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  • Orioles starters make road trip to face Pirates in Bradenton

    Orioles starters make road trip to face Pirates in Bradenton
    SARASOTA, Fla. – For the first time this spring, Orioles starters Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Steve Pearce will make a road trip this afternoon at the O’s travel north to Bradenton to play the Pirates at McKechnie Field. Wei-...
  • Matt Wieters ready to catch first Grapefruit League game on Tuesday

    Matt Wieters ready to catch first Grapefruit League game on Tuesday
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters joked that catching six innings in Sunday’s 10 a.m. “B” game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ed Smith Stadium gave him the opportunity to catch the first morning-game-after-day-game of his career. For the...
  • Burnett ready for one more run with Pirates

    Burnett ready for one more run with Pirates
    As he watched the National League wild card game on television last October, A.J. Burnett realized he'd made a mistake by leaving the Pittsburgh Pirates. "That's when it really hit me," Burnett said. "I kept saying, `Why am I not there? I should be in...
  • Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...
  • Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers

    Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers
    The Angels added more catching depth on Tuesday when they acquired veteran Drew Butera from the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash. Butera, 31, was designated for assignment after the Dodgers claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the...
  • Giants top Cardinals in 10 innings, take 2-1 series lead

    Giants top Cardinals in 10 innings, take 2-1 series lead
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Brandon Crawford raced home from second base on a throwing error by reliever Randy Choate in the 10th inning Tuesday, allowing the San Francisco Giants to rebound after blowing a four-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in...
  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?
    At the age of 34, with his once-roaring fastball diminished by time, Josh Beckett pitched the game of his life. In the 321st start of a distinguished 14-year career, Beckett threw his first no-hitter Sunday in a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia...
  • Josh Beckett's no-hitter is the second that Drew Butera has caught

    Josh Beckett's no-hitter is the second that Drew Butera has caught
    Josh Beckett’s next turn in the rotation will be Friday, when the Dodgers face the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium. The starter for the Pirates that day is scheduled to be Francisco Liriano,¬†with whom Beckett shares a link. Beckett and...
  • Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3

    Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Pirates broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning against Brandon League, who hadn't given up an earned run in his last 16 appearances. League gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Josh Harrison, who advanced to second base on Andre Ethier's...
  • Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1

    Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1
    The trouble with an outstanding performance is trying to follow it. Harper Lee wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird” and called it a career. Steam never could follow up “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye,” which was a genuine American...
  • Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates

    Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates
    KEY MOMENT: Chone Figgins drew a two-out, 11-pitch walk in the fifth inning to load the bases for Yasiel Puig. But Puig popped out to second base to end the inning and the Dodgers still trailed, 2-0. The Dodgers are now four for 37 this season with the...