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  • Chris Sale has chance to show up John Farrell

     Chris Sale has chance to show up John Farrell
    BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura quipped this week that he questions Red Sox manager John Farrell's education for not picking left-hander Chris Sale for the American League All-Star team that he will be leading next week. It was a joke...
  • Futures Game fun for Javier Baez, Kris Bryant

    MINNEAPOLIS — Javier Baez was heading toward third in the sixth inning of Sunday's All-Star Futures Game after hitting a two-run, opposite-field home run on a first-pitch curve. "You've got to save those for the season," third baseman Kris...
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
  • Home-run derby continues against Josh Tomlin as Indians fall to Reds, 9-2

    CLEVELAND Considering the dearth of reliable arms in the Indians starting rotation, Josh Tomlin was practically cast in the role of sacrificial lamb Tuesday night. There is hope that the Tribe's gutty right-hander will return to his pre-right elbow...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    GREG COTE, Miami Herald, on TONY DUNGY'S COMMENTS REGARDING MICHAEL SAM: It's no surprise that Tony Dungy's comments this week about Michael Sam comments that on the surface seemed more benign than inflammatory have created such a national tempest....
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
  • Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.
    One of Jose Abreu's biggest "wow" moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Rays and hit a walk-off grand slam. The feat...
  • Heading into the late innings on climate change

    Heading into the late innings on climate change
    We're numbers guys. Climate science is all about observations and data. They reveal the past and help us plan the future. In meteorology, observations and data are the backbone of forecasts and statistics are the vertebrae of narratives. We're also fans...
  • Cards ride Wong's two homers to series win over Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cards ride Wong's two homers to series win over Sox ST. LOUIS -- On back-to-back rainy nights, Busch Stadium might as well have been Petco Park. Sluggers such as Yoenis Cespedes, Matt Holliday,...
  • Local trio selected for Under Armour All-America Baseball Game

    American Heritage’s Hunter Bowling, Somerset’s Anthony Molina and Dwyer’s Thomas Szapucki are set to compete in the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game this Saturday night in Chicago. The three players are among 38 of the nation&...