| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Are the New York Yankees so desperate to get rid of Alex Rodriguez that they would risk committing insurance fraud?
Or are they just so frustrated with Rodriguez — and the never-ending soap opera that accompanies him — that they continue...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:59 PM
DETROIT—The Angels won a game and gained an ace on Thursday, beating the Detroit Tigers, 3-1, in 10 innings in Comerica Park and savoring a strong start by Jered Weaver, who allowed one run and seven hits, struck out six and walked two in seven...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation.
I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how?
There will be plenty of rumors...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
1. Cardinals (1): Albert Pujols just keeps giving. Michael Wacha, who was selected with a compensation pick for losing Pujols, held the Royals to two hits over seven innings in an impressive debut.
2. Rangers (3): After 10 games, Jurickson Profar...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Philip Humber knows perfection eludes him, as it does everyone.
Humber has been starting his days in Florida by pulling out his Kindle, burying his head in his locker and reading "The Cure,'' by John S. Lynch. It's a novel...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:10 PM
HOUSTON – It’s difficult for a baseball franchise that’s been around since 1954 to establish a first in 2013.
The Orioles accomplished that in Thursday afternoon’s 3-1 victory against the Houston Astros by sticking to the...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:24 PM
HOUSTