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  • Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team

    Buy or sell? Deadline breakdown for every team
    As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market. With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
  • A's find no comfort in AL West cushion

    OAKLAND, Calif. You would think a franchise-record 59 wins at the All-Star break would buy a club more breathing room than the 11/2-game edge the Oakland A's have as second-half play resumes Friday. Welcome to the American League West, home of the...
  • Phillies midseason report: Slide to irrelevance continues

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH The Philadelphia Phillies' slide to irrelevance continues. They were world champions in 2008, and National League champs in '09. They won 102 games as recently as 2011. But they...
  • With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half

    With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half
    As the Philadelphia Phillies begin the second half of the season — with a three-game series in Atlanta starting tonight — manager Ryne Sandberg is poised to look forward. He didn't want to dwell on the fact that the Phillies entered the All-...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • McEllroy, Woods highlight early British Open action

    McEllroy, Woods highlight early British Open action
    Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods stole the early first-round show as the British Open got underway this morning at Hoylake. … The Dodgers will reportedly pursue Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon according to reports out of Los Angeles. …...
  • Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

    Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform
    In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them. "I would love it," he said. Street cited the chance to...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • Price not right: Angels won't break up major league roster in trades

    Price not right: Angels won't break up major league roster in trades
    David Price might be the grand prize in the trade market, but the Angels are out of the running. The Angels long have known they do not have the elite prospects necessary to acquire Price from the Tampa Bay Rays. That would require the Angels to trade...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Phillies' Papelbon welcomes trade to contender

    The Sports Xchange By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange Phillies' Papelbon welcomes trade to contender MILWAUKEE -- Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon didn't mince words when asked about the possibility of being dealt as MLB's trade deadline...