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  • MLB: Rolling Texas Rangers are in thick of American League pennant race

    The Texas Rangers finally had a good time at home. After struggling so much on their own field this season, the Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the A.L. West-leading …


  • A.L. Wild Card roundup: Royals rout Chris Sale, close within one-half game of Detroit

    Perhaps the Royals are rousing from their offensive slumber at just the right time. Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and …


  • Verlander sends Tigers past A’s in Game 5 gem

    OAKLAND, Calif. – With the season on the line once more in Oakland, Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem. Verlander carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and …


  • Rookie power

    OAKLAND, Calif. – A pair of Oakland rookies, one heralded and the other a relative unknown, provided everything the Athletics needed to tie their A.L. division series with Detroit at …


  • Ortiz helps Red Sox swat Rays

    BOSTON – John Lackey has watched David Ortiz wreak destruction on playoff opponents before. He finally got a chance to see it from the same dugout.


  • Tigers tame A’s

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Max Scherzer overpowered Oakland with his dominant fastball, then baffled the Athletics with his off-speed stuff. Scherzer struck out 11 over seven dominant innings, Miguel Cabrera helped …


  • Red Sox vs. Rays

    Season series: Red Sox won 12-7. Tampa Bay Rays (92-71): Evan Longoria is the face of the Rays, but Wil Myers had a huge impact as a rookie. Tampa Bay …


  • Athletics vs. Tigers preview

    Season series: Athletics won 4-3. Detroit Tigers (93-69): Detroit won the A.L. Central by one game over Cleveland, but that slim margin was deceiving. The Tigers were in control from …


  • Astros open season with rout of Rangers

    HOUSTON – Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League West, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday in the major league opener and giving …


  • Yanks beat O’s, advance to ALCS

    NEW YORK – Yankees-Orioles. Playoffs. Disputed home run to right field. Yankees win. Sound familiar?


  • Orioles force deciding game against Yankees

    NEW YORK – With midnight approaching, the Baltimore Orioles’ bats awoke for one more improbable rally. Now they have a last shot to finally overtake the New York Yankees.


  • Tigers ride Justin Verlander back to ALCS

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Already an ace and MVP, Justin Verlander proved to be the Detroit Tigers’ ultimate closer, too. Verlander struck out 11 in a four-hitter, pitching Detroit into a …


  • In command

    Al Alburquerque reached out and snagged a sharp grounder to the mound – then planted a little kiss on the ball before tossing it to first. The relieved reliever gave …


  • Detroit takes series opener over Oakland

    DETROIT – Justin Verlander allowed a home run to the first batter of the game – and quickly shrugged it off. This hard-throwing ace doesn’t usually hit his stride until …


  • M’s can’t hold multiple leads, fall to Indians

    CLEVELAND – Seattle Mariners closer Brandon League has been a reliable reliever throughout his nine-year career. When he faces the Cleveland Indians, however, things typically do not end on a …


  • MLB 2012: Pujols, Fielder power up

    Albert Pujols gave the Texas Rangers an October preview of what they can expect 18 times in this season, now that the Los Angeles Angels are shelling out a hefty …


  • With a little luck, Detroit, Verlander tie series

    DETROIT – If the Detroit Tigers stage an improbable comeback and win this American League championship series against the Texas Rangers, they might want to award a playoff share to …


  • Fister pitches Tigers past Rangers 5-2 in Game 3

    DETROIT – Doug Fister shook off a frustrating first inning and Victor Martinez hurt himself while hitting a tying home run. The banged-up Detroit Tigers are teetering but still standing, …


  • Rays blank Rangers in opener of divisional series

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Matt Moore went to the mound as the ultimate wild card. Seven innings later, he walked off as a postseason ace.


  • Tigers-Yankees playoff opener suspended by rain

    The playoff opener between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was suspended because of rain in the second inning Friday night, probably wiping out the ace of each pitching …


  • Rocket Slips Past Big Unit In K’S

    Roger Clemens struck out eight to pass Randy Johnson and win his fourth A.L. strikeout title, and the Toronto Blue Jays finished the season by rallying to beat the visiting …


  • Cone Impressive In 5-Inning Stint

    David Cone no-hit Cleveland for five innings and Ivan Cruz hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the 10th inning as the New York Yankees beat the Indians 5-4 Thursday night …


  • Wells Makes Pitch For Shot At Playoffs

    David Wells, trying to secure a spot in the Yankees’ postseason rotation, won for the first time in nearly six weeks, pitching New York past the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 …


  • Vaughn Answers Booing In Boston

    Mo Vaughn responded to the boos of the Boston crowd with a two-run home run in the eighth inning to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over …


  • Orioles Clinch In Davis’ Return

    The Baltimore Orioles had just rallied to a victory that assured them another trip to the playoffs, and all anyone wanted to talk about was a comeback of a different …


  • Phillips’ Error Helps Royals Top Angels In 13

    Dean Palmer tripled to open the 13th inning and scored the go-ahead run on Tony Phillips’ error Saturday, giving the Kansas City Royals a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Angels. …


  • Tigers Send Angels To 5th Loss In A Row

    Bobby Higginson’s third grand slam of the season and rookie Juan Encarnacion’s first career homer powered the Detroit Tigers to a 7-5 victory Saturday over the Anaheim Angels at Tiger …


  • Williams’ 6 Rbis Tie 1-Inning Mark

    Matt Williams homered and doubled to drive in a record-tying six runs during a 10-run fourth inning Wednesday night, leading the visiting Cleveland Indians over the Anaheim Angels 10-4. Marquis …


  • Garciaparra Ties Hit-Streak Record

    Rookie Nomar Garciaparra tied an A.L. record and Tim Wakefield pitched into the ninth inning Sunday as the visiting Boston Red Sox beat the Anaheim Angels 3-2 to snap a …


  • Cruz Delivers For Jays Victory

    Jose Cruz Jr. hit a run-scoring single with one out in the ninth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat Minnesota 3-2 Wednesday night, sending the visiting Twins to their …

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