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  • Navy grad Mitch Harris called up to major leagues by Cardinals

    Navy grad Mitch Harris called up to major leagues by Cardinals
    WASHINGTON (AP) — During his stint in the Persian Gulf on a Navy carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm — and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors — in shape by tossing a baseball on the flight deck. “We...
  • Reports: Top prospect Kris Bryant headed to the Cubs

    Prized prospect Kris Bryant looks to be on his way to the Chicago Cubs. Multiple outlets reported Thursday night that Bryant will be called up before Friday's home game against the San Diego Padres, clearing the way for his much-anticipated major...
  • Focused Kris Bryant has big night; Addison Russell on way to Cubs

    Focused Kris Bryant has big night; Addison Russell on way to Cubs
    PITTSBURGH — Filming a commercial three days before playing your first major-league game might seem ambitious, but Kris Bryant wants to be a man of his word. "It comes with the territory, but I wouldn't want it any other way," said Bryant, who...
  • F-bombs away: Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

    Fellas, chill. It's just a game, right? Losing stinks. We totally get it. Athletes and coaches have been angry about coming up on the short end since cavemen looked at each other, pointed to a spot in the distance and took off to see who could get...
  • Senators seek to revive funding for Orlando soccer stadium

    Senators seek to revive funding for Orlando soccer stadium
    TALLAHASSEE  — Backers of Florida's professional sports franchises are mounting a drive in the waning moments of this year's session of the Legislature to help out the Orlando City Lions, two other pro teams and Daytona International Speedway. A...
  • Difficult debuts, information overloads and the art of saying nothing

    Difficult debuts, information overloads and the art of saying nothing
    Two players who figure to be part of the Chicago sports scene for years made their major league debuts Tuesday night, with Carlos Rodon and Addison Russell both looking jittery. Russell went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in the Cubs’ 9-8...
  • Mets win 9th in row, newcomer Plawecki and Niese beat Braves

    Catcher Kevin Plawecki trotted onto the field, shook hands with umpire crew chief Jerry Meals and promptly bounced a practice throw down to second base. "A little bit nervous," Plawecki said. Maybe, but it never showed in his big league debut....
  • Carlos Rodon makes White Sox debut in relief, struggles with control

    Carlos Rodon makes White Sox debut in relief, struggles with control
    Six pitches into his major-league debut Tuesday night, White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon had thrown six balls and received a visit from pitching coach Don Cooper. The top Sox prospect's first relief outing at U.S. Cellular Field wasn't nearly as smooth...
  • Agent Scott Boras believes service time issue can be resolved

    Agent Scott Boras believes service time issue can be resolved
    PITTSBURGH -- After questioning the Chicago Cubs' commitment to winning last spring, agent Scott Boras believes he has a plan that can eliminate the service time controversy surrounding client Kris Bryant. Boras, speaking to reporters behind home...
  • Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans

    Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans
    Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
  • Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Heading toward a throng of excited Washington Nationals teammates after his first game-ending homer in four years, Yunel Escobar jumped head-first toward the plate. "He's got life to him. Teammates love him here," Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez said...