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Matt Albers

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  • Astros pitchers thinking about hitting

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Houston has dropped six of seven games on the road, this after winning eight of their previous nine road games, and the lack of production at the plate is a major...
  • Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them

    There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
  • Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland

    Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland
    CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness. Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...
  • Angels can't hold back Indians in 4-1 loss

    It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left. That’s a fate...
  • Angels blow five-run lead in 6-5 loss to Indians

    CLEVELAND -- Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians, the Angels collapsed in the sixth and seventh innings for a 6-5 loss at Progressive Field on Sunday. Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana led off the seventh...
  • Royals top Indians on wild pitch

    Royals top Indians on wild pitch
    Pinch-runner Elliot Johnson scored from third base on a wild pitch by reliever Matt Albers in the ninth inning, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.     Johnson sprinted home and slid in safely after Albers'...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • Orioles introduce Dylan Bundy to Baltimore

    Orioles introduce Dylan Bundy to Baltimore
    Before meeting with the Baltimore media for the first time Wednesday, Dylan Bundy was every bit an 18-year-old as an Orioles media relations staffer helped him button his shirt sleeves. But after the team's first-round pick in June's amateur draft was...
  • Orioles pitching prospect Klein has shoulder tear

    Orioles pitching prospect Klein has shoulder tear
    Orioles pitching prospect Dan Klein has been diagnosed with a small SLAP tear in the labrum of his right shoulder, an injury that won't require surgery but could end his season. "Surgery is not needed at this time," Orioles director of player development...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
  • Matt Albers understands how he ticked off his former teammates

    Matt Albers understands how he ticked off his former teammates
    Red Sox reliever Matt Albers ticked off Orioles fans and his former teammates on July 8 -- you know, Friday night fight night -- with a few furious fist-pumps while striking out four Orioles in two innings of garbage time. Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore...