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  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
  • Brandon Snyder talks about being traded to Rangers

    Brandon Snyder talks about being traded to Rangers
    When the Orioles acquired Mark Reynolds and Derrek Lee last offseason and then traded for Chris Davis in July, first baseman Brandon Snyder knew his opportunities in Baltimore were shrinking. So when the former first rounder – Snyder received a $1.7...
  • Mets Head Out West To Face Rangers

    Mets Head Out West To Face Rangers
    New York is traveling to Texas to take on the defending American League champions. The Rangers, who are currently in first place in the American League West Division, boast a couple of stars in both their batters and pitchers. Adrian Beltre is the...
  • Yankees Dominating All-Star Voting

    Yankees Dominating All-Star Voting
    Perhaps the New York Yankees should just take the field for the American League squad when the All-Star Game takes place in early July. It is a brash statement, but when five out of the nine starting positions are being held by Yankee players and other...
  • Showalter one of many Orioles with ties to Rangers

    Showalter one of many Orioles with ties to Rangers
    Just about a year ago, when the Orioles were in town to play the Texas Rangers in the series prior to the All-Star Break, Buck Showalter was contemplating whether he should return to the game as Orioles manager. He even had a clandestine meeting near...
  • Orioles overwhelmed throughout 13-4 loss to Rangers

    Orioles overwhelmed throughout 13-4 loss to Rangers
    It was their most surprising series of the 2010 season, when the Orioles stormed into Texas and swept the Rangers in four games to close out last year's first half. Buck Showalter, who was living in Dallas at that time and mulling an opportunity to...
  • Who doesn't deserve to be in All-Star Game?

    Beltran, not McCutchen? Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first. Beltran is...
  • Guthrie, Orioles' bullpen rocked as Rangers complete sweep

    Guthrie, Orioles' bullpen rocked as Rangers complete sweep
    If the Orioles are looking for a bright side to their three-game pummeling by the Texas Rangers, it's this: They don't have to come back here this season. That likely won't make a long flight to Boston -- and four more games in never-friendly Fenway Park...
  • Moneyball? Try Sleepball. Sleep Type Predicts MLB Batting Averages

    Moneyball? Try Sleepball. Sleep Type Predicts MLB Batting Averages
    The sun goes down before another night game at the ballpark in Arlington, Texas--a scene played out across Major League Baseball. Now a new study conducted by researchers at the Martha Jefferson Hospital Sleep Medicine Center is Charlottesville, Virginia...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    The White Sox have added a few players in the last week to play key bench roles. They re-signed Dewayne Wise to be the fourth outfielder, Steve Tolleson to play a infield/outfield utility position, and added a left-hand hitting minor league hitting...
  • Say it ain't so, Joe: Rangers lineup has history of success against Saunders

    Say it ain't so, Joe: Rangers lineup has history of success against Saunders
     Orioles manager Buck Showalter has put his team's playoff hopes in the hands of veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who has been tabbed to start tonight's do-or-die American League wild-card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark. By now, Saunders' career...