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36 min ago | Rant Sports

Scott Kazmir is Oakland Athletics' Most Important Pitcher

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir is having a terrific first season in the Bay Area and earned a nod to next week's MLB All-Star Game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Josh Donaldson

4 hrs ago | SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Gameday Preview versus the Twins

Jun 16, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino and relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Mike Zunino, San Diego Padres, Felix Hernandez

8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Watch: Mariners' reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, pitching coach Rick Waits bust a move

The surprising Seattle Mariners are in the middle of a mini-slump, having lost four of their last six games and facing a crucial series with the American League West-leading Oakland A's before next week's All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players

13 hrs ago | The News Tribune

LA Angels of Anaheim

The two sides of that equation -- the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Texas Rangers -- will get together on Thursday night for the first of four games at Globe Life Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Colby Lewis

14 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Los Angeles Angels Rumors: 5 Whispers a Month Before 2014 Trade Deadline

It has been a first half of the season that has featured much success for the Los Angeles Angels as the team holds the second-best record in the league behind the Oakland Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, National League West, National League

18 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Elias chased early, Mariners routed 8-1 by Twins

With a reliever scheduled to start Thursday, the Seattle Mariners were looking for Roenis Elias to pitch deep into Wednesday night's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Roenis Elias, Minnesota Twins, Eduardo Nunez

20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Ryu Hyun-jin hit hard in loss

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers was mauled by the Detroit Tigers on the road on Tuesday, suffering his fifth loss of 2014 after blowing an early lead in one of his worst outings of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Miguel Cabrera, American League, Justin Verlander

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Astros finally figure out Darvish, sweep Rangers into last place in AL West

It would have been a joke a year ago, the idea of the Astros sweeping the Rangers for the first time in a decade.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players, Dallas Keuchel, Robbie Grossman, Carlos Corporan

CBS Local

Fantasy Baseball: Waiver Wire Wednesday

With the All Star Break looming and the second half of the season awaiting, these are important times in the Fantasy Baseball world.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dayan Viciedo, David Freese, American League, Major League Baseball, Jeremy Hellickson

Marin Independent Journal

A's beat Giants for sixth straight win

Sonny Gray won't be in the All-Star game next week, but it was an All-Star quality start the A's got from the 24-year-old Tuesday in a 6-1 win over the Giants.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Sonny Gray, Sean Doolittle, Coco Crisp

Bradenton.com

Toronto Blue Jays

Coming off one of the best starts of his young career, Marcus Stroman will try to pitch the Toronto Blue Jays to a series victory over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Wednesday's finale of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, American League, Marcus Stroman, Los Angeles Angels, Jose Bautista

The Wichita Eagle

Dickey, Jays shut down Angels, 4-0

ANAHEIM, Calif._The Oakland Athletics made their intentions clear last week when they bolstered an already stout rotation by trading for Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and right-hander Jason Hammel.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Steve Cishek, Jonathan Papelbon

Bellingham Herald

Mariners go quietly, again, in 2-0 loss to Twins

The Seattle Mariners, if not for some magnificent pitching, would be free-falling through their final week of games prior to the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoervis Medina, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, American League Central, Seattle Mariners

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The State

Astros hit 3 leadoff homers in 8-3 win at Texas

Jose Altuve had two hits, two stolen bases and a sacrifice fly. The All-Star second baseman matched Houston's franchise record with 28 consecutive stolen bases without being caught while pushing his AL-leading total to 41. He leads the American League with 126 hits and a .341 batting average.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, George Springer, Houston Astros, Phil Irwin

Sporting News

1994 Revisited: Mariners win World Series, but can't end baseball's labor pains for good

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1994 baseball strike and the cancellation of the 1994 World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jeff Nelson

Nolan Writin'

3 reasons the Texas Rangers won't win the Silver Boot Series

Jul 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Jon Singleton puts his bat to his face during his at bat in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Global Life Park in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Jon Singleton, Matt Harrison

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ranking the Rangers' offseason mistakes

With one week to go before the MLB All-Star Break, the Texas Rangers' season has not played out how most thought it would.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

Dallas Morning News

Prospects, Yu, food and more: Five reasons you should care about the rest of the Rangers season

A LOOK AT HOW 10 OF THE RANGERS' BEST PROSPECTS FARED THIS SEASON - We're at the midway point of the season, and some of these guys might start getting more serious looks from the big ball club .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Yu Darvish, Elvis Andrus

Lexington Herald-Leader

Angels beat Blue Jays after Weaver is injured

This time, he failed to make it past the second inning because of back stiffness.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jered Weaver, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Howie Kendrick

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Singleton, Gonzalez lead Astros past Rangers 12-7

Gonzalez's triple followed five consecutive singles in a six-run second inning, and Singleton's towering flyball landed two rows above the Texas bullpen in right-center for a three-run shot and a 9-2 lead in the fourth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jon Singleton, Marwin Gonzalez, Houston Astros, Jarred Cosart

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