| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- There was much made over the first postseason start for Washington Nationals pitcherStephen Strasburg, who was shut down in 2012 because of an innings limit and did not appear in the playoffs that season.
But Joe Panik, a rookie who was...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Dave McKay returning to the Cubs, the departure of the Cubs’ Class-A move from Kane County to South Bend and the Cubs’ National League 2015 Rookie of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:06 AM
With the start of the NHL season and MLB playoffs running concurrently as the calendar turns to October, Sports Illustrated lumped them together with some regional, cross-sport cover coverage.
One of those regional covers features Orioles centerfielder ...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 4:59 PM
As manager Mike Redmond has pointed out, it seems every team every season has that one pitcher who doesn't get any run support. Nathan Eovaldi has been that guy not just in 2014, but pretty much since he joined the Marlins midway through 2012.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:46 PM
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter created one last magic moment in his home finale.
The retiring Yankees captain hit the game-winning single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Thursday.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:34 PM
MIAMI – It wasn't as gruesome as some of the other notable Marlins' injuries this season, but Marcell Ozuna turning his right ankle as he cruised into second base Sunday wasn't easy on the stomach.
Diagnosed with a high ankle sprain, Ozuna will...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:09 PM
White Sox: Chris Sale lowers ERA to 1.99. Last Sox pitcher to lead AL in ERA was Joel Horlen (2.06 in 1967.)
Indians: Posting a 1.49 ERA in 10 second-half starts, Corey Kluber establishes himself as an elite pitcher....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:38 PM
KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw is more than just the best pitcher in the National League, he's also a good hitter and a daring baserunner, two talents he used to break open a scoreless game in the fifth inning. After singling with one out, he went from first...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Sandy Koufax made a rare visit to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday and you couldn't blame him if he felt as if he was looking into a mirror. Because there on the mound was Koufax's real-life doppelganger, Clayton Kershaw.
Sure, it's become a well-worn theme to...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into the final game before the All-Star break, the Phillies hoped to shake off Saturday night's extra-inning loss and win their sixth game in seven attempts.
To achieve that, Philadelphia would need starter Kyle Kendrick...