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  • Patient Butler rewards Rockies, beats Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange By Jack Etkin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixes byline Patient Butler rewards Rockies, beats Diamondbacks DENVER -- After a long wait, Eddie Butler finally made his second major league start for the Colorado Rockies on...
  • Phils RHP Williams posts historic win

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Phils RHP Williams posts historic win OAKLAND, Calif. -- Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jerome Williams made major-league history Saturday at the struggling Oakland A's expense. Williams...
  • Phillies 3, Athletics 0

    (Updated: CORRECTS "snapping a four-game slide" to "in winning for the second time in seven games" in graph 2) Phillies 3, Athletics 0: Jerome Williams scattered four hits over seven innings and Freddy Galvis homered as visiting Philadelphia evened...
  • Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: J.P. Howell allowed his first home run of the season, a three-run blast by Arismedy Alcantara that reduced what was once a five-run lead for the Dodgers to 7-6. The Cubs completed their comeback an inning later when Chris Coghlan hit his...
  • First black player in major leagues? Hint: It wasn't Jackie Robinson

    First black player in major leagues? Hint: It wasn't Jackie Robinson
    Mark Palmer wanders through a cemetery in a southeastern Ohio steel town looking for a man most of the world has forgotten. Years ago, Palmer's grandmother told him the story of the man buried here. That's my uncle, she said, your great-grand uncle. His...
  • Orioles plan extra rest for starting pitchers ahead of playoffs; Pearce scratched

    With just over a week left in the regular season and a dozen days remaining before the first game of the American League Division Series, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has a tentative postseason rotation worked out with pitching coach Dave Wallace....
  • MLB roundup: Marlins' Fernandez to start throwing

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Marlins' Fernandez to start throwing Injured Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was cleared to start throwing Oct. 1 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery, according to the Associated Press. The right-hander received...
  • Dodgers, Angels keep fingers crossed on Hanley Ramirez, Josh Hamilton

    Dodgers, Angels keep fingers crossed on Hanley Ramirez, Josh Hamilton
    The Angels open the playoffs in 11 days. They plan to put Josh Hamilton in the lineup and hope for the best. The Dodgers are all but certain to open the playoffs in 12 days. They plan to put Hanley Ramirez in the lineup and hope for the best. It is...
  • Royals fall to Tigers, 3-2, after controversial call, missed opportunities

    Inside a losing clubhouse, in the wake of falling yet again to Detroit, the Royals exhibited gloom and confusion. A team official contacted MLB headquarters to see if the club could protest Saturday's 3-2 defeat. A few players raged at the injustice of...
  • Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers

     Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers
    Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is like one of those stand-ins at Oscars rehearsal who sit in the stars' chairs so the camera crew can practice their cues for the big telecast. By the time the youth movement is in full bloom, Coghlan is likely to be one...
  • Game roundup: Tigers edge out Royals

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: Adds Rockies-Diamondbacks, Phillies-Athletics, Blue Jays-Yankees Game roundup: Tigers edge out Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center fielder Rajai Davis stroked RBI singles with two...