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Schimp's 4 RBIs and Richard's gem lifts Padres to 14-1 win
SAN DIEGO — Ryan Schimpf hit a three-run homer and tied a career-high with four RBIs and Clayton Richard pitched seven scoreless innings as the San Diego Padres crushed the Colorado Rockies 14-1 on Thursday night.Schimpf, a rookie second baseman, hit his 18th home run of the season, all coming since July 1.Richard (2-3) was sharp as he scattered six hits, walked two and had eight strikeouts.
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Arcia, Perez power Brewers past Cardinals 12-5
ST. LOUIS — Orlando Arcia is finding his balance.Domingo Santana and Arcia hit back-to-back homers as the Milwaukee Brewers continued their recent road dominance routing the St. Louis Cardinals 12-5 on Thursday night.Hernan Perez had four hits and three RBIs for the Brewers, who won their season-high fifth straight on the road and have won seven of their last eight games.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball statistics St. Louis Cardinals Florida Marlins Major League Baseball Baseball National League Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Mets in playoff position thanks to two surprise contributors
ATLANTA — Now the Mets are the hunted. One more break went in the Mets’ direction Thursday — an off day for manager Terry Collins’ crew — when the Cardinals lost 12-5 to the Brewers. With that development, the Mets moved a half-game ahead of the Cardinals in the race for the NL’s second wild...
322 points by New York Post | Atlanta Braves National League Major League Baseball Florida Marlins Houston Astros San Francisco Giants National League East Super Bowl XV
Jeff Hoffman roughed up as Padres shell Rockies
For one inning, Jeff Hoffman flashed his talent. He looked like the pitcher Colorado is counting on in seasons to come.
9 points by The Denver Post | Major League Baseball Baseball statistics San Diego Padres Florida Marlins National League Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants National League West
Hernan Perez leads hits parade as Milwaukee Brewers blast St. Louis Cardinals
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- In his career, St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia has been very tough against the Milwaukee Brewers.
9 points by UPI | St. Louis Cardinals Chicago Cubs Baseball Baseball statistics Major League Baseball Florida Marlins Milwaukee Brewers San Francisco Giants
Dodgers' breakup with Don Mattingly has worked out pretty well for all concerned
While the Dodgers were in Colorado early last month, third baseman Justin Turner and since-traded catcher A.J. Ellis slipped into a restaurant a couple of blocks from the team hotel. There, they shared a table with Tim Wallach and Lorenzo Bundy, a couple of former Dodgers coaches now with the Miami...
907 points by Los Angeles Times | National League San Francisco Giants Florida Marlins New York Yankees First baseman Baseball Clayton Kershaw Joe Torre
Red Sox activate reliever Koji Uehara from disabled list
SAN DIEGO – The Boston Red Sox activated reliever Koji Uehara from the disabled list.Uehara had been out since July 20 with a strained pectoral muscle. The right-hander is 2-3 with a 4.50 ERA in 39 games.He is expected to be available on Tuesday for Boston’s second game of a three-game series agains...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | San Diego Padres Florida Marlins St. Louis Cardinals Earned run average Mariano Rivera Major League Baseball Trevor Hoffman Qualcomm Stadium
Headlines from around the world in sports
BaseballMarlins activate OF Stanton from DLMIAMI – Giancarlo Stanton’s season is not over after all.The Miami Marlins reinstated the slugger Tuesday from the disabled list, barely three weeks after his season was thought to be over because of a badly strained groin.Stanton took part in a simulated...
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No magic wand: Tigers shut out by White Sox
Detroit held to seven hits but doesn't lose any ground in AL Central race (4½ games back) as Cleveland falls to Houston.        
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Five reasons Mets are better than 50-50 to make playoffs
CINCINNATI — Can they be the comeback kids for a second straight year? The mood was bleak outside the visitors’ clubhouse in San Francisco on Aug. 19 as Terry Collins conducted his postgame press briefing, after a fourth loss in five games had pushed the Mets two games below .500 and 5 ½ lengths removed...
