| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The Sports Xchange
By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange
A's Beane keeps dealing
Billy Beane has already been the focus of one major motion picture in Moneyball.
Perhaps the Oakland Athletics general manager can be the basis of a second movie. They can...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Recap: Tigers 11, Diamondbacks 5
Tigers 11, Diamondbacks 5: Austin Jackson and Alex Avila each drove in three runs and Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer as visiting Detroit bounced back to take the rubber match of a three-game...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and the A's dealt for Boston's Jon Lester in a frenzied finish to Thursday's trade deadline.
The pair of aces could lead to an epic...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Let's talk a little about August.
The old Romans called it "Sextili" instead of "August," but it seems like "sextili" was a common topic back then. Their calendar originally had 10 months, but, just like the SEC, the Romans decided to expand and added...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Get out of town. Don’t bother to pack, don’t worry about the bats and balls, just get out as quickly as possible. Do not look back.
Detroit wasn’t Motown for the Dodgers -- it was Helltown. They sent starting pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:48 PM
In the second week of June, with more than three months to go in baseball's regular season, the White Sox weren't about to hype the importance of the four-game series against the Tigers that began Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:37 PM
DETROIT -- Another thumping of a Cy Young Award winner completed the Kansas City Royals' rapid ascent from worst to first.
Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas blasted two-run homers during a seven-run, second-inning outburst and the Royals took over first...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Bud Norris silenced the Detroit Tigers hitters early in his outing Saturday night by pitching inside effectively, but when his 113th and final pitch sailed inside and hit right fielder Torii Hunter, it wasn't received well.
Tempers flared and both...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:37 PM
It was only the 10th game of the season for the Dodgers but mark it down as the early leader for their strangest. And, maybe, the most disappointing.
A steal of home, a suicide squeeze by a pitcher, three errors by the Dodgers, a dramatic three-run...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works.
Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...