1. There's a Lot of Brains Behind the Scenes of the Oakland Athletics

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  2. Nats' Fister Again Deploying His Sinker, Now That He Has a Competent Defense

    Heading into Friday night's start against the San Francisco Giants , Nationals right-hander Fister has gone seven-plus innings and allowed two runs or less in five consecutive starts...

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  3. Report: Detroit Tigers Miss out on Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

    It appears the Detroit Tigers will not sign Rusney Castillo. The 27-year-old Cuban outfielder will sign a record-setting 7-year, $72.5-million deal with the Boston Red Sox , according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal...

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  4. Hartman: Ryan, Gardenhire Expected to Return to Twins

    Terry Ryan indicated strongly Thursday that if he is the Twins ' general manager when the 2015 season begins, Ron Gardenhire will be back for a 13th season as manager...

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  5. Oakland A's Shocker: Reliever Dan Otero Sent to Minors

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  6. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, August 22, 2014

    Fact: The reported Red Sox signing of Cuban OF Rusney Castillo ( 7 years, $72.5M) would be the biggest first-time contract awarded to a Cuban-born player...

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  7. Orioles Lineups, Thoughts on Wrigley and an Update on Manny Machado

    CHICAGO – The Orioles are making their first trip to Wrigley Field since June 2008 for the three-game series against the Cubs that begins Friday afternoon...

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  8. 100-Yr-Old Former Usher Joins Cubs for Lineup

    Lucillo Coughlin, a 100-year-old former usher at Wrigley Field, joined the team today for the National Anthem...

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  9. Captain Carl Yastrzemski Turns 75 Today

    Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski—who had one of the greatest careers in the storied history of the Red Sox —turned 75 years old on Friday, Aug. 22...

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  10. Numbers Don't Match Up for Mets Starter Dillon Gee

    Can Dillon Gee's second-half struggles be explained away as just a poor stretch of pitching? Or is this closer to the type of pitcher he actually is? The answer probably lies somewhere in between...

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  11. Justin Turner, the Dodgers' Redheaded Wonder

    He started the season as a non-roster invitee and is now the biggest redhead to hit the Dodgers since Vin Scully...

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  12. With Castillo Signed, Meet the Next Cuban Star

    After the arrival of so many Cuban players to the major leagues in the last few years, the level of impact talent still in Cuba has dwindled...

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  13. Mets Notes: Carlos, Quesada, Castillo, Wheeler, Niese

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  14. Pitcher's Wife Calls Will Middlebrooks "Butthole" for Breaking Up No-No

    A day after losing Cy Young candidate Garrett Richards for the year to a freak knee injury, the Angels got an unexpected lift .....

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  15. Meet Rusney Castillo, the Boston Red Sox's New $72.5 Million Cuban Star

    The Boston Red Sox landed outfielder Rusney Castillo on Friday with a record-setting contract for an international player from Cuba...

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  16. Report: Cubs Cut Grounds Crew's Hours to Avoid Paying Health Benefits

    Thanks a lot, Obama. Add the Affordable Care Act – or, specifically, the big-business Cubs ' response to it – to the causes behind Tuesday night's tarp fiasco and rare successful protest by the San Francisco Giants ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 day ago 1,471 reads 0 comments

  17. Rusney Castillo Signing Is Worth Risk for Boston Red Sox

    In the midst of an extremely disappointing season, the Boston Red Sox are gambling on a better future with the signing of highly touted Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. According to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston ...

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  18. Series Preview: Mets at Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to try to piece together a pitching rotation that, because of injuries, has gone from being their greatest strength to their biggest concern...

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  19. Checking in on the Dodgers' Swelling Injury List

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  20. Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus Says Pitch Counts Often Flawed

    ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said before Thursday's game he appreciated how much left-hander David Price wants to stay in a game.....

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  21. Series Preview: Cardinals at Phillies, August 22-24

    Tonight the Cardinals play the first of six games in The Keystone State: three versus the Phillies and three versus the Pirates .....

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  22. Bernie: Jhonny Peralta, Better Than Expected

    It's easy for some to dislike Jhonny Peralta for a variety of reasons ... none that have much of anything to do with the way he's performed for the 2014 Cardinals .....

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  23. Holliday Not Worried About Personal Stats

    PHILADELPHIA • Thirty-six games remain for the Cardinals , who have won four in a row to move 1 ½ games behind the first-place Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central Division...

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  24. Arrieta Goes from O's Castoff to Cubs Ace

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta didn't necessarily circle his calendar when the schedule came out, but it's safe to say he's pretty excited to face his former team, the ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 3 reads 0 comments

  25. Rusney Castillo to Red Sox: Latest Details, Analysis and Reaction

    Updates from Saturday, Aug. 23 The Red Sox confirmed that Castillo had signed: Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports breaks down Castillo's contract: Original Text The ...

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