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  • Norris joins Athletics' list of walk-off heroes

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Norris joins Athletics' list of walk-off heroes OAKLAND, Calif. -- When he came to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and two outs Monday night, Oakland A's catcher...
  • Rays acquire Smyly, Franklin in blockbuster deal for ace Price

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays At long last, the Rays received some resolution Thursday afternoon as lefty ace David Price, a constant in trade rumors dating back to at least last October, was dealt in a three-team blockbuster deal...
  • Will Wednesday be Price's last start for Rays?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - David Price might be making his last start for the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, and on Tuesday he again handled questions about possibly being traded before the non-waiver...
  • Brewers' offensive woes continue in loss to Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Different young starting pitcher, same old offensive story. The Milwaukee Brewers scratched together just three hits for the second consecutive night and struck out 12 times against right-hander Alex Cobb in losing to the Tampa Bay...
  • Archer not backing off comments about Ortiz

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Tampa Bay Rays ST. PETERSBURG -- One day after delivering the latest parting shot in the growing Rays-Red Sox rivalry, Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer insists he's not mad at Red Sox DH David Ortiz. But it...
  • Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night

    Orioles begin road trip with 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter preached that the key to his team remaining competitive in the American League East was going to be getting consistent starting pitching. And while the Orioles rotation isn't...
  • Mike Trout shrugs off slump with first career walk-off home run

    With the Angels trailing 5-2 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, a few thousand fans remained at Angel Stadium hoping for an improbable comeback. Mike Trout, his teammates and the Tampa Bay Rays' bullpen gave it to them. Shrugging off his...
  • Orioles agree to terms with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz on one-year deal

    SARASOTA, Fla. — The Orioles' sudden spring training spending spree continued Saturday as the club agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to industry sources. The deal, which is pending a physical...
  • Dodgers in Australia: Just a step in MLB's plan for world domination

    Dodgers in Australia: Just a step in MLB's plan for world domination
    SYDNEY, Australia — On the morning the Dodgers landed in Australia, there was a vague reference to their upcoming season-opening series on the cover of the Sydney Morning Herald. There was a small box that included a picture of basketball star...
  • Orioles nearing deal with left-hander Johan Santana

    SARASOTA, Fla. –¬†Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles. The Orioles were nearing a minor...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...