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  • Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances

    Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to...
  • American League baseball preview

    American League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Tampa Bay 2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013 Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
  • AL Rankings: Rays are continuing to get their money's worth

    How they'll finish from top to bottom in the American League: 1. Rays (93-69): The least-valuable franchise according to Forbes (worth $485 million) with the worst average attendance (18,645 fans) two years in a row continues to be one of the best at...
  • Twins heading for Chicago

    FORT MYERS, Fla. The Grapefruit League season ended with a throat-slashing gesture by umpire crew chief Bob Davidson, who ended Saturday's game in the top of the ninth as rain fell at JetBlue Park. It came just as the Twins were remembering what it was...
  • Commentary: Tigers' offer to Max Scherzer aimed at assuring fans they'll spend

    The Detroit Tigers issued a statement Sunday that made Max Scherzer look greedy. I have no idea if that was the intent. But that isn't the point. This is: The statement wasn't aimed at Scherzer; it was aimed at you, at least in part. The team wanted...
  • Grueling physical drills help Indians' Cody Allen develop mental toughness

    MESA, Ariz. In just one season at High Point University, Indians reliever Cody Allen felt what mental toughness means. His coach, Craig Cozart, put the Panthers through brutal conditioning drills. Allen still recalls the first day of fall workouts,...
  • Red Sox are confident of World Series chances against Cardinals

    BOSTONĀ — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox. "I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Cherington's Mostly Brilliant Moves Rebuilt Franchise

    Jeff Jacobs: Cherington's Mostly Brilliant Moves Rebuilt Franchise
    BOSTON — Only moments after the Red Sox had completed one of the greatest one-year turnarounds in baseball history, clinching their first World Series title at Fenway since 1918, David Ortiz broke free of a crowd of teammates and planted a giant...
  • Everyone is pitching in for the Red Sox

    Everyone is pitching in for the Red Sox
    Even with a resurgent John Lackey starting Wednesday night in hopes of leading the Boston Red Sox to their first World Series-clinching victory at Fenway Park in 95 years, their bullpen could be crowded. "They know the urgency," pitching coach Juan...
  • Sorry, Red Sox Fans: Obstruction Is Here To Stay

    Sorry, Red Sox Fans: Obstruction Is Here To Stay
    ST. LOUIS — After pandemonium had broken out late Saturday night, Jake Peavy, angry, frustrated, lashed out at home plate umpire Dana DeMuth. The Red Sox starting pitcher in an unforgettable third game of the 2013 World Series wondered how DeMuth...
  • Buchholz Has Chance To Change Fans' Perceptions Of Him

    Buchholz Has Chance To Change Fans' Perceptions Of Him
    ST. LOUIS — Clay Buchholz not only has a chance to win a vital World Series game on Sunday night, the lean Red Sox righthander also has the chance to forever change the way so many Red Sox fans view him. There is no pitching metric to put an exact...