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Watch the Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB 2010 Playoffs

Watch the Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB 2010 Playoffs

It’s a showdown between the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays at 8 PM ET, free live stream here. St. Petersburg, Florida - It’s game 5 between the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays, and tonight will prove to be a treat. Teams are tied 2-2, and the victor in tonight’s match will [...]

2 groups square off for control of Texas Rangers

2 groups square off for control of Texas Rangers

On Wednesday, two giants of American sports—one a billionaire, the other a pitching legend—squared off in a bankruptcy court at Fort Worth for control of the Texas Rangers. Late Wednesday evening, a round of bidding for the Major League Baseball team brought the cash portion of the top offer to $355 million, from Mark Cuban—owner [...]

Tampa Bay Rays defeats New York Yankees 3-0

Tampa Bay Rays defeats New York Yankees 3-0

James Shields has said both he and fellow starting pitcher Matt Garza must step up during the Tampa Bay Rays’ playoff push. Shields delivered on Sunday afternoon. He picked the perfect time for one of the best performances of his career, living up to his “Big Game James” nickname though he couldn’t top Garza’s no-hitter [...]

Jackson acquired by White Sox (video)

Jackson acquired by White Sox (video)

For righty Daniel Hudson and lefty David Holmberg, the Chicago White Sox acquired right-handed starter Edwin Jackson from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Jackson, who threw a no-hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 25, is 6-10 with a 5.16 ERA. This season, he has thrown seven innings or more nine times. While with [...]

Rod Barajas suffers oblique injury

Rod Barajas suffers oblique injury

His right oblique ailing, catcher Rod Barajas provided the hit that jump-started the only Mets rally in Saturday’s loss to the Dodgers. He departed the game soon after, his coming days unclear as he grapples with the same injury that derailed shortstop Jose Reyes and outfielder Angel Pagan. To deal with such a scenario, the [...]

San Francisco Giants Jeremy Affeldt suffers left oblique strain

San Francisco Giants Jeremy Affeldt suffers left oblique strain

Due to a left oblique strain, San Francisco Giants left-hander Jeremy Affeldt has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. To take Affeldt’s place, San Francisco recalled right-hander Joe Martinez from Triple-A Fresno. While warming up in the bullpen Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Affeldt was injured. A slight tear of the oblique was [...]

Kelly Johnson hits for cycle against San Francisco Giants

Kelly Johnson hits for cycle against San Francisco Giants

With an eighth-inning leadoff single against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, Kelly Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks became the third player this season to hit for the cycle. He hit a solo home run in the first, doubled in the fifth, and tripled in two runs in the sixth. To the cheers of [...]

Yankees manager Ralph Houk dies at 90

Yankees manager Ralph Houk dies at 90

Ralph Houk, a third-string catcher for the Yankees who went on to win three straight American League pennants and two World Series championships in his first seasons as their manager, died Wednesday at his home in Winter Haven, Fla. He was 90. Coming soon after the deaths of George Steinbrenner, the principal owner of the [...]