| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to end a personal three-game losing streak, and added an RBI single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Pedro Alvarez homered and singled, and Russell Martin had three...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:13 AM
It’s Thursday, July 18, and Matt Garza remains a Cub.
Fix this, Theo.
Change this, Jed.
Do the deal, guys.
If I were Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, I’d do the deal before Friday, when the Cubs resume their drive for next year’s...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Ryan Zimmerman homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets for a doubleheader split.
In the opener, Jenrry Mejia pitched seven scoreless innings in his...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:44 PM
The Dodgers received mixed news on Hanley Ramirez on Friday.
There's nothing wrong with the hamstring that tightened on him Thursday and prompted his early removal from the game that night. But Ramirez has an irritated nerve in his back, which is the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Even when he’s not battling injuries, Estrada still can’t seem to catch a break on the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Little by little, the Phillies are getting their regulars back. A day after pitcher John Lannan was activated, catcher Carlos Ruiz was activated from the disabled list. Ruiz has been on the DL since May 20 with a right hamstring......
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:33 PM
TORONTO — Matt Kemp soon could be back on the disabled list.
Over the next day or two, the Dodgers' medical staff will determine whether a sprained left ankle will require that Kemp be put on the disabled list for the third time this season. Kemp'...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Albert Pujols has a .334 career average after the All-Star break, the best mark of any active player and fifth-best in major league history. The Angels would appreciate it if that trend continued this summer.
The designated hitter began Friday with a...