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  • Royals reliever Madson takes long road back to big leagues

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One or 2 percent. That was it. That was the chance that Ryan Madson gave himself of ever pitching again in the big leagues. Once a dominant closer with the Philadelphia Phillies, a telltale twinge in the right elbow that resulted in Tommy John surgery had ushered Madson...

  • Cardinals send Tuivailala to minors, opening spot for Garcia

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned rookie reliever Sam Tuivailala to Triple-A Memphis, opening a roster spot for left-hander Jaime Garcia. Activated from the 15-day disabled list, Garcia was set to pitch Thursday against the New York Mets in his first major league start since...

  • Probation for minor leaguer who abused host family's son

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The mother of a teenage sexual abuse victim says she once considered the 20 minor league baseball players she welcomed into her home as her sons. She told a judge in Frederick on Thursday that her trust was betrayed and her host family shattered by former Frederick Keys...

  • Macklemore, Snoop Dogg to play in celeb softball game


    NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers Snoop Dogg and Macklemore and "Hunger Games" actor Josh Hutcherson will play in the 2015 MLB All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game. "Black-ish" actor Anthony Anderson and country singer Justin Moore will also participate on July 12 at Cincinnati's Great American...

  • Anderson pitches Diamondbacks past Marlins, 6-1


    MIAMI (AP) — Chase Anderson worked diligently to improve his two-seam fastball during spring training and he used it to keep the Marlins' hitters off-balance. Anderson allowed four hits in a career-high eight innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks dealt Miami its sixth straight loss with a 6-1...

  • Posey homer backs Lincecum's 3rd straight win for Giants


    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits. The World Series champions are suddenly right back to their winning ways after a rough April. Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the seventh...

  • Ross pitches well in Padres' 3-2 loss to Cubs


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't break through against Tsuyoshi Wada and the Chicago Cubs enough to give Tyson Ross the victory. Ross pitched well for seven innings but the Padres lost 3-2 on Wednesday night. "He gave us every opportunity to win. We had the opportunities but we...

  • LEADING OFF: Bumgarner-Kershaw; Hamilton, Reyes to Triple-A


    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ACES, PART III World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner and NL MVP and Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw will match up for the third time already this season when the Giants and Dodgers wrap up their three-game series at AT&T...

  • Wada whiffs 9, Bryant drives in go-ahead run in 3-2 Cubs win


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada left a lasting impression with the San Diego Padres even though he didn't last long enough to get the decision. Wada struck out nine in 4 2-3 innings in his season debut and scored the tying run, and Kris Bryant drove in the go-ahead run with a...

  • Dodgers falter again in another shutout road loss to Giants


    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Don Mattingly's Dodgers are in an extended offensive rut, as in two runs over the last 39 innings, and he's not quite sure what is wrong. Los Angeles lost yet again at AT&T Park this season, shut out for the second straight day in a 4-0 defeat to Tim Lincecum and the San...

  • From Red Dirt to Red Sox

    By Wade McWhorter | Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    John Farrell can trace World Series wins to his time at OSU

  • Berry Tramel: Binger, Johnny Bench still tightly linked even 50 years later

    Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, May 17, 2015

    Johnny Bench was among friends Sunday afternoon in the Binger-Oney High school auditorium, where Bench’s alma mater retired the No. 5 of the Hall of Fame catcher who graduated from Binger 50 years ago this month.

  • Who are bigger cheaters than Tom Brady?

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Click through the article below to find out who Berry Tramel thinks is a bigger cheater than Tom Brady.

  • Johnny Bench comes home to Binger Sunday, May 17 for fundraiser, jersey retirement

    By Mike Sherman | Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    JOHNNY BENCH -- The Baseball Hall of Famer and Cincinnati Reds great will be in his hometown Sunday to have his high school jersey retired and raise money for the Binger-Oney high school baseball program.

  • VIDEO: Meet Corey Seager, Dodgers super prospect

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    An interview with Oklahoma City Dodgers infielder Corey Seager, 21, who recently earned a promotion to Triple-A after flourishing with Double-A Tulsa.

  • Former Broken Arrow star Archie Bradley hit in face by line drive

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Arizona Diamondbacks rookie right-hander Archie Bradley, a former Broken Arrow star, left in the second inning of Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies after being hit in the face with a line drive off the bat of Carlos Gonzalez. Bradley’s face swelled up immediately, but he was able to...

  • Orioles-White Sox game Wednesday closed to public

    Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The Orioles and White Sox will play the finale of their three-game series Wednesday at Camden Yards in a game that will be closed to the public. The series has had games postponed Monday and Tuesday after public unrest in Baltimore. Wednesday's game will begin at 1:05 CT. The Orioles'...

  • High school baseball: Former MLB pitcher Nick Blackburn giving back to baseball

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Nick Blackburn has gone from the rotation for the Minnesota Twins to high school baseball coach at Washington High School, choosing to give back to the game he is likely no longer able to play due to a surgically-repaired knee but from which he can’t entirely let go.


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