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  • 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...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL 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 seven shutout innings as the streaking...
  • 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....
  • Yasiel Puig impresses Torii Hunter, could draw more praise this week

    The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with...
  • Gamer roundup: Ninth-inning sac fly lifts Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updated with last games Gamer roundup: Ninth-inning sac fly lifts Dodgers LOS ANGELES -- A.J. Ellis hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Mariners' Iwakuma just misses shutout

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners' Iwakuma just misses shutout SEATTLE -- Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma came within one out of his first complete-game shutout on Saturday night, but a two-run homer off the bat of...
  • Gray, A's avoid sweep in Seattle

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Gray, A's avoid sweep in Seattle SEATTLE -- The hobbled Oakland A's needed a jolt of momentum heading into the All-Star Break, and starting pitcher Sonny Gray provided it Sunday afternoon. Gray...
  • Sonny Gray pitches MLB-best A's past Mariners

    SEATTLE A tired A's team found enough left in the tank to pull out a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in their series finale Sunday, getting to the All-Star break with a Major League-best 59-36 record. A little gassed at the end of playing on 17...
  • Red-hot Angels complete four-game sweep of Rangers

    Red-hot Angels complete four-game sweep of Rangers
    The home of the Texas Rangers hasn't been very hospitable toward the Angels, and not just because of the stifling heat and humidity that can be suffocating at times. The Angels lost their last eight games here in 2013, four in walk-off fashion, three on...