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Red Sox Star Re-Ups

The Boston Red Sox and All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia have finalized a $110 million, eight-year contract through the 2021 season. Pedroia had been signed for 2014 at $10 million under his old deal.Read More »

MLB Union: Drug Suspensions Won't Likely Be Served Before 2014

By Jim McCoy Tue 16th July SportsBiogenesisMajor League BaseballPEDs
The baseball players' association says any suspensions resulting from the sport's latest drug investigation likely won't be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator. Union head Michael Weiner says he expects Major League Baseball will notify the union of its plans for penalties in the next month, and the union will maintain that any discipline should noRead More »

Baseball's All-Star Lineups Announced

By Jim McCoy Mon 15th July SportsAll-Star gameMajor League Baseball
Mets ace Matt Harvey will start Tuesday night's All-Star game on his home mound at New York's Citi Field, and the Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer will open for the American League. Harvey will be the first pitcher from the host team to start an All-Star game since Houston's Roger Clemens in 2004 and just the 11th overall. NL manager Bruce Bochy's starting lineup announced Monday hasRead More »

Thursday Afternoon Sports

INDIANS VS. BLUE JAYS Rookie right-hander Danny Salazar lost a bid for a no-hitter in the sixth inning as the Indians beat the Blue Jays, 4-2. He lasted six innings, allowing a run on just two hits.Read More »

Early Wednesday Score: Marlins Vs. Braves

Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run double Wednesday to end a 10-game RBI drought, and the Miami Marlins broke a five-game losing streak by beating Atlanta 6-2. Stanton had been in a 3-for-26 slump before he put the Marlins ahead in their four-run first inning against Paul Maholm (9-8).Read More »

Manny Ramirez Signs Minor League Deal With Major League Contender

The Texas Rangers have signed Manny Ramirez to minor league contract. Ramirez spent three months playing in Taiwan for the Rhinos before leaving the team on June 20. The Rangers made the announcement Wednesday. Ramirez hit .352 with eight homers and 43 RBIs for the Rhinos.Read More »

Early Thursday Score- Yankees vs. Rangers

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th June SportsMajor League Baseball
Derek Holland tamed a team that often tagged him, pitching a two-hitter as the Texas Rangers finished up an impressive road trip by beating the New York Yankees 2-0 Thursday. Jurickson Profar homered and scored twice, while fellow rookie Engel Beltre got two hits in his first big league start. Texas went home leading the AL West after going 5-1 on its swing to St.Read More »

Daughter of Former Yankees Manager Catches Falling Child

The daughter of former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre is getting props from her dad for catching a baby who had tumbled off a second-floor fire escape in Brooklyn. Torre said in a statement Wednesday that he is "very proud of my daughter Cristina's actions today during an incident in Brooklyn involving a small child." Torre is now Major League Baseball's executive vice president of bRead More »

Former North Medford Star Won't Travel Far For First Pro Baseball Assignment

First-round draft pick Braden Shipley has signed a $2.25 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound right-hander, who played collegiately at Nevada, was the 15th selection overall. He was projected to go much higher.Read More »

Participants In Dodgers- Diamonbacks Brawl Suspended

Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy has been suspended for 10 games and Diamondbacks infielder Eric Hinske for five for their roles in a brawl this week, while managers Don Mattingly and Kirk Gibson have been given one-game bans. In all, eight members of the Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations were suspended Friday by Major League Baseball Senior Vice President Joe Garagiola Jr.Read More »

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