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  • Pirates' McCutchen hopes to avoid DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Clint Hurdle claims he is the world's No. 1 optimist. The Pirates manager also says star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is No. 2 on that list. Both were hopeful...
  • Jose Abreu's bat leads the way again

     Jose Abreu's bat leads the way again
    DETROIT — As the home runs began to add up for White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu at various ballparks earlier this season, the question always seemed to be whether the rookie's production would slow down. Sox manager Robin Ventura said before...
  • 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...
  • Diamondbacks 7, Pirates 4

    The Sports Xchange Diamondbacks 7, Pirates 4 PHOENIX -- Arizona pinch-hitter Andy Marte hit a tie-breaking, two-run home run in the sixth inning and second baseman Aaron Hill also homered in the sixth to lead the Diamondbacks to a 7-4 victory over the...
  • Criminal charges filed in baseball's Biogenesis steroid scandal

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. A year to the day after 13 Major League Baseball players were suspended in the biggest doping scandal in baseball history, federal authorities on Tuesday charged a crew of seven with illegally providing them and others including high...
  • Diamondbacks' Cahill makes positive strides

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said the adjustments right hander Trevor Cahill's made at Triple-A Reno are paying off. "He's been more consistent in his...
  • Abreu's bat stays hot for White Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox DETROIT -- Opposing managers and pitchers keep searching for ways to pitch to Jose Abreu, but those adjustments haven't worked. Abreu's swing seems slump-resistant during his stunning rookie...
  • 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...
  • Angels' Hamilton adds toe tap to boost power

    The Sports Xchange Angels' Hamilton adds toe tap to boost power LOS ANGELES -- Josh Hamilton, then with the Texas Rangers, put on one of the best power displays ever during the 2008 Home Run Derby at old Yankee Stadium. He hit 40 home runs while winning...
  • Marte's homer pushes Diamondbacks past Pirates

    The Sports Xchange Marte's homer pushes Diamondbacks past Pirates PHOENIX -- Two hours into his return to the major leagues, Arizona pinch-hitter Andy Marte displayed the stroke that made him one of the top prospects in the game a decade ago. Marte,...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...