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  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion edges Orioles' Nelson Cruz for AL Player of the Month

    Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion edges Orioles' Nelson Cruz for AL Player of the Month
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz’s remarkable May wasn’t enough to win the American League Player of the Month award, as hot-hitting Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion beat him for the honor. Cruz hit .339/....
  • Tigers top Yankees 5-2

    Tigers top Yankees 5-2
    By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees

    Avila's RBI Single In 9th Lifts Tigers Past Yankees
    Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.  Avila's two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the...
  • Hanley Ramirez returning to Dodgers next season is no sure thing

    Hanley Ramirez returning to Dodgers next season is no sure thing
    On this date a year ago, Hanley Ramirez was batting .363. The Dodgers loved him, and vice versa. The playoffs would happen, and then the contract extension. The playoffs happened. The new contract never did. That sets up what could be the most...
  • Teixeira hurts pinkie as Yankees trump Tigers 5-1

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira knew he was safe on a close play at the plate. Then he saw what his left pinkie finger looked like, and the first baseman, along with the rest of the New York Yankees, feared the worst....
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Powerful Tigers, Yanks Win, 1-0

    NEW YORK — Shane Greene pitched eight-plus outstanding innings to lead the Yankees to a 1-0 victory in the finale of a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Greene (3-1) continued an impressive run of starting pitching by...
  • Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win

    Shane Greene Shuts Down Tigers In 1-0 Yankees Win
    NEW YORK -- Starting pitching was expected to dominate this week at Yankee Stadium by at least one team. That team was the New York Yankees, whose patchwork rotation dominated despite having four opening day starters on the disabled list. Shane Greene...
  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away. With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
  • Tigers beat Yankees on Avila's homer in 12th

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Torii Hunter had two nerve-wracking events in the late innings Tuesday: waiting for the X-rays on his injured left hand and waiting to see which one of his teammates would deliver the game-winning...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    There are times when I find some of your observations and statements to be befuddling unless you are trying to protect players so they can be traded. You recently said Jared Mitchell needs a little more seasoning.  He's a great athlete, but if he gets...