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  • Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. The...

  • Dodgers owners reach deal to buy Triple-A team

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year. The deal marks the end of the Dodgers' minor league presence in Albuquerque after 44...

  • Umpire West suspended 1 game for grabbing jersey

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre said in a statement Wednesday that West "admitted that there was a better way to handle the situation."...

  • PawSox to hold rally after Governor's Cup win

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The 2014 International League champion Pawtucket Red Sox are coming home for a celebration party. The PawSox will hold a victory celebration Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at McCoy Stadium to celebrate their win in the Governor's Cup championship. The event is open to the...

  • Angels' magic number drops to 2 despite loss

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season. It wasn't Cory Rasmus' fault. He allowed one hit over four scoreless innings Tuesday night as manager Mike Scioscia used the bullpen-by-committee formula...

  • Hendriks hit hard, pulled early as Royals lose 7-5

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Liam Hendriks' abbreviated start forced Royals relievers to work six innings, and that didn't work out very well. Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as Kansas City's dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a...

  • Altuve breaks Biggio's record in Astros' loss


    HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve enjoyed a record-breaking moment in his amazing season. The Houston Astros' second baseman broke Craig Biggio's club record for hits in a season with his 211th of the year, a single up the middle in the seventh inning Tuesday night during a 4-2 loss to the Cleveland...

  • Reds get 1 hit against Arrieta in 7-0 loss to Cubs


    CHICAGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have had this feeling before against Jake Arrieta. The right-hander flirted with a no-hitter against the Reds for the second time this season Tuesday night, taking his bid into the eighth inning during a 7-0 shutout for the Chicago Cubs. Arrieta (9-5), who...

  • Phillies' Burnett gets majors-worst 17th loss


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies are looking forward to putting a forgettable season behind them. Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer off Burnett, to lift the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night. Burnett...

  • Amarista's homer lifts Padres over Phillies 5-4


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres have always valued Alexi Amarista's defensive versatility. This time, the diminutive shortstop flashed a big bat. Amarista had three hits, including a two-run homer, to lead San Diego to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Amarista's two-out...

  • Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list


    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges. The Vikings made the announcement early Wednesday morning after...

  • Cardinals lose to Brewers 3-2 in 12 innings


    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn held the Milwaukee Brewers in check for seven innings. The St. Louis Cardinals' lineup was stopped cold after the first three hitters. Manager Mike Matheny agreed that lack of offense was "part of the story" after a 3-2, 12-inning loss Tuesday night that sliced St....

  • Smolinski's 1st homer leads Rangers past A's 6-3


    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jake Smolinski needed little time to get back into the swing of things after missing nearly two months with a broken left foot. Smolinski hit his first career homer, and the Texas Rangers took advantage of sloppy play from Oakland to beat the Athletics 6-3 Tuesday night...

  • Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers


    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year. Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that...

  • Collected Wisdom: Cal Ripken Jr., former Baltimore Orioles star

    Interviewed by Mike Baldwin | Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. compiled one of the most accomplished careers in Major League Baseball history. Ripken and his brother, Billy, own three minor league baseball teams. He is CEO of Ripken Baseball, whose goal is to grow the love of baseball from a grassroots...

  • Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington resigns

    By The Associated Press | Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has unexpectedly resigned, saying he needs to devote his full attention to an “off-the-field personal matter.” The stunning announcement Friday came one day after the Rangers lost their sixth straight game and became the first team...

  • Former OU pitcher Jon Gray shut down by Colorado Rockies farm team due to shoulder fatigue

    Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    Former University of Oklahoma pitcher Jon Gray will be shut down from the first-round of the Texas League playoffs, and will not be a September call up for the Colorado Rockies after experiencing shoulder fatigue. According to The Denver Post, Gray could return to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers...

  • Former RedHawks interim manager Tom Lawless to manage Houston Astros after Bo Porter fired

    staff reports | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Houston Astros manager Bo Porter was fired by the organization on Monday , opening the door for former Oklahoma City RedHawks interim manager Tom Lawless, who was named as his replacement on an interim basis. Lawless, who is a roving infield instructor for the Houston Astros,  filled in...

  • Tulsa native travels to all 30 MLB ballparks in search of best hot dog

    Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Tom Lohr, a retired Navy veteran from Tulsa, had a better summer than you. Yes, he may have slept in his Toyota RAV4 for the better part of four months and he may have put nearly 19,000 miles on said RAV4. But he also hit up 30 Major League Baseball ballparks and 35 Minor League...

  • Angels' Garrett Richards has torn knee tendon, will miss pennant drive

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Garrett Richards, who played at Edmond Memorial and OU, suffered a torn patellar tendon in his left knee and will undergo surgery Friday, a procedure that will sideline the Angels right-hander for six to nine months and could deal a severe blow to the team's pennant hopes. Richards, 26, the...


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