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  • Old, overpaid Phillies look ahead to offseason

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A franchise-record payroll didn't help the Philadelphia Phillies win many games. The Phillies spent more than $184 million on a roster that finished last in the NL East for the first time since 2000. They were 73-89 for the second straight year, posting their first...

  • For Cubs, transformation continues

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The prized prospects started arriving this season and, the next time the gates open at Wrigley Field, fans will see a giant video board towering over the bleachers in left field. Yes, the Chicago Cubs are entering a new era. The long-awaited renovation is finally...

  • Disappointing season will gnaw at Rays

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are no longer accustomed to playing meaningless games, so the past week or so has been especially tough on a team that began the season with expectations of contending for a World Series berth. Instead of making a fifth trip to the...

  • White Sox hope to build on modest turnaround

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have a dynamic power hitter in Jose Abreu. They have one of baseball's best pitchers in Chris Sale and a pesky leadoff man in Adam Eaton. Then there is the rest of the roster. Led by Abreu, the favorite for AL Rookie of the Year, Chicago posted a...

  • Mets fall short of .500 but think big for 2015

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Back on opening day, general manager Sandy Alderson publicly challenged his New York Mets to win 90 games. They never even made it to 80. New York (79-83) wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the...

  • Great grab helps Zimmermann toss Nats' 1st no-no

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the ball soared toward deep left-center, seemingly destined to end Jordan Zimmermann's bid for the first no-hitter by a Washington Nationals pitcher, the righty threw his head back and thought, "Double. No-doubt double." Zimmermann was one out from history Sunday,...

  • Newcomers help Tigers stay atop AL Central

    Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — David Price has been with the Detroit Tigers for about two months, Ian Kinsler for less than a year. It was those two newcomers who helped deliver the team's fourth straight AL Central championship on the regular season's final day. Price took a shutout into the eighth...

  • Derek Jeter has RBI single in last at-bat

    Yesterday

    BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski has seen the rivalry with the Yankees at the low points, at least from the Boston side: He was the left fielder who watched Bucky Dent's popup settle into the net above the Green Monster in a one-game playoff to settle the 1978 AL...

  • A capsule look at the A's-Royals wild-card game

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    A look at the American League wild-card playoff between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Kansas City (8:07 p.m. EDT) (TBS). ___ Season Series: Royals won 5-2. ___ Projected Lineup: Athletics: CF Coco Crisp (.246, 9 HRs, 47 RBIs, 19 SBs), DH...

  • Schoop homers, Orioles beat Blue Jays 1-0

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — With game 162 in the books, Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles can turn their attention to the Detroit Tigers. Jonathan Schoop homered, Miguel Gonzalez became the fourth Baltimore starter to reach 10 wins, and the AL East champion Orioles headed into the playoffs...

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