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  • 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...
  • Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees

    Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees
    NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
  • Dodgers should be up to their ears in emotion

     Dodgers should be up to their ears in emotion
    ST. LOUIS — Disney calls them "ear hats." You can buy one in pink or lime, or topped with a tiara or bow tie. But the traditional hat is all-black, adorned with nothing but the ears that Adrian Gonzalez mimicked the other day. That is only...
  • 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...
  • MLB playoffs: Rays, Rangers to play Monday tiebreaker

    MLB playoffs: Rays, Rangers to play Monday tiebreaker
    The eyes of the baseball world will be on Texas on Monday, when the Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays play a one-game tiebreaker for the final postseason spot in the American League. The winner of the Rangers-Rays game advances to another sudden-death game,...
  • 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...
  • Watch Torii Hunter hit walk-off three-run homer for Tigers

    Watch Torii Hunter hit walk-off three-run homer for Tigers
    Your browser does not support iframes.   Think the Angels would like to have this guy back? Torii Hunter lifted the Detroit Tigers to victory Thursday against Oakland by hitting a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth against A's...
  • Firing of Charlie Manuel is emotional for Phillies

    Firing of Charlie Manuel is emotional for Phillies
    With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Philadelphia General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager and replaced him with former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg before the Phillies' game against the Dodgers...
  • Mets' Matt Harvey has a partially torn elbow ligament

    Mets' Matt Harvey has a partially torn elbow ligament
    Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, a potentially devastating injury for the pitcher who had given the foundering New York Mets reason to be hopeful about their future. For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that...
  • Bay Bridge closure: Rays' Joe Maddon prefers Southland freeways

    Bay Bridge closure: Rays' Joe Maddon prefers Southland freeways
    You might have thought Southern California freeways are difficult to negotiate during construction, but former Angels coach and Rays Manager Joe Maddon says it's worse in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the closing of the Bay Bridge to remove the old...
  • The setup men for a gimpy Gibson's immortal World Series homer

    A quarter of a century later, the grown batboy holds up his arm as evidence. "Just talking about it still gives me goose bumps," Mitch Poole says. The lost slugger runs his hands through his graying hair. "Even now, it's hard to believe I was really...