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  • Dodgers beat Seattle Mariners, 6-5, on walk-off single

    Dodgers beat Seattle Mariners, 6-5, on walk-off single
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers got the potential tying and winning runs on base with none out in the ninth inning, but Justin Turner broke from third base on a ground ball to third. Turner was thrown out easily at home, but Seattle closer Fernando Rodney...
  • Sonny Gray takes no-hit bid into 8th, A's blank Rangers 8-0

    Bob Melvin did his best to keep Sonny Gray from becoming chatty between innings of his no-hit bid. The pitcher kept wanting to discuss his walk-up music and get the manager's approval. "I'm not very superstitious," Gray said. The right-hander didn't...
  • Bob Brookover: The Phillies' case for keeping Cole Hamels

    The conversation has become more lopsided than a first-round women's NCAA tournament game between UConn and whatever poor 16th seed the Huskies happen to draw that year. It's no longer about whether the Phillies should trade Cole Hamels. It's all about...
  • A's Zito cheered, then sent to Triple-A Nashville

    OAKLAND, Calif. Barry Zito made his return to the O.co Coliseum mound Saturday and two standing ovations while pitching a perfect sixth inning in the Bay Bridge Series exhibition finale against the Giants. The Giants won the game 2-1 behind five shutout...
  • Left-hander Barry Zito headed for Triple-A Nashville

    You bet, Barry Zito is accepting his assignment to Triple-A Nashville. The 36-year-old lefty didn't work his way back from a year out of baseball only to stop his comeback bid now just because he didn't make the Oakland Athletics' opening-day roster....
  • Spring training: Oakland 13, Angels 10

    Spring training: Oakland 13, Angels 10
    Oakland 13, Angels 10 AT THE PLATE: Collin Cowgill and Kole Calhoun hit home runs, Mike Trout doubled, and David Freese hit a two-run home run to deep center field in a four-run third inning, which ended Athletics left-hander Barry Zito's scoreless...
  • 2 Angelenos demand answers after their alley gets trashed

    2 Angelenos demand answers after their alley gets trashed
    One week ago, Lauri Jutila walked out the back of his Mid-City apartment building and found a sprawling heap of construction waste in the alley: floor tile, trash bags, wood planks and other construction debris stretching more than 100 feet. By Friday,...
  • Baby steps for Mike Olt, Javier Baez

    Baby steps for Mike Olt, Javier Baez
    MESA, Ariz. — There are four weeks left in the exhibition season, which will allow Javier Baez and Mike Olt to continue to show progress in eliminating the flaws that hampered them in 2014. The first two games provided snippets of how each...
  • Thursday's recap: Cubs 2, Athletics 2; Giants 8, Cubs 6

    Thursday's recap: Cubs 2, Athletics 2; Giants 8, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cubs opened the exhibition season with split-squad games in which they couldn't hold leads. In Mesa, Mike Olt staked the Cubs to a 2-0 lead on a home run off Barry Zito, but the Athletics held the Cubs to three hits over the final seven...
  • Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity

    Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity
    — As recently as 2008 Dan Haren threw 96 mph. He no longer has that in his back pocket, but what he does have continues to do the job. Like just about every other guy who makes his living 60-feet, 6-inches from home plate, Haren has lost...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose to Giants, tie A's

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose to Giants, tie A's
    San Francisco 8, Cubs 6 Cubs 2, Oakland 2  The summary: Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs' first pick in the 2014 draft, hit a grand slam in his first spring at-bat against the world champion Giants, but the Giants rallied for five runs in the bottom of the...