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After a stellar start from Ubaldo Jimenez, Chris Perez flirted with disaster in the ninth before steadying himself to close out the Indians' 4-3 win over the Orioles on Tuesday at Progressive Field.Upvote Share TweetEduardo Nunez's two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Tuesday night for a crucial victory as they chase an AL playoff berth.Upvote Share Tweet
Jeter moves into ninth on all-time hits listDerek Jeter moved into ninth place on the all-time hits list with an infield single during the third inning of Tuesday's New York Yankees game against the Chicago White Sox.Upvote Share TweetThe Detroit Tigers have a World Series to chase and Miguel Cabrera has a second straight Triple Crown in his sights, so there's no time for rest. Nobody in Detroit is saying those words, but that sure is what the team and its star player seem to be tell…Upvote Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Justin Masterson will miss at least one start because of a strained left oblique, another blow to a team that's struggling to stay in playoff contention.Upvote Share Tweet
Pena, Giavotella, Davis among KC callupsVeteran left-handed hitter Carlos Pena was among six players called up by the Royals on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Indians activate OF Raburn for stretch runThe Cleveland Indians have activated outfielder Ryan Raburn from the 15-day disabled list.Upvote Share TweetRemember when Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez had a package of pot mailed to his house in June, addressed to the family dog? Then the authorities sniffed it out (literally), did a sting on the Perez home and arrested the pitcher and his wife? Turns…Upvote Share Tweet
Austin Jackson does pushups, not quite Willie Mays Hayes-style, after stolen baseYour browser does not support iframes. "Now drop and give me three!" That's what the imaginary drill sergeant inside of the head of Austin Jackson told him Monday afternoon in the top of the eighth inning after he stole second base. With the D…Upvote Share Tweet
Jimenez, Kazmir willing to return to IndiansUbaldo Jimenez and Scott Kazmir, who have helped pitch the Cleveland Indians into postseason contention this year, both said they would be willing to return to Cleveland as free agents next season.Upvote Share Tweet
Jose Iglesias adds another defensive gem to his highlight reel in his return to BostonWe've been there and done that when it comes to explaining the hype about rookie Jose Iglesias' defensive prowess. Iglesias was acquired by the Detroit Tigers from the Boston Red Sox to fill the spot of the suspended Jhonny Peralta, and if Iglesias keep…Upvote Share TweetBud Norris allowed just one earned run over seven innings in the Orioles' 7-2 victory over the Indians on Monday afternoon. Nate McLouth and Matt Wieters each knocked two-run homers.Upvote Share Tweet
Red Sox Hand Scherzer Rare LossSep 3Max Scherzer was handed a rare loss as the Red Sox edged the Tigers 2-1.
Yankees Rally For Late WinSep 3Derek Jeter moved into ninth on the all-time hits list, and the Yankees scored five runs in the eighth inning to defeat the White Sox 6-4.
Perez Lifts Royals Past MarinersSep 3Salvador Perez's single in the eighth inning lifted the Royals past the Mariners 4-3.
Web GemsSep 3Does Josh Donaldson's diving catch over the tarp top Jose Iglesias' barehanded pick and flip to first.
On the Defense After Defending Ex-PlayersSep 3As we head into Week 1 of the NFL’s 94th season, I’m playing defense after Monday’s column on Kevin Turner and the plaintiffs’ attorney, Chris Seeger. Your email: GOOD QUESTION. “I’ve enjoyed your NFL work for many years. It’s the first thing I read eve…
Michael Beasley will be released by Phoenix Suns, sources saySep 3Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, is on course to be a free agent by the end of this week, sources close to the process told ESPN.com.
Michael Beasley release former No. 2 pick Phoenix SunsSep 3Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.