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  • Troy Tulowitzki considering Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for Home Run Derby

    Troy Tulowitzki considering Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for Home Run Derby
    Yasiel Puig is under consideration for the Home Run Derby, National League captain and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Thursday. “He’s on the list,” Tulowitzki said. “He’s someone that has a good chance. I&...
  • Dodgers edge Rockies, 3-2, in Colorado

    Dodgers edge Rockies, 3-2, in Colorado
    KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up a run in the eighth inning that tied the score, 2-2. As the Dodgers came off the field at the end of the inning, Adrian Gonzalez called on his teammates to score a run that inning. "We hadn't done much offensively in the...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • Giancarlo Stanton picked for Home Run Derby

    When Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton competes in this year’s All-Star Home Run Derby for the first time, he’ll have a familiar face throwing him batting practice: Mike Redmond. Stanton, who was officially announced as one of the...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

    Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed
    The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards dominates Astros in 6-1 victory

    Angels' Garrett Richards dominates Astros in 6-1 victory
    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols can tell how dominating flame-throwing right-hander Garrett Richards is by the conversations he has been having with opposing players who reach base this season. "When you've got hitters who come to first and say how...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby
    America, get ready for theatrics: Yasiel Puig is in the home run derby. Puig said Tuesday he has accepted a derby invitation from National League captain Troy Tulowitzki. "I'm very thankful," Puig said through an interpreter. Although some players...
  • 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...
  • Orioles center fielder Adam Jones to participate in Home Run Derby on Monday

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones to participate in Home Run Derby on Monday
    WASHINGTON -- The Orioles’ best slugger won’t participate in this year’s Home Run Derby, but the club still will be represented at the event. Designated hitter Nelson Cruz, who entered Tuesday leading the major leagues with 28 home...
  • 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...