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Jackie Bradley Jr. robs Chris Davis of homer

It was the third time Bradley has prevented an opponent from hitting a home run this season. • Twins, Red Sox are top out-making outfields Bradley took a walk-off homer away from Ryon Healy on…


Yoenis Cespedes’ offseason to focus on running

Now, heading into a critical age-32 offseason, Cespedes aims to duplicate that program. “It’s been really frustrating after six years, to have this season be one where I’ve only played 81 games,” Cespedes said through…


Lakers sign Andrew Bogut | NBA.com

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Andrew Bogut, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Bogut played 26 games…


Jake Arrieta set to return to Chicago Cubs

“The plan is to be out there Thursday,” Arrieta said after the workout. “We’re looking at [Thursday] right now, yes,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. “We think that will be fine.” Cubs athletic trainer P.J….


MLB what to watch for today cubs maddon tampa

Mike Montgomery will take the mound for the Cubs, who have won six games in a row. The Rays will turn to ace Chris Archer as the club looks to turn things around after losing…


Big characters up for Best Personality Award

The group of nominees for the Esurance MLB Award for Personality of the Year is a quality quintet that exudes hardball charm. Adrian Beltre, Nelson Cruz, Bryce Harper, Francisco Lindor and Yasiel Puig are among…


Craig Kimbrel posting historic strikeout rate

A well-placed landmark sign might inform gawkers that Kimbrel also posted the first such season in 2012. Lowering the minimum, only Aroldis Chapman’s late-starting, 54-inning 2014 season has crossed the threshold. Outside of that, no…


Which Trade Deadline moves worked out best?

• Dress for October: Shop for postseason gear The weeks leading up to the end of July were unique this season because at least 20 teams were still seriously in the mix, all thinking they…


J.D. Martinez’s incredible 2017 is camouflaged

• Esurance MLB Awards: Vote J.D. But the other player’s slugging percentage is 45 points ahead of Stanton. The other player is the first Major League history to win a Player of the Week award…


12 unlikeliest MVP Award winners

Ramirez is still very much an underdog in the AL MVP Award race; Houston’s Jose Altuve seems the clear frontrunner, and perennial best player in baseball Mike Trout has been so absurdly good that he…