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  • Angels' ALDS rotation: Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker, C.J. Wilson

    Angels' ALDS rotation: Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker, C.J. Wilson
    The Angels will use a three-man rotation of Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker and C.J. Wilson in the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That means Game 1 starter Jered Weaver will pitch Game 4,...
  • Adam Dunn set to retire

    Adam Dunn set to retire
    Former Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, who finally made it to the playoffs with the Oakland Athletics but never got off the bench in Tuesday night's wild-card game, is expected to retire after a 14-year career. The A's didn't get Dunn an at-bat...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia reaches detente with Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost

    Angels' Mike Scioscia reaches detente with Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost
    Kansas City Manager Ned Yost has been a lightning rod for criticism, his infatuation with the sacrifice bunt infuriating many Royals fans, and his ill-fated decision to replace starter James Shields with rookie Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning of...
  • Better days ahead for the Phillies?

    Better days ahead for the Phillies?
    Seven years ago Tuesday, Brett Myers tossed his glove into the air after striking out the Washington Nationals' Willy Mo Pena and helping the Philadelphia Phillies clinch the first of five straight NL East division titles. This past Tuesday, the...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality

    Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality
    Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
  • Playoffs Feature Regional Rivals

    From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities that a regional rivalry could determine the World Series champion. From a possible "Freeway Series" in...
  • Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals

    Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals
    If not for the addition of a second wild-card team to the postseason, the A's would've been answering questions about one of the great collapses in baseball history instead of facing the Royals on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo. The A's had the best...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Series preview: Royals at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Royals 10-5. Thursday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH James Shields (14-8, 3.18) vs. LH Jose Quintana (9-10, 3.22). Friday: 7:10 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Jeremy Guthrie (12-11, 4.28) vs. RH Hector Noesi (8-10, 4.39)....
  • After Chen's strong start, Orioles score in bottom of 10th to beat Royals, 3-2

    After Chen's strong start, Orioles score in bottom of 10th to beat Royals, 3-2
    The Orioles don’t necessarily need an explosive offensive effort every night if they can get the kind of solid starting pitching performance they received Saturday evening from Wei-Yin Chen. They just need to make sure they get some offense...