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  • U.S. should have world-class WBC pitching staff

    U.S. should have world-class WBC pitching staff
    Thirteen pitchers eligible to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic received points in Cy Young voting. That, sports fans, should largely be the pitching staff for the team Joe Torre will manage. Imagine a starting rotation of R.A. Dickey,...
  • Angels' Mark Trumbo named AL rookie of the year by Sporting News

     
    Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, a former Villa Park High School star who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was named American League rookie of the year by the Sporting News on Wednesday....
  • Jeremy Hellickson beats Angels' Mark Trumbo for AL rookie award

     
    Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson (below) edged Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo (above) in voting for the American League rookie of the year award Monday. Hellickson went 13-10, but his 2.95 earned-run average was eighth-best in the AL. He...
  • Rookie of the year voters mostly bypass Kenley Jansen, Javy Guerra

     
    Dodgers rookie stars Kenley Jansen and Javy Guerra were barely afterthoughts in the National League Rookie of the Year voting released Monday....
  • Bill Plaschke: Baseball has its greatest regular-season finish

     
    Red Sox are biggest losers, baseball the biggest winner...
  • Mariners can't avoid sweep to the Braves, fall 5-3

    Mariners can't avoid sweep to the Braves, fall 5-3
    Mariners can't avoid a sweep to the Braves. Even with Felix Hernandez on the mound, Seattle falls 5-3. MARINERS NOTES: • Dustin Ackley’s home run against left-hander Jonny Venters was the first extra-base hit by a left-handed hitter against...
  • Orioles can't get out of own way, lose to Braves, 5-4

    Orioles can't get out of own way, lose to Braves, 5-4
    The Orioles finally did tonight what recently looked like an impossibility for them when they took their first lead in 39 innings on Mark Reynolds' towering two-run homer over the center-field wall in the top of the fourth. A lead over the Atlanta Braves...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...
  • Verlander Named Player Of The Year By Peers

    Verlander Named Player Of The Year By Peers
    Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander was honored as Player of the Year in voting among his major league peers. Verlander, also named the American League's Most Outstanding Pitcher, had a career year as the ace of a formidable Tigers staff. He finished...
  • Pen still mighty for Yankees

    As much fun as it would be to see the Brewers and Tigers create havoc in October, this is shaping up as a postseason that will be low on surprises. The three best teams entering the playoffs are likely to be the Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox, in that...
  • Remembering Natalie and Cole

    Remembering Natalie and Cole
    Sad anniversary: Natalie Wood died Nov. 29, 1981, 30 years ago Tuesday. She was 43. Little Natalie was my favorite bad female actor of all time. After she died, I tried to replace her but just couldn't find anyone I loved as much. Lord knows, there are...