| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:43 PM
No matter what A.J. Pierzynski accomplishes, he still will be the kid down the street to Dr. Phillips baseball coach Mike Bradley.
Bradley, then in elementary school, recalls Pierzynski hitting off a batting tee in his garage or running sprints.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez didn't know what to expect in his return to the mound after taking a hard shot off his shin in a start against the Boston Red Sox last week.
"I thought it would be worse," he said after pitching...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:34 AM
When baseball games played by 11- to 13-year-olds are outdrawing games played by much-hairier major leaguers, it’s time to take notice.
Here are some things that Major League can learn from the Little League World Series. Paying attention Rob ...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Giancarlo Stanton was robbed of a two-homer game Sunday in Cincinnati when Jay Bruce reached over the wall to grab his deep drive in the eighth inning.
There was no denying Stanton on Monday as the slugging right fielder became the Marlins’ all-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:36 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy tested his sprained left thumb a few hours before game time Friday and told manager Buck Showalter that he was ready to play. So after missing three games, Hardy was back in the lineup Friday against the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox released catcher A.J. Pierzynski on Wednesday after designating him for assignment last week.
The team was unable to trade the 37-year-old, who hit .254 with four home runs and 31 RBIs in 72 games.
Pierzynski signed by the Red Sox...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Between the games of today's doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox, right-hander Bud Norris -– currently on the disabled list -- will pitch a two- to three-inning simulated game on the field to test his right groin. The Orioles traded pregame...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:42 PM
BOSTON — Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez stifled the Red Sox for eight innings in the first game of a split doubleheader at Fenway Park, delivering arguably his best start of the season, but the Orioles still suffered a sobering, 3-2, walk-...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:03 PM
BOSTON – Fenway Park was emptied, cleaned and reopened in a matter of about an hour and a half for the nightcap of today’s Orioles doubleheader in Boston.
In between, right-hander Bud Norris threw a two-inning simulated game to test his...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:57 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he was shocked Wednesday when he heard his opponent's news upon arriving at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox designated A.J. Pierzynski for assignment before the third game of a four-game series with the White...