91 points by New York Post | Florida Marlins New York Mets World Series Major League Baseball Curtis Granderson Atlanta Braves Detroit Tigers San Francisco Giants
Kinsler on return from injury: ‘It’s not a big deal’
Three days after a ground ball smashed into the middle finger of his right hand, Ian Kinsler was back in the lineup.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Baseball statistics Baseball Alex Rodriguez U.S. Cellular Field Florida Marlins Baseball terminology 2008 Tampa Bay Rays season Detroit Tigers
Jose Abreu fuels Chicago White Sox to series win over Detroit Tigers
By Tom Musick, The Sports Xchange CHICAGO -- Most players offer a simple greeting or share a joke with the opposing first baseman when they reach base safely.
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Live Tigers blog: Tigers rally to take lead in 7th
The Tigers wrap up a three-game series in Chicago this afternoon at 2:10 p.m.        
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Live Tigers blog: Sanchez works out of jam in 5th
The Tigers wrap up a three-game series in Chicago this afternoon at 2:10 p.m.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Baseball First baseman Florida Marlins Alex Rodriguez Home Run Derby Baseball statistics All-Star Futures Game Baseball positions
Live Tigers blog: V-Mart appears to hurt leg in 4th
The Tigers wrap up a three-game series in Chicago this afternoon at 2:10 p.m.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Baseball Alex Rodriguez Home Run Derby Florida Marlins Baseball statistics All-Star Futures Game First baseman All-Star Futures Game players
Live Tigers blog: Tigers go down in order in 3rd
The Tigers wrap up a three-game series in Chicago this afternoon at 2:10 p.m.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Baseball Florida Marlins Home Run Derby Alex Rodriguez All-Star Futures Game All-Star Futures Game players First baseman Baseball positions
Live blog: Another Upton HR has Tigers up after delay
Special writer Josh Mansour is leading the conversation during today's series finale.        
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Live blog: Tigers trail early after delay
Special writer Josh Mansour is leading the conversation during today's series finale.        
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Live Tigers blog: White Sox get out to early lead
The Tigers wrap up a three-game series in Chicago this afternoon at 2:10 p.m.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Baseball Florida Marlins All-Star Futures Game Alex Rodriguez All-Star Futures Game players Home Run Derby First baseman Detroit Tigers
Unlikely contender making push for Mets’ bullpen job
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Paul Sewald could leave the Mets with a difficult choice for the final bullpen spot. As the Mets prepare for the likelihood Jeurys Familia will be suspended following his arrest last offseason on domestic violence charges, the right-handed Sewald is making a claim for that potential opening. Sewald’s primary competition...
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American League Central capsules
American League Central preview capsules         
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Justin Verlander's entire repertoire strong in latest outing
Right-hander gives up one run on two hits over sixth, has 1.99 ERA over six spring starts        
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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera getting daily treatment on back
Will Miguel Cabrera be ready for Detroit Tigers Opening Day on April 3? 'I don’t know,' he said.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Tigers First baseman Florida Marlins Jim Leyland Debut albums Miguel Cabrera Atlanta Braves Mark Teixeira
Why Joshua Kushner nixed bid to buy Miami Marlins
There is some rich irony to why Joshua Kushner’s bid to buy the Miami Marlins baseball team struck out last week. Kushner, whose brother Jared is married to first daughter Ivanka Trump and is a top White House adviser, did not want to be seen as buying the Marlins on the cheap at a time...
30 points by New York Post | Florida Marlins Ivanka Trump American businesspeople Million Montreal Expos Jeffrey Loria Baseball Jared Kushner
San Diego Padres ink RHP Jered Weaver
Alex ButlerFeb. 18 (UPI) -- Three-time All-Star Jered Weaver is taking his 150 career wins to the San Diego Padres.
4 points by UPI | Major League Baseball San Diego Padres California United Press International Florida Marlins Baseball National League St. Louis Cardinals
Mat Latos invited to Toronto Blue Jays spring training
Alex ButlerFeb. 16 (UPI) -- An eighth different Major League Baseball jersey will be hanging in Mat Latos' closet after he agreed to a deal Thursday.
