9:07 PM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014

Twinsights: Overlooked again, Chris Colabello was left off the all-star ballot

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Chris Colabello might be driving in runs at a record pace, but he’ll have to make the All-Star Game as a write-in candidate. When the American League all-star ballot is unveiled Friday at Target Field, the Minnesota Twins’ cleanup man will not b... Read more..
South Side Sox 14 hours ago
Gordon Beckham coming back, but without a free pass

Gordon Beckham coming back, but without a free pass

Marcus Semien's performance gives the White Sox an alternative at second base for the first time in years When Gordon Beckham returns to the White Sox today, it probably won't be long until he's the White Sox' second baseman again. However, he's no longer the White Sox' second baseman by default. Marcus Semien has seen to that. This is the most adversity Beckham has faced in his career, but it could be worse. Even after Wednesday's decisive grand slam, Semien is only hitting .234/.280/.394, with 28 strikeouts over 100 plate appearances. Had he started out with Tyler Flowers' BABIP,...
Plain Dealer 24 mins ago

Browns, Cavs, Indians bankroll pro-sin tax campaign, according to latest campaign finance report

The Browns, Cavs and Indians contributed about $333,000 each to Keep Cleveland Strong between Jan. 1 and March 15, according to a campaign finance report.
Detroit News 3 hours ago
White Sox could file protest over controversial call that ended Tigers' victory

White Sox could file protest over controversial call that ended Tigers' victory

Is Thursday's Tigers-White Sox game actually over? It's a long shot, but Major League Baseball could possibly rule it is not if the White Sox decide to file a protest with the league. Thats because a questionable umpiring call seemingly ended the ballgame.
Twinkie Town 3 hours ago
Twins Claim Kenny Wilson off Waivers

Twins Claim Kenny Wilson off Waivers

Hello, Kenny. Welcome to the Minnesota Twins, Kenny Wilson - if that is your real name. Which it isn't. Because it's Kenneth. Welcome to Minnesota, Kenneth. When Jason Bartlett retired last week, the Twins had hoped his paperwork would go through and clear a space on the 40-man roster for Sam Fuld. Instead, the holiday weekend got in the way, the team had to designate Darin Mastroianni for assignment, and when the Blue Jays claimed him they had to designate their own player for assignment. That player was Kenny Wilson. In Wilson, the Twins pick up a 24-year old Double-A outfielder. A...
Detroit News 4 hours ago
Max Scherzer, Miguel Cabrera lead Tigers past White Sox

Max Scherzer, Miguel Cabrera lead Tigers past White Sox

Cabrera drove in three runs, Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox, 7-4, Thursday. Cabrera hit a pair of two-out singles for his RBIs.
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago
Indians pitcher Justin Masterson postgame (video)

Indians pitcher Justin Masterson postgame (video)

The Cleveland Indians held on for a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night at Progressive Field, but Justin Masterson will have to wait for his first win of the season.
Tampa Bay Times 4 hours ago

Pitching lets down Rays in 9-7 loss to Twins

ST. PETERSBURG -- What started out as a bad afternoon didn't end any better for the Rays despite some momentary glimpses of hope as they lost to the Twins, 9-,7 before heading out for a 10-game, three-city road trip.
MLB 5 hours ago
Video: Umpires review the count in the 5th inning

Watch: Umpires review the count in the 5th inning

4/22/14: The umpires use replay review to take a look at the count with Yunel Escobar batting in the bottom of the 5th inning

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Detroit Free Press 51 mins ago

Detroit 7, Chicago 4: Scherzer, Cabrera lift Tigers to series split vs. Sox

Sports Illustrated cover boy Max Scherzer got help from the reigning MVP to pick up his second win of the season in a 7-4 victory Thursday over the White Sox at Comerica Park.
Chicago Tribune 57 mins ago

Series preview: Rays at White Sox

All games on WSCR-AM 670.
News-Herald 57 mins ago
Indians notes: David Murphy gets 'emergency' two-run single

Indians notes: David Murphy gets 'emergency' two-run single

It wasn't pretty, but David Murphy and the Indians weren't going to give it back. "His rear end was going one way and the ball was going the other way," Tribe manager Terry Francona said. The subject was an emergency swing by Murphy in his fifth inning at-bat during the Indians' 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals April 24.
Detroit News 1 hour ago

Tigers don't put too much stock in defensive blunders

The message was clear after several defensive miscues threatened to undermine a solid pitching and offensive effort: Don't read too much into things.
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago

Cleveland Indians at 11-11 offer hope because they aren't even close to their best: Terry Pluto

Corey Kluber has not walked a batter in three of his five starts this season.
Chicago Tribune 2 hours ago

Smart spenders? Hawks, Cubs at opposite ends of rankings

The Chicago Blackhawks not only have been wildly successful in winning two of the last four Stanley Cups, they've been the most economically efficient team in major sports as well. And the least economically efficient team? The Chicago Cubs, of course.

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  • 16 Corey Kluber

    Corey Kluber

    Corey Kluber, 5-spot in fifth inning pace Cleveland Indians to 5-1 win over Royals

  • 9 Max Scherzer

    Max Scherzer

    Detroit 7, Chicago 4: Scherzer, Cabrera lift Tigers to series split vs. Sox

  • 6 Justin Masterson

    Justin Masterson

    Is Justin Masterson reinventing himself as a pitcher? Cleveland Indians notebook

  • 6 Jason Kipnis

    Jason Kipnis

    After last April's nightmare, Jason Kipnis feels ahead of the curve this April: Cleveland Indians chatter

  • 3 Nick Swisher

    Nick Swisher

    Indians trip Royals, 5-3

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