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Rockies aim for another road win in rubber game vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The Colorado Rockies will bid farewell to the road Wednesday and don’t be surprised if some tears are shed. Sure, it is nice to be home, and the Rockies will be back in Denver on Friday night against the Reds. But one more game in Los Angeles on Wednesday night will have the Rockies

Delino DeShields wants to end slump as Rangers host Yankees

Outfielder Delino DeShields was not in the starting lineup Tuesday when the Texas Rangers evened their series with the New York Yankees. The day off was used as an attempt to break out of a hitting slump but he will likely be in the lineup Wednesday in…

Chicago Cubs take crack at Cleveland Indians rookie Adam Plutko

An accomplished veteran southpaw will face off against an inexperienced but ambitious right-hander when the Chicago Cubs host the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night to wrap up a two-game series at Wrigley Field. Chicago (25-20) will look to escape wi…

Belated Jones Era

Brad Johnson covers the latest closer and stolen base news including the rise of Nate Jones.

Jose Altuve standing tall again as Astros host Giants

HOUSTON — The standard of excellence is so high for Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, the reigning American League Most Valuable Player, that one weekend blip of stalled production rings alarms. During the previous homestand — a brief three-…

7 teams that could realistically pull off a trade for Manny Machado

Manny Machado keeps smashing dingers for a Baltimore Orioles team that’s already 17 1/2 games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East. In his final season under Baltimore’s control, Machado leads the Majors with 15 home runs and ranks second in the American League with a 1.083 OPS. The