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  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew Wolff said he agreed to the terms of the lease to...

  • Cozart leaves game after being hit by pitch

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Cozart left the Cincinnati Reds game with the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit in the right hand by a pitch while attempting to bunt. X-rays on the first two fingers of his hand were negative, and the team said he was day-to-day. Cozart was hit by a pitch from...

  • Brewers' Gennett exits with tight right quad

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett has left the game against the Cincinnati Reds with tightness in his right quad. Gennett also left Saturday's game in Washington with the same tightness. There was no immediate word as to the severity of the injury. Against the Reds, he...

  • Arizona's Ross to DL with calf strain

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno. Ross hit .238 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 66 games this season after returning from a dislocated hip in 2013....

  • Rangers put C Soto on DL, activate RHP Martinez

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right groin, less than a week after he returned from right knee surgery. It's the latest disheartening injury for the Rangers in a dreadful season full of them. Soto got hurt...

  • Rays put RHP Peralta on DL

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list with an undisclosed illness. The move, announced Tuesday, is retroactive to July 13. Peralta, who has returned to Tampa for tests, is 2-3 with a 4.15 ERA in 43 appearances. The Rays...

  • Rodgers praises Suarez, says Liverpool moving on

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the team is moving on after Luis Suarez' departure to Barcelona for a $130 million transfer fee. "He gave everything for Liverpool," Rodgers said Tuesday when asked if Suarez had let the club down. "Of course there have been issues, but...

  • Liverpool practices at Fenway for friendly vs Roma

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the team is moving on after Luis Suarez was sent Barcelona for a $130 million transfer fee. "He gave everything for Liverpool," Rodgers said when asked if Suarez had let the club down. "Of course there have been issues, but they're in the...

  • Athletics activate RF Reddick from disabled list

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick returned from a second stint on the disabled list because of an injured right knee. Reddick, who was activated Tuesday, was sidelined June 29 with the right knee strain after sitting out June 1-23 with a hyperextended knee....

  • Cubs designate Barney, activate Bonifacio

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took another step toward the future, designating second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment. Second baseman Emilio Bonifacio was activated from the disabled list Tuesday to take Barney's place on the roster. Bonifacio had been out since June 13 because of...

  • Selig still waiting on Tommy John report

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is "anxious" to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers. A handful of experts, including Dr. James Andrews and New York Yankees team physician Dr. Christopher...

  • 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...

  • Native American group planning $9 billion lawsuit against the Indians

    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    A Native American group is planning to file a $9 billion federal lawsuit against the Cleveland Indians and their "offensive" Chief Wahoo logo, according to CBS Cleveland. The suit is expected to be filed next month. Local supporters of the Chief Wahoo logo say it is only a small minority of...

  • Media notes: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook nominated for 2014 ESPY awards

    By Mel Bracht | Published: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

    Oklahoma City Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been nominated for the 2014 ESPY awards. Durant was selected in two categories, best male athlete and best NBA player. Westbrook was nominated for best comeback athlete. Also nominated for best male athlete were Detroit Tigers...


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