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  • Machado, Orioles get past Mariners 3-2 in 10

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles are working extra hard for their wins lately. Machado lifted a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday. The Orioles took three of four in the series, twice winning in extra...

  • Padres to place OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee. Second baseman Jedd Gyorko will come off the disabled list. Quentin appeared as a pinch-hitter on Saturday and did not play in Sunday's 8-3 loss...

  • The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers...

  • Braves score 6 runs in 3rd, beat Padres 8-3

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday. The Braves trailed 1-0 before roughing up Stults (3-13). Back-to-back doubles by Gerald Laird and Andrelton Simmons...

  • Brewers' bats shut out by deGrom, fall 2-0 to Mets

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The most-impressive hit Sunday by the Milwaukee Brewers caromed off a heavy cable that supports Miller Park's retractable roof and fell into fair territory. Problem was the umpires ruled that Mark Reynolds' towering shot was foul. Soon enough, Reynolds struck out looking on...

  • After bracelet cut, White Sox lose to Twins 4-3

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ronald Belisario failed to retire a batter after he was ordered to remove a bracelet from his glove hand. The reliever's ineffectiveness cost the Chicago White Sox as the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 victory Sunday. Chicago led 2-1 when Belisario relieved Scott Carroll...

  • Fuld's 2-run single lifts Twins over White Sox 4-3

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A big hit from Sam Fuld and a quick recovery by Glen Perkins gave the Minnesota Twins a win that temporarily helped them forget about a season that's slipping away. Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Twins defeated...

  • Torre apologetic for slight in his HOF speech

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Before he answered a question at the press conference following the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony on Sunday, Joe Torre wanted to address someone he regrettably omitted from his speech. The former Yankee manager briefly mentioned late owner George...

  • Royals' win streak ended at 5 by Santana, Indians

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have six games remaining with Cleveland. Maybe they will figure out how to get out Carlos Santana before they meet again in late August. Santana hit two more home runs, giving him six in six games, and the Indians beat Kansas City 10-3 Sunday to...

  • Plate call overturned as D-backs lose to Phil 4-2

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arizona's Miguel Montero hopes Major League Baseball changes a rule designed to protect catchers such as him. Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 win...

  • OKC RedHawks: Astros fan lends a helping hand to Tony DeFrancesco

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    A chance meeting at a gym turned into a friendship that helped the RedHawks’ manager fight through his cancer treatment in Houston.

  • Houston Astros' Collin McHugh ready to go after rehab start with RedHawks

    By Mike Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Right-hander allowed one run and three hits with one walk and five strikeouts against Round Rock.

  • Ratings watch: British Open fourth round and All-Star Game lead the week with 3.8 ratings

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Ratings for both telecasts up 41 percent from last year

  • WATCH: 105-year-old woman throws out ceremonial first pitch

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    SAN DIEGO — At 105 years old, Agnes McKee of Oceanside, Calif., became the oldest person to toss the ceremonial first pitch at a San Diego Padres game when she took the field Sunday. In honor of her big birthday, McKee was chosen to throw the first pitch at the Padres game Sunday.

  • Bad news bear: Chicago Cubs sue over fake mascot

    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online. The team filed its lawsuit on...

  • Former Midwest City star Matt Kemp open to trade from Los Angeles Dodgers

    Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a crowded outfield, and if that gets in the way of Matt Kemp playing every day he would be open to a trade. The former Midwest City High School star's agent, Dave Stewart, said that Kemp wants to be an everyday starter in center field, and if the Dodgers can't make...

  • Q&A: Iowa Cubs' Dallas Beeler talks major league debut, keeping up with Jenks

    BY JACOB UNRUH, Staff Writer | Updated: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    Dallas Beeler sat down with The Oklahoman and talked about his MLB debut, his improvement and his time at Jenks.

  • Lou Gehrig still resonates with modern baseball players

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jul 5, 2014

    RedHawks share their thoughts on the legendary Yankee 75 years after he proclaimed himself “the luckiest man on the face of the earth.”

  • OKC RedHawks: Proposed trades from Houston Astros' front office leaked online

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    Call it the ultimate fantasy sports league. Documents from the Houston Astros’ online database for the front office were leaked online Monday to Anonbin, bringing to light 10 months of multiple trade overtures and negotiations with other teams that included multiple Oklahoma City RedHawks...


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