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  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for NL MVP? A strong case can be made

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for NL MVP? A strong case can be made
    In 1986, Don Mattingly batted .352 for the New York Yankees. He hit 31 home runs. He led the American League in hits, doubles, total bases, slugging percentage and OPS. He won a Gold Glove at first base. His statistics arguably were better than they...
  • Miami Marlins release ex-AL MVP Miguel Tejada from minor league deal

    Miami Marlins release ex-AL MVP Miguel Tejada from minor league deal
    The Miami Marlins have released former All-Star infielder Miguel Tejada. Assigned to Double-A Jacksonville, Tejada totaled 14 at-bats over four games (May 31-June 4) before going on the disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Tejada, 40, told ESPN...
  • On Angels' visit to Tampa Bay, fans flock to get close to Mike Trout | Video

    On Angels' visit to Tampa Bay, fans flock to get close to Mike Trout |<b> Video</b>
    ST. PETERSBURG — Fans attending the Tampa Bay Rays game Friday did not have to wait long for arguably the most exciting player in baseball to do something impressive. With a runner on first base, the second batter of the game walked onto the field...
  • On The Fly: Reason For Optimism With Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka, trying to rehab and avoid Tommy John surgery, was back on the mound for a bullpen session Saturday. His 25-pitch effort apparently went well. He won't be saving this season, whether he needs surgery or not, but the Yankees should be...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw suffers first loss since May

    It took just two swings to give Clayton Kershaw his first loss since May 28 on Saturday. The left-hander pitched a complete game and struck out 11 while allowing just five hits, but also gave up two home runs to the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss....
  • Marlins notes: McGehee says Stanton has earned MVP talk

    Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee used Tuesday to stump for teammate Giancarlo Stanton's National League MVP campaign. Stanton's charge for the NL MVP has taken off in August. Coming into Tuesday's game against the Texas Rangers, Stanton was hitting...
  • Why Clayton Kershaw is actually the favorite to win the NL MVP

    Why Clayton Kershaw is actually the favorite to win the NL MVP
    “MVP! MVP! MVP!” Thank you, thank you, I owe it all to … wait, those aren’t blogger-of-the-year chants? What, Kobe’s in the house? Peyton Manning’s making an unexpected L.A. visit? No, it seems the roar is...
  • Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary

    Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary
    On June 23, 1984 -- 30 years ago today -- the so-called “Sandberg Game” unfolded at Wrigley Field. Cubs Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg planted his name around the country as a true National League MVP candidate when he hit two...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp lead Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp lead Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 4-3
    Ah, the good ol' days. Matt Kemp hammering the ball, Clayton Kershaw dropping curves that seemed to fall two feet. The Dodgers returned to those thrilling days of yesteryear -- or at least 2011 -- in their 4-3 victory over the Diamondbacks Friday...
  • Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes Lake County proud with all-star season

    Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy makes Lake County proud with all-star season
    ST. PETERSBURG — Behind the dugout, Don Semento heard the sound of balls being smashed off a hitting tee. Jonathan Lucroy, who had just been yanked from a summer-league game by the former Umatilla coach for not hustling, was frustrated at himself....
  • White Sox reliever Nate Jones undergoes Tommy John surgery

    White Sox reliever Nate Jones undergoes Tommy John surgery
    DETROIT -- White Sox reliever Nate Jones had Tommy John surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The injury came as Jones was rehabilitating from a back injury that has kept him out since the first week of the...