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Nick Swisher

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  • 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...
  • Around MLB

    American League Central Division White Sox: Rush hour: Promote top draft pick Carlos Rodon from Class A to Triple A after four appearances. Indians: Surgery on both knees ends disappointing season for Nick Swisher. Still two years left on $56...
  • Carrasco Shuts Down Yankees

    Carrasco Shuts Down Yankees
    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 limited the overthinking. He took that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers get a reality check in 10-3 loss to Indians

    Dodgers get a reality check in 10-3 loss to Indians
    Hey, it wasn’t like they were all going to be pretty little things the rest of the way. Anyone suffering under the delusion that the Dodgers’ recent turnaround meant only blue skies ahead, had only to take in their 10-3 loss to the Cleveland...
  • 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' 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...
  • Howie Kendrick delivers Angels' 10th inning win over Rangers, 3-2

    Howie Kendrick delivers Angels' 10th inning win over Rangers, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton reached on an infield single to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning and took off for second on a full-count pitch to Howie Kendrick, who lined a run-scoring double to left-center field off Jason Frasor for his fifth career...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols misses second start of the season

    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...