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  • Tigers' Victor Martinez to begin rehab assignment Sunday

    Without Victor Martinez in the Tigers lineup, "It's still pretty damn good," Terry Francona said. "But when you have Victor being healthy," the Indians manager said before Saturday's at Comerica Park, "it adds a dimension that scares other managers."...
  • Joe Maddon protects his lineup turf

    Joe Maddon protects his lineup turf
    DETROIT -- The fascination over Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon's choice of batting his starting pitcher eighth continued Wednesday night during his pre-game session with reporters. For the umpteenth time, Maddon was asked to explained the lineup...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton and Dee Gordon leading in All-Star voting
    If the All-Star voting closed today, Marlins second baseball Dee Gordon and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton would be starting for the National League. Gordon leads NL second basemen with 934,249 votes from the fans, a healthy margin over Kolten Wong...
  • Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend

    Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend
    For the third-consecutive year, Houston resident Victor Martinez is making the roughly 30-hour drive to see his son in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend. But this year, unlike the first two journeys, Martinez will get some relief at the gas pump. "I'm...
  • Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons

    Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons
    Former National League rookie of the year Rafael Furcal has retired after 14 major league seasons. Furcal, an infielder who played for the Dodgers from 2006 until they traded him to St. Louis in 2011, signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during...
  • Andrew Miller, Dellin Betances driving Yankees' success from bullpen

     Andrew Miller, Dellin Betances driving Yankees' success from bullpen
    While Alex Rodriguez's milestone 661st home run dominated the news from the Bronx this week, the reason the Yankees are winning has more to do with their bullpen than A-Rod's comeback. Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller have been untouchable in the...
  • Thursday's recap: Tigers 4, White Sox 1

    Thursday's recap: Tigers 4, White Sox 1
    The summary The Tigers avoided a White Sox series sweep behind left-hander Kyle Lobstein, who limited the Sox to one run on five hits through 72/3 innings in a 4-1 victory Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field. Jose Quintana earned his second loss in as...
  • Wednesday's recap: White Sox 7, Tigers 6

    Wednesday's recap: White Sox 7, Tigers 6
    The summary Avisail Garcia hit the go-ahead RBI single off Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain in a four-run eighth inning to help the White Sox to a 7-6 comeback victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Melky Cabrera hit a game-...
  • Carlos Rodon moving to White Sox rotation — for at least 1 start

    Carlos Rodon moving to White Sox rotation — for at least 1 start
    Jeff Samardzija was absent from U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday night during a 7-6 White Sox victory over the Tigers, banned from his team's bench because he started serving a five-game suspension. Chris Sale was also absent, or at least the version of...
  • Series preview: Tigers at White Sox

    Series preview: Tigers at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Tigers lead 2-1. Sox lost 9-1 in last meeting in Detroit on April 19. Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH Shane Greene (3-1, 4.60) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (1-2, 4.78). Wednesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN-Plus. RH Alfredo...
  • Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter

    Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter
    Ever since the American League adopted the designated hitter in 1973, the debate surfaces every few seasons that both the AL and the National League should abide by the same rules. Because we all know the MLB Players Association would never allow the...