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  • Wednesday: Marlins at Mets, 7:10 p.m.

    7:10 p.m., Citi Field, New York On the mound RHP Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.81) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (7-7, 3.30): Alvarez in eight career games started against the Mets is 4-2 with a 3.56 ERA, seven walks and 29 strikeouts in 48 innings. Five of Gee's...
  • Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2

    Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2
    By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
  • Major League Baseball approves protective cap for pitchers

    Those scary hits to the head that pitchers sometimes take on line drives might not be quite as scary this year. A new protective cap designed to reduce the effects of such blows has been approved by Major League Baseball and was introduced on Tuesday....
  • Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's

    Norris 'champing at the bit' for first start of season for slumping O's
    DETROIT —¬†Bud Norris had to wait longer than last year to make his first of the regular season, but now that it is here, he couldn't be more psyched. "It's a little different, but we have such a good five-man rotation that as long as I get the...
  • Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)

    Chris Tillman is sniffing around ace status (and other Orioles observations)
    There probably have been five times in the past 20 months or so that I've written a game story about Chris Tillman's continued emergence/maturation as a pitcher. Several times I've written about whether he is – or is at least on his way to...
  • National League baseball preview

    National League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Washington 2013 l 86-76, second place Last year in playoffs l 2012 They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
  • Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi

    Orioles trade Alex Gonzalez for Steve Lombardozzi
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles added another player to their infield mix Monday, acquiring switch-hitting local product Steve Lombardozzi Jr. in a trade that sent veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers. Lombardozzi, 25, who is from...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...
  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Who would Orioles start in opening games of ALCS?

    Who would Orioles start in opening games of ALCS?
    NEW YORK -- If the Orioles advance to the American League  Championship Series, their starting pitching options for the first two games in Detroit would hinge on how they use their staff tonight. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said "all hands are on...