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Mark Teixeira having most fun in final year — and he’s not playing
While the Yankees have made an unexpected run into the playoff chase, Mark Teixeira hasn’t had a hit in September in the final season of his career. Though the first baseman is going through the worst full season he’s ever had, Teixeira insisted it’s not bittersweet. “I’m actually enjoying it more,” Teixeira said before Thursday’s...
20 points by New York Post | First baseman New York Yankees Baseball statistics Mark Teixeira English-language films 2009 Major League Baseball season 2009 World Series Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers think this Bacardi logo looks an awful lot like theirs
Booze and baseball fit together like a hand in glove — except when it comes to trademark disputes. The Texas Rangers have a beef with Bacardi Ltd., the maker of rum, Grey Goose Vodka and Bombay Sapphire gin over a new distilled spirit the company introduced in China last year and hopes to distribute worldwide....
24 points by New York Post | Major League Baseball Bacardi Gin American League Rum Texas Rangers Distilled beverage World Series
Yankees’ new strategy for helping Aaron Judge snap slump
The Yankees coaching staff hasn’t been able to get Aaron Judge going since his call-up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Maybe the minor league staff will have better luck. Minor league hitting coordinator James Rowson has been with the Yankees this week and has seen Judge struggle before — though probably not to this extent. “He’s trying...
12 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Joe Girardi 2009 World Series Texas Rangers CC Sabathia 2009 Major League Baseball season Major League Baseball New York Mets
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg's aching elbow is not a season-ending injury, team says
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who left his start Wednesday in the third inning because of discomfort in the back of his right elbow, has a strained flexor mass and there is no timetable for his return.  Paul Lessard, Washington’s director of athletic training,  says the injury...
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A-Rod admits he ‘made an ass’ of self in Francesa interview
At least he finally admitted it.
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Royals reliever falls through a barn roof, carries on tradition of weird spring training injuries
In what appears to be turning into somewhat of a tradition, yet another baseball player has injured himself ahead of spring training in an unusual way. On Tuesday, Kansas City Royals reliever Brian Flynn fell through the roof of his barn in Oklahoma, resulting in a broken rib and three non-displaced...
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Ilitch rival Tom Monaghan mourns 'tenacious competitor'
" ... he left an indelible mark on the pizza industry, sports and the City of Detroit," the Domino's founder said in a statement.        
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Hot stove: MLB 2016-17 free agent tracker
There were 158 free agents that hit the market this winter.         
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AP source: Mike Napoli, Rangers working on another reunion
Mike Napoli and the Texas Rangers are working on contract to reunite again, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press         
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Mark Teixeira’s next step will be on your TV
Mark Teixeira will face a new kind of spotlight this season. The former Yankees first baseman, who retired at the conclusion of the 2016 season, has joined ESPN as a studio analyst, the network announced Tuesday. “I couldn’t be more excited to begin this next chapter of my baseball career with ESPN,” Teixeira said in...
24 points by New York Post | 2009 World Series New York Yankees First baseman Major League Baseball CC Sabathia Mark Teixeira World Series Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers bring Mike Napoli back on one-year deal
The Sports Xchange The Texas Rangers and Mike Napoli agreed to terms on a one-year contract that brings the 35-year-old back for his third stint with the club.
5 points by UPI | Major League Baseball American League World Series Boston Red Sox Chicago White Sox New York Yankees Texas Rangers Cleveland Indians
Mark Teixeira joins ESPN as baseball analyst
BRISTOL, Conn. — Mark Teixeira will work as an ESPN analyst following his retirement as a player.ESPN said Tuesday it had reached a multiyear agreement with the three-time All-Star first baseman. Teixeira will appear on baseball studio coverage, anchor show "SportsCenter" and ESPN radio.The 36-year-old Teixeira hit 409 home runs for Texas (2003-07), Atlanta (2007-08), the Los Angeles Angels (2008) and the New York Yankees (2009-16).
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Mark Teixeira joins ESPN as baseball analyst following his retirement
Mark Teixeira will work as an ESPN analyst following his retirement as a player.
7 points by The Denver Post | Major League Baseball New York Yankees National Hockey League Mark Teixeira Babe Ruth Atlanta Braves New York City Texas Rangers
Elderly couple set house on fire to lure police into ambush
An elderly couple in San Angelo, Texas are accused of setting their house on fire to draw in police so that they could murder them. The house fire got out of control, which foiled the plan.
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Rangers sign starter Andrew Cashner to one-year deal worth $10 million
Right-hander Andrew Cashner is going home for a spot in the Texas Rangers' rotation. A person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Friday that the free-agent pitcher and the team had reached an agreement on a $10-million, one-year deal. That person spoke on condition of anonymity...
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No-look catch goes against Angels in 5-4 loss to Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas — Andrelton Simmons threw his hands up in disbelief, then put them on his hips and stared toward the mound. In the dugout, all Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia could do was shake his head."That's not fun," Simmons said about his hard liner on which reliever Nick Martinez made a no-look, behind-the-back snag and turned into a double play. "You try to hit the ball hard, and a guy makes a crazy play. That's baseball, I guess."
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Things get heated in Angels' 5-4 loss to the Rangers
Rookie Nomar Mazara hit his 20th homer in another testy game with multiple ejections and the Texas Rangers moved closer to their second consecutive AL West title by beating the Angels, 5-4, on Tuesday night.  Texas (90-62) cut its magic number to two to clinch the seventh division title in franchise...
23 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball Texas Rangers Baseball statistics Baseball terminology Relief pitcher Pitcher Mike Scioscia Elvis Andrus
Angels lose to Rangers on Ian Desmond walk-off single
Ian Desmond had an RBI single with no outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers moved closer to the AL West title with a 3-2 win over the last-place Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.  Elvis Andrus led off the ninth with a sharp single to left off Jose Alvarez (1-3) before Carlos Gomez turned...
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Angels' Jered Weaver pushes through with 3-2 victory over Rangers
As the sand descends in the hourglass of his career, Jered Weaver marches on, taking the ball every fifth day no matter how beat-up his body feels, how many miles he has racked up on his arm or how many starts he has left. The Angels right-hander is in the final three weeks of the five-year, $85-million...
51 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball Baseball statistics Pitcher Mike Scioscia Texas Rangers Jered Weaver
Mark Teixeira rediscovers star power for one special night
Mark Teixeira knows how to hit a home run. That comes with skill and accumulated knowledge from years of sizing up pitchers and their patterns and their stuff. It’s just that most days now, Teixeira cannot hit a homer. His mind is fertile. His body is decaying. Even he concedes: “My bat is a little...
37 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Walk-off home run Atlanta Braves Alex Rodriguez Mark Teixeira 2009 World Series 2009 Major League Baseball season Texas Rangers
Angels are hoping for recovery after 2-1 loss to Rangers
The Angels’ opposition Friday night represented the manifestation of their hopes for their franchise’s future. In the form of Yu Darvish, the Texas Rangers’ dominant, deceptive right-hander, the Angels could envision their path to success. Darvish underwent Tommy John surgery 18 months ago to repair...
21 points by Los Angeles Times | Mike Scioscia Major League Baseball Tommy John surgery Pitcher Baseball Texas Rangers New York Yankees Baseball park
Victor Martinez homer lifts Detroit Tigers past Baltimore Orioles
By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange DETROIT -- Victor Martinez tends to make his home runs count.
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Ex-Brave Olivera found guilty of assault, sentenced to jail

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