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  • MLB's pivotal post-break players

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB's pivotal post-break players When the baseball season resumes Friday, contending teams will be fine-tuning their lineups to prepare for the stretch run, also-rans will be preparing to take a...
  • Cubs can take breath at break after another loss

    Cubs can take breath at break after another loss
    The Cubs could use a break. Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Braves at the symbolic halfway point of the season leads into the All-Star break, giving most of the team four days off. In typical fashion for the Cubs in this season, they fell behind 7-0...
  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • Jeter No. 1-selling jersey in 2014

    Heading into his 14th and final All-Star Game appearance, Derek Jeter remains atop the list of most popular MLB player jerseys, closely followed by some of the biggest names in the game as well as the young stars who are leading the next generation. Derek...
  • Yankees parting ways with Alfonso Soriano

    Yankees parting ways with Alfonso Soriano
    The New York Yankees designated veteran outfielder Alfonso Soriano for assignment Sunday. Soriano, 38, has a batting line of .221/.244/.367 with six home runs and 23 RBIs in 238 plate appearances this season. He has been in a platoon in the outfield...
  • Recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1 Nationals 2, Cubs 1: Ryan Zimmerman knocked in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth as host Washington claimed the rubber match of the three-game series. Denard Span added two hits and scored both...
  • Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange Zimmerman's eighth-inning single lifts Nationals WASHINGTON -- Jordan Zimmermann didn't get the win Sunday. But the Washington right-hander was able to pitch well against an old nemesis. Ryan...
  • Recap: Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2 Athletics 4, Blue Jays 2: Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings in his Oakland debut as the host Athletics completed a four-game sweep of Toronto. Samardzija (3-7) struck out five and allowed one...
  • Sorry, Samardzija. You're not in the Cubs' World Series plans

    So what are Cubs fans going to talk about now that they can't speculate when Jeff Samardzija is going to be dealt? While you were drinking beer this weekend and either blowing up stuff or watching other people blow up stuff, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...
  • From Bottenfield To Zak: Our Anti-All-Star Team

    The best in baseball will gather in Minneapolis Tuesday for the annual Midsummer Classic. There will be names you know, names you're just learning and names you may never hear again. So, in honor of the All-Star Game, we offer some of the more obscure...
  • 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...