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  • Lowrie still bothered by finger injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie has a hairline fracture on his right index finger, but is confident he can play through the pain and avoid a trip to the disabled list. An...
  • Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds final game, White Sox-Giants; will stand Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Brandon Moss matched his career high...
  • Smyly set for Rays debut

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Smyly set for Rays debut OAKLAND, Calif. -- Left-hander Drew Smyly will make his first start for the Rays on Tuesday night against Oakland, five days after coming to Tampa Bay from the Detroit...
  • Red Sox's De La Rosa pitching with poise, confidence

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With the Boston Red Sox trading four starting pitchers in five days, right-hander Rubby De La Rosa had a chance Sunday to establish a foothold in the ensuing...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for...
  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Tyler Skaggs latest to try Tommy John surgery

    Tyler Skaggs has joined the long parade of pitchers to succumb to Tommy John surgery. The promising young Angels left-hander was diagnosed with an ulnar collateral ligament tear in his elbow and will undergo the procedure on Wednesday, sidelining him...
  • Angels' Tyler Skaggs to have Tommy John surgery; will miss 2015 season

    Tyler Skaggs ¬†was diagnosed with an ulnar collateral ligament tear in his elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday, a procedure that will sideline the Angels left-hander for the rest of this season and all of 2015. “The Angels gave...
  • Hammel gives A's fans reasons to smile

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The A's ended their 10-game home stand Sunday with a 6-1 loss to the Minnesota, but it wasn't all bad news for Oakland. Right-hander Jason Hammel had his best...
  • Cespedes' first homer for Red Sox is game-winner

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds new 10th and 11th grafs with De La Rosa quote Cespedes' first homer for Red Sox is game-winner ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Yoenis Cespedes used a dramatic moment to demonstrate the...