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  • White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep

    White Sox's momentum deflated by Royals' 3-game sweep
    Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily. The red-hot Royals have won seven...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish
    So what if five of his seven starts this season have come against former All-Stars, two of them Cy Young Award winners. Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker counters those aces with a wild card of his own, the mound bravado of baseball's all-time...
  • Dodgers shut down Royals, 2-0

    KEY MOMENT: After Clayton Kershaw got the first out in the first inning, Eric Hosmer singled. That ensured Johnny Vander Meer would remain the only pitcher in major league history with consecutive no-hitters. AT THE PLATE: Justin Turner, leading off for...
  • A.J. Ellis takes one for team in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals

    Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games. The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...
  • Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1

    Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank: 1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2) 2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
  • Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates

    Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates
    The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second. Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
  • Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing

    Reaction around MLB on Don Zimmer's passing
    Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83: "Like everyone in Major League...
  • Series preview: Royals at White Sox

    Series preview: Royals at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: 3-3. Friday: 7:10 p.m. CSN. RH Jeremy Guthrie (2-6, 4.10) vs. LH Jose Quintana (3-6, 3.59). Saturday: 1:10 p.m. WGN-9. LH Danny Duffy (3-5, 3.26) vs. RH Hector Noesi (2-4, 5.40). Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CSN....
  • Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals

    Orioles load the bases in the ninth, can't score in 1-0 loss to Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
  • Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday

    Orioles fail to convert chances in 8-6 loss to Kansas City Royals on Sunday
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously. This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...