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  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • Cardinals' Pat Neshek makes an All-Star comeback like no other

    ST. LOUIS He throws weird, like some strange mechanical sidearm Frisbee launcher. He's suffered major injuries that have sidelined him for months at a time. Three times, his teams have lost faith in him and told him he's through. He's been told he doesn't...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: adds games; new lede; late games to follow Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went...
  • All-Star slight motivates Angels' Richards in win

    The Sports Xchange By Art Garcia, The Sports Xchange All-Star slight motivates Angels' Richards in win ARLINGTON, Texas -- Garrett Richards might not be an All Star, but he's sure pitching like one. Richards worked seven shutout innings and All-Star...
  • First-inning mistake hurts Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- Righty Jeff Samardzija got his chance to match up with one of the American League's elite pitchers on Friday night, and the newest Athletic proved he was up for the task....
  • Kazmir, A's complete series win over Giants

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Kazmir, A's complete series win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- Scott Kazmir's first 10 wins this season led the left-hander into the All-Star Game. The 11th might have earned him a start in the...
  • Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson

    Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson
    To explain his recent struggles, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson compared his pitching to golf. In his previous start, when he gave up three home runs in 41/3 innings, he was way off in the woods. Against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday at Angel...
  • Evan Grant: Rangers 'ugly night' has them in last place in MLB

    ARLINGTON, Texas Last place Texas Rangers. And that's not all. On Wednesday, after Houston kicked sand in the face of the Rangers to complete a dominant three-game sweep with an 8-4 win, the Rangers found themselves in a the mother of all messes. Not...
  • Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers meet 10 more times in 2014, but the mantle for the state's best team, along with the Silver Boot, may have been passed Wednesday night. The Astros' 8-4 win in front of an announced crowd of 31,161...
  • Astros complete sweep of Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Astros complete sweep of Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros got even with one of their biggest nemeses in completing a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers on Wednesday with an 8-4...
  • Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Cain admitted he never expected to take a two-win season into the All-Star break. But it sure beats a one-win first half. The...