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46 min ago | The Washington Post
Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun drove in runs in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels overcame Drew Smyly's early dominance for a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The Jason Hammel portion of the A's July 4 blockbuster trade with the Chicago Cubs has yet to produce any wins for Oakland.
5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The fair grounds in Tamiami Park also host about 70 events a year. Thousands braved the rain during the 24th Colombian Independence festival at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on July 2012.
10 hrs ago | ABC News
The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards ' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights.
14 hrs ago | MLB.com
I'm here in the spiritual home of baseball, awaiting one of the landmark days in White Sox history as Frank Thomas and Tony LaRussa will join the pantheon of the game's greats on Sunday when they are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
18 hrs ago | Jays Journal
Jul 23, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker is relieved by manager Lloyd McClendon during the sixth inning against the New York Mets at Safeco Field.
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Kendrys Morales hits a double in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Jun 10, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, CAN.
The pitching-poor Texas Rangers plan to add right-hander Jerome Williams and will start him Friday night against AL West-leading Oakland.
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Richards squares off against another top hurler on Thursday night when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim open a four-game series with Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers.
The Oakland Athletics have held the lead in the AL West for 100 consecutive days now, and have had baseball's best record for the past 31. Many will proclaim their run differential or their implementation of a platoon system for their success this season.
If Mike Gallego can't make it to next year's All-Star game Home Run Derby, Yoenis Cespedes might consider inviting Houston's Brad Peacock to throw to him if he elects to defend his title.
A's manager Bob Melvin isn't interested in talking strength of schedule. Any further questions about it will likely be directed to a replay of Tuesday's 3-2 extra-inning loss to the Astros.
The attitudes of some fan bases truly irritate me. Perhaps the Yankee fan base is mellowing in the face of two seasons battling actual mediocrity, but historically the typical view has been that the Yankees are entitled to win games, it's an injustice and a disgrace if they don't, and that the role the rest of the teams are supposed to play is to ... (more)
JULY 22: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland, California.
So do the rest of the teams on the market, but the Yankees are perhaps the most notable thanks to the club's ability to remain relevant in the face of adversity.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:41 pm
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