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  • 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,...
  • Tigers' Max Scherzer, Athletics' Bartolo Colon to start Game 1 of playoff series

    Tigers' Max Scherzer, Athletics' Bartolo Colon to start Game 1 of playoff series
    From All-Star starter to postseason headliner, Max Scherzer is Jim Leyland's pick again. Detroit's 21-game winner will start an American League best-of-five division series opener Friday night against the Athletics at Oakland, with Justin Verlander...
  • Braves-Nationals game is postponed because of Navy Yard shootings

    Braves-Nationals game is postponed because of Navy Yard shootings
    The Washington Nationals postponed Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves after shootings at the nearby Navy Yard. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday. "It's a very emotional day. An extremely horrific act...
  • Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager

    Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager
    The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel. Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
  • Baseball quotes: Alex Rodriguez says he's 'fighting for my life'

    Baseball quotes: Alex Rodriguez says he's 'fighting for my life'
    "I know people say ownership turned a blind eye to it, and they probably did in some circumstances. But people were going to start losing interest in watching a bunch of clowns out there on drugs, doing things normal people couldn't even think about...
  • Texas Rangers' Colby Lewis is done for the season

    Texas Rangers' Colby Lewis is done for the season
    Texas Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right hip, ending his chances of pitching this season. Lewis, who hasn't pitched since 2012, says he has been dealing with hip pain during his comeback from surgery...
  • Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year

    Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year
    New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
  • Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars

    Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars
    NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession. The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
  • Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball

    Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball
    NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League? "That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong." Nathan had better not miss the...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis ties American League home run mark

    Orioles' Chris Davis ties American League home run mark
    With one final power surge before the All-Star break, first baseman Chris Davis earned a place in the record book. Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the American League record for home runs before the break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the...
  • Kirk Gibson, Joe Maddon are named NL, AL managers of the year

     
    Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks is named National League Manager of the Year. Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays wins the honor in the American League....