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  • Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up....

  • Orioles fall into 3-0 ALCS hole with loss in KC

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles keep waiting for the Kansas City Royals to falter, for an outfielder to misplay a fly ball or an infielder to throw away an easy out. Meanwhile, they've watched the Royals make one spectacular play after another. Mike Moustakas did the...

  • Pierzynski replaces injured Molina for Cardinals

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A.J. Pierzynski started at catcher in place of injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants. Molina had started the previous 83 postseason games for the Cardinals,...

  • Choate's error sinks Cards in 5-4 loss to Giants

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals handled the tough part well, erasing a four-run deficit to force extra innings. It was the simplest of tasks that sent them to a frustrating loss. Randy Choate made a wild throw to first base on a bunt, allowing Brandon Crawford to score...

  • Phil Lesh, Bob Weir of Grateful Dead sing anthem

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead joined San Francisco Giants third base coach and musician Tim Flannery to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NL Championship Series on Tuesday at AT&T Park. After the Giants held on to beat St. Louis...

  • Hall of Famer McCovey makes ballpark return

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Willie McCovey returned to the ballpark Tuesday for Game 3 of the San Francisco Giants' NL Championship Series win against St. Louis after being released in recent days from a lengthy stint at Stanford Hospital. McCovey had been treated since last...

  • Dodgers hire Andrew Friedman from Rays

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office Tuesday. They hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on in a new role as a senior...

  • Detroit's Dombrowski hoping to upgrade CF, bullpen

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Dave Dombrowski believes Detroit's window to win a World Series is still very much open. The Tigers' general manager offered few specifics about any immediate moves during Tuesday's news conference, but outlined a couple areas he'd like to improve during the offseason....

  • Royals' Vargas, Orioles' Gonzalez to start Game 4

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals are sticking with left-hander Jason Vargas and the Orioles with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez for Game 4 of their AL Championship Series on Wednesday. Rain on Monday night pushed each game in Kansas City back one day, creating a dilemma for Royals...

  • Dodgers outfielder Bernadina chooses free agency

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Roger Bernadina has elected to become a free agent. He split this season between Cincinnati and Los Angeles, where he played in nine games and batted .286 with the Dodgers. He hit .153 in 44 games with the Reds. He was removed from the Dodgers'...

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