| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:09 PM
White Sox: Might have had decent year if relievers didn't lead majors with 4.5 walks per nine innings and third-worst ERA.
Indians: Kluberrific: Corey Kluber finishes with second-best WAR among starters, just...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I was reading through the article about Derek Jeter and his last at-bat and could not help but almost shed tears [Sept. 29, Sports, "A Hit In Boston, And Then He's History"]. Not because of Jeter going away, nor for the warm reception he received from...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1)
2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
| 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 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Bryce Harper went 3-for-4 with a mammoth two-run homer and red-hot Anthony Rendon had four hits as visiting Washington reduced its magic number for clinching the National League East to six games with a 10-3 victory over the Mets on Saturday.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:08 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout scored twice, giving him 101 runs and 103 runs batted in. He is one of six players with three 100-run seasons before his age-23 season, joining Ted Williams, Mel Ott, Alex Rodriguez, Vada Pinson and Buddy Lewis. David Freese had...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Only 70 players in major league history have scored at least 1,500 runs, and 98 players have amassed 2,500 hits or more. Albert Pujols achieved both of those career milestones on one memorable Saturday night in Target Field.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels ended a 3-3 tie with a three-run fifth inning. C.J. Cron led off with a double to center field and took third base on an error. Erick Aybar hit a sacrifice fly, Mike Trout walked and Albert Pujols singled. Howie Kendrick hit a two-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:44 AM
A-list actress Meryl Streep has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for $4.8 million.
Known as the Honnold & Rex Research House, the 1954 residence was redesigned and reconfigured by earlier owner and...