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  • Why are the Orioles interested in signing Randy Wolf? Think relief

    Why are the Orioles interested in signing Randy Wolf? Think relief
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is not going to comment on the signing of left-handed veteran Randy Wolf, at least not until it becomes official. “We like him for the team,” Duquette said Tuesday, though that’s as specific...
  • Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings

    Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings
    1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...
  • Royals rally but can't overcome Pirates

    Royals rally but can't overcome Pirates
    Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs, A.J. Burnett won his fifth consecutive start and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished their first sweep of an AL team in more than a decade by beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday. McCutchen hit an RBI...
  • Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox

    Unbalanced schedule favors White Sox
    Can a playoff team vote an opponent a playoff share? Can it tip the schedule maker? We might find out this season if the White Sox edge the Indians for the American League Central title or finish just ahead of the Orioles for one of the two wild-card...
  • Oakland Athletics ace, Glendale native Brandon McCarthy on short leash

    Oakland Athletics ace, Glendale native Brandon McCarthy on short leash
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: Even though McCarthy's had his best stuff working as of late, the A's have been reluctant to push the big right-...
  • Local MLB players take good with bad

    Local MLB players take good with bad
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine. The Glendale Community College product...
  • Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says

    Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says
    With the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, the Orioles are "going hard" after Milwaukee Brewers' Zack Greinke, according to an industry source. The source, an executive with another big-league club, said the Orioles appear to be...
  • Reds' Baker released from Chicago hospital

    Reds' Baker released from Chicago hospital
    Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was released from a Chicago hospital on Sunday following four days of treatment for an irregular heartbeat, MLB.com reported. He may be back with the team on Tuesday, but that is not certain. Baker, 63, returned to...
  • Like Cubs, Astros building from bottom up

    Like Cubs, Astros building from bottom up
    Like his bosses, Mike Foltynewicz is a baseball optimist. He can see the Astros rising out of the ashes they find themselves in at the beginning of the Jim Crane era. "In three or four years, we're going to be a fun team,'' said Foltynewicz, a 21-year-...
  • Your Morning Phil: Campana, Lake, Buehrle

    Your Morning Phil: Campana, Lake, Buehrle
    MESA, Ariz. -- Talking baseball while wondering if Brandt Snedeker is the new Tom Watson: 1. Tony Campana isn’t really gone yet, but I’m already missing him. The Cubs made an unpopular decision Sunday, dropping Campana off the 40-man...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 4/15 log (updated Friday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Monday's 4/15 log (updated Friday AM)
    9:30 a.m.    Basketball: Feb. 1991: Phoebus boys vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 11 a.m.    Baseball: Alabama at Mississippi (d.).--CSN 11 a.m.    Football: Oct. 1991: Phoebus vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 1:30 p.m.    Basketball: Feb. 1991: Bethel girls vs. Kecoughtan.--...