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  • Cubs do the right thing

    Cubs do the right thing
    It sounds as if Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer addressed the Joe Maddon thing to Rick Renteria as professionally as possible. And then fired the manager to bring in a better manager. None of this is a surprise. It was apparent this would happen. It’...
  • Jays add Francis, Dirks

    The Sports Xchange Jays add Francis, Dirks The Toronto Blue Jays reached agreement on a minor league contract with left-hander Jeff Francis and picked up outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday. Francis, 33, made one start...
  • Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from Tigers

    The Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could be without Andrew Miller. After spending parts of eight seasons in the minors, the 26-year-...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    MARK PURDY, San Jose Mercury News, on GIANTS RIDING BUMGARNER TO ANOTHER WORLD SERIES TITLE Madison Bumgarner took the mound in the fifth inning Wednesday night. He never gave it back. The Giants took a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning. They never looked...
  • Terry Bevington can feel for Rick Renteria

    Terry Bevington can feel for Rick Renteria
    More than most people who feel unappreciated by their bosses, Terry Bevington can relate to Rick Renteria. Bevington was the White Sox manager left in limbo as former Sox GM Ron Schueler pursued a potential replacement — not once but twice...
  • Former player: Joe Maddon a great fit for Cubs

    Joe Maddon will need to get acclimated to a new coaching staff, buy clothes warmer than the light stuff he sports in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area and make sure Javier Baez no longer wants the No. 70 jersey he wore in spring training. If he finalizes...
  • The value of Joe Maddon's managing

    You could make the case Bruce Bochy is a better manager than Joe Maddon after Bochy’s Giants just won their third World Series in five years. That’s the object of the exercise. That’s a Hall-of-Fame accomplishment. Checkmate. You...
  • Cubs' Carlos Villanueva, Kyuji Fujikawa are free agents

    Cubs' Carlos Villanueva, Kyuji Fujikawa are free agents
    The Chicago Cubs' 40-man roster shrunk to 35 Thursday as reliever Carlos Villanueva filed for free agency, and the team declined the 2015 option on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. Villanueva, 30, completed a two-year deal and was 5-7 with a 4.64 ERA in 42...
  • Young Royals well-positioned to contend again

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Young Royals well-positioned to contend again KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After a 29-year hiatus from postseason play, the Kansas City Royals took a wild and zany playoff ride that carried them to Game 7...
  • San Francisco Giants - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants - INSIDE PITCH The San Francisco Giants were baseball's champs again in 2014. Now begins the long wait for the 2016 World Series. That's right. History tells us the Giants not only will fail to repeat as champs...
  • Game 7 of 2014 World Series gives Fox a home run in ratings

    Game 7 of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals helped Fox score big in TV ratings. The final game of the series, in which the Giants defeated the Royals, 3-2, averaged 23.5 million viewers and a series-high...