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  • Braves deal Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton to Padres

    MIAMI The Braves' overhaul continued unabated with a seismic trade on the eve of the new season, trading premier closer Craig Kimbrel and cente fielder Melvin Upton to the San Diego Padres for outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin, pitching...
  • Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez named NL Player of the Week

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez named NL Player of the Week
    In a shocking development to absolutely no one, Adrian Gonzalez was named Monday as the National League’s Player of the Week. Those types of honors tend to happen when you’re making history to open a baseball season. Gonzalez hit a major-...
  • New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win

    New Dodgers provide new experience in opener: A come-from-behind win
    In the middle of fielding questions about the Dodgers' season-opening victory over the San Diego Padres, Adrian Gonzalez made an inquiry of his own. "Last year, how many times did we come from behind?" he asked. The answer: Not many. Only twice last...
  • Believe it or not: Adrian Gonzalez says he's no home run hitter

    Believe it or not: Adrian Gonzalez says he's no home run hitter
    Please understand this: Adrian Gonzalez is not a home run hitter. All those balls suddenly exploding off his bat like they're launched by NASA? Those record five home runs in the first three games of the season? Heck, the team-high 27 homers he hit last...
  • Dodgers' Brett Anderson wants to keep this up, except for one pitch

    Dodgers' Brett Anderson wants to keep this up, except for one pitch
    PHOENIX — As Adrian Gonzalez's home-run streak came to an end Friday night, Brett Anderson had reason to believe he was starting a run of his own. In what Anderson envisioned as the first of 30 or more starts this season, he received a no-decision...
  • Adrian Gonzalez hits three homers to power Dodgers to 7-4 win

    Adrian Gonzalez hits three homers to power Dodgers to 7-4 win
    He did it again. Then again. And then again. Very repetitive, in that wonderful kind of way. By the time Adrian Gonzalez was finished breaking records for the night, he had hit three home runs Wednesday, which only gave him five in the first three games...
  • Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages

    Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages
    The Marlins' vaunted young outfield has received plenty of endorsements from many around the game. Perhaps none as great as that of Ichiro Suzuki, the future Hall of Famer the Marlins signed to serve as understudy to the trio of Christian Yelich,...
  • White Sox star Jose Abreu could see some action at 3rd base

    White Sox star Jose Abreu could see some action at 3rd base
    Nobody will be writing poems about Abreu to Johnson to LaRoche, a la Franklin Pierce Adams' 1910 piece titled "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" on the Cubs' double play combination of Tinkers to Evers to Chance. Besides, Jose Abreu outgrew playing shortstop many...
  • Cubs' Miguel Montero stands tall to pitchers

    Cubs' Miguel Montero stands tall to pitchers
    DENVER -- Miguel Montero is generously listed at 5-foot-11, but the Chicago Cubs' catcher has developed a reputation for speaking his mind to pitchers, no matter how tall or successful they are. Jake Arrieta, the Cubs' 6-foot-4 pitcher, credited Montero...
  • AP source: MLB's Manfred plans to give DC '18 All-Star Game

    Commissioner Rob Manfred intends to announce Monday that Washington's Nationals Park will host the 2018 All-Star Game, a person familiar with Major League Baseball's plans told The Associated Press. The person spoke Sunday to the AP on condition of...
  • Quick trip around Major League Baseball

    Quick trip around Major League Baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Ouch. One of the best winters for any team leads into one of the worst starts in toughest division. Indians: Starters living up to the hype, making Sports Illustrated's choice as World Series champs almost...