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  • Yanks need three comebacks to edge Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Yanks need three comebacks to edge Red Sox BOSTON -- If the New York Yankees make it to the postseason in Derek Jeter's grand finale, they might be able to point to Sunday as a key to their run....
  • On The Fly: Crushing Loss For Sun In L.A.

    With Magic Johnson in attendance and a playoff spot very much on the line, the Connecticut Sun may have suffered the most stinging regular-season defeat in their history Sunday at the Staples Center. The Sun, ahead by six with 29.8 seconds to play,...
  • Game roundup: Dodgers walk away with 12-inning win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 3: Adding late games Game roundup: Dodgers walk away with 12-inning win LOS ANGELES -- Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off three-run homer with two outs in the 12th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-2...
  • Teixeira, Jeter help Yankees top Red Sox

    Teixeira, Jeter help Yankees top Red Sox
    BOSTON -- Mark Teixeira homered and Derek Jeter delivered a two-run double that powered the New York Yankees to a 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Rookie right-hander Shane Greene pitched into the fifth inning and designated hitter Carlos...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson is pounded by Rays in return from DL

    Like Oakland and Detroit, the Angels added a veteran left-hander to the rotation this past week, one whose resume stacks up nicely against those of Jon Lester and David Price, the aces who were traded Thursday to the Athletics and Tigers, respectively....
  • Lester gets win in A's debut against Royals

    OAKLAND, Calf. An Aug. 2 game is never going to have the same kind of intensity about it that a postseason game will, but in the case of the A's 8-3 win Saturday over the Kansas City Royals, some of that added oomph was there. It was the first start...
  • Jacobs: Cespedes Fills Many Needs

    Jacobs: Cespedes Fills Many Needs
    BOSTON — Boston already has Big Papi. So let's call Yoenis Cespedes the Big Need. The Red Sox needed power, especially right-handed pop. Cespedes had 17 home runs in Oakland in 2014. The entire Red Sox outfield has 14. It is a historical anemia...
  • Game roundup: Lester sparkles with new A's family

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Lester sparkles with new A's family OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jon Lester, so long a presence for the Boston Red Sox, did his usual thing on Saturday, but in a green-and-gold A's uniform. After 242 games with the Red Sox,...
  • Lester beats Royals in A's debut

    The Sports Xchange Lester beats Royals in A's debut OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jon Lester, so long a presence for the Boston Red Sox, did his usual thing on Saturday, but in a green-and-gold A's uniform. After 242 games with the Red Sox, Lester made his...
  • Yankees 6, Red Sox 4

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Yankees 6, Red Sox 4 BOSTON -- Mark Teixeira homered and Derek Jeter delivered a two-run double that powered the New York Yankees to a 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Rookie right-...
  • No deals for Dodgers before non-waiver trade deadline

    No deals for Dodgers before non-waiver trade deadline
    The 1 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline on Thursday passed without the Dodgers reinforcing their pitching staff or finding Matt Kemp a new home. General Manager Ned Colletti warned of this scenario Wednesday night, when he said he didn’t want to trade...