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Are you there, God? It's me, the left tackle. Can you help us win?

...all to play their best, but He has no part in influencing the outcome, in my opinion."Former pro baseball player Mike Sweeney feels the same way. He's a devout Christian. He played for the Kansas City Royals from 1995 to 2007 ? which, given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-02-02/are-you-th
White Sox 10, Royals 9

...Kansas City took a 9-8 lead on Carlos Beltran's two-run homer - his second of the game - and a solo shot by Mike Sweeney off Billy Koch. But the White Sox, who led 6-0 early, staged a comeback of their own. Curtis Leskanic (0-1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/15/bas_412191.shtml
Baseball
All-Star rosters

...Batista, Baltimore; Nomar Garciaparra, Boston; Derek Jeter, New York Yankees; Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox; Mike Sweeney, Kansas City; Miguel Tejada, Oakland; Robin Ventura, New York Yankees; Omar Vizquel, Cleveland Outfielders-Garret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/05/bas_346441.shtml
Baseball
Halladay dominates Cy Young Award votes, too

...ever had playing this game," he said on a conference call from Mexico, where he was golfing with Phillies teammate Mike Sweeney, Cardinals star Chris Carpenter and pitcher Chris Young."It was everything I hoped it would be," Halladay said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-11-17/halladay-dominates-cy-yo
Baseball | Sports
Beltran agrees to $9 million, one-year deal with Kansas City

...fourth season with at least 100 runs and 100 RBI. Beltran will anchor a lineup that also features two-time All-Star Mike Sweeney and two-time MVP Juan Gonzalez, who agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year deal with the Royals earlier this month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/bas_401731.shtml
Baseball
White Sox beat Royals

...league manger. Loaiza, second in last year's AL Cy Young Award voting after going 21-9, did not allow a hit until Mike Sweeney's RBI single with two outs in the third. He got the win, allowing three runs, five hits and four walks in six-plus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/08/bas_411395.shtml
Baseball
Runners no sweat for Reyes, relievers

...six games of a nine-game road trip. "We should be embarrassed to go 2-7 on this road trip," said Oakland's Mike Sweeney. "We're a better team than that." Yunel Escobar had three hits, including a two-run single in the second that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/19/bra_229150.shtml
Braves
Phillies clinch NL East crown

...without a postseason trip were tied for fourth-most among active players; the highest total on that list belongs to Mike Sweeney, a bench player whose drought ends in his 16th season."It was fun, but it's only going to get funner," Halladay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-09-27/phillies-clinch-nl-east-
Baseball | Sports
Royals stagger on losing streak with no end

...Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium against the Boston Red Sox. "It's not like we're incapable of winning," slugger Mike Sweeney said. "We're just in a rut right now. It's a big rut, though." The Royals are at or near the bottom of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/19/bas_446183.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...line of aging and injury-prone designated hitters in recent years with the A's -- Frank Thomas, Mike Piazza, Mike Sweeney and then Thomas again. - Marcus Giles' minor league contract was announced by the Philadelphia Phillies. Giles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/08/oth_506926.shtml
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