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  • A's Cespedes to defend derby crown

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It's official. Oakland Athletics left fielder Yonenis Cespedes will defend his title at the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Target Field, on the eve of the All-...
  • Tulowitzki selects Home Derby teammates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, captain of the National League Home Run Derby team, announced three players on his five-man team that will compete at Minnesota on...
  • Ex-Twins star Justin Morneau seeks spot in Target Field's first All-Star Game

    After 12 years in the big leagues, Justin Morneau has finally stumbled onto something that's more difficult than hitting home runs: Asking for votes. "I've never been a guy who's especially fond of talking about myself," the Colorado Rockies first...
  • Coffee Companion (7/9): Even without game, Nats-O's dominates headlines

    Some of you blessed readers tried to make me feel bad yesterday about a particularly hot take, but nothing can make me feel as bad as the Brazilians feel, so I am all set. This is the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's local sports...
  • Pilots' timely defense keeping Peninsula in the Petitt Cup hunt

    Pilots' timely defense keeping Peninsula in the Petitt Cup hunt
    HAMPTON — Trapped in the visitors dugout, Taylor Ostrich was nursing a broken right wrist when he and his Peninsula Pilots teammates celebrated their Petitt Cup victory in August in Columbia, S.C. That same wrist, fully healed after a season...
  • Reds 6, Cubs 5 (second game)

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Reds 6, Cubs 5 (second game) CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton's single drove home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs...
  • Hamilton, Reds rally past Cubs to complete sweep

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Hamilton, Reds rally past Cubs to complete sweep CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton isn't just a base-stealer or solely a table-setter at the top of the lineup. When given the opportunity, the Cincinnati...
  • Dodgers' Beckett lands on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are hopeful that Josh Beckett's second trip to the disabled list this season is just as brief as the first one. Beckett landed on the 15-day DL...
  • Hughes, Twins shut out Mariners

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Hughes, Twins shut out Mariners SEATTLE -- Phil Hughes didn't allow himself to foster All-Star dreams this season, even when he was putting together a stretch of performances that might have put...
  • Recap: Blue Jays 4, Angels 0

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Blue Jays 4, Angels 0 Blue Jays 4, Angels 0: Jose Reyes went 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs to back seven strong innings from R.A. Dickey as Toronto halted a five-game skid and snapped Los Angeles' 11-game home winning...
  • Balky elbow lands Nolasco on disabled list

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The elbow discomfort that earned RHP Ricky Nolasco a plane ticket home has now put the 31-year-old starter in a much more concerning place -- the 15-day disabled list. A...