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  • Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting

    Nelson Cruz passes David Ortiz for lead at DH in AL All-Star voting
    Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice. The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
  • That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up

    That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up
    A baseball broadcaster will usually get a good laugh or end up on some blooper reel when he inadvertently says a reliever is “throwing up in the bullpen,” but Monday night, it was actually true. As Angels closer Joe Smith warmed to enter...
  • Angels hit four homers in 13-1 victory over Yankees

    AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar, who tweaked his stance last Monday so he is more upright in the box, had four hits and four runs. With 11 hits in 17 at-bats in four games, he has raised his average from .175 to .275. Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and...
  • Rangers edge Yankees; Jeter passes Yaz on hits list

    By John Henry, The Sports Xchange ARLINGTON, Texas — J.P. Arencibia's two-run single keyed the Texas Rangers' decisive four-run fifth that made a winner out of right-hander Yu Darvish in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday. Shortstop...
  • Yankees hold on to nip Rangers in slugfest

    By Jackson Long, The Sports Xchange ARLINGTON, Texas — The New York Yankees rallied from a three-run deficit, then held on for a 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday when Rangers slugger Adrian Beltre flied out with the bases loaded...
  • Others spend big on free agents, but A's do well with limited budget

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  • Yasiel Puig, Zack Greinke lead Dodgers past Atlanta Braves, 5-0

    Yes, Yasiel Puig will have nights like that. And nights like this. One night after the Dodgers' rookie right-fielder came down to earth with an 0-for-4, two-strikeout performance, he headed back out to orbit by blasting a grand-slam home run in a 5-...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller
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  • Dodgers give positive reviews for Don Mattingly

    Dodgers give positive reviews for Don Mattingly
    ATLANTA — The Dodgers' top executives wouldn't say Thursday whether Manager Don Mattingly would return next season, but they offered overwhelmingly positive reviews of his performance. "I think he's done well, don't you?" said Mark Walter, the...
  • It's Yasiel Puig who unnerves Braves, energizes Dodgers

     It's Yasiel Puig who unnerves Braves, energizes Dodgers
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