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Kushner family puts brakes on talks to buy Miami Marlins
MIAMI — The Kushner family, which has close ties to the White House, has put the brakes on its negotiations to buy the Miami Marlins because of a report team owner Jeffrey Loria may be nominated by President Trump to become ambassador to France.Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser to the president, has a preliminary agreement to buy the Marlins. But in a statement released late Wednesday by Kushner's brother-in- law, Joseph Meyer, the family expressed concern the deal might "complicate" the ambassadorship appointment.
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Marlins owner, reportedly selling team to Kushner relative, may be named ambassador to France
Reports emerged last week that Jeffrey Loria had a "handshake agreement" to sell the Miami Marlins to the father of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law. Wednesday brought a tweak to that news, with another report raising questions about the appearance of a possible quid pro quo involving...
527 points by Chicago Tribune | Ivanka Trump Jared Kushner Florida Marlins Washington Nationals Donald Trump Montreal Expos Ivana Trump Trump Organization
There is reason for hope as 2017 Detroit Tigers begin spring training
Steady veterans. Promising young arms. The pieces are there, but can the Tigers stay healthy?        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Tigers Catcher Justin Verlander Florida Marlins Major League Baseball Lakeland Florida Joker Marchant Stadium American League Central
Don Mattingly, Jeffrey Loria cut Marlins’ facial hair policy
Beards are back for the Miami Marlins.
19 points by Daily News | New York Yankees Facial hair Beard Florida Marlins Moustache Don Mattingly First baseman Baseball positions
Tigers start with same team in 'unreal' renovated spring training home
Steady veterans. Promising young arms. The Tigers have the pieces to give fans reason for optimism this season.        
391 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Tigers Catcher Justin Verlander Florida Marlins Major League Baseball Lakeland Florida Joker Marchant Stadium American League Central
Angels plugged some holes in off-season, but how good they'll be remains an open question
The Angels should be better than they were last year. Their lineup and bench appear to be stronger. But the health of the pitching staff was the club’s downfall last season, and it would not be a surprise if the same was said this time next year.  First, the improvements: Left field has plagued...
15 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball First baseman Baseball positions Major League Baseball Designated hitter Florida Marlins Pitcher Albert Pujols
Tigers GM Al Avila: Keeping core together gives best chance to win
Chief decides to stick with the team that narrowly missed the playoffs last season        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Major League Baseball Baseball Pitcher Manager Atlanta Braves Florida Marlins The A-Team Pure Mule
Analyzing Mets’ NL East foes: Hole that can expose Nationals
Here’s an in-depth look at the Mets’ NL East foes: Nationals Manager: Dusty Baker (second season) Spring training site: West Palm Beach, Fla. Biggest additions: Adam Eaton was acquired in a trade with the White Sox for three prospects to give the Nationals another bat in the outfield. Stephen Drew was signed as a free...
1 points by New York Post | Boston Red Sox Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Chicago White Sox New York Yankees Philadelphia Phillies National League Florida Marlins
Families of men killed with Jose Fernandez file lawsuits
MIAMI (AP) — The families of the two men who were with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty — killing all three — are suing the All-Star's estate.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Baseball St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Missouri Florida Marlins Major League Baseball National League Minor league baseball Chicago Cubs
How baseball and the Detroit Tigers became Mike Ilitch's true love
Baseball was embedded in his life as a kid growing up on the west side of Detroit, a shortstop for Cooley High in the mid-1940s.        
1386 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball World Series Detroit Red Wings Mike Ilitch Tiger Stadium Florida Marlins Chicago White Sox
Families of men killed on boat with Jose Fernandez sue his estate
MIAMI — The families of the two men who were with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty — killing all three — are suing the All-Star’s estate. Attorney Christopher Royer, who is representing the families of 25-year-old Eduardo Rivero and 27-year-old Emilio Jesus Macias, told the Sun...
