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  • Without Juan Uribe, a black hole at third for Dodgers? Is this right?

    Without Juan Uribe, a black hole at third for Dodgers? Is this right?
    Let’s begin with the premise that you have to play baseball with a third baseman. Pretty sure it’s in the rules. And let’s further go out on a metaphorical limb and conclude the Dodgers currently do not have one. What to do? The only...
  • Baltimore Orioles nix deal for closer Grant Balfour

    The Baltimore Orioles won't be closing a deal for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Days after reaching a preliminary agreement with the free agent pending a physical, the Orioles said Friday that they weren't satisfied with the results of Balfour's exam....
  • After early season struggles, Manny Machado finding comfort zone at the plate

    NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order. Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
  • Adam Jones' error, triple play cool off Orioles in 5-2 loss to the Yankees

    Adam Jones' error, triple play cool off Orioles in 5-2 loss to the Yankees
    NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times. “Just...
  • Yankees' 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 triple play thwarts any hopes for a late Orioles rally

    NEW YORK -- After the Yankees turned one of the weirdest triple plays you’d ever see in the eighth inning of the Orioles' 5-2 loss Friday night, the Yankees’ celebration was fitting for the act. Left-hander CC Sabathia pumped his fist in the...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind. I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
  • Pickings at third base getting slimmer and slimmer for Phillies

     
    The Phillies' search for a third baseman only got harder on Wednesday, and I can't help but think the thought of them going with a platoon of Kevin Frandsen and Freddy Galvis is looking more and more likely. According to......
  • Why you should have Nate Robinson's back

    Why you should have Nate Robinson's back
    I bought a Nate Robinson jersey this weekend because I'm not sure he'll be a Bull next year. You read that right. Because I don't think he'll be back, I bought his jersey. This does not happen often. Chicago fans don't run out to buy as much merchandise...
  • Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena

    Cubs invite Lillibridge to camp, sign Valbuena
    The Chicago Cubs have invited 16 non-roster players to spring training major league camp in Mesa, Ariz., including former White Sox infielder Brent Lillibridge. The Cubs also announced Thursday that third baseman Luis Valbuena avoided salary...
  • Orioles agree with outfielder Nate McLouth on a one-year deal

    Orioles agree with outfielder Nate McLouth on a one-year deal
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles and outfielder Nate McLouth, one of their key stretch run players from last year’s playoff season, agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday, essentially shutting the door on acquiring more major league outfielders,...
  • Orioles currently not pursuing Justin Morneau or Kevin Youkilis

    Orioles currently not pursuing Justin Morneau or Kevin Youkilis
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While first base remains a question mark for the Orioles, the team has not made pushes toward acquiring veterans Justin Morneau and Kevin Youkilis. The Twins have been gauging trade interest in Morneau, who will receive $14 million...