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  • Astros select high school LHP Aiken first overall

    Astros select high school LHP Aiken first overall
    Becoming the first team to make the first overall pick a third consecutive year, the Houston Astros chose left-hander Brady Aiken Thursday to open the baseball draft.
  • Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    Paul, I just don't understand this push for more night games. Anyone who has been to a nice warm summer day game and then spent the rest of the day in Wrigleyville, whether he is from Chicago or some far away city, will tell you that this is one of the...

    MLB Draft 2013: Stanford pitcher Mark Appel goes No. 1 to Astros

    Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft. The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...

    MLB Draft 2013: Phil Bickford, Dominic Smith taken 10th and 11th

    MLB Draft 2013: Phil Bickford, Dominic Smith taken 10th and 11th
    Two Southern California high school prospects, pitcher Phil Bickford of Westlake Village Oaks Christian and first baseman Dominic Smith of Gardena Serra, were selected No. 10 and No. 11, respectively, on Thursday during the MLB draft for first-year...

    Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...