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  • Lou Gehrig watch sells for $340,000

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A watched owned by Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig has been sold for $340,000 in an online auction. The buyer of the watch, given to Gehrig to commemorate the New York Yankees' 1928 World Series title, was not identified by SCP Auctions. The bidding ended Monday, and the...

  • Offerman appeals judgment in bat attack case


    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007. A jury last month awarded the money to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who says he...

  • Nelson doesn't get much support in loss to Padres


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Milwaukee's Jimmy Nelson didn't pitch badly. It just wasn't good enough to beat the Padres. The Brewers' five-game road winning streak was snapped as they fell to San Diego, 4-1 on Tuesday night. "I felt there were a few pitches I missed over the plate," Nelson said. "But...

  • Cano homers, Mariners beat Rangers 5-0


    SEATTLE (AP) — The rust is starting to come off for James Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note. Given an early lead after Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run in the first, Paxton pitched into the seventh inning in a bounce-back start to lead the Seattle Mariners...

  • Dodgers' big inning leads to win


    PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball's replay review system worked well for the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night in their 9-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers plated six runs in the fourth inning thanks in large part to two overturned out calls and cruised to their 11th win in 15 games...

  • Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyson Ross had another strong game on the mound, and also came through at the plate. Ross gave up a run and four hits over 6 1-3 innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game...

  • Eovaldi clobbered in Angels' 8-2 rout of Marlins


    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Nathan Eovaldi feels good when he takes the mound, he can't stop making mistakes with high strikes and bad counts. Against an opponent with the best record in baseball, Eovaldi's errors spelled doom for the Miami Marlins. Mike Trout had an RBI double and Albert...

  • Trout, Shoemaker lead Angels' 8-2 rout of Marlins


    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While everybody else in the Los Angeles Angels' rotation has dealt with serious injuries and wild inconsistency this summer, Matt Shoemaker has been unshakable for two months. His teammates provided the rookie with far more support than he required in his latest milestone...

  • Bumgarner flirts with perfection in 3-0 Giants win


    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wanted to waste a two-strike curveball in front of Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau. He left the ball up just enough for Morneau to get a piece of it — the only mistake on an otherwise memorable night for the San Francisco left-hander....

  • Petricka gives up HR in 10th again for White Sox


    CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox and reliever Jake Petricka were beaten in the 10th inning for the second straight game. Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding White Sox on Tuesday night, handing Chicago its season-high...

  • Bumgarner flirts with perfection in Giants win


    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. The two-time All-Star retired the first 21 batters before Justin Morneau doubled down the right field line to end the bid...

  • 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...

  • Angels' Garrett Richards suffers patellar injury

    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards was carted off the field on a stretcher in the second inning with what appeared to be a serious injury to his left knee Wednesday night against the Red Sox. The Angels announced midgame that Richards, who played at Edmond Santa Fe and Oklahoma,had...

  • Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart to throw out first pitch at Red Sox game

    Published: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    Former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart will perform in Boston Saturday night, but not on the basketball court.  According to the Boston Celtic's Twitter account, he is throwing out the first pitch at the Boston Red Sox's game against the Houston Astros. 

  • Darryl Strawberry still battles his 'monster inside'

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Darryl Strawberry’s website,, proclaims a message: I AM NOT WHAT I HAVE DONE, I AM WHAT I HAVE OVERCOME Which explains why Strawberry no longer identifies himself with baseball. Even if the rest of us do. Anyone does who followed baseball in the 1980s. A name, a...

  • Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame: Remembering former major league catcher Darrell Porter

    By Berry Tramel | Published: Sun, Aug 3, 2014

    Cocaine robbed Darrell Porter’s family of more time to spend with him, but they choose to remember how he lived, not how he died.

  • Astros, Marlins complete six-player deal

    Published: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    Jarred Cosart, who was scheduled to start Houston's game vs. the Blue Jays tonight, was traded to the Marlins along with Kike Hernandez and the RedHawks' Austin Wates right at Thursday's trade deadline. The Astros announced they would get OF Jake Marisnick, 3B Colin Moran, RHP Frances...

  • Report: Lester to A's, Cespedes to Red Sox

    Published: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    The Oakland Athletics have acquired ace pitcher Jon Lester from the Red Sox in a deal that will send slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, a source told's Gordon Edes. It's the second big deal of the summer for the AL West-leading A's, who added pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason...


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