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  • Mariners' Nelson Cruz selected to All-Star Game as designated hitter

    OAKLAND, Calif. Nelson Cruz knew he was getting All-Star votes from the Dominican Republic. But he believes it was the Mariners fans who pushed him over the top. On Sunday afternoon, Major League Baseball released the starters for the American League and...
  • Second baseman Jonathan Schoop rejoins Orioles starting lineup and other early notes

    Second baseman Jonathan Schoop rejoins Orioles starting lineup and other early notes
    Second baseman Jonathan Schoop made his first major league start in more than 11 weeks today in the Orioles’ series finale against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Park. The Orioles activated Schoop, who suffered a right knee injury in mid-...
  • Kris Bryant in Hall of Fame company with second grand slam

     Kris Bryant in Hall of Fame company with second grand slam
    With his second grand slam of the season in the second inning of Saturday night's 7-2 victory over the Marlins Kris Bryant became the first Cubs rookie to hit two since Billy Williams in 1961. Bryant also had a two-run blast in the first inning....
  • Flashback: Story of 1919 Black Sox scandal still resonates

    Flashback: Story of 1919 Black Sox scandal still resonates
    The front page headline of the Aug. 3, 1921, Chicago Daily Tribune blared: "Jury Frees Baseball Men." Eight White Sox players charged with throwing the 1919 World Series were acquitted by a 12-man jury that deliberated just 2 hours, 47 minutes. The...
  • LEADING OFF: All-Star starters, Santana returns, Matz bats

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Sunday: ___ ROYAL REVELATION Fan-elected starters get announced Sunday evening for the All-Star Game in Cincinnati on July 14. When the last balloting update was released Monday, five Kansas...
  • Orioles morning observations on Bud Norris, Adam Jones and Ryan Flaherty

    Orioles morning observations on Bud Norris, Adam Jones and Ryan Flaherty
    It was a little surprising to see right-hander Bud Norris, who had just been demoted to the bullpen Friday, on the mound in the Orioles’ 3-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. After starter Chris Tillman lasted just 4 2/3 innings,...
  • Cubs rookie Kris Bryant provides early fireworks in 7-2 victory over Marlins

    Cubs rookie Kris Bryant provides early fireworks in 7-2 victory over Marlins
    On the fifth day Justin Bour rested. While the rookie left-handed swinging Bour didn't break the franchise record by hitting a home run in his fifth straight game, Cubs rookie Kris Bryant provided his own fireworks in an impressive 4th of July display...
  • Hector Santiago plays starring role in Angels' 13-0 rout of Texas

    Hector Santiago plays starring role in Angels' 13-0 rout of Texas
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia was the first to greet Hector Santiago at the lip of the dugout after the seventh inning. He extended his hand for a fist bump. Nearly half the team waited at the bottom of the steps. Before Santiago had even poured himself a...
  • Zack Greinke extends scoreless streak in Dodgers' 4-3 win over Mets

    Zack Greinke extends scoreless streak in Dodgers' 4-3 win over Mets
    As Zack Greinke was asked about a career-long scoreless streak that reached 27 2/3 innings Saturday in the Dodgers' 4-3 victory over the New York Mets, he thought back to the last time he did something similar. That was six years ago. Pitching for the...
  • Braves rough up Phillies pitcher Kevin Correia en route to 9-5 win

    Braves rough up Phillies pitcher Kevin Correia en route to 9-5 win
    ATLANTA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies' free fall continued behind another short outing from their starting pitcher. Kevin Correia was knocked out of the game in the fourth inning as Philadelphia fell to the Atlanta Braves 9-5 on Saturday...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/5 log (updated Sunday AM with matchups)

    7 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 2 (Utrecht to Neeltje Jans, Netherlands).--NBCSN 7:30 a.m.    Motor sports: Formula One British Grand Prix (in Silverstone, England).--CNBC 7:30 a.m.    World University Games: Men’s basketball: Brazil vs. U....