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  • Tickets to Jeter's goodbye selling for triple Rivera's farewell

    Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans. Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
  • A's and Tigers go for broke at trade deadline

     A's and Tigers go for broke at trade deadline
    When the A's and the Tigers are engaging in an arms race and the World Series champion Red Sox are unloading, you know the landscape of baseball has changed dramatically. That was apparent Thursday on one of the wildest trading deadline days in memory,...
  • 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:...
  • Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A's for Yoenis Cespedes

    The Dodgers will have to look elsewhere if they want to acquire a starting pitcher, because the Boston Red Sox sent left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and a...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • White Sox keep upbeat attitude

    BALTIMORE — Gordon Beckham was a part of some of the dreadful losing streaks the White Sox went through last season. The Sox second baseman said before Tuesday night's game against the Orioles that the team's recent slump does not feel as...
  • White Sox drop 5-4 decision in 12 innings

    White Sox drop 5-4 decision in 12 innings
    BALTIMORE — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said during spring training he expected the Sox to face their share of difficulties this season as the organization builds for the future. This week, Hahn acknowledged this is one of those rocky...
  • Angels can't overcome Kansas City's seven-run third inning

    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout hit a really, really long home run. The Royals estimated the distance at 445 feet. ESPN had it at 489 feet — the longest in the major leagues this season, the longest ever hit by Angels player, and the longest ever hit at...
  • Hey, Mike Trout, could we see shots like that in home run derby?

    Mike Trout hit a ball nearly 500 feet here Friday. He is one of the most popular players in baseball, and he should be a natural for the All-Star game home run derby. The captain of the American League team is Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays....
  • Orioles' Nelson Cruz invited to Home Run Derby, says he likely won't participate

    Orioles' Nelson Cruz invited to Home Run Derby, says he likely won't participate
    Orioles outfielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz was invited to participate in this year’s All-Star Game Home Run Derby earlier this week, but the major leagues' co-home run leader said Sunday that he likely won't take part in the event. Cruz said...
  • Angels' Mike Trout waffling on home run derby participation

    Angels' Mike Trout waffling on home run derby participation
    Mike Trout is a virtual lock to start his second straight All-Star game. The Angels center fielder had garnered more than 4 million votes in Monday’s final balloting update, ranking second among American League outfielders behind Toronto’s...