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  1. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    May 20, 2015, 6:38 AM EDT

    Ryan Zimmerman

    A walkoff win in Washington has the Nats in first place.

  2. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 14, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Corey Kluber

    Your mid-50s-year-old drunk uncle who peaked during Reagan’s first term and has hated everything since has some questions about Corey Kluber’s toughness.

  3. Someone with the Yankees wonders if Cole Hamels is still an ace

    May 1, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Is Cole Hamels an ace? The numbers seem to indicate he is.

  4. Corey Dickerson, Nolan Arenado back in Rockies’ lineup Wednesday vs. James Shields

    Apr 22, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT

    arenado dickerson 2 getty

    Dickerson and Arenado have combined for five homers, 20 RBI, and 18 runs scored in 10 games this year.

  5. Mark Buehrle is considering retiring after the 2015 season

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT

    Mark Buehrle

    Mark Buehrle, baseball’s timeless left-hander, is reportedly considering retiring after the season.

  6. 2015 Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

    Apr 1, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    The Phillies are going to be bad in 2015. But just how bad?

  7. 2015 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 30, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT

    Chip Hale, Dave Stewart, Tony LaRussa

    New regime, different results?

  8. Video: Yordano Ventura throws seven no-hit innings in Cactus League start

    Mar 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Yordano Ventura AP

    Yordano Ventura was recently named as the Royals’ Opening Day starter and he had a heck of a tuneup in his latest Cactus League outing last night.

  9. Chris Archer is the Rays’ replacement Opening Day starter

    Mar 26, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT

    Chris Archer

    Archer will be the first pitcher other than David Price or James Shields to start Opening Day for the Rays since 2007.

  10. Yordano Ventura named Royals’ Opening Day starter

    Mar 25, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Yost said the way Ventura pitched in Game 6 of the 2014 World Series gave the entire team confidence that he is ready to be the leader of a pitching staff that lost James Shields this winter to free agency.

  11. 2015 Preview: San Diego Padres

    Mar 25, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    A J Preller, Bud Black, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks, Wil Myers

    Will the Padres’ bold moves lead to a playoff appearance?

  12. Report: Rangers, Phillies still discussing Cole Hamels

    Mar 20, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Cole Hamels figures to be a hot topic of conversation between now and the July 31 trade deadline as the Phillies continue to rebuild.

  13. 2015 Preview: Kansas City Royals

    Mar 19, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT

    Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

    Why doesn’t anyone believe in the defending American League champions?

  14. Rays name Alex Cobb as Opening Day starter

    Mar 4, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Alex Cobb Getty

    Now that David Price is out of the picture the Rays need a new Opening Day starter.

  15. James Shields rejected a bigger offer from the Giants before signing with the Padres

    Feb 21, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    James Shields, A.J. Preller

    The Giants offered $5 million more to James Shields than he ultimately wound up signing for with the Padres.

  16. James Shields can opt out of his contract after two years

    Feb 13, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

    shields presser

    But it seems like an opt-out which is unlikely to be exercised.

  17. James Shields: “It came down to the Cubs and the Padres”

    Feb 12, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

    james shields getty

    “And my No. 1 reason is winning.”

  18. Video: James Shields introduced in San Diego

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:27 PM EDT

    shields presser

    James Shields was officially introduced as a member of the Padres on Wednesday at Petco Park …

  19. Phillies have received four “real offers” for Cole Hamels

    Feb 11, 2015, 8:08 PM EDT

    hamels getty

    ESPN’s Jayson Stark reported Monday that the Padres, Rangers, Dodgers, and Cardinals have “stayed in contact with Phillies on Hamels,” so perhaps those are the four teams that have made these “real” offers.

  20. The Padres officially announce the James Shields deal: it includes a fifth year team option

    Feb 11, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    James Shields

    It’s $75 million guaranteed with a $16 million team option

  21. The Padres are said to have made “an aggressive offer” for Cole Hamels

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Figuratively, I assume. And not, like, coming at Ruben Amaro with a crowbar.

  22. We should all hope to “botch” things like James Shields did

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT

    james shields getty

    Don’t feel too sorry for James Shields.

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