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  • BBO BBO 55

    The Sports Xchange Houston Astros hitting coach John Mallee is leaving for the same job with the Chicago Cubs. Mallee replaces Bill Mueller, who announced earlier this week that he was leaving the Cubs after one season as their hitting coach. The 45-...
  • Who do you think was Dan Duquette's best acquisition with the Orioles so far?

    Who do you think was Dan Duquette's best acquisition with the Orioles so far?
    An article that I wrote for Tuesday’s newspaper is about reliever Andrew Miller, who has been absolutely filthy in the playoffs after pitching exceptionally well since the Orioles acquired him for left-handed pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez at...
  • MLB roundup: A's Hale to interview for managing jobs

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's Hale to interview for managing jobs Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks. Hale was scheduled...
  • Twins, D-backs to interview Hale

    The Sports Xchange Twins, D-backs to interview Hale Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks. Hale was scheduled to be in Phoenix on...
  • With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series

    With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series
    DETROIT -- Buck Showalter has played postseason chess several times before, and like most participants as confident as he is, he has lost more times than not. But in the Orioles’ triumphant American League Division Series sweep of the Detroit...
  • Orioles' Bud Norris 'did quite well' in his first playoff appearance

    Orioles' Bud Norris 'did quite well' in his first playoff appearance
    DETROIT — Since the moment right-hander Bud Norris joined the Orioles in a trade last July, he has talked about pitching in the playoffs. The chatty 29-year-old finally received the chance Sunday on a blistery afternoon at Comerica Park against...
  • For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'

    For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'
    DETROIT — Because he has spent most of his six-season career with the Houston Astros, Orioles right-hander Bud Norris has never had the opportunity to pitch in the postseason. That changes Sunday, when Norris will start Game 3 of the American League...
  • Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals

    Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals
    It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
  • Belt's homer ends postseason's longest game as Giants edge Nats, 2-1, in 18 innings

    WASHINGTON With one massive swing of the bat, Brandon Belt ended a historic filibuster at Nationals Park. The first baseman blasted a solo shot to the second deck in the top of the 18th inning, leading the San Francisco Giants to a thrilling 2-1 win on...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1) 2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
  • Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball

    The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set. The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...