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Craig Kimbrel

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  • Hall-worthy candidates (based on stats versus Marlins)

    Hall-worthy candidates (based on stats versus Marlins)
    John Smoltz and Randy Johnson, two of the four 2015 Hall of Fame inductees, did not hurt their credentials with their career numbers against the Marlins. Johnson in 14 career starts went 8-2 with a 1.97 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 96 innings. Smoltz was...
  • Blue Jays sign Russell Martin; Cardinals get Jason Heyward from Braves

    Russell Martin won't be coming back to the Dodgers. Martin, the premier catcher on this year's free-agent market, agreed Monday to a five-year, $82-million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. The St. Louis Cardinals also filled the outfield void...
  • Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum

    Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Worst to first: Royals hitting coach Dale Sveum is enjoying the Series' atmosphere after being fired as Cubs manager one year ago with a year remaining on his three-year contract. "You get fired and end up in the place like...
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars

    White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars
    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo have been named to the Sporting News All-Star teams that were announced Wednesday. Abreu, who was named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year on...
  • World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants

    World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
  • Redskins' Griffin improving but likely not ready to play Monday

    Redskins' Griffin improving but likely not ready to play Monday
    McCoy still in line to get the start Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III handled his most extensive workload since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2. Coach Jay Gruden said after practice that Griffin "looked good," but that he was...
  • Bateadores y lanzadores latinos cierran temporada con títulos individuales

    Bateadores y lanzadores latinos cierran temporada con títulos individuales
    HOUSTON - La aportación de los peloteros latinoamericanos volvió a ser destacada y decisiva una temporada más en la competición regular del béisbol de las Grandes Ligas que concluyó el domingo al quedarse con cinco títulos individuales. La jornada...
  • Upton brothers help Braves top Phillies

    By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA -- Brothers Justin Upton and B.J. Upton did it all Saturday night in leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Each Upton homered and threw out a...
  • How Clayton Kershaw and Dodgers clinched NL West over Giants

    It was storybook time at Dodger Stadium, a Dodgers’ dream come very much to life. Clayton Kershaw, their leader all season, took the mound Wednesday and led the Dodgers to a 9-1 victory over the rival San Francisco Giants, leaving them National...
  • Rookie helps Braves snap slump, top Phillies

    ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves' struggling offense badly needed a boost and rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt supplied it. Bethancourt, promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs as the Braves defeated the...
  • Marlins knocked off by Wood's mastery

    Marlins knocked off by Wood's mastery
    Three times the Miami Marlins split the first two games of series on a nine-game trip that stopped in three time zones. They failed to win a series, dropping the finale in each city. Sunday at Turner Field, the Marlins looked like a team that couldn't...