1. Pitchers giving Hamilton a break in 2014

    It can't be said for certain, but it's possible Josh Hamilton is seeing fewer fastballs in 2014 than any hitter in any season in baseball history...

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  2. Mariners Suffer Third Consecutive Loss, Fall 4-0 to Baltimore

    On a day when they traded for a designated hitter presumably to bolster their tepid offense, the Mariners served up another frustrating reminder of why they made the deal to acquire ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 9 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  3. Mariners Underscore Need for Morales in 4-0 Loss to Orioles

    If the Mariners sought to make Kendrys Morales feel needed upon his return, then mission accomplished. Thursday's weak 4-0 rollover loss to Baltimore was nothing if not an ongoing cry for offensive help...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 9 hours ago 45 reads 0 comments

  4. Young Hits 3-Run Homer in Orioles' 4-0 Victory

    Wie-Yen Chen allowed five hits over eight innings and Delmon Young hit a three-run homer to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night...

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  5. Rangers Give Feliz Opportunity to Be Closer

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  6. The Astros Are Hesitant to Trade Chad Qualls

    The Astros are a rebuilding team who is out of contention, so on the surface, they don't have much need for a veteran closer...

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  7. Astros Don't Expect Personnel Changes in Wake of Brady Aiken Draft Mess

    OAKLAND — Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said he does not expect any personnel changes as a result of this year's draft, but he will review what led to the Brady Aiken heartache, which could only grow from here...

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  8. On Morning of Farewell and Regret, Johnson's Time with A's Is Done

    In the wake of Jim Johnson's stunning downfall, the A's lose a good teammate Thursday morning, but keep on winning nonetheless...

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  9. Dallas Keuchel Has a Clever Message for a Heckler

    This is pretty great. Via Nick Wong on Twitter, Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel tossed this baseball to a heckler in the crowd during today's game against the Athletics ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 13 hours ago 24 reads 0 comments

  10. Rewind: Moss, Samardzija Have A's Firing on All Cylinders

    The A's scored 13 runs for starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija on Thursday. The Cubs scored 13 runs over Samardzija's last six starts with Chicago...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 14 hours ago 36 reads 0 comments

  11. Bloomquist Heads to DL

    The Seattle Mariners placed utility player Willie Bloomquist on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right knee contusion...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 15 hours ago 97 reads 0 comments

  12. Mariners Reacquire Kendrys Morales from Twins

    SEATTLE — Kendrys Morales is returning to the Mariners after all, after a series of failed attempts over the last year by the two sides to reach agreement on a contract extension and following six weeks in Minnesota ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 15 hours ago 157 reads 0 comments

  13. Jesus Montero Talks About His New Batting Stance

    So I tweeted out the other night this video (above) of Jesus Montero's significantly different batting stance. Since there's a good chance he's optioned out after the game, you may only get to see it tonight...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 15 hours ago 46 reads 0 comments

  14. Feeling's Mutual: Astros Holding on to Qualls

    With a week remaining prior to the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Astros are expected to be relatively inactive, which would be a change from the previous four years in which they made a handful of deals to ship off veterans for young players...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 16 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  15. A's Recall Scribner to Reinforce Weary Bullpen

    OAKLAND -- After a 12-inning contest on Tuesday and a grueling eighth inning on Wednesday, the A's bullpen was in serious need of some relief. Evan Scribner is here to provide it...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 hours ago 38 reads 0 comments

  16. Thumb Sprain Keeps Cespedes out of Lineup

    OAKLAND -- Yoenis Cespedes sprained his right thumb on Wednesday and was not in the A's lineup on Thursday, but manager Bob Melvin said he could potentially come off the bench in Thursday's series finale against the Astros ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 hours ago 187 reads 0 comments

  17. Jerome Williams to Start Friday

    NEW YORK -- The Rangers named Jerome Williams as their starter for Friday's game against the Oakland A's. The club will make a corresponding roster move Friday to clear a spot for Williams...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 hours ago 53 reads 0 comments

  18. M's Place Bloomquist on DL; Recall Montero, Taylor

    #Mariners Roster Moves: INF Chris Taylor selected from AAA Tacoma, DH Jesus Montero recalled. Willie Bloomquist to disabled list...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 hours ago 161 reads 0 comments

  19. After Loss to Yankees, Rangers 22 Games Under .500 for 1st Time Since 1988

    NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games...

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  20. Carter's solo blast

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  21. That's One: Street Gets First Save for Angels

    ANAHEIM -- Huston Street doesn't have a nameplate above his locker yet, but he does have his first save as an Angel. Street, aquired on Friday to serve as closer, finished Wednesday's 3-2 win over Baltimore with a 17-pitch ninth...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 hours ago 43 reads 0 comments

  22. Angels Have Morphed into a Monster Team

    If the Angels aren't the best team in baseball at the moment, they're on the short list, and isn't this how it was supposed to work out? Piece of cake, right, Mike Scioscia? You, too, Jerry Dipoto...

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  23. Biz Markie Made Root Beer Floats with Jeff Samardzija

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  24. Astros Holding out Hope Crain, Albers Can Pitch This Season

    OAKLAND — In a parallel universe, Jesse Crain returned to the Astros in late April and flashed the dominant form he showed in the first half of 2013...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 hours ago 17 reads 0 comments

  25. Hot-Hitting Krauss Gets Call from Class AAA to Replace Injured Springer

    OAKLAND — OAKLAND — Marc Krauss was swinging well for a while at Class AAA Oklahoma City for some time: a .289 average, a .375 on-base percentage with five home runs in 42 games...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 hours ago 18 reads 0 comments