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Tigers' Victor Martinez heading home

Victor Martinez(Photo: Robin Buckson, Detroit News) Cleveland — Now you see why he doesn’t want to start talking about it. The Indians honored him in a pregame ceremony Saturday and he lost it. His body sagged, tears flowed. There are heavy emotions...

Tigers to keep rookie Stewart in lineup against Twins

Christin Stewart, a September call-up, is getting a chance to play regularly as the Detroit Tigers' season winds down.The rookie left fielder has started six consecutive games and enjoyed the best day in his brief career on Sunday, collecting three hits and the first...

Tigers' Martinez bids farewell to Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- Victor Martinez's first major league at bat came at age 23 as a member of the Cleveland Indians on Sept. 10, 2002, in what was known as Jacobs Field.On Sunday, Martinez, 39, will take his last at-bat at what is known as Progressive Field in the final...

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

There is nothing like October Baseball Rick and John played a cut from Brian Snitker on how the Braves have the ‘it’ factor and you just can’t explain it. Rick talked about the clincher on Saturday for the Braves with Folty on the mound for 7...

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

There is nothing like October Baseball Rick and John played a cut from Brian Snitker on how the Braves have the ‘it’ factor and you just can’t explain it. Rick talked about the clincher on Saturday for the Braves with Folty on the mound for 7...

Phillies still in playoff chase as they host Mets

Phillies still in playoff chase as they host Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets start their final series of the season Monday night at Citizens Bank Park with the Phillies are still clinging to slim playoff hopes and the Mets playing their best baseball since April.Jake Arrieta (10-9, 3.66 ERA) for the...

Amed Rosario is quietly proving himself to the Mets

Amed Rosario is quietly proving himself to the Mets

BOSTON — Amed Rosario’s recent numbers boost includes production against quality competition. Exhibit A might be his weekend at Fenway Park, where the Mets shortstop went 4-for-13 (.308) in three games against the Red Sox. On Sunday, he was 2-for-4 with an...

Mookie Betts exits game vs Mets with apparent injury

Mookie Betts exits game vs Mets with apparent injury

[embedded content]BOSTON - Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts exited in the top of the sixth inning in Sunday afternoon's series finale with the Mets because of an apparent injury.  Betts made a throw home on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Wilmer Flores...

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

The Braves are ready for the playoffs

There is nothing like October Baseball Rick and John played a cut from Brian Snitker on how the Braves have the ‘it’ factor and you just can’t explain it. Rick talked about the clincher on Saturday for the Braves with Folty on the mound for 7...