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  • MB roundup: A's finalize 10-year stadium lease

    The Sports Xchange MB roundup: A's finalize 10-year stadium lease The Oakland Athletics, after receiving permission from commissioner Bud Selig to move from O.co Coliseum unless a deal was approved, finalized an agreement Thursday on a 10-year extension...
  • Diamondbacks take series finale from Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Diamondbacks take series finale from Pirates PITTSBURGH --- After two tough days, the Arizona Diamondbacks could at least leave PNC Park with a smile on their faces. Rookie left fielder David...
  • Pirates hope to have Liriano back after All-Star break

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano is getting closer to returning to the active roster. Liriano will begin an injury rehabilitation assignment Monday with Triple-A Indianapolis. He...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1) DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
  • Pirates searching for middle infield options

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Pirates general manager Neal Huntington admitted he is looking for potential middle infield options outside the organization after utility infielder Clint Barmes was...
  • Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration

    Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration
    PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away. But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push. Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
  • Way they're playing, Cubs in no rush for prospects

     Way they're playing, Cubs in no rush for prospects
    PITTSBURGH — There will be a day soon when the likes of Javier Baez and Kris Bryant receive overwhelming receptions at Wrigley Field the same as Pirates top prospect Gregory Polanco received in his major league debut Tuesday night. But Cubs...
  • 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...
  • Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter

    Former UCF standout Drew Butera catches Josh Beckett's no-hitter
    Former UCF catcher Drew Butera was part of Major League Baseball history for the second time during his career. Butera caught Josh Beckett's no-hitter for the Dodgers Sunday. It marked the second time Butera caught a no-hitter during his career. He...
  • 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...