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  • Orioles' Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis win Gold Glove Awards

    Orioles' Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis win Gold Glove Awards
    Defense has been a key component to the Orioles’ resurgence in the last three seasons, and on Tuesday they had three players selected as American League Gold Glove Award winners for the third straight year. Shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder...
  • Orioles defense is gold-plated, again

    Orioles defense is gold-plated, again
    No one should be surprised that center fielder Adam Jones, shortstop J.J. Hardy and right fielder Nick Markakis were honored with Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for their defensive excellence during the 2014 season. They all contributed mightily to the strong...
  • Emphasis on defense on display with Orioles' recent Gold Glove success

    Emphasis on defense on display with Orioles' recent Gold Glove success
    Those who have followed the Orioles in the last three years know how important defense has been in the team’s success. They can tell you that once the Orioles shored up their defense late in the 2012 season, bringing up Manny Machado to replace...
  • DH Butler becomes free agent

    The Sports Xchange DH Butler becomes free agent Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is a free agent after the team declined its $12.5 million option for next year. Butler will receive a $1 million buyout. Butler, 28, has spent his entire...
  • Royals decline to pick up Billy Butler's option, making him a free agent

    On the day after the final game of the World Series, Dayton Moore met with Billy Butler at Kauffman Stadium. Moore came bearing news that became inevitable months before. When Moore became the Royals general manager eight years ago, he identified...
  • James Shields turns down qualifying offer from Royals, enters free agency

    PHOENIX James Shields has officially rejected the one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Royals. The team will now receive a compensatory draft pick if Shields signs elsewhere. Shields is expected to ink a deal with another team this winter....
  • Faith, family, community keep Angels' Albert Pujols grounded

    Faith, family, community keep Angels' Albert Pujols grounded
    After a Sunday morning filled with hitting, fielding, throwing and base-running drills at Albert Pujols' baseball camp, dozens of kids gathered around home plate at Orange High for a brief chat and question-and-answer session with the Angels first...
  • Torii Hunter could fit for Royals' opening in right field

    PHOENIX At the dawn of the offseason, the Royals have concentrated their efforts on acquiring a starting pitcher capable of replacing James Shields. But their lineup still features a pair of holes at designated hitter and in right field. To fill the void,...
  • MLB roundup: Twins reportedly to name Molitor as manager

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Twins reportedly to name Molitor as manager The Minnesota Twins expect to name Paul Molitor as their new manager in a press conference Monday, according to 1500 ESPN. CBS Sports reported a month ago that Molitor was...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw named NL finalist for Cy Young and MVP

    Clayton Kershaw, Clayton Kershaw, Clayton Kershaw. Don’t get tired hearing about him just yet, his name figures to keep popping up as more postseason awards are announced. Kershaw officially became a finalist for baseball’s two biggest...
  • Sandoval seeks at least 6-year deal

    The Sports Xchange Sandoval seeks at least 6-year deal Third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who rejected a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the San Francisco Giants, is seeking at least a six-year deal. Sandoval's agent, Gustavo Vasquez, told the San...