| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:28 PM
DETROIT — As the White Sox loaded the bases in the seventh inning Thursday at Comerica Park, the Tigers had bigger things brewing off the field.
The Tigers interrupted Gordon Beckham's at-bat during the Sox's run to pull center fielder Austin...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Emilio Bonifacio was held out of the Cubs' lineup Wednesday night, and it appears highly likely the speedy switch-hitting infielder-outfielder will be traded before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline.
Bonifacio, 29, appeared headed to the Royals or Giants,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In what appears to be the final blockbuster deal of the day, the Tampa Bay Rays traded left-handed ace David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a three-team deal involving the Seattle Mariners.
In the deal, the Tigers get Price, the Mariners get Tigers...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Now is a tell-tale point of the season when general managers try to assume their most stoic poker faces.
With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, they have to know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em, with regard to going all out for a long-...
| 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 18, 2014
| 12:49 PM
With the All-Star Game done and dusted, Major League Baseball zeroes in on the race for the postseason, with five of the six divisions looming as fights to the finish.
The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels, who own the two best records in the major...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Less than a week removed from his third appearance in the All-Star Game, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was asked Monday night about the next potential honor for which he might be considered — the American League Cy Young Award.
But after he...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:58 PM
CLEVELAND — The White Sox ended their final game before the All-Star break the way they had too many times before in the first half of the season — watching a lead waste away at the hands of the bullpen.
Sox reliever Javy Guerra gave up a...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:11 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt.
"Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...