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MLB notebook: Rodriguez homers in Trenton, awaits discipline

NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez was back with the Trenton Thunder on Friday and hit what might be his last home run in a while.

August 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Notebook: With closer hurt, Pirates turn to ex-Cat Melancon

Notebook: With closer hurt, Pirates turn to ex-Cat Melancon

Pittsburgh reliever Mark Melancon, filling in for injured NL saves leader Jason Grilli, pitched a scoreless ninth Tuesday. But the former UA star didn't get a save in the 5-1 win at Washington.

July 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Notebook: With closer hurt, Pirates turn to ex-Cat Melancon

Notebook: With closer hurt, Pirates turn to ex-Cat Melancon

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Wildcats pitcher Mark Melancon will be the Pittsburgh closer after the Pirates placed National League saves leader Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm.

July 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: Orioles' All-Star Davis returns to native Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas - The change of scenery was good for Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, the Texas native who came up through the Rangers organization.

July 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: Strasburg leaves with oblique injury

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg left with a strained right oblique in Washington's 3-2 win over Atlanta on Friday night.

June 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: SF's Vogelsong may miss 2 months

SAN FRANCISCO - With Ryan Vogelsong sidelined for the foreseeable future, the San Francisco Giants are facing more change and challenges for their struggling starting rotation.

May 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Baseball notebook: Former D-Back Grace indicted on DUI charges

PHOENIX - Former Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman and television analyst Mark Grace has been indicted in a DUI case and could face nearly four years in prison if he's convicted, authorities said Thursday.

October 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
World Series: Fister gives it his best shot, takes one, too

World Series: Fister gives it his best shot, takes one, too

A trainer looks at Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister after he is hit in the head with a line-drive single by San Francisco's Gregor Blanco.

October 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
World Series: Fister gives it his best shot, takes one, too

World Series: Fister gives it his best shot, takes one, too

SAN FRANCISCO - Doug Fister took the Giants' best shot without even flinching.

October 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
World Series: Zito definitely earning his money now

World Series: Zito definitely earning his money now

San Francisco pitcher Barry Zito has revived his career and is justifying a seven-year, $126 million contract he signed six years ago.

October 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
World Series: Zito definitely earning his money now

World Series: Zito definitely earning his money now

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Zito is playing his part in this World Series, all right.

October 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Baseball notebook: Mayors wager day of service in victor's city

DETROIT - There will be no gift baskets, Texas barbeque, Dr Pepper, Budweiser beer or St. Louis-style toasted ravioli exchanged following this year's World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.

October 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Baseball notebook: Castro praise plays into Guillen firing

MIAMI - The lingering backlash caused by Ozzie Guillen's praise of Fidel Castro contributed to another Miami Marlins managerial shakeup Tuesday.

October 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
MLB notebook: Young turns life around as MVP

MLB notebook: Young turns life around as MVP

Delmon Young

October 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
MLB notebook: Young turns life around as MVP

MLB notebook: Young turns life around as MVP

DETROIT - Back in April, Delmon Young was charged with a hate crime and suspended by Major League Baseball.

October 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
ALCS Game 4: Yankees at Tigers: Without drop of rain, game postponed

ALCS Game 4: Yankees at Tigers: Without drop of rain, game postponed

DETROIT - One win from the World Series. Rainy or not, the Detroit Tigers will have to wait.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
ALCS Game 4: Yankees at Tigers: Without drop of rain, game ppd.

ALCS Game 4: Yankees at Tigers: Without drop of rain, game ppd.

The grounds crew put the tarp onto the field well before any rain fell. Weather radar showed an undeniable storm heading straight for Detroit. When the game was postponed, there still had been no rain. But the storm began about 15 minutes later.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: Surgery scheduled for Jeter's left ankle

DETROIT - Derek Jeter will have surgery on his broken left ankle, and the Yankees say the star shortstop could need four to five months to completely recover.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
ALDS: Athletics 2, Tigers 0: A's not ready to call it a season

ALDS: Athletics 2, Tigers 0: A's not ready to call it a season

Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp makes a running, leaping catch at the wall to rob Prince Fielder of a home run in the second inning. "Not to be all over-confident or anything, I think I'm going to catch everything out there," Crisp said.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

MLB notebook: A-Rod's 5 K's irk fans, but he says, 'I feel fine'

NEW YORK - For all of his home runs, All-Star accolades and huge salaries, Alex Rodriguez finds himself in a most familiar spot this season. A-Rod is an October lightning rod.

October 10, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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