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  • Braves 8, Padres 3

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves 8, Padres 3 ATLANTA -- Mike Minor pitched so poorly lately that Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez asked him if he were hurt. The left-hander said that he wasn't, and Sunday against the...
  • Minor pitches Braves past Padres

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Minor pitches Braves past Padres ATLANTA -- Mike Minor had pitched so poorly lately that Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez asked him if he was hurt. The left-hander said that he was not hurt,...
  • MLB roundup: Thomas emotional in Hall of Fame ceremony

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Thomas emotional in Hall of Fame ceremony Frank Thomas is one of the most physically imposing players ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. However, the 6-foot-5 slugger, whose playing weight...
  • 'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

    'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame
    "Being really lucky is a Hall of Fame credential," former manager Tony La Russa said Sunday during the annual ceremonies in Cooperstown that inducted La Russa and five others into Baseball's Hall of Fame. … The NFL is defending the two-game...
  • Torre feels 'terrible' for not mentioning 'Boss' in speech

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Manager Joe Torre made a point to tell reporters after his Hall of Fame speech that he forgot to mention late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. The omission was accidental, but Torre's rough ending as Yankees manager under...
  • Thinning the Baseball Hall of Fame herd: 94 who should NOT be in

    Thinning the Baseball Hall of Fame herd: 94 who should NOT be in
    Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, pushing membership to 306. There are 74 pitchers, 17 catchers, 21 first basemen, 20 second basemen, 15 third...
  • Greg Maddux, un genio de la precisión

    Greg Maddux, un genio de la precisión
    Siempre consideré a Greg Maddux como un lanzador aburrido. Ahora reconozco que lo consideraba aburrido, soporífero, repetitivo o predecible era en realidad perfección en su expresión más genuina. Maddux, quien ingresó al Salón de la Fama del béisbol...
  • Dan Haren, Matt Kemp help Dodgers beat Diamondbacks, 2-1

    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers loaded the bases in the first inning, but failed to score. They went ahead, 1-0, in the second when Hanley Ramirez drove in A.J. Ellis with a single to right field. Matt Kemp made it 2-0 in the third with an opposite-field home...
  • Lackey's anger directed at Castro baffles Cubs shortstop

    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs and Cardinals have been hating on each other for 122 years and running, so Sunday afternoon's tete-a-tete between John Lackey and Starlin Castro was nothing new. Just Google "Dusty Baker-Tony La Russa-shouting match" for a...
  • Hall of Fame inductees anxious over speeches

    Braves pitcher Tom Glavine said he expects to talk longer during his acceptance speech Sunday than former teammate Greg Maddux, who will go first during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "He and I and Frank (Thomas) were talking a little...
  • Peter Gammons appreciates Hall of Fame buzz

    Peter Gammons appreciates Hall of Fame buzz
    Peter Gammons was on the road Thursday, making one of his favorite drives: His annual trek from his home in New England to Cooperstown, N.Y., for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction weekend. His anticipation level is considerably different than last...