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M’s Mike Montgomery credits big-league success to different approach

The current version of Montgomery is vastly different from the pitcher that had been near the top every Kansas City Royals prospects list from 2009 to 2011.

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Pre-Civil War baseball team card going on the auction block

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. Now the pre-Civil War card that's been in the same family for over 150 years is going on the auction...

Athletes adjusting to cameras watching their every move

For athletes across all sports, the primary focus of sports as entertainment has shifted from the thousands of fans watching in person to the millions of fans watching elsewhere — at home, in bars or on their various devices. The camera is always watching and athletes see their privacy being whittled away.

Mets pitcher first to get four RBI in debut game

In an astonishing and storybook debut, Steven Matz became the only major-league pitcher to drive in four runs in his first career game while leading the New York Mets to a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

Caption: 	MIAMI, FL – JUNE 28: Ichiro Suzuki #51 of the Miami Marlins runs to first base during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Marlins Park on June 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

In short term, Mariners should bring Ichiro back

Hiring Edgar Martinez as hitting coach is one way the Mariners hope to salvage a disappointing season. But their dip into the past shouldn’t stop there. If they can hang around the wild-card race through mid-July, they should contemplate trading with the Miami Marlins to bring Ichiro back.