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Victor Martinez

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  • Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite

    Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite
    Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012. The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
  • Robin Ventura sounds off strong on 'weak' comment

    White Sox manager Robin Ventura isn't always quick to voice displeasure publicly, but he fired back Thursday at Tigers manager Brad Ausmus for calling the actions of Sox pitcher Chris Sale "weak." Ausmus made the comment Wednesday after Sale hit...
  • Tigers top Twins, maintain two-game Central lead

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers top Twins, maintain two-game Central lead DETROIT -- Things are slowly falling into place for the Detroit Tigers in their bid for a fourth consecutive American League Central title. Home runs...
  • Royals 6, White Sox 3

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes time element in lede Royals 6, White Sox 3 CHICAGO -- The Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field, but still have a little work...
  • Royals dump White Sox, close in on playoff berth

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange Royals dump White Sox, close in on playoff berth CHICAGO -- The music was loud and the Kansas City Royals were abuzz inside the visitor's clubhouse Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field, but the...
  • Tigers hold off Twins, 4-2, cut magic number to 2

    DETROIT Thursday marked Max Scherzer's final start of the regular season. Scherzer is headed for free agency this autumn, so this could have been his final start as a Detroit Tiger at Comerica Park, even if this year's World Series is played there. If...
  • Tigers 4, Twins 2

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 4, Twins 2 DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez hit home runs and Max Scherzer picked up his 18th victory to lead Detroit to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory

    Sox rookie Bassitt stays composed for first MLB victory
    DETROIT – Chris Bassitt’s assignment Monday night was not easy, even for a starting pitcher who had more than 17 major league innings under his belt. The White Sox rookie right-hander had to take on a Tigers team in the thick of the American...
  • Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season

    Fiery ending to Chris Sale's season
    DETROIT — Chris Sale walked off the field for the last time in 2014 bobbing his head in defiance to the boos of Tigers fans Wednesday at Comerica Park. The White Sox left-hander’s last inning of the season was a fiery one, complete with an...
  • Rangers sweep Astros to continue late-season surge

    The Sports Xchange By Art Garcia, The Sports Xchange Rangers sweep Astros to continue late-season surge ARLINGTON, Texas -- Another series, another sweep for the Texas Rangers. Despite being mired in last place for much of the season, the Rangers...