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  • Gallo homers off Kershaw in Rangers' 5-3 win over Dodgers

    Rookie slugger Joey Gallo hit a long two-run homer off Clayton Kershaw, and Prince Fielder also went deep to lead the Texas Rangers over the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Wednesday night. Wandy Rodriguez (4-2) shrugged off leadoff doubles by Yasiel Puig and...
  • LEADING OFF: A-Rod chases 3,000 hits; 40-somethings on mound

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ CLOSING IN Alex Rodriguez needs three hits to become the 29th player to reach 3,000 when the New York Yankees face Mat Latos and the visiting Miami Marlins. Latos struck out a season-...
  • Reds light up Harang, Phillies in 11-2 win

    CINCINNATI Teams in the summer market for a second-tier starting pitcher will surely watch closely to see how Aaron Harang bounces back from his worst two starts of the season. The journeyman right-hander regressed as last year wore on, and potential...
  • Nats take Mariano Rivera III to highlight Day 2 of MLB draft

    Enter Sandman — the sequel. Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former New York Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round with the 134th overall pick Tuesday by the Washington Nationals. Rivera was 5-7 with a 2.65 ERA...
  • Verlander set to make 1st start Saturday against Indians

    Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander is set to make his first start this season against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. The 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner has been sidelined all season after leaving a March 27 spring training game with a...
  • Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt: Hitters need to do the shifting

    It took teams close to 100 years to make the drastic defensive shifts we see now. And it's evident every day the effect they're having on offensive performance. Back in the 1970s and '80s, defenses shifted on a handful of players, but only a bit. Against...
  • Yankees Beat Angels 8-2 And Stretch Winning Streak To 5

    Yankees Beat Angels 8-2 And Stretch Winning Streak To 5
    NEW YORK (AP) — Brian McCann hit a two-run homer that helped chase Garrett Richards in a six-run first inning, and the New York Yankees didn't have to fret in an 8-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night that stretched their winning...
  • Kershaw allows 1 hit and Ks 11 as Dodgers blank Cards 2-0

    Clayton Kershaw pitched one of his best games against the St. Louis Cardinals. The only drawback for him and the Los Angeles Dodgers was that the calendar read June instead of October. The reigning NL MVP and three-time Cy Young Award winner allowed...
  • The 20 greatest Dodgers of all-time, No. 6: Roy Campanella

    The 20 greatest Dodgers of all-time, No. 6: Roy Campanella
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, as selected by our readers. No. 6: Roy Campanella (10 first-place votes, 44,667 points) One of the greatest catchers of all time, Roy Campanella began his Dodgers career in 1948 and...
  • The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 12: Steve Garvey

    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, as selected by our readers. No. 12: Steve Garvey (42 first-place votes, 24,411 points) One of the most beloved Dodgers while he was playing, Steve Garvey checks in as the 12th-greatest...
  • Hamilton Gives Rangers First Series Victory At Home This Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton was watching from the bench for the first time since rejoining the Texas Rangers. Then with one swing, he won the game that gave the Rangers their first series victory at home this season — in the 2010 AL...