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  • Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3

    Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on an infield single, Sam Fuld's triple to right-center and Andy Parrino's scoring fly ball. The Angels didn't quit, though, scoring once in the ninth and loading the bases before Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle struck out pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta to end the game.
  • Timeline for Major League Baseball commission Bud Selig

    (Reuters) - Timeline of events in the career of Allan "Bud" Selig who will step down as commissioner of Major League Baseball in January after the election on Thursday of Rob Manfred as his successor. July 30, 1934: Allan "Bud" Selig is born in...

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.
    One of Jose Abreu's biggest "wow" moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Rays and hit a walk-off grand slam. The feat...

    Mike Piazza reconnects with Italy at the World Cup

    I came across Mike Piazza, former baseball player and now, apparently, die-hard Italian soccer fan, in the Sao Paulo airport Saturday morning. Who knew? Piazza, the former Dodgers and Mets catcher who finished his 16-year major league career with a...

    MLB to media in Australia: Just smile and have a Vegemite sandwich

    Your browser does not support iframes. So the Dodgers and Diamondbacks are in Australia to promote baseball as international sport. Guess that’s swell, though making it part of the regular season seems a hellacious idea. But if Major League...