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Joshua Kushner may buy Miami Marlins: AP source
The Kushner family, which already has close ties to the White House, may soon move into Major League Baseball. Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser to President Trump, has a preliminary agreement to buy the Miami Marlins for about $1.6 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Major League Baseball Florida Marlins Boston Red Sox Ivanka Trump National League Jared Kushner Baseball Minor league baseball
AL Central teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Cleveland IndiansManager: Terry Francona (fifth season).2016: 94-67, first place, AL champions, lost to Chicago Cubs in World Series.Training Town: Goodyear, Arizona.Park: Goodyear Ballpark.First Workout: Feb. 14/19.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball Detroit Tigers Chicago Cubs Baseball Kansas City Royals World Series Florida Marlins
Changing baseball's extra innings format is stupid, and we can prove it
A look at every extra-innings game since 1920 — and every one for the Braves last year.
414 points by The Washington Post | Major League Baseball Baseball World Series Atlanta Braves Chicago Cubs National League San Francisco Giants Florida Marlins
AP source: Joshua Kushner may buy Miami Marlins
MIAMI — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser to President Trump, has a preliminary agreement to buy the Miami Marlins for about $1.6 billion.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the Marlins and owner Jeffrey Loria have not commented publicly on negotiations.
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Mets reliever not into roles but is ready to fill in for Jeurys Familia
PORT ST. LUCIE — Anytime, anywhere, any inning. Mets reliever Addison Reed watched the postseason closely and was thrilled to see how managers used their relievers, especially how Terry Francona utilized Andrew Miller. Reed likely will be the Mets closer to start the year because Jeurys Familia is expected to be suspended for violating MLB’s...
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Report: Miami Marlins have $1.6 billion sale in place
Alex ButlerFeb. 9 (UPI) -- The Miami Marlins, who lost its ace pitcher in a September boating accident, are being sold, according to reports.
3 points by UPI | Major League Baseball Florida Marlins Washington Nationals Baseball Major League Baseball All-Star Game National League Bud Selig World Series
Jared Kushner's dad in negotiations to buy Marlins baseball team
Jeffrey Loria, who bought the team for $158 million in 2002, is reportedly ready to sell his team.
145 points by Daily News | Major League Baseball New York Yankees Los Angeles Dodgers World Series New York City Florida Marlins National League San Francisco Giants
David Phelps beats Miami Marlins in arbitration, returning for $4.6 million
Alex ButlerFeb. 9 (UPI) -- Pitcher David Phelps is returning to the mound for the Miami Marlins.
3 points by UPI | United Press International Pitcher Florida Marlins Catcher Baseball
Greg Bird, Michael Conforto in spring’s harshest spotlights
Spring training means different things to different players. A chance for veterans to gear up for another 162-game grind, top prospects to get their first tastes of the big leagues and those battling for final roster spots to catch on. The Yankees and Mets have all those things, and also have former top prospects trying...
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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has preliminary agreement to sell team
MIAMI — The Miami Marlins are for sale, and owner Jeffrey Loria may have a buyer. Loria has a preliminary agreement to sell the team to a New York businessman, but the deal could fall through because the final purchase price hasn’t been determined, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Thursday. The […]
12 points by The Denver Post | Florida Marlins Montreal Expos Boston Red Sox World Series Washington Nationals John W. Henry Associated Press Jeffrey Loria
Jose Fernandez’s absence looms large as Marlins open camp
For the Miami Marlins, the magical phrase that marks the beginning of baseball is tinged with sadness this season.
2 points by The Denver Post | Florida Marlins Relief pitcher Baseball Pitcher Bullpen Jeffrey Loria
Three-time World Series champion LHP Javier Lopez retiring
Alex ButlerFeb. 8 (UPI) -- Seasoned southpaw Javier Lopez announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday.
-2 points by UPI | Major League Baseball San Francisco Giants Boston Red Sox National League Colorado Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks Florida Marlins Chicago Cubs
Hot stove: MLB 2016-17 free agent tracker
There were 158 free agents that hit the market this winter.         
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