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  • Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million

    Orioles appear to believe Balfour is too much of a risk to warrant $15 million
    The soap opera between the Orioles and Grant Balfour gets weirder by the day. How’s his shoulder? Is it healthy? Is it not? He did have major surgery on it back in 2005, but he's never missed time because of his shoulder since. Where’s the...
  • Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation

    Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation
    BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home. Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
  • Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings

    Phil Rogers' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Cardinals (1): Only the Rockies can match their lineup. Nobody can match their balance, with Adam Wainwright right back where he was in 2009-10 as a Cy Young candidate. 2. Braves (4): Julio Teheran and Kris...
  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.

    What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.
    After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium. The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
  • On 17th anniversary of Jeffrey Maier incident, talk again revolves around fan interference

    On 17th anniversary of Jeffrey Maier incident, talk again revolves around fan interference
    When Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, changing momentum in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Detroit and Oakland, a lot of Orioles fans were surely taken...
  • The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It

    The Beards Needed A Boost, And Ortiz Provides It
    BOSTON — All that stuff about Fear the Beard, and the hard truth is that through two chilly October nights at Fenway Park Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer had cut through the most productive lineup in baseball like Schick and Gillette. All that stuff...
  • John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers

    John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers
    DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park. But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. With Verlander continuing the...
  • Phil Rogers unveils what to look for in 2nd half

    Phil Rogers unveils what to look for in 2nd half
    Five most interesting teams 1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
  • Crain seems good fit for Tigers

    No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain. Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break. When general manager Rick...
  • MLB power rankings

    MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Tigers (1): Victor Martinez has been a beast in the second half, hitting .371 with a .945 OPS. The Rays' Wil Myers (.385) is the only AL hitter with a higher average. 2. Dodgers (2): No wonder Don Mattingly...