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Adam Schein goes off on John Lackey: ‘Bag it!’

John Lackey turned some heads with his comments about Nelson Cruz earlier this week. After Cruz torched Lackey for three hits, a homer and a double in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Boston pitcher said the following: I’m … Continued

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What the ‘coolest thing’ of All-Star selection is to Todd Frazier

After being shut out in the 2013 All-Star game, the National League looks to bounce back and pick up their fourth victory in five years against the American League in the 2014 mid-summer classic. Rosters were announced on Sunday night; … Continued

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Oakland A’s, owners of league’s best record, get respect from players, fans

The Oakland Athletics are (finally) getting the respect they deserve from fans, players and managers around the game. A year after the Bay Area was home to the biggest All-Star snub, third baseman Josh Donaldson, Oakland (55-33) is home to … Continued

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Nelson Cruz turns down trip to Home Run Derby

Nelson Cruz, currently tied for second in the American League in home runs with 27, won’t be representing the AL in this year’s Home Run Derby, he revealed on MLB Network Radio. “Yeah, [Jose Bautista] called me, and I said … Continued

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Rangers’ Daniels on security breach: I feel for the Astros

What do other baseball executives think of the Houston Astros’ information leak? Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels spoke with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern about the news Monday on MLB Network Radio. Earlier this week, 10 months of internal trade … Continued

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Managers assess Rule 7.13 on MLB Network Radio

One of the biggest controversies and conversation starters in Major League Baseball this season has been Rule 7.13, which was adopted this season on an experimental basis to protect catchers. Under Rule 7.13, a runner “may not deviate from his … Continued

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Josh Byrnes on Padres ouster: We weren’t on same page

It’s been a rough season thus far for the Padres, especially at the plate. The club is dead last in the league in batting average (.214), on-base percentage (.274), runs (231) and hits (538). On Sunday, the Padres began the … Continued

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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow visits MLB Network Radio’s D.C. studio

Wednesday afternoon, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C., and sat down for a live interview with Mike Ferrin on Power Alley. It was Luhnow’s second sit-down interview in D.C. on MLB Network Radio; … Continued

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When did A.J. Ellis start thinking ‘no-hitter’ for Clayton Kershaw?

Clayton Kershaw pitched what the Major League Baseball Twitter account called one of the most dominant games in baseball history Wednesday night, striking out 15 Colorado Rockies en route to a no-hitter. Soak it in, @ClaytonKersh22. You just pitched one of … Continued

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SiriusXM Sports remembers ‘Mr. Padre’ Tony Gwynn

The baseball world remembers Tony Gwynn