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  • Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit

    Avisail Garcia gets a different view in Detroit
    DETROIT — Two years ago, Avisail Garcia spent his fall helping the Tigers reach the World Series. Before his return to Comerica Park on Monday, Sox manager Robin Ventura said the 23-year-old right fielder might learn something being on the...
  • MLB's second wild card still senseless

    Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
  • Orioles Tuesday morning thoughts on home-field advantage, Chen and Hardy

    NEW YORK – The Orioles are still chasing the American League’s best record and are 2 1/2 games back of the Los Angeles Angels for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs after both teams lost Monday. Following the Orioles’ 5-0...
  • Jake Petricka part of White Sox bullpen of future

    Jake Petricka part of White Sox bullpen of future
    DETROIT — The White Sox often have preached that experience for young relievers like Jake Petricka is the positive of the bullpen's collectively tough 2014. Pitching in a tie game Tuesday night against the top of the Tigers order and an...
  • Orioles' Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of American League Division Series

    Orioles' Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of American League Division Series
    NEW YORK – Right-hander Chris Tillman will make his postseason debut next week as the Orioles' starting pitcher in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Camden Yards. It appeared evident that Tillman would start the Oct. 2 playoff...
  • Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes

    Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes
    NEW YORK – Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with his staff Monday to decide the team’s roster for the American League Division Series. In the meantime, he still wants to get some final looks at players before making those choices....
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Young White Sox can gain valuable experience

     Young White Sox can gain valuable experience
    Robin Ventura says his White Sox are not simply all dressed up with nowhere to go. Managers and coaches are fond of saying their team has "no quit in 'em," and that their professional pride and competitive nature won't allow them simply to go through...
  • Tigers win, pull even with Royals in AL Central

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
  • If you could pick Orioles' playoff opponent, which team would you choose?

    If you could pick Orioles' playoff opponent, which team would you choose?
    Though there still is a slight chance that the Orioles could overtake the Los Angeles Angels and finish the season with the best record in baseball, it's far more likely that they will be the second seed and will match up against either the Detroit Tigers...
  • Starting Game 1 of AL Division Series 'means a lot' to Chris Tillman

    Starting Game 1 of AL Division Series 'means a lot' to Chris Tillman
    NEW YORK -- Right-hander Chris Tillman said he was honored to be named the Orioles’ starter in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. “It means a lot,” Tillman said. “I’m excited about it, looking forward to it. I...