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  1. Red Sox flip-flop Peavy, Doubront

    The Red Sox made a change Tuesday, flip-flopping Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront in the rotation. Peavy will now start tonight's series opener in Minnesota and Doubront will pitch Wednesday. The switch means the right-handed Peavy will face the Tige...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. New York Mets -- Sandy Alderson's 90-win flip-flopping undermines...

    Johnette Howard

    Sandy Alderson's 90-win flip-flopping undermines talk of bold agenda-setting.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  3. David Ortiz's grand slam provides spark as Red Sox even up ALCS

    David Ortiz revived the Red Sox with a tying grand slam in the eighth inning, then Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a winning single in the ninth that sent Boston past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday night to even the AL Championship Series at 1-all.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  4. State of the Binder: Day 10

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Binder was on display in all its glory today when Joe Girardi finally decided to do what he has been hinting at all spring, flip-flopping Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner in center and left. That topic consumed most of the manag...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. About Last Night: All Hail King Miggy!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. With 44 home runs, 139 RBI, and a .330 batting average, Miguel Cabrera became the first MLB player since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 to win the Triple Cro...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  6. Girardi flip-flops Cano, Tex in lineup ... finally

    Wallace Matthews

    For weeks now, Joe Girardi has considered flip-flopping Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira in his batting order. On the second-to-last day of the regular season, he finally did it. Cano, who normally bats fifth in the Yankees lineup, batted thir...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  7. White Sox searching for a No. 2 hitter

    Doug Padilla

    SEATTLE -- Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen said this week he was tired of flip-flopping his lineup in search of the right combination, yet he nearly made another adjustment Sunday. With Alexei Ramirez struggling in the No. 2 hole, Guillen ...

    Blog | May 08, 2011
  8. Making sense of Bochy's decision

    Rob Neyer

    When I wasn't paying attention, Bruce Bochy mixed up his pitching rotation, flip-flopping Jonathan Sanchez and Matt Cain, with Sanchez starting Game 2 and Cain Game 3. According to Andrew Baggarly, "There are plenty of reasons why this makes sense...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  9. Matsui and Morales switch places in lineup

    Mark Saxon

    BOSTON -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he and bench coach Ron Roenicke discussed a dozen different lineup changes on the short flight from Detroit to Boston on Sunday night before settling on one tweak: flip-flopping Hideki Matsui and Kendry Mor...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  10. Colorado Rockies' Jim Tracy flips Garrett Atkins, Yorvit Torrealb...

    Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy is juggling his lineup again, flip-flopping Garrett Atkins and Yorvit Torrealba for Game 4 of the playoffs against the Philadelphia Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2009
  11. Wakefield struggles as Royals score big in sixth to deflate Red S...

    Mike Jacobs hit a three-run homer and Alberto Callaspo's two-run double keyed Kansas City's biggest inning in almost a year, rallying the Royals past the Boston Red Sox 12-9 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 21, 2009
  12. Braves appear to be front-runner for Burnett

    Jayson Stark

    The hot topic in baseball Thursday was which initial-laden free-agent starter will be the first to sign -- A.J. Burnett or CC Sabathia? For weeks now, I'd have guessed it would be Sabathia. But not anymore. I'm flip-flopping over to Burnet...

    Blog | December 04, 2008
  13. Outfielder Ankiel goes deep in first game of return to the majors...

    Rick Ankiel returned to the major leagues Thursday -- as an outfielder.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2007
  14. Weaver: Refusing minor-league stint not disagreement with M's

    After all the issues Jeff Weaver has had while flopping from World Series hero to $8 million bust, both he and the M's are trying to downplay another one: Weaver avoiding a trip to the minor leagues to rehabilitate his tired shoulder.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2007
  15. Piazza delivery: Single lifts Padres past flopping Cards

    Mike Piazza's single snapped a seventh-inning tie and the San Diego Padres got stingy relief after starter David Wells was scratched due to gout, beating the sagging St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Monday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2006
  16. Rockies dig out from 5-0 hole, bury Padres in 10

    Jamey Carroll doubled home the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-8.t

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 27, 2006