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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...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Up next: Pirates at Cubs

     Up next: Pirates at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates 9-4. Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. RH Vance Worley (6-4, 3.01) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.79). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. LH Francisco Liriano (3-10, 3.91) vs. LH Felix Doubront (3-4, 5.56). Sunday:...
  • Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates

    PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter. Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
  • Pittsburgh's Liriano shuts down new-look Phillies lineup, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA — It was a little bit of a different look for the Phillies Thursday night as they closed a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jimmy Rollins, still nursing a hamstring strain, and Chase Utley, who was given a day off by...
  • Cubs a work in progress, sometimes painfully

     Cubs a work in progress, sometimes painfully
    Playing out the string in 2014, the only reachable goal for the Cubs appears to be finishing out of last place. After losing twice to the Pirates on Saturday in the completion of Friday's suspended game and the regularly scheduled contest, the Cubs...