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  • Preview: Diamondbacks at Giants

    The San Francisco Giants look like the best team in the National League over the last month whenever Tim Lincecum pitches. They will attempt to show that form with someone else on the mound when they try to clinch the three-game series against the...
  • Preview: Marlins at Mets

    The New York Mets appear to be getting comfortable at home following a rough start to the season and can thank their pitching staff for much of that success. The Mets, who continue their three-game weekend series with the Miami Marlins on Saturday,...
  • Preview: Twins at Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies are getting healthier - especially on offense - as they host the Minnesota Twins on Saturday in the second contest of a three-game series. Colorado welcomed Carlos Gonzalez back to the lineup Friday after the star outfielder missed 35...
  • Rod Carew cherished each of his 18 straight All-Star selections

    Rod Carew remembers feeling so nervous that he barely could control his legs before his first All-Star Game as a 21-year-old Twins rookie in 1967. The game was played in Anaheim, Calif., but for Carew, it felt like fantasyland because he got to meet...
  • Patrick Reusse: Gripes about baseball are misguided jabs

    MINNEAPOLIS This is an NFL-loving country for many reasons, including the fact it's not hard work to be a zealous follower of your favorite team. NFL teams play 16 games in 17 weeks. They give you an excuse to drink heartily on weekends, with one bye...
  • MLB roundup: Tanaka apologizes for injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Tanaka apologizes for injury Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka apologized Friday to the New York Yankees, his teammates and fans for being sidelined by a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. Tanaka,...
  • Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor

     Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor
    Anthony Rizzo will not soon forget the process of the fans voting him onto the National League All-Star team in the MLB.com Final Vote. "I thanked all of the front office and the people who were working behind the scenes to pump it up and promote it,"...
  • Chicago Cubs - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Cubs manager Rick Renteria says there's no point looking back after his two top pitchers were traded and more players may yet be on the block. "I don't think we're thinking about the trade...
  • Atlanta Braves - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO --The Atlanta Braves are in no rush to bring back catcher Evan Gattis. Gattis, out since July 1 with a bulging disk in his back, traveled to the Braves' Class A Rome, Ga. affiliate on Thursday for...
  • Reds 6, Pirates 5

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Reds 6, Pirates 5 CINCINNATI - Center fielder Billy Hamilton had three hits and second baseman Ramon Santiago drove in two runs as the Cincinnati Reds rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat...
  • Phillies win fifth in a row, beat Nationals, 6-2

    It was less than a week ago that the Phillies hit their low point of the season, but since then they have dramatically changed their fortunes. With Jimmy Rollins contributing the ninth multi-home run game of his career and A.J. Burnett allowing two runs...