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  • Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

    Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances

    Major League Update: McCarthy, Bell encounter rough mound appearances
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to...
  • Zack Greinke, Dodgers fall behind early in 4-2 loss to St. Louis

    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were already down, 4-0, after Zack Greinke faced four batters in the bottom of the first inning. He walked Matt Carpenter, then gave up an infield hit to Kolten Wong. Dee Gordon made a throwing error on Wong's hit, which allowed...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Dodgers score six in second inning, breeze behind Zack Greinke, 9-1

    Dodgers score six in second inning, breeze behind Zack Greinke, 9-1
    Sometimes the hits just won’t drop. They can’t be bought, cajoled, begged for or designed by NASA. And sometimes, they just fall like raindrops from the baseball heavens. Between fielders, just inside the lines or over outreached gloves....
  • Dodgers lose two players during otherwise productive game

    Dodgers lose two players during otherwise productive game
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew open the game in the second inning, when they scored six runs to extend their lead to 7-0. In one 10-batter stretch, nine Dodgers reached base, including Andre Ethier, who did so twice. But the inning was as painful as it...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3

    Hyun-Jin Ryu leads Dodgers to 3-0 victory over Cardinals in Game 3
    Truth is, the Dodgers could not be certain what to expect when Hyun-Jin Ryu took the mound to start Game 3. Not after his disastrous previous outing in the playoffs, and then there was the concern he was hiding an injury. They just knew they needed a...
  • Cardinals vs. Clayton Kershaw

    Cardinals vs. Clayton Kershaw
    Player | AB | HR | RBIs | Avg. Matt Holliday | 35 | 1 | 2 | .286 Carlos Beltran | 24 | 0 | 1 | .208 Yadier Molina | 24 | 0 | 1 | .250 David Freese | 17 | 0 | 2 | .235 Matt Carpenter | 15 | 0 | 1 | .200 Adam Wainwright | 6 | 0 | 2 | .333...
  • MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez

    Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second. And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first. Puig, who has played...