -- Mark P., Crestwood Sorry, but no. It's easy to look at the ups and downs of the bullpen and place the blame there,...
  • Pirates' Volquez gets 10th victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates' Volquez gets 10th victory PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates took plenty of heat from the media and fans when their biggest offseason acquisition following their first postseason...
  • Tigers get good news on Verlander's shoulder

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- A day after falling out of first place in the American League Central, the Detroit Tigers got some good news Tuesday. Right-hander Justin Verlander was found to have no...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for...
  • Game roundup: Stanton, Marlins clip Cards

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 3: Adds Mariners-Blue Jays; one more game to come Game roundup: Stanton, Marlins clip Cards MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, drove in three runs and made an impressive catch to lead the Miami Marlins to...
  • Royals reclaim first place in AL Central with 3-2 victory over Athletics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The first curveball froze him. The second curveball fooled him into taking an unsightly swing. It was the third curveball that Alcides Escobar saw in the seventh inning of the Royals' eighth victory in a row that vindicated him and helped...
  • Snider leads Pirates' win: Verlander injured

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Snider leads Pirates' win: Verlander injured PITTSBURGH --- Travis Snider had one of his best games during his three years with the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, it was nearly lost in the news...
  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Tigers blow 5-0 lead, lose in 19 innings to Blue Jays

    TORONTO The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the fourth inning Sunday, then failed to score another run over the next 15 innings. The Tigers saw a five-run lead disappear. They went on to lose to the Blue Jays, 6-5, in 19 innings at Rogers Centre. The...