Teams win two arbitration hearings

...Series final.Looking for its third consecutive title and fourth in five years, Mexico (3-2) faces the winner of the late Venezuela-Cuba game, on Sunday.Marin (2-0) allowed two runs on five hits, with three strikeouts and one walk. Ali Solis drove...


...in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named Augusta's pitching coach, while Todd Linden returns as hitting coach for the second season...

Augusta GreenJackets announce coaching staff for 2015 season

...in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named Augusta's pitching coach. Cram, 67, played parts of four seasons in the major leagues for...

Cubans draw MLB scouts to Puerto Rico for Caribbean Series

...eventually reach the big leagues.Cuba returned to the tournament last year for the first time in 53 years, when it was held in Venezuela. Cuban players were barred in 1961 from playing professionally overseas.Scouts on Tuesday steadied their radar guns and...

Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

...share compared to earnings of 75 cents per share in the fourth quarter a year ago.Without one-time items, including the Venezuela charge and separation payments due to plant closures in Europe and Australia, Ford earned $1.1 billion in the quarter...

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez dies at 58

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez, the fiery...who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence...red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his...

Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela's winter series final.His apology was carried Monday by El Nacional newspaper.The Saturday night fight happened during the...

Even after vote, concerns about Venezuela's oil sector persist

...with industry experts warning that Venezuela needs long-overdue investment in aging...balance isn't struck soon, they said Venezuela, a major supplier of fuel to the United...Chavez' social agenda. At the moment, Venezuela's daily output is about 2.5 million...

Venezuela to pay Exxon Mobil $255 million after arbitration decision

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela said Monday it has successfully defended itself in an international...million awarded to the company.State oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, said in a statement that debts and court action...

Chaos in Venezuela

...the Korean Peninsula, now along comes Venezuela. The country is in chaos, on the verge of civil war. Venezuela isn't just another banana republic...entirely to its knees. A civil war in Venezuela would be hard on the United States not...