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  • American League triumphs over National League, 5-3, in Jeter's farewell

    MINNEAPOLIS Like just about everyone in baseball, Adam Wainwright wanted to give Derek Jeter a retirement gift. Just not quite as nice as the one Jeter took. When Jeter came to bat in the bottom of the first inning of the 85th All-Star Game on Tuesday...
  • Jeter leads AL to win in his final All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Jeter leads AL to win in his final All-Star Game MINNEAPOLIS -- The All-Star Game, for the second year in a row, became more about honoring a retiring New York Yankees legend than the game itself....
  • MLB's pivotal post-break players

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB's pivotal post-break players When the baseball season resumes Friday, contending teams will be fine-tuning their lineups to prepare for the stretch run, also-rans will be preparing to take a...
  • Bud Norris doesn't sweat the heat, short outing in start for Double-A Bowie

    Bud Norris doesn't sweat the heat, short outing in start for Double-A Bowie
    BOWIE -- The Orioles made a surprise move by sending right-hander Bud Norris to Double-A Bowie so he could get work in over the All-Star break. Because he had made just one start since coming off the disabled list with a right groin strain, the...
  • 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...
  • Cespedes wins Home Run Derby again

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange 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,...
  • Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby

    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,...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went seven shutout innings as the streaking...
  • Astros' RHP McHugh to miss start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- After contemplating allowing right-hander Collin McHugh to start Saturday against the Boston Red Sox after leaving his previous start with a torn right middle fingernail,...
  • Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early

    Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury. Zimmerman (6-5), scheduled to participate in his second straight All-Star...