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  • Game roundup: Dodgers earn second straight division title

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update: Changed lede to Dodgers-Giants Game roundup: Dodgers earn second straight division title LOS ANGELES -- Yasiel Puig hit the go-ahead home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers captured their second consecutive...
  • Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss

    Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss
    So it's come to this: With the Dodgers' division lead about to be reduced to two games Wednesday afternoon, Manager Don Mattingly acknowledged the possibility of a bullpen game in the coming week. "We've talked about it," Mattingly said. Under that...
  • Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title

    Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title
    When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park. They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...
  • Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014 Check one of the Boston Red Sox's recent box scores and it looks more like Triple-A Pawtucket's lineup than that of the defending World Series champions....
  • On The Fly: New Jeter Commercial A Schmaltzy Winner

    There's a new Derek Jeter commercial out, this one for Gatorade. If you haven't seen it, he decides to get out of a cab and walk the last few blocks to Yankee Stadium meeting and greeting folks along the way, especially at Stan's, the old souvenir shop....
  • Athletics' downward spiral continues

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics freefall continued Thursday at the O.co Coliseum with a 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, and there's no guarantee it will end in time for them...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 20; Dodgers clinch postseason

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Padres-Giants and Rangers-Angels Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 20; Dodgers clinch postseason CHICAGO -- Fastballs missed their target and breaking balls went awry but left-hander Clayton Kershaw persevered...
  • Lester delivers in big win for A's

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Lester delivers in big win for A's OAKLAND, Calif. -- If the Oakland A's can survive the American League wild-card race and land a spot in the postseason, they'll have left-hander Jon Lester...
  • Phillies continue losing on last road trip

    Phillies continue losing on last road trip
    Jon Lester struck out seven in as many innings and Derek Norris drove in a run and scored as Oakland took the series opener from visiting Philadelphia. Eric Sogard and Coco Crisp each added an RBI single in a three-run second inning for the Athletics,...
  • Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win

    Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win
    PITTSBURGH— The Cubs’ rotation for 2015 is starting to get interesting now that Felix Doubront has his act together. Doubront pitched six shutout innings Saturday in a 6-4 win over the Pirates, helping to snap a season-high seven-game losing...
  • Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series SEATTLE -- The Oakland Athletics still have a ways to go to prove that they are back, but Sunday served as a pretty good step in the right direction for...