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  • Newsmakers

    Scheduled After trying to repeatedly heal his surgically repaired left knee by having it drained of fluid, Metta World Peace said that he will undergo Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy on …


  • Tanaka wants to leave Japan for U.S.

    Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season but his Japanese team doesn’t want to let him go. MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball’s new posting system …


  • MLB notebook: Justin Morneau signs 2-year deal with Rockies

    Justin Morneau made this perfectly clear: He’s stepping in for Todd Helton, not replacing the longtime Colorado Rockies first baseman. Because filling Helton’s cleats, he said, simply can’t be done.


  • Cano, Mariners finalize huge contract

    All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners finalized their $240 million, 10-year contract that was agreed upon late last week.


  • MLB notebook: Diamondbacks acquire Trumbo from Angels

    The Los Angeles Angels traded slugging outfielder-first baseman Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a three-team deal that also includes the Chicago White Sox. Pitcher …


  • Torre, La Russa and Cox elected to Hall of Fame

    Baseball: With a combined eight World Series titles and more than 7,500 wins, the managerial trio of Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox has officially made it to …


  • In brief: Penguins’ Orpik injured in loss to Bruins

    NHL: Boston’s last-minute win over Pittsburgh was overshadowed by Shawn Thornton’s takedown of Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. Zdeno Chara scored with 13 seconds left in regulation after David Krejci tied …


  • Stone: Mariners going big and bold with Cano

    SEATTLE – Robinson Cano is going to be a Mariner, and that’s a statement of such magnitude and improbability it must be allowed to sink in. Achieving a comfort level …


  • Stone: Mariners going big and bold with Cano

    Robinson Cano is going to be a Mariner, and that’s a statement of such magnitude and improbability it must be allowed to sink in.


  • Seattle hires Wilson as minor league coach

    The Seattle Mariners have hired former catcher Dan Wilson as the roving minor league catching coordinator for the organization. The Mariners announced the hiring on Tuesday. Wilson will work with …


  • Clark 1st ex-big leaguer to run MLB players’ union

    Tony Clark said he’s “blown away” that he is the first former major leaguer to become head of the baseball players’ union. The executive board of the Major League Baseball …


  • In revised suit, A-Rod accuses Selig of cowardice

    NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez’s lawyers updated his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, adding new criticism of the commissioner for not testifying in the union’s grievance to …


  • AP source: A-Rod grievance hearing completed

    Alex Rodriguez’s grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday in New York after 12 days of sessions, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked …


  • Newsmakers

    Agreed The Kansas City Royals agreed to a $32 million, four-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas. Vargas was 6-4 with a 3.65 ERA for the Los Angeles Angels last season …


  • MLB notebook: Hudson signs with Giants

    Tim Hudson hardly envisioned his career crossing the country once more to bring him back to the Bay Area. Hudson finalized a $23 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco …


  • McCutchen, Cabrera honored with MVP awards

    Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera both coasted Thursday to Most Valuable Player awards. McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide …


  • MLB Managers of the Year: Francona and Hurdle

    Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday. Francona (left in photo) edged John Farrell of the …


  • Your top rookies …

    Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins and Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays have been selected baseball’s Rookies of the Year. Fernandez stood out in a deep National League …


  • Newsmakers

    Arrested Phoenix police have arrested 22-year-old Robert Chavez and 23-year-old Joseph Corrales in connection with the beating death of 17-year-old national champion boxer Alexis Urbina. Police say Urbina was found …


  • McClendon finally lands managerial job in Seattle

    Lloyd McClendon wanted to be in Seattle three years ago, when he finished as a runner-up to Eric Wedge for the Mariners’ managerial opening. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik was …


  • Red Sox, Yankees offer trio

    NEW YORK – The World Series champion Boston Red Sox made $14.1 million qualifying offers to free agents Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Napoli and Stephen Drew on Monday, the first deadline …


  • Rodriguez reportedly tested positive in 2006

    NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, the New York Times reported Monday, an accusation denied by a representative of the legal team for …


  • Couples extends lead at Cup Championship

    Golf: Fred Couples shot a 3-under-par 68 to reach 15-under 198 and extend his lead to five strokes Saturday after the third round of the Champions Tour’s season-ending Charles Schwab …


  • World Series notebook: Victorino will return to lineup

    BOSTON – Shane Victorino’s stiff back is feeling better, so Red Sox manager John Farrell plans to start him when Boston tries to win the World Series championship tonight in …


  • Red Sox aim to duplicate Ruthian feat

    BOSTON – Generations of New Englanders are preparing. Practically no one alive can remember seeing such an event unfold: The Boston Red Sox could win a World Series title on …


  • Former Spokane Indian claims Clemente Award

    Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals is this year’s recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award, an award which recognizes the player whose contributions on and off the field best …


  • Newsmakers

    Arrested Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla has been arrested on drug-related charges in Eugene. Lyerla, who left the No. 2 Ducks earlier this month and plans to enter the …


  • Wacha, Cards top Red Sox 4-2 to tie World Series

    Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St. Louis Cardinals began scooting around the bases and tied the World Series.


  • Reds choose Bryan Price for next manager

    The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, giving pitching coach Bryan Price a three-year deal Tuesday to take the team deep into the playoffs. The job carries enormous expectations …


  • No joke: Wainwright, Beltran try to win together

    Adam Wainwright helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series, perhaps making their most important pitch of the season.

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