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  • Rangers have plenty of questions after extra-inning loss to Astros

    ARLINGTON, Texas Week 1 of the 2015 season has come to an end for the Texas Rangers, though it took far longer Sunday than it should have, and as bad as things seemed over the first seven games, they could have been worse. Only one member of the starting...
  • With Wesley Wright to DL, knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa called up to Orioles

    With Wesley Wright to DL, knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa called up to Orioles
    When Orioles left-handed reliever Wesley Wright woke up Saturday morning, he said his neck and shoulder didn’t feel any better than when he left Camden Yards on Friday night. That set up the inevitable: Wright, 30, was placed on the 15-day...
  • Rangers defeat Astros, 6-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas On Saturday, the sixth day of their season, the Rangers placed a sixth player on the 60-day disabled list. In most circles this would qualify as a troubling trend. For the Rangers, it merely looks like a repeat of last year. It may feel...
  • New two-strike approach helps Maine South baseball team beat Prospect

    Bill Milano wasn't ready to declare the Maine South baseball team's offensive struggles solved, but the veteran coach said Saturday's game was encouraging. The Hawks rallied for a 7-4 win over a Prospect club that came into the game 10-1 and ranked 18th...
  • Mac Engel: George W. Bush missed his calling

    ARLINGTON, Texas Regardless of what you think of his politics or his presidency, there is no debate that George W. Bush possessed a level of charm and charisma that not every elected President can boast. The man can work a room. A few minutes after...
  • Quick trip around Major League Baseball

    Quick trip around Major League Baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Ouch. One of the best winters for any team leads into one of the worst starts in toughest division. Indians: Starters living up to the hype, making Sports Illustrated's choice as World Series champs almost...
  • Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around

    Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around
    A.J. Preller was a fraternity brother and roommate of Jon Daniels when the two attended Cornell, so when Daniels became the Rangers' baseball head in 2003, he soon brought his old friend in to run the team's international and pro scouting. It's always...
  • Orioles reliever Wesley Wright leaves game with soreness in neck, shoulder

    Orioles reliever Wesley Wright leaves game with soreness in neck, shoulder
    Without having to making any tough decisions, the Orioles might be down to 12 pitchers. But it didn’t happen exactly how they wanted. Left-handed reliever Wesley Wright told the training staff after pitching 1 1/3 innings Friday that he is dealing...
  • Cosart looking to build on spring, late-season success

    Cosart looking to build on spring, late-season success
    For Jarred Cosart, there's something about new beginnings. When he arrived in Miami last year after a trade from Houston, he saw his ERA drop from 4.41 to 2.39. Last week, Major League Baseball fined Cosart for violating rules regarding sports...
  • Eight is way too many for Bud Norris on Opening Day

    Eight is way too many for Bud Norris on Opening Day
    Starter Bud Norris delivered the worst performance of his Orioles career on Friday afternoon, giving up eight runs on seven hits over just three innings in the O's home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays. Norris gave up four runs in the first inning,...
  • Dexter Fowler could be in right place at right time with Cubs

    Dexter Fowler could be in right place at right time with Cubs
    It looked so promising in 2009 when Dexter Fowler broke into the majors as a rookie center fielder and helped the Rockies earn their second playoff berth in three seasons while playing with future National League All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Six...