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  • Rounding Up The Deals: David Price To Tigers In 3-Team Blockbuster

    Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and the A's dealt for Boston's Jon Lester in a frenzied finish to Thursday's trade deadline. The pair of aces could lead to an epic...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Major League Baseball rankings
    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Cubs got a lot of press last year over the amount spent on international signings. The perception was it was a deep group and the Cubs got some of the best out there. When do you think we will start to see some of these kids coming up through the...
  • Major League Update: McCarthy makes Broadway debut

    Major League Update: McCarthy makes Broadway debut
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) New York Yankees pitcher: What appeared to be a rough start to the beginning of his career on Broadway instead turned into a quality performance from...
  • Glendale Community College's Estrada, Brewers survive slugfest over Bergman's Rockies

    A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman. The two area pitchers squared off in National League action Friday evening...
  • Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return

    Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return
    TORONTO — Even with a discolored lower left leg, Starlin Castro hasn't ruled out rejoining the Cubs before the end of the season. "I don't care if it's one game," a determined Castro said Monday, six days after suffering a high left ankle sprain....
  • Marlins rise in playoff race on homers by McGehee, Ozuna in ninth

    Marlins rise in playoff race on homers by McGehee, Ozuna in ninth
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  • Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup
    Injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have allowed manager Rick Renteria to tinker more with the middle of the Chicago Cubs' lineup. The Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of National League Central contender Milwaukee on Wednesday...
  • On The Fly: Kershaw In League Of His Own

    Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is 17-3 with a 1.70 ERA, has pitched a no-hitter, had a streak of 41 consecutive scoreless innings and could win the Cy Young and MVP in the National League. What a season. And Yahoo! Sports had this stat: Until Tuesday...
  • Cubs aim for 'something special'

    Cubs aim for 'something special'
    After getting punched for most of five months, the Chicago Cubs would have a reason to gloat after damaging the National League Central title hopes of Milwaukee with their first three-game home sweep of the Brewers in 10 seasons. But even after knocking...