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  1. White Sox found treasure in scrap heap

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Hector Noesi won't scare an opponent like Chris Sale might, and he doesn't have the upside of guys like Jose Quintana and John Danks, but the unlikeliest starter in the Chicago White Sox rotation this season continues to show that he has a...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  2. Extra Bases: Faith has worked for Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Sometimes a little faith goes a long way. The Chicago White Sox rescued Hector Noesi off the waiver-wire scrap heap, moved him from reliever into a rotation spot and presto, and now have an effective starting pitcher on their hands. ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. No more platoon at 3B for Cubs?

    AJ Mass

    According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, despite the fact that Mike Olt is hitting just .195 on the year, "manager Rick Renteria said he plans to scrap the third-base rotation he'd used since the season started" and will give Olt a ch...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. Wild-card format bad for baseball

    Doug Glanville

    After a 162-game regular season, it makes no sense for baseball to then have a wild-card round in which one loss will eliminate a team.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  5. Mets won't skip, scrap Jeremy Hefner

    Adam Rubin

    CHICAGO -- Terry Collins said there are no plans to use Thursday's team off-day to skip Jeremy Hefner's turn, much less bounce the right-hander from the rotation. After Hefner surrendered four runs in the fourth inning Saturday and departed an eventu...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  6. Peavy scraps start for side session

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy scrapped his Cactus League start Friday because of a threat of afternoon rain. With bad weather in the Phoenix area, Peavy and the team opted instead for a side session against Sox hitters. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  7. Braves scrap controversial spring cap

    David Schoenfield

    The Atlanta Braves announced they will not be wearing the "screaming Indian" logo cap during spring training. Frankly, I was surprised the cap was approved in the first place, knowing it would inevitably lead to controversy. Of course, the controv...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. How Jose Bautista and Michael Bourn both have value in points lea...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass has tips and strategies regarding hitters in points-based fantasy baseball leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  9. Louisiana drops bid to extradite former Detroit Tiger Denny McLai...

    Louisiana authorities on Monday dropped a bid to extradite former Detroit Tigers star Denny McLain, major league baseball's last 30-game winner, for trial in a dispute over a scrap metal sale.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  10. Sox bullpen alters complexion of game

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Preserving leads is apparently old hat for a White Sox bullpen that has moved on to rescuing games from the scrap pile. The bullpen took over on Tuesday against the Twins in the midst of a three-run deficit. An inning later, the White S...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  11. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton goes 0-for-3 after adopting new day ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Josh Hamilton has a new plan to combat his lack of production during day games.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 7, Yankees 1

    Andrew Marchand

    Recap | Box score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees are 0-for-2 in the second half of the season. The Scrap Heap All-Stars are now 0-2 in the second half. It means Yankee fans can start the Ubaldo Watch. FREDDY SEZ : Freddy Garcia followed Ba...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  13. Winds scrap fireworks; Rangers offer tickets

    Fans holding tickets to the first game of this weekend's series with the Royals will have the chance to attend another game this season free of charge because of the cancelled postgame fireworks show, the Rangers announced late Friday. Ticket hol...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  14. Saturday stuff and the lineup

    Mark Saxon

    * Pitcher Joel Pineiro felt some soreness in his right shoulder after a bullpen session, causing the Angels to scrap his minor-league rehab start. They had targeted Friday's home opener for Pineiro's return from the disabled list, but that won't happ...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  15. Spring training 2011: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres invol...

    Tony Jackson

    The Los Angeles Dodgers were involved in their second bench-clearing incident this spring on Saturday, this time against the National League West rival Padres, whom they will see 18 times over the next six months.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  16. Mackey Sasser doesn't deserve disease

    Rob Neyer

    More from the mixed-up files of Mr. William E. Robinson, this time about a tough old catcher named Clint "Scrap Iron" Courtney: By the time Scraps joined the Orioles in 1960 he couldn't throw very well anymore. The story was that he'd hurt his arm ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010