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  • Time running out for Ryan Howard as pitchers show they are less afraid than ever

    Time running out for Ryan Howard as pitchers show they are less afraid than ever
    The New York Mets' Matt Harvey had just given up a solo shot to the third batter of Tuesday's game – Chase Utley – before facing Ryan Howard. If this was 2011, Howard would have seen a steady diet of sliders and been even more feared than...
  • Clayton Kershaw gets 1st win as Dodgers beat Rockies 7-3

    Clayton Kershaw gets 1st win as Dodgers beat Rockies 7-3
    LOS ANGELES — It took Clayton Kershaw three starts to get his first victory and he still is trying to find his groove after putting together one of the greatest seasons any pitcher ever had. The reigning NL MVP gave up two home runs against the...
  • Honoring Jackie Robinson extends into orbit this year

    Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year. While Rachel Robinson, the player's 92-year-old widow, and Commissioner Rob Manfred honored Major League Baseball's first black player in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night in...
  • LEADING OFF: Royals try to stay perfect; Verlander tests arm

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ AMERICAN LEAGUE ROYALTY Kansas City, at 7-0 the only unbeaten team in the major leagues, resumes its series at Minnesota after a one-day break when Edinson Volquez takes the mound...
  • Pujols hits 522nd HR, passes Williams, McCovey, Thomas

    Albert Pujols has hit his 522nd home run, breaking a tie with Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 18th place on the career list. Pujols connected for the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning against Kansas City. Pujols' second homer of...
  • Dodgers 2015 roster: a player-by-player summary

    Dodgers 2015 roster: a player-by-player summary
    Times reporter Dylan Hernandez sizes up the Dodgers' projected 25-man roster for opening day: No.; STARTERS; Pos; B/T; Age; Comment 11; Jimmy Rollins; SS; S/R; 36; The former National League MVP remains an above-average defender though the last time...
  • Owner: No guarantee Josh Hamilton plays for Angels again

    Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno isn't certain Josh Hamilton will play for the team again after his latest relapse into substance abuse. Moreno also said the outfielder's contract contains language protecting the team against a relapse by Hamilton,...
  • LEADING OFF: Sanchez on mound, Davis on 1st, wife on Twitter

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ KEY MAN With longtime Tigers ace Justin Verlander injured, right-hander Anibal Sanchez is even more important to Detroit, and he'll start against Minnesota. Sanchez was hurt down the...
  • Openers: A-Rod cheered, rain delay booed, Big Papi stays put

    Alex Rodriguez got cheered at Yankee Stadium, a rain delay got booed in Miami, and David Ortiz got a quick introduction to baseball's new speed-up rules. It was opening day all across the majors Monday, and pitchers were in command early. Oakland right-...
  • LEADING OFF: Davis debuts after drug suspension, Braun heals

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ DAVIS RETURNS Orioles slugger Chris Davis will be in the lineup at Tampa Bay. He missed the opener, sitting out while finishing his 25-game drug suspension imposed last year. YOU OK?...
  • A-Rod returns from drug ban to cheers and small ball

    Alex Rodriguez listened to the cheers and waved his cap. He worked out an eight-pitch walk, lined an opposite-field single into right field and flied out. After all the huffing and puffing, a grievance, multiple lawsuits and public threats, followed by...