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  • Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: J.P. Howell allowed his first home run of the season, a three-run blast by Arismedy Alcantara that reduced what was once a five-run lead for the Dodgers to 7-6. The Cubs completed their comeback an inning later when Chris Coghlan hit his...
  • Yasiel Puig shares thoughts on training partner Jorge Soler

    Yasiel Puig shares thoughts on training partner Jorge Soler
    Yasiel Puig made a spectacular diving catch in left-center field Saturday on a would-be extra-base hit by Jorge Soler and doubled off Chris Coghlan at second base to end a fifth-inning threat by the Chicago Cubs. The play, which preserved the Dodgers&...
  • Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed

    Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed
    On Sept. 24, 1969, Chicago hosted a double-header of tragicomedy, the kind of spectacles in which you didn't know whether to laugh or cry. One ended that day: a Cubs pennant run that, only two weeks earlier, looked likely to bring a World Series to...
  • Rangers' winning streak reaches 6

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers keep making the most of their opportunities to play spoilers. Texas completed a three-game sweep Thursday afternoon of the Oakland A's, cruising to a...
  • Marlins' Stanton feels fortunate, recovering quickly

    Marlins' Stanton feels fortunate, recovering quickly
    The transformation from a week ago was remarkable. The swelling greatly reduced, but with a missing tooth, a healing cut next to his mouth and marks under his eyes as reminders of the violent end to his season in Milwaukee, Giancarlo Stanton said that...
  • Rockies' Brown making the most of opportunity

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Reliever Brooks Brown, a 29-year-old rookie, was in the minor leagues for a ninth straight season this year but has seized his opportunity with the Colorado Rockies after...
  • Texas Rangers - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- On Sunday, the Texas Rangers offered a glimpse of what its lineup might look like in the future, save for J.P. Arencibia hitting in the three-hole as the designated hitter. Yes, that...
  • Boston Red Sox - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has been mystifying big league hitters with his knuckleball in three long relief appearances since his Sept. 1 call up. Red Sox manager John...
  • Phillies' Buchanan making the most of his chance

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Philadelphia Phillies lost for the fifth time in their past six games Friday night, dropping a 3-1 decision to Oakland, but they got another solid start...
  • Rangers' young core having fun

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Despite having the American League's worst record, the Texas Rangers have hope. The loss of such expensive stars as first baseman Prince Fielder, right-hander Yu...
  • Showalter giving starters some rest

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE - Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter now has to deal with a task that most skippers would love -- how to move around his lineup while giving starters some rest...