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  • Phillies bats silent against Miami's Alvarez in 2-0 loss

    By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange MIAMI — Henderson Alvarez pitched 7 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball as the Miami Marlins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Tuesday night at Marlins Park. Alvarez (12-6) allowed just five hits and one...
  • Losers can be winners with baseball 'worst' awards

    Losers can be winners with baseball 'worst' awards
    PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league. Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
  • No World Cup? No problem as soccer attendance continues to soar

    No World Cup? No problem as soccer attendance continues to soar
    A month after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup, the country's new-found passion for soccer showed no signs of ebbing, with 10 soccer games drawing a higher average attendance, then 15 major league baseball games on Saturday. According to...
  • New baseball stadium proposal gets tourism board endorsement

    New baseball stadium proposal gets tourism board endorsement
    Palm Beach County’s Tourist Development Council on Thursday supported plans to build another Major League Baseball spring training stadium, but how to cover the $140 million cost remains unresolved. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals made...
  • Baseball stadium deal faces $30 million cost crunch

    Baseball stadium deal faces $30 million cost crunch
    A $30 million hurdle may put the price of attracting two more Major League Baseball spring training teams too far out of Palm Beach County's ballpark. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have proposed a $140 million deal that calls for...
  • New obstacles surface for county baseball stadium proposal

    New obstacles surface for county baseball stadium proposal
    Growing cost concerns over a proposed $140 million baseball stadium and a competing suitor for the land could scrap plans to bring spring training to West Palm Beach. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have proposed holding spring training in...
  • Palm Beach County, teams agree to keep talking about building new baseball stadium

    Palm Beach County, teams agree to keep talking about building new baseball stadium
    The push to expand spring training baseball in Palm Beach County is stretching into extra innings. County commissioners Tuesday balked at committing $24 million more of public money than once planned to build a new spring training baseball stadium to...
  • Public money for teams simply doesn't make sense

    Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Felony League, no doubt worries about advertisers bolting after Goodell and various owners so badly fumbled decisions on players who beat up women and children. The financial peril, though, doesn't stop there....
  • Struggling Singleton learns on the job for Astros

    HOUSTON — Jon Singleton offered another flash of potential Wednesday. Now he needs to find a way to sustain some success. The Houston rookie first baseman hit a two-run, opposite-field home run off Oakland Athletics right-hander Jason Hammel in the...
  • Marlins land Cosart, in six-player trade with Astros

    Marlins land Cosart, in six-player trade with Astros
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  • Friday: Reds at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

    Reds at Marlins When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the air TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound RHP Mat Latos (2-3, 3.31) vs. RHP Jarred Cosart (9-7, 4.41): A product of Coconut Creek High School and...