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  • A's get Lester from Red Sox for Cespedes

    Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A's part with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-year-...
  • Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others

    Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others
    Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come. No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
  • Others spend big on free agents, but A's do well with limited budget

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  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays

    Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays
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  • Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco

    Orioles blast past Giants, 10-2, in series finale in San Francisco
    As dormant as the Orioles' bats seem to get sometimes with runners in scoring position, they always seem to be just one hit away from an offensive eruption. Despite managing just one hit – a third-inning single by pitcher Bud Norris – in...
  • Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'

    Dan Duquette says his Montreal Expos were 'Moneyball 1'
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
  • Cardinals leery of NLCS momentum swings

    Cardinals leery of NLCS momentum swings
    The St. Louis Cardinals appear in control of the National League Championship Series, taking a 2-0 advantage into Game 3 Monday night in Dodger Stadium, but they know they’re in no position to feel overly confident about their World Series chances....
  • Pitcher Barry Zito is ready for a change-up in Hollywood Hills West

    Major League Baseball pitcher Barry Zito has listed a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.375 million. Part of his real estate portfolio, the 1962 contemporary sits in the celebrity-coveted Bird Streets area. The 4,366 square feet of living space...
  • EX-IRONPIGS IN A 'CLASSIC' SHOWDOWN ...

     
    In 2010, Nelson Figueroa and Ryan Vogelsong were teammates -- briefly -- on the IronPigs. Tonight, they carry the weight of their nation on their shoulders -- although truthfully, Figueroa's load is probably a bit heavier than Vogelsong's. Amazingly,...
  • Power rankings: No. 30 A's

    Power rankings: No. 30 A's
    First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings. Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
  • Dominant Virginia baseball takes nothing for granted vs. UC Irvine

    Dominant Virginia baseball takes nothing for granted vs. UC Irvine
    Virginia's 2009 baseball season was down to its final five outs when Danny Hultzen hit a grounder to second base. A record Ole Miss crowd of 10,323, and maybe even the Cavaliers themselves, sensed the Rebels were heading to the College World Series....