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  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Orioles take rubber match vs. Tigers with 4-2 comeback win

    Orioles take rubber match vs. Tigers with 4-2 comeback win
    Although he is 22 and had been in the majors for all of 11 days, Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman didn’t seem flummoxed by the bright lights and suffocating hype of his first two starts. He just wasn’t very effective. All that changed...
  • Danny Valencia breaks Orioles' pinch-hitting slump

    Danny Valencia breaks Orioles' pinch-hitting slump
    Entering Sunday’s series finale with Detroit, the Orioles bench had struggled throughout the year in contributing late in games, hitting just 1-for-18 in pinch-hit situations. But against the Tigers, the Orioles got their first pinch hit since May...
  • Mets Take On Central Division Leading Tigers

    Mets Take On Central Division Leading Tigers
    The Mets are beginning what is the hardest stretch of their season right before the All-Star break. After completing a series win against the American West Division leading Rangers, the Mets cannot let up as they face the Central Division leading Detroit...
  • Tigers' success starts at top

    Like Rudolf Nureyev, the Tigers have turned on a dime. They appeared to be downsizing less than two years ago when they traded Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson in moves that seemed to show owner Mike Ilitch's concern over a bloated payroll. But that...
  • Everyone walks away happy

    The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009. What transpired next may have contributed to...
  • World Series starts and, perhaps, ends with Justin Verlander

    World Series starts and, perhaps, ends with Justin Verlander
    SAN FRANCISCO — This is a one-man World Series. The most valuable players in waiting, Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey, are here. So is Prince Fielder, the only one of baseball's $200-million men still in uniform this season. So is Matt Cain, who...