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  • Dodgers-Cardinals NLCS game times announced

    Dodgers-Cardinals NLCS game times announced
    The Dodgers and Cardinals will open the National League championship series on Friday in St. Louis with a game scheduled to start at 5 p.m. PDT. The series stays in St. Louis for Game 2 on Saturday, scheduled to begins at 1 p.m. PDT When the series...
  • Justin Verlander wanted to pitch the ninth inning against the A's

    Justin Verlander wanted to pitch the ninth inning against the A's
    How good is Justin Verlander? Not only did he shut down the Oakland Athletics in Detroit's clinching 3-0 victory in the American League division series on Thursday, he wanted to pitch the ninth inning despite being exhausted. Verlander gave up two hits,...
  • Red Sox vs. Dodgers would be dream series for Fox

    Red Sox vs. Dodgers would be dream series for Fox
    In theory, Fox Broadcasting should have no rooting interest in the upcoming American League and National League Championship Series that will determine who goes to the World Series, which airs on the network. But theory is not reality and Fox executives...
  • Jeff Long to head college football playoff panel

    Jeff Long to head college football playoff panel
    Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long will be the first chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, and the rest of the 13-member panel that will decide which teams play for the 2014 national championship will be officially revealed...
  • Angels hire Don Baylor as hitting coach

    Angels hire Don Baylor as hitting coach
    The Angels hired Don Baylor as hitting coach on Wednesday, reuniting them with a former star outfielder who won the American League most valuable player award while leading the Angels to their first AL West title in 1979. Baylor, 64, has spent 22...
  • Dodgers' Carl Crawford earns his keep with two huge home runs

    Dodgers' Carl Crawford earns his keep with two huge home runs
    In this age of information, in which fans can access your salary as easily as your batting average, Carl Crawford is the $142-million man. Barry Zito can tell you all about that. The amount of dollars sticks to your name like gum, until you win. Zito...
  • A's defeat Tigers, 6-3, to take a 2-1 series lead

    A's defeat Tigers, 6-3, to take a 2-1 series lead
    DETROIT — power. And it has left the Tigers on the brink of elimination and simmering with frustration. Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith hit home runs for the A’s, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and defeated...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton reacts to boos from Rangers fans

    Angels' Josh Hamilton reacts to boos from Rangers fans
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The 2013 season ended for Josh Hamilton on Sunday much the way it started, with the Angels outfielder being booed off his old home field, only this time the former Texas Rangers star had a curious reaction, one that seemed to mock...
  • Angels lock in losing record in 5-3 loss to Rangers

    Angels lock in losing record in 5-3 loss to Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The plot thickened in the American League wild-card race Friday night, as the Texas Rangers beat the Angels, 5-3, to move to within one game of Tampa Bay and Cleveland for the final two playoff spots with two games remaining....
  • Rays defeat Rangers, 5-2, to clinch wild-card berth

    Rays defeat Rangers, 5-2, to clinch wild-card berth
    ARLINGTON, Texas — David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to the playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years. They needed an extra game this time....
  • Freddie Freeman beats out Yasiel Puig for final NL All-Star spot

    Freddie Freeman beats out Yasiel Puig for final NL All-Star spot
    It seems the only thing Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hasn’t been able to do in the last month is earn a spot in the All-Star game. Fans voted Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman into the final National League spot in the Tuesday game...