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  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett has a shaky start in loss to Indians

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett has a shaky start in loss to Indians
    Recovering from a career-threatening operation and reinventing himself as a pitcher was only part of Josh Beckett's comeback. Now comes what could be the greatest obstacle: Maintenance. Beckett made one of his least effective starts of the season...
  • Jeter Ties For 6th On Career Hits List, Beltran Hits Grand Slam In Yankees Win

    Jeter Ties For 6th On Career Hits List, Beltran Hits Grand Slam In Yankees Win
    NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter tied Hall of Famer Honus Wagner for sixth place on the career hits list and Carlos Beltran highlighted a five-RBI night with a sixth-inning grand slam as the New York Yankees opened a three-game series with a 10-6 victory over...
  • Indians' Carrasco keeps Yankees at bay

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
  • Delmon Young 'fortunate enough' to keep making playoff appearances

    Delmon Young 'fortunate enough' to keep making playoff appearances
    When the Orioles clinch their first division title in 17 years, outfielder Delmon Young will be in the middle of another postseason celebration — his sixth in six years with four different teams. “I’ve been fortunate enough to be on...
  • Angels' Kevin Jepsen wants extended stay in back of bullpen

    Angels' Kevin Jepsen wants extended stay in back of bullpen
    Middle relievers are the offensive linemen of baseball, guys who toil in relative anonymity until something goes wrong, like a holding penalty on a key fourth-quarter play or a seventh-inning meltdown that turns a one-run game into a blowout loss. "I...
  • Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins

    Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins
    The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
  • Angels' Ernesto Frieri gives up 10th-inning grand slam in loss

    KEY MOMENT: Ernesto Frieri tried to "stay down and away" with a 1-and-2 fastball to Nick Swisher in the 10th inning, but the Angels reliever "left the ball up." Swisher lined it over the right-field wall for a grand slam, turning a 3-1 Indians deficit...
  • Inside the BRD: Kyle Crockett gets first Major League pitching victory for Cleveland Indians

    Kyle Crockett got his first Major League win with Cleveland Indians on Thursday although he pitched only a third of an inning in the 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Crockett, a former Poquoson High and University of Virginia star, came on with the...
  • Angels lose 5-3 stunner to Indians amid Scioscia bullpen head scratchers

    If it was Mike Scioscia's intent to move the Raul Ibanez vs. C.J. Cron debate to the back burner, the Angels manager did a fabulous job of it Thursday. Otherwise, it was a disastrous afternoon for Scioscia, whose head-scratching bullpen moves in the...
  • Angels' relievers tested but hold off Rangers in 7-3 win

    After discussing his bullpen with the media for several minutes, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia grinned at the next question. "Has there been too much made of the bullpen issue?" one reporter asked before Friday's game. "No," Scioscia replied...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols misses second start of the season

    Albert Pujols, slowed by lower-back spasms that knocked him out of Friday night's game in the sixth inning, did not start Saturday night against the Rangers, only the second time this season the first baseman has not been in the lineup. "I felt it two...