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Settling the Score: Friday's results

The Angels are beginning to create some distance in the American League West.

Behind a strong start from Jered Weaver and home runs from Chris Iannetta and Albert Pujols, the Angels defeated the Athletics 4-0 last night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. 171 more words

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Top 5 A.L. Cy Young Award candidates 2014 (Wed. column)

The Cy Young Award goes to the best overall pitching performance of the season. This was more difficult to decipher than initially anticipated. Does one look at wins? 285 more words

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The Dodgers, Angels and Royals have interest in Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon somehow cleared waivers. Not sure how given how the Angels could desperately use a starting pitcher, but he did. Maybe no one wants to pay him $11 million next year. 181 more words

Vargas, Twins Avert Sweep With 4-1 Win vs Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Thursday. 112 more words

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Heyman: Jon Lester unlikely to sign with the Sox this offseason

Red Sox, that is. From Heyman:

Most folks around baseball would be surprised if Lester and the Red Sox could agree on a contract at a time other teams will be bidding hard for him.

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Tigers Score 3 In 11th, Top Rays 8-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night. 401 more words

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Get to the Point: Baseball Headlines for 8/19/2014

On a Tuesday when all teams resume baseball action, we’ve got plenty of news to get to and I don’t have nearly the patience to take too long to do it. 254 more words

Get To The Point: Baseball Headlines