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Manny Machado Brings Chess (and Hits) to the Padres

Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres is the hottest hitter in baseball, and he is coming for your Queen.SAN DIEGO — The pawns are lined up and the gleaming white knight...

Reid Detmers Throws No-Hitter Against Rays

Reid Detmers faced only one batter more than the minimum in a game that went comically sideways for Tampa Bay.It takes a lot to swing the Los Angeles Angels’ spotlight away from...

How Freddie Freeman and Kenley Jansen Switched Teams

In a series between N.L. heavyweights, Freddie Freeman will be in Dodger blue and Kenley Jansen will close for the Braves. Two months ago that idea seemed impossible.SAN DIEGO — The All-Star...

Dodgers Pull Clayton Kershaw During Perfect Game

Not wanting to risk injuring his aging ace, Manager Dave Roberts pulled Clayton Kershaw. He had thrown only 80 pitches.Clayton Kershaw has won three National League Cy Young Awards, one N.L. Most...

Mike Trout and Anthony Rendon Return for Angels

Mike Trout and Anthony Rendon are back on the field for the Angels, and Justin Verlander is expected back for the Astros. All are hoping their health issues are behind them.ANAHEIM, Calif....

Gabe Kapler and Giants Have 13-Person Coaching Staff

Gabe Kapler’s enormous staff of 13 coaches is too many to fit in a dugout, but the unorthodox approach helped the team win 107 games in 2021. A trend was officially set.SAN...

Walker Buehler Takes Over as Dodgers Ace

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The October air sizzled with excitement and suffocated with 103-degree game-time heat when Clayton Kershaw wound up and fired a heater of his own, a first-pitch fastball to Houston’s...

Terry Francona Returns for 2022 Cleveland Guardians

Francona missed huge chunks of two seasons with health issues, and the Cleveland Guardians are thrilled to have their merry prankster of a manager back in the clubhouse.GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Terry Francona...

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