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  • Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well

     Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well
    On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat. "When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
  • Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote

    Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote
    It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.  The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades

    Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades
    BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
  • With trade deadline approaching, Angels likely to stand pat

    With trade deadline approaching, Angels likely to stand pat
    While several trades were consummated and rumors continued to swirl on Wednesday, it was relatively quiet in the Angels front office leading up to Thursday’s 1 p.m. PDT non-waiver trade deadline. General Manager Jerry Dipoto did his heavy...
  • Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels

    Kevin Gausman shines as Orioles hold on for 4-3 win over Los Angeles Angels
    When Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman walked off the mound after the fourth inning Wednesday, moments after third baseman Manny Machado turned in another stunning defensive gem, the rookie said he wasn't dreaming of his potential moment in history....
  • Garrett Richards has second bad outing in a row for Angels

    Garrett Richards has second bad outing in a row for Angels
    Orioles 4, Angels 3 KEY MOMENT: The Angels rallied for three runs with two outs in the fifth inning, Chris Iannetta hitting a two-run single to center and Kole Calhoun smacking an RBI double to right, to pull to within 4-3, and they had their best...
  • Not a good day for Angels as Athletics, Tigers bulk up on pitching

    Not a good day for Angels as Athletics, Tigers bulk up on pitching
    The Angels are excited, and justifiably so. They are on pace for their first playoff spot since 2009, with an 8 1/2 game lead in the American League wild-card standings. Yet they are winning with a starting rotation that is a better fit for the long...
  • Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers

    Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers add top pitchers
    The Chicago White Sox had the bases loaded, with Gordon Beckham at bat. The count was two balls and two strikes. The Detroit Tigers suddenly decided to make a change — not at pitcher, but in center field. The Tigers were frantic about it. Their...
  • Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2

    Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-1, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton led off the sixth inning with singles, and Howie Kendrick, on his 31st birthday, lofted a run-scoring single to right-center, his third hit of the game. David Freese added a...
  • 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...