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  • Too early for Chris Coghlan to worry

    Too early for Chris Coghlan to worry
    SAN DIEGO -- Chicago Cubs left fielder Chris Coghlan isn't fretting over his low batting average. And that was before he hit two home runs Tuesday night off All-Star pitchers James Shields and Craig Kimbrel of the San Diego Padres. The home runs...
  • Troy Tulowitzki's status puts Rockies GM Jeff Bridich in a bind

    Troy Tulowitzki's status puts Rockies GM Jeff Bridich in a bind
    You have to feel for Jeff Bridich. He is six weeks into his first season as general manager of the Colorado Rockies, a team that has finished at least 18 games out of first place four years running. In the middle of an 11-game losing streak, the agent...
  • Angels get a deal, but not a steal, in Huston Street's new contract

    Angels get a deal, but not a steal, in Huston Street's new contract
    The consensus is that the Angels got a pretty nice bargain on Wednesday, when they signed closer Huston Street to a two-year contract extension for a guaranteed $18 million. Street gave up a chance at a better deal elsewhere to stay in Anaheim. The view...
  • Mariners waste opportunities, fall to Padres

    SEATTLE All those home runs became nothing but a happy fading memory by the time the fifth runner was stranded in scoring position. A day after scoring 11 runs while belting six homers in their array of 15 hits, the Seattle Mariners showed that...
  • Gwinnett pulls away for 9-1 win over IronPigs

    Gwinnett pulls away for 9-1 win over IronPigs
    The first five innings of the IronPigs' series finale against Gwinnett on a beautiful Sunday afternoon for baseball were played in 61 minutes. They were well-pitched, and they were played quickly. Then came the top of the sixth inning. Severino...
  • Quick trip around Major League Baseball

    Quick trip around Major League Baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Ouch. One of the best winters for any team leads into one of the worst starts in toughest division. Indians: Starters living up to the hype, making Sports Illustrated's choice as World Series champs almost...
  • No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on...
  • Baker's seven innings not enough; Dodgers lose to Padres, 3-1

    Baker's seven innings not enough; Dodgers lose to Padres, 3-1
    ROSTER MOVES: Yasiel Puig was healthy enough to hit in a batting cage but not healthy enough to play Sunday, prompting the Dodgers to place him on the disabled list for the first time in his career. Right-hander Joel Peralta was also placed on the DL with...
  • Giants outlast Rockies in 11 innings, 5-4

    DENVER There are 30 major league franchises and Tim Hudson has won a regular-season game in 35 different major league ballparks past and present, which speaks to his longevity as well as the ready availability of public funds over the past two decades....
  • Thursday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Tides hold off Gwinnett, improve to 9-6

    MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL: International League: The Norfolk Tides built a four-run lead and held on to beat Gwinnett 4-3 Thursday in a matinee at Harbor Park. Nolan Reimold and Rey Navarro belted two-run homers off Matt Wisler for the Tides (9-6),...
  • Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3

    Dodgers defense falls flat in loss to Padres, 7-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were let down by their supposedly improved defense, which committed three errors. The last one was the most damaging. Catcher Yasmani Grandal fielded a ninth-inning bunt by Cory Spangenberg, only to make an errant throw to first...