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  • Shortstop platoon working for Astros

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The idea of a platoon system is for both players to be successful and Tuesday night, that's what Houston Astros manager Bo Porter's shortstop platoon did. Gregorio Petit...
  • Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Giants-Cubs as new lede; final update; will stand Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco...
  • Game roundup: Strasburg pitches Nationals to 8th straight win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: Adds Angels-Red Sox, Astros-Yankees, late games to follow Game roundup: Strasburg pitches Nationals to 8th straight win WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed just one run in eight innings, and Ian Desmond...
  • Carter lifts Astros over Yankees with ninth-inning blast

    NEW YORK -- Chris Carter hit a three-run home run with one out in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. After striking out four times in a game for the seventh...
  • Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners

    Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners
    PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year. In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA. After his last...
  • Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- For eight innings, Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma crafted a masterpiece. Then he watched on a clubhouse television as the...
  • Twins' Joe Mauer homers, Kyle Gibson shuts down Astros

    HOUSTON It may be 95 degrees in the Texas sunshine, but even in the air-conditioned comfort of Minute Maid Park, Joe Mauer is hotter. The Twins' senior player, just back from an oblique injury that kept him sidelined nearly six weeks, drilled a sixth-...
  • Report: Collins to return as Mets manager

    The Sports Xchange Report: Collins to return as Mets manager The New York Mets are expected to retain Terry Collins as manager next season, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday. The 65-year-old Collins is under contract for 2015, which would be his fifth...
  • Development of prospects a delicate process for Twins

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- As the Minnesota Twins continue their process of rebuilding around touted prospects, one concern of relying on younger players is how they handle the intricacies of playing...
  • Game roundup: Napoli's HR lifts Red Sox over Reds

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Napoli's HR lifts Red Sox over Reds CINCINNATI -- Mike Napoli hit a two-run home run and Anthony Ranaudo pitched six innings to earn his second career victory, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the...
  • Gibson returns to form in Twins' win

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes seventh graph Gibson returns to form in Twins' win HOUSTON -- Last week in Oakland, Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson allowed at least five earned runs in a start...