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  • Jim Brosnan dies at 84; relief pitcher wrote inside look at baseball

    The relief pitcher known to his teammates as "The Professor" listened to Bartok, read Dostoevsky, sipped martinis and hauled a portable typewriter from stadium to stadium. Over nine seasons in the majors, Jim Brosnan was a curveball artist who also...
  • Chicago has 4 players make All-Star team

    It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game. Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/11 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    8 a.m. NBA: Orlando Summer League: Fifth-place game, then third-place game at 10, championship game at noon and fifth-place game at 2 p.m.--NBA TV 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 7 (Epernay to Nancy).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British...
  • Cubs newcomer Russell 'humble and hungry'

    In the eighth inning Friday night against Northwest Arkansas, Midland Rockhounds manager Aaron Nieckula felt his trainer tap him on the shoulder. A text message from A's management carried news about prized shortstop Addison Russell that traveled...
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • Tim Kawakami: Samardzija already loving life in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. This was Christmas plus a birthday party plus a fraternity social, all rolled into one enormously happy work day for Jeff Samardzija. He began it by wandering into the A's clubhouse at 8:15 Sunday morning almost five hours before he was...
  • Samardzija solid in first start for A's, a 4-2 win over Jays

    OAKLAND, Calif. Riding the high-energy input from new starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, the Oakland A's completed a four-game sweep of Toronto on Sunday with a 4-2 win over the Blue Jays. And now the fun begins. The A's host the Giants on Monday and...
  • A's revel in All-Star riches

    OAKLAND, Calif. The All-Star parched Oakland A's quenched their thirst Sunday with six, no make that seven, All-Star selections, including the first position players plucked from an Oakland roster in 11 years. Starting third baseman Josh Donaldson and...
  • Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'

    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics, Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate. "We shared a beer and a cigarette and sent him on his way," Russell said a...
  • Yankees trade for RHP McCarthy; DFA Soriano

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: updates last graph Yankees trade for RHP McCarthy; DFA Soriano The New York Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Vidal Nuno...
  • 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...