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  • Buck Showalter isn't a match for Earl Weaver when it comes to arguing

    Buck Showalter isn't a match for Earl Weaver when it comes to arguing
    When it comes to arguing with umpires, Buck Showalter is no Earl Weaver. If there ever was a reason to get tossed from a game, it was Tuesday night's debacle between third base umpire Tim Timmons, the crew chief, and second base umpire Laz Diaz. The...
  • ODU's Ben Verlander starts to emerge from brother Justin's shadow

    ODU's Ben Verlander starts to emerge from brother Justin's shadow
    NORFOLK — Hard ground balls mean different, though equally successful, things to the Brothers Verlander. For older brother Justin, the Major League mega-star pitcher with the Detroit Tigers, they're often a way to get out of an inning. For younger...
  • Angels rest Vernon Wells against Tigers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia has tried to rest his regulars at least once during the team's 10-day tour of the hot and humid Eastern time zone. Friday it was Vernon Wells' turn, with Howie Kendrick spelling the veteran in left......
  • Delmon Young back in lineup for Tigers in Game 2

     
    Delmon Young was activated by the Detroit Tigers on Monday, and the American League division series hero will be in left field and batting third in Game 2 of the AL championship series against the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark in Arlington....
  • Rain threatens ALCS game between Tigers and Rangers ... again

     
    A steady drizzle has been falling in Detroit all afternoon, and the rain is expected to delay and possibly postpone Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Tigers and Texas Rangers....
  • Angels to interview two Yankees executives for GM job

     
    The Angels have been granted permission by the New York Yankees to interview front-office executives Damon Oppenheimer and Billy Eppler for their vacant general manager position, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday. An Angels spokesman would...
  • PHILLIES FILES: 3 Phils up for Gold Gloves, including Polly who spoke about his position change

     
    No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
  • Prince Fielder agrees to deal with Detroit Tigers

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder has agreed to a nine-year, $214-million deal with the Detroit Tigers....
  • First things first on baseball's opening day

     
    Here are some fun facts from the opening day of the 2011 baseball season to impress your friends (if your friends are really into baseball or just easily impressed): The first pitch of the season was a called strike from......
  • Wells, Aybar nursing minor injuries; Wells to DH, Aybar out

     
    Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
  • Angels hitters have work cut out against Tigers' Justin Verlander

     
    The Angels must contend with one of baseball's best pitchers Tuesday night when they face Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander in Angel Stadium. Right-hander Dan Haren will start for the Angels, who have won nine of their last 11 games......