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  • San Diego Padres - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres - INSIDE PITCH SAN DIEGO -- There is growing concern among the San Diego Padres that right-handed pitcher John Johnson might not see action in 2014. Johnson landed on the disabled list in late March with what was...
  • Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba

    Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba
    The Dodgers and Major League Baseball declined to comment Monday about a magazine article detailing Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba and the death threats the 23-year-old right fielder received last year from human traffickers under control of a...
  • Angels' Ernesto Frieri pays for mistake in 3-2 loss to Athletics

    Ernesto Frieri felt as though John Jaso was late on his fastball, so with a 1-and-2 count and a runner aboard in the top of the ninth inning Monday night, the Angels closer, on to protect a one-run lead, tried to throw a two-seam fastball down and away to...
  • Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories

    Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories
    During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa." Tomlin was right. Sort of....
  • Larry Stone: Finding the proper angle on replay

    SEATTLE I was an unabashed proponent of expanded instant replay in MLB, believing it was foolish to let incorrect calls stand when the technology existed to make it right. Suddenly, that conclusion is being challenged all around baseball. Upon further...
  • Josh Hamilton calls surgery 'bummer,' hopes to be productive on return

    Josh Hamilton wasn’t just feeling good at the plate when he tore the ulnar collateral ligament and the capsule in his left thumb on a head-first dive into first base in Seattle on Tuesday night, an injury that required surgery Friday and will...
  • Uggla's slam lifts Braves over Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA Domonic Brown glided over first base as the remnants of an emptied stadium jumped in shock. He pounded his red Phillies helmet with his right fist. He smashed 27 homers in 2013; the first one of 2014 did not arrive until his 52nd plate...
  • White Sox ready to 'have fun' with Jake Peavy

    White Sox ready to 'have fun' with Jake Peavy
    The White Sox will face former teammate Jake Peavy when the Red Sox open a three-game series Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Peavy, who beat the Sox 7-2 Aug. 31 at Fenway Park, was part of a three-team trade July 30, 2013. "We enjoyed having him...
  • White Sox welcome back a couple of old friends

    NEW YORK — The Red Sox's visit to U.S. Cellular Field this week gives White Sox fans one more chance to see retiring Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski together on the South Side. There will be photo ops and interview opportunities beforehand, but...
  • Adam Eaton's hustle puts spring in White Sox step

    Adam Eaton's hustle puts spring in White Sox step
    Adam Eaton said he never had heard of the "Go-Go White Sox," who captured the American League pennant in 1959 with future Hall of Famers Luis Aparicio and Nellie Fox energizing the top of that lineup. But the Sox's first-year center fielder and...
  • Improving Astros keep their goal simple

    ARLINGTON, Texas To call the 2013 Houston Astros a bad team is an insult to bad things. The combination of nuts and gum? A flat tire in a downpour? Sitting next to an infant on a cross-country flight? All better than last year's Astros, who went 51-...