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Baseball Hot Corner:
This is a quick preview of MLB’s scheduled games for Sunday July 14th, 2013
Games – 15
AL Games – 7
NL Games – 7
IL Games – 1
American League Games (7):
Kansas City Royals (43-48) @ Cleveland Indians (50-44) – 1:05 pm
Kansas City ace James Shields (4-6, 3.12) will try to give the Royals their first win of the series against Ubaldo Jimenez (7-4, 3.47) and the tribe. Cleveland has a good chance to sweep the Royals, but will need to jump on top of Shields early.
The bat of Cleveland third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall propelled this team to victory yesterday, hitting a grand slam in the 6th inning. On paper it looks like Shields has the advantage, but Ubaldo shined in his last start and will need to do it again against a very potent Blue Jays’ lineup.
Series score: CLE 2-0
Minnesota Twins (38-53) @ New York Yankees (51-43) – 1:05 pm
The Yankees have only lost one game when scoring five or more runs this season. With pitcher C.C. Sabathia (9-7, 3.99) on the mound, the Yankees look for more ...
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Youth propelling change
When Jack Z took over the reigns of the Seattle Mariners front office, he asked for patience. He wanted to build a talent laden farm system that would eventually translate to a young, exciting team that would finally put the Mariners in contention once again. Well, Mariner faithful, it seems that time is approaching.
With the call ups of both SS Brad Miller...
#FREEKOLECALHOUN is trending on Twitter. Kole Calhoun comes in #2 on our Prospect Hotlist
By Scott Stedman, AngelsWin.com Staff Reporter -
1. Daniel Hurtado, SP, Orem Owlz/Burlington Bees
Past 10 Games: 1-0, 0 Saves, 2.93 ERA, 15.1 IP, 12 H, 7 BB, 10 K, 1.24 WHIP
Overall: 1-0, 0 Saves, 2.93 ERA, 15.1 IP, 12 H, 7 BB, 10 K, 1.24 WHIP, .214 BAA
What’s Up: Daniel Hurtado...
Team: Seattle Mariners
Record: 43-52 (11 GB)
Biggest Surprise of First Half:
The biggest surprise thus far has to be the “Ageless Wonder” Raul Ibanez who has mashed 24 home runs in the first half of the season. The 41-year old is 5 homers shy of the elusive 300 Home Run plateau and has already eclipsed the 19 round trippers he hit last season. Not even the most optimistic Mariners...
The July 15th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Blanton, Butcher and Iannetta in dugout altercation, Hanson on track for July 23rd return and much more...
The Story: Joe Blanton, Chris Iannetta and pitching coach all had to be seperated during an in-game argument in the dugout on Sunday.
The Monkey Says: Butcher was seen arguing with Butcher...
The Los Angeles Angels have set their starting rotation for the first four games of the second half. When the No. 5 spot comes around the team will need another arm, and right-hander Tommy Hanson could get the call to fill the void, according to Bob Sherwin of MLB.com.
Hanson threw a bullpen session on Saturday, logging 38 pitches, according to manager Mike Scioscia. The skipper...
A popular band from Seattle sang, “run and tell all of the angels, this could take all night.” Well tonight in Seattle, the Angels were possibly thinking that this game could take all night to finally end, as the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 8-3.
The Mariners put a nice eight to nothing cushion for Joe Saunders to work with into the seventh inning which...
Homering in their 22nd straight game Sunday afternoon, the Seattle Mariners finished off the Angels for their first sweep of 2013. They also finished off the first half of the season on a very high note. We highlight the encouraging signs.
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Mariners 6, Angels 0. Updates. By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Felix Hernandez threw eight shutout innings and Justin Smoak drove in four runs off Los Angeles starter Jered Weaver, including a three-run homer, in the Seattle Mariners' 6-0 win over the Angels on Saturday night.
Smoak had an RBI single in the fourth inning that gave Seattle the lead, then provided the big blow in...
Jeremy Bonderman is back with the Detroit Tigers’ organization, just days after the Mariners designated him for assignment following a 13-4 loss in Cincinnati.
Jeremy Bonderman is back in the Tiger organization, signed to a Triple-A contract. Bonderman pitched this year for the Mariners.
— Danny Knobler (@DannyKnoblerCBS) July 14, 2013
Bonderman made seven starts for the Mariners...
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Mike Trout - Yasiel Puig made his debut on June 3rd and posted a .391/.422/.616 slash line. Over that same span Mike Trout has gone for .367/.448/.597. That is an OPS by Trout that is seven points greater than Puig in a tougher run environment plus elite...
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The Angels did not have a good first half and they were looking to close it out with a win against Seattle, but the All-Star Hisashi Iwakuma had other ideas and the Angels finished the first half being swept by the Mariners.
Seattle scored four runs in the game. The first one coming in the 2nd inning courtesy of a Michael Saunders homer scoring Justin Smoak, in the 4th with...
After hitting a hot streak and looking like a legitimate contender for .500 1st half (don't laugh) they end the run with a sweep in Seattle. Despite ending the 1st half on the season under .500 and facing an ugly sweep against the Mariners the Angels are still in a decent spot to make a run after the break. Out of the Angels next 20 games 13 of them are against teams ahead of...
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