Monthly Archives: August 2011

Braun takes tumble on inside-the-park bid – MLB.com

Kansas City Star Braun takes tumble on inside-the-park bidMLB.comMILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun was about 75 feet shy of his first career inside-the-park home run when gravity took over. His tumble cost the Brewers a go-ahead run, and cost Braun a

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‘Impressive’ Trout learning to adapt on fly – MLB.com

USA Today (blog) 'Impressive' Trout learning to adapt on flyMLB.comSEATTLE — Baseball, you hear every day in every clubhouse in the Major Leagues, is a game of adjustments. Mike Trout clearly has taken the message to heart. In the course

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Mariners, GM Zduriencik agree to extension – MLB.com

TSN Mariners, GM Zduriencik agree to extensionMLB.com"I'm very happy here in Seattle," Jack Zduriencik said. "I'm excited to have the opportunity to be here for more years." (AP) SEATTLE — When Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik was approached in the

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Kimbrel sets rookie record with 41st save – MLB.com

Kimbrel sets rookie record with 41st saveMLB.comATLANTA — Braves rookie closer Craig Kimbrel has already established himself as one of the game's top relievers. Now he can say that he has experienced more success than any other rookie closer in

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Notes: Moneyball, managers and more – FOXSports.com

Hollywoodnews.com Notes: Moneyball, managers and moreFOXSports.comTracy Ringolsby is a Hall of Fame baseball writer. He is in his 36th year covering Major League Baseball, is a co-founder of Baseball America, and is in his third year as pregame and postgame

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Beckett steering Sox’s dominance of Yanks – MLB.com

Kansas City Star Beckett steering Sox's dominance of YanksMLB.comBOSTON — There are two records that matter in the issue of the New York Yankees vs. the Boston Red Sox. There is the obvious one, the matter of the American League

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Farnsworth’s elbow fine, ready for action – MLB.com

Farnsworth's elbow fine, ready for actionMLB.comARLINGTON — Kyle Farnsworth has not appeared in a game since Aug. 23, which was partially due to a flare-up of tendinitis in his right elbow. But the team's situation in games has had more

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Clear head has Cowgill riding high at plate – MLB.com

Clear head has Cowgill riding high at plateMLB.com"It was more about pressure than anything," Cowgill said. "I put a lot of it on myself. So the 25-year-old Cowgill found someone to take it off. After meeting with Peter Crone, the

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Rockies push Chacin’s start back a week – MLB.com

Rockies push Chacin's start back a weekMLB.comPHOENIX — The Rockies, already concerned about pitcher Jhoulys Chacin's mounting innings total, have backed up the right-hander's next start because of tonsil inflammation and a fever, … and more »

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Minor Leaguers Camp, Osteen suspended – MLB.com

Columbus Clippers Minor Leaguers Camp, Osteen suspendedMLB.comMatt Camp is in his sixth year with the Cubs organization. (Tony Farlow/MiLB.com) Two Minor Leaguers were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, the Commissioner's …Cubs minor leaguer suspended

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