Posts Tagged ‘ RBIs ’

Phillies activate 2B Utley from DL (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

PHILADELPHIA (AP)—The Philadelphia Phillies have activated All-Star second baseman Chase Utley(notes) from the disabled list, less than seven weeks after he had thumb surgery. Utley tore a ligament in his thumb sliding into second base in a game at Cincinnati on June 28. He had surgery on July 1 and was expected to miss at
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A-Rod has fourth 3-homer game, Yanks win (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—It took Alex Rodriguez(notes) 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over the
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Guillen not in Giants’ starting lineup (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Jose Guillen(notes) has gone from being unwanted on the last-place Kansas City Royals to the thick of the pennant race with the San Francisco Giants. Guillen joined the Giants on Saturday, one day after being acquired with cash from Kansas City for a player to be named. “I like to win,” he said.
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Cards get Westbrook, Ludwick to Padres (AP)

Jul 31st, 2010 | By sportsnews

TORONTO (AP)—The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals were the prime players in a three-team trade Saturday, getting pitcher Jake Westbrook(notes) from Cleveland and sending outfielder Ryan Ludwick(notes) to NL West-leading San Diego. “I’m excited to go to a club that’s contending for a playoff spot and pitch in some meaningful ballgames,” Westbrook said. “That’s why
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Dodgers acquire Lilly, Theriot from Cubs (AP)

Jul 31st, 2010 | By sportsnews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Joe Torre believes his Dodgers can make a playoff run with their latest upgrades. The Los Angeles manager has a familiar face for the push: left-hander Ted Lilly(notes). Lilly was traded to the Dodgers by the Chicago Cubs on Saturday along with infielder Ryan Theriot(notes) for infielder Blake DeWitt(notes) and minor league right-handers
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Yankees to acquire Berkman, get Kearns (AP)

Jul 31st, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Lance Berkman(notes) is headed to the New York Yankees, who plan to complete a deal to acquire the former All-Star from the Houston Astros on Saturday, a day after the World Series champions obtained outfielder Austin Kearns(notes) from the Cleveland Indians. New York will send a couple of prospects to the Astros, likely
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Yankees working to get Astros’ Berkman (AP)

Jul 30th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—The Yankees are working on a trade to acquire Lance Berkman(notes) from the Houston Astros. The deal was gaining momentum Friday and was likely to happen before Saturday’s trade deadline, a baseball executive familiar with the discussions said. The executive spoke on condition of anonymity because talks were ongoing. “Nothing’s been completed,” Berkman
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Phils acquire Oswalt, Padres get Tejada (AP)

Jul 30th, 2010 | By sportsnews

Roy Oswalt(notes) granted his own wish: He’s now part of a pennant race. Miguel Tejada(notes), Jorge Cantu(notes) and Matt Capps(notes) joined the mix, too. The trade wheel of fortune kept spinning Thursday with veterans-for-prospects deals that typically dot the stretch run. More swaps were expected before Saturday’s 4 p.m. deadline as pitchers Ted Lilly(notes) and
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Dodgers beat Mets on Loney’s HR in 13th (AP)

Jul 24th, 2010 | By sportsnews

LOS ANGELES (AP)—James Loney(notes) was willing to do whatever it took to help the Dodgers pull out a marathon victory against the New York Mets—even pitch. He made sure it wasn’t necessary. Loney homered in the 13th inning, giving the Dodgers a 3-2 victory on Saturday. The easygoing first baseman’s seventh homer of the season
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White Sox win ninth straight, beat Twins (AP)

Jul 16th, 2010 | By admin

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)—Ozzie Guillen has made no secret of his admiration for the Minnesota Twins over the years. The outspoken Chicago White Sox manager loves how the Twins have done all the little things right, relying on pitching, defense and fundamentals to wear opponents down en route to five division titles this decade. Seven years into
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