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  • Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances

     Cubs don't fear Dodgers, Cardinals after dominant pitching performances
    MINNEAPOLIS — Bring it on. That seems to be the Cubs' theme after Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta had dominant performances to help them win a series against the surprising Twins with the National League-power Dodgers and Cardinals ahead in the next...
  • The American League East renaissance continues

    The American League East renaissance continues
    Nineteenth-century British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli cautioned against putting too much faith in statistics, but he was probably a cricket fan, so his credibility in the area of team sports is clearly suspect. Here's a statistic that cannot...
  • Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory

    Orioles outslug Blue Jays, earn series win with 13-9 victory
    Even after they plated seven runs in the top of the second inning in Sunday’s series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles knew they weren’t guaranteed victory, not against a perilous lineup batting with the Rogers Centre dome roof...
  • Observation deck: Hard to see baseball greats falling behind A-Rod

    Observation deck: Hard to see baseball greats falling behind A-Rod
    A-Rod milestone march getting old: No one can argue that Alex Rodriguez hasn't served his time and isn't entitled to continue his major league career. But his solid presence in the New York Yankees lineup would be a lot easier to swallow if we didn't have...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals lead the league in grit, wins and FBI investigations. (1) 2. KANSAS CITY: The Royals limit their hacking to the All-Star game vote. (3) 3....
  • Late rally falls short for Birds

    Late rally falls short for Birds
    TORONTO (AP) — Marco Estrada took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Edwin Encarnacion had two RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays won their ninth straight home game Friday night, beating the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Batting for Steve Pearce, pinch-...
  • Nationals OF Harper strains hamstring, exits in loss to Rays

    As Nationals star Bryce Harper took an awkward tumble in the wet outfield Thursday night, he felt something few associate with the brawny slugger: Fear. Harper might have escaped a serious injury, straining his left hamstring while making a throw in...
  • Nationals OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays

    Nationals OF Harper hurts leg making throw in loss to Rays
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington star Bryce Harper exited early after hurting his left leg while taking an awkward tumble making a throw, and the Nationals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Thursday night. There was no announcement by the Nationals...
  • Connolly's Bar: Do the Blue Jays concern you the most in the AL East?

    Connolly's Bar: Do the Blue Jays concern you the most in the AL East?
    The Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in the American League East. The New York Yankees have the biggest payroll. The Boston Red Sox made the most offseason moves of significance. And yet, when I look at this division – right now – I...
  • Nine-Run Seventh Inning Lifts Blue Jays Over Red Sox 13-10

    Nine-Run Seventh Inning Lifts Blue Jays Over Red Sox 13-10
    BOSTON (AP) — Russell Martin broke a tie with a three-run triple in a nine-run seventh inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 13-10 by overcoming an 8-1 deficit Friday night. The Blue Jays won their ninth straight game and...
  • Orioles even on season, even with Yankees

    Orioles even on season, even with Yankees
    The Orioles extended their winning streak to five games with a blowout win against the New York Yankees on Friday. They are now three games behind New York in the American League East race. Perhaps more important: The Orioles are finally back at .500,...