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  • Friday: Nationals at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

    Nationals at Marlins 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the mound RHP Jarred Cosart (4-2, 2.05) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (12-5, 2.83): Cosart providing immediate return on the trade-deadline deal with Houston is one of the positive developments of...
  • Orioles infielder Jimmy Paredes 'so excited' to land in Baltimore after up-and-down year

    Orioles infielder Jimmy Paredes 'so excited' to land in Baltimore after up-and-down year
    Jimmy Paredes has been taken off major league rosters four times since last November, and he spent almost 100 games in the minors this year while playing with two different clubs. On Friday, he was batting fifth and playing third base for the American...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Paul Konerko's classy farewell the only real reason to watch the Sox in final week of September. Indians: After winning AL Manager of the Year in 2013, Terry Francona guides Indians to 2014 implosion....
  • Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again

    Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field. Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
  • Schilling: Cancer in remission, 'start the 5-year clock'

    Schilling: Cancer in remission, 'start the 5-year clock'
    Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday that his cancer diagnosed in February is in remission. The type of cancer still has not been disclosed. Schilling's wife Shonda was diagnosed with stage-2 melanoma in...
  • Sox keeping flagging playoffs hopes alive

    Sox keeping flagging playoffs hopes alive
    The White Sox's march through mediocrity continues. But could their modest record become good enough for a playoff berth? The Sox have not given up hope of reaching the postseason with more than two months left in the season. "I think still, for...
  • 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-...
  • All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances

     All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances
    Early Sunday afternoon, before Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, the Cubs and White Sox were busy scheming for the two players who still had a chance to make a team via MLB's Final Vote. For the Cubs, that meant Anthony Rizzo. For...
  • Jeff Samardzija All-Star for both teams, sort of

    MINNEAPOLIS — The biggest mystery surrounding Tuesday's All-Star Game is where A's pitcher Jeff Samardzija will wind up. Should Samardzija sit in the National League dugout with the players who voted him to their team as a Cub, or take a seat in...
  • 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...