| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
CINCINNATI — The Cubs tried to dispel any suggestions late Tuesday night that their struggles are related to the departure of ace Jeff Samardzija.
But after surging to a five-run lead behind three home runs and the crafty pitching of left-hander...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:14 PM
You've made it to the second half of the baseball season, congratulations.
Through some wonderful offseason distractions by the Bulls and Blackhawks, we've made it through two pretty unwatchable teams. With the exception of Jose Abreu, Chris Sale,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
This was all so Cub.
The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season.
Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The Orioles public relations department crunched some more numbers on Chris Davis’ three home-run game Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, the second of his career.
It’s the 20th time it has happened in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
PITTSBURGH — With the amateur draft completed, the presence of an Orioles scout here to watch Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija pitch on consecutive nights stoked anticipation of the Cubs' future with the July 31 trade deadline approaching.
| May 6, 2014
| 10:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: No. 9 hitter Brian Roberts, who entered with a .239 average, no home runs and four runs batted in, drove a knee-high fastball from Angels reliever Ernesto Frieri over the right-field wall in the top of the ninth for the Yankees' game-winning...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:27 PM
NEW YORK — "No. Moral. Victories." Kevin Jepsen made his point perfectly clear Saturday after the Angels lost a 4-3 thriller to the New York Yankees in which managers Mike Scioscia of the Angels and Joe Girardi of the Yankees matched wits like Bobby...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:41 PM
By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"?
Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers? Pitchers frequently peak later than position players. Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Los Yankees de Nueva York derrotaron esta tarde a los Orioles de Baltimore por pizarrón de 4-2, en partido disputado en el Yankee Stadium del Bronx.
El japonés Hiroki Kuroda trabajó 6.1 entradas permitiendo ocho hits y dos carreras limpias para...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
NEW YORK — This wasn’t the first impression right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez wanted to give his new team or his new fan base, but the Orioles’ top offseason acquisition has struggled through his first two starts with the club.