| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:28 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is a well-documented Red Sox fan. But Kelly didn't take the bait to take a potshot at the Yankees on Tuesday when asked what he thought about Alex Rodriguez attending Notre Dame's 31-0 victory over...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:18 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Angels up 3-0 in the fifth inning, Albert Pujols clubbed a two-run home run over the center-field wall. With the way Jered Weaver was pitching, the Rangers probably weren't going to rally anyway, but Pujols' blast left no doubt. The...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 AM
I was there at the start, for Derek Jeter's first game at Yankee Stadium on June 2, 1995. His name was first announced not by Bob Sheppard, but by Jerry Seinfeld, who borrowed the microphone and did the pregame lineups.
I was there for most of the Jeter...
| Sep 24, 2014
A look at Derek Jeter's career on the big stage in the Bronx:
1992 – On June 1, the Yankees select Derek Jeter, high school shortstop from Kalamazoo, Mich., with the sixth pick in the draft. "Derek Jeter was the best athlete available when we...
| Sep 25, 2014
From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.
Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Some 18,000 men have played major league baseball since 1876, and only 26 of them have hit 500 home runs in their career.
Albert Pujols joined that exclusive club Tuesday night when he crushed career home run No. 500, a two-run shot...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:28 PM
WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
WASHINGTON -- Albert Pujols was so wired -- and so busy talking and texting friends around baseball -- after hitting his 500th career home run Tuesday night that the Angels slugger didn’t get to sleep until about 4 a.m. and managed only three or...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Mariners 5, Angels 3
KEY MOMENT: Angels left-hander Hector Santiago struck out Brad Miller for what appeared to be the third out of the third inning, but his strike-three wild pitch went to the backstop, allowing Miller to reach base. That sparked a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Sports is a star-driven business. In this town, baseball is about Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, about Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig.
But no team wins on star power alone. The supporting cast is critical.
For the everyman in baseball, for the men...