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Hideki Matsui

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  • Hunter has strong start in Orioles' 6-2 win over A's

    Hunter has strong start in Orioles' 6-2 win over A's
    The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order. Tommy Hunter survived...
  • Matusz has uneven outing in Orioles' 8-4 loss to A's

    Matusz has uneven outing in Orioles' 8-4 loss to A's
    In the days leading up to Brian Matusz's return to the big leagues, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked several times about what he was looking to see from the 24-year-old left-hander. His answer didn't include mention of the stadium radar gun,...
  • Everyone walks away happy

    The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009. What transpired next may have contributed to...
  • Orioles drop out of first place with 5-0 loss to Tampa Bay

    Orioles drop out of first place with 5-0 loss to Tampa Bay
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Despite the strong start the Orioles had throughout the season's first seven weeks, they never owned a lead atop the American League East of more than two games. Heading into Friday's game against the co-division leading Rays,...
  • MLB overseas: More pluses or minuses?

    Giving back is great Mike DiGiovanna Los Angeles Times The pluses of playing regular-season games overseas far outweigh the minuses, especially as they pertain to Japan. Considering how much that country has contributed to Major League Baseball over...
  • Angels go for three-game sweep of A's; Kendrys Morales examined by foot specialist

     
    Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......
  • Takahashi and Matsui give Japanese reporters good local angle

     
    The large Japanese media contingent following Oakland designated hitter Hideki Matsui during a three-game series at Angel Stadium had something interesting to write about Wednesday. For the first time, Angels reliever Hisanori Takahashi and Matsui,...
  • Angels-A's waiting out rain again

     
    Less than an hour before the scheduled first pitch for Tuesday's series finale between the Angels and Oakland Athletics the tarp was still on the field. And the rain, which had stayed away most of the afternoon, began falling more......
  • Weaver looks to snap losing streak against struggling A's

     
    Right-hander Jered Weaver will look to snap his four-game losing streak against an Oakland team that has lost five straight entering Monday night's game in Angel Stadium. Weaver was one of the best pitchers in baseball in April, going 6-0......
  • Angels fall apart in first inning of 9-1 loss to A's

     
    Angels starter Joel Pineiro retired only one of the 10 batters he faced before he was pulled in the first inning Sunday, giving up eight runs -- seven earned -- and four hits and walking four in a 9-1 loss......
  • It's Hammer Time for Angels and catcher Bobby Wilson

     
    Seldom-used third-string catcher Bobby Wilson will make his first start since June 27 on Sunday when the Angels play the Oakland Athletics in the final game of a four-game series. Right fielder Torii Hunter, who played both games of Saturday's......