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  1. TV talent: Hershiser, Garciaparra, Hairston

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- Former major leaguers Orel Hershiser, Nomar Garciaparra and Jerry Hairston Jr. will serve as analysts for SportsNet LA's signature live daily show on the Los Angeles Dodgers, which will air pregame and postgame during the regular seaso...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  2. Rangers could activate Soria on Sunday

    Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers reliever Joakim Soria's nearly two-year wait to return to the major leagues will last at least one more day. The right-hander came through consecutive rehab stints with no issues this week and said he was ready t...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  3. Jason Collins throws out first pitch

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional sports leagues, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night before the Red Sox played the Texas Rangers. ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  4. Trout wins Baseball America's player of the year

    Associated Press

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Mike Trout is the first rookie to win Baseball America's player of the year award. Called up three weeks into the season, the Los Angeles Angels outfielder batted .326 with 30 homers and 83 RBIs. He also led the majors with 49 sto...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  5. White Sox power Floyd to ninth victory

    Associated Press

    TORONTO -- The Chicago White Sox never had much of a pleasant history in Toronto. Life is good in the present, however, on the AL Central leader's latest trip north of the border. Adam Dunn hit his major league-leading 34th home run, Dayan Viciedo...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  6. Padres send Cubs to seventh loss in a row

    Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO -- Carlos Quentin hit a three-run homer, Ross Ohlendorf pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the San Diego Padres ruined Brooks Raley's major league debut Tuesday night with a 7-4 victory over the floundering Chicago Cubs. Cha...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  7. Angels' protest of loss to Sox denied

    Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Major League Baseball has denied the Los Angeles Angels' protest of their extra-inning loss at the Chicago White Sox last week, although it still hasn't convinced manager Mike Scioscia the call was correct. Read the full story....

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  8. Cubs-Sox series reduced starting in '13

    Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball's new schedule format for 2013. Read the entire story....

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  9. Ex-White Sox pitcher Hickey dead at 56

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Kevin Hickey, who pitched in six major league seasons with the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, has died. He was 56. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  10. A's rally by Sox in 14th inning

    Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Yoenis Cespedes' timely hitting decided countless games at every level of baseball back home in Cuba. Doing it at as a first-year major leaguer means so much to the young Oakland Athletics. With two of the American League's t...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  11. With wife expecting, Humber leaves Sox

    Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- White Sox pitcher Philip Humber has flown home to Chicago to be with his wife as they prepare for the birth of their first child. The team says Humber, who pitched the 21st perfect game in major league history Saturday at Seatt...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  12. Sox ink Wells to minor league deal

    Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Chicago White Sox have signed veteran right-hander Kip Wells, their former No. 1 draft pick, to a minor league deal. Wells hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2009 for Cincinnati, his eighth team over 11 seasons in a...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  13. NFL Network COO Kim Williams, NBA senior VP Gail Hunter, MLB seni...

    Associated Press

    Kim Williams, chief operating officer of the NFL Network, is the winner of the top award by Women in Sports & Events.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  14. OF Cespedes eligible to sign with teams

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball has told teams that Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is eligible to be signed. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  15. Ex-Cub Murton breaks Ichiro's hit record

    Associated Press

    TOKYO -- Former major leaguer Matt Murton has broken Ichiro Suzuki's record for the most hits in a single season in Japanese Professional Baseball. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  16. Recap: Mets 18, Cubs 5

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Ruben Tejada hit his first major league homer and drove in five runs, Ike Davis also connected and the New York Mets erupted for 21 hits and pounded the Chicago Cubs 18-5 Sunday to avoid a weekend sweep. Read the entire story....

    Blog | September 05, 2010