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Kyle Seager feasting on home cooking
Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is on pace for the second-best slugging percentage in a single season at Safeco Field for players with at least 150 plate appearances. Seager entered Saturday with a .586 slugging percentage in 269 plate...

After fixing mechanics, Dustin Ackley looking like new hitter
Lloyd McClendon doesn't know if Dustin Ackley is more confident now than earlier this season. But the Mariners manager does have a new nickname that reflects his stoic left fielder's barely-groomed black beard and North Carolina upbringing. "The 'Mountain Man'...

Student athletes as artists
Senior Benton Moss started playing baseball at 5 years old. Not long after that, he started playing the piano, at 7 years old. Moss has served as a starting pitcher for UNC’s baseball team since his freshman year, and he...

Colin Moran excelling since joining Astros' system
Colin Moran has performed well since joining Double-A Corpus Christi. Through 22 games, Moran was hitting .307 with a .357 on-base percentage, two homers and 18 RBIs. He entered Wednesday on a six-game hitting streak, during which he was 9-for-27...

Andrew Miller discusses his transition since joining the Orioles
Since Andrew Miller came to the Orioles three weeks ago, the adjustment has been a smooth one. In eight games, he has allowed a run on just two hits in 7 1/3 innings. He’s walked three and struck out 11...

Mets to reassess Matt Harvey's rehab
Matt Harvey keeps saying he wants to pitch in an MLB game this season. Now the New York Mets might keep him from pitching in any kind of game before spring training. Describing a setback suffered this week by Mets...

Luke Putkonen may be cleared to pitch this season
Tigers long reliever Luke Putkonen still has a chance to be ready to pitch by season's end, according to head athletic trainer Kevin Rand. "He's throwing with that in mind," Rand said of Putkonen, out since mid-April with right elbow...

Reliever Andrew Miller gets an ovation, then out of a jam, in Orioles debut
Before his name was even announced over the speakers at Camden Yards, the announced crowd of 39,487 stood and gave Orioles reliever Andrew Miller a rousing ovation as he jogged from the bullpen to the mound Friday night. “Pretty cool...

A look at what Orioles players said about new teammate Andrew Miller
After the Orioles added left-hander Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox shortly before Thursday's nonwaiver trade deadline, it brought predictably positive reactions from the home clubhouse at Camden Yards. And for good reason. Orioles hitters have routinely struggled against...

My Carolina Experience: Kent Emanuel
Kent Emanuel attributes his ability to make this mental transition from simply being a talented and very driven player into a leader to his participation in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy. It was through the CLA that Emanuel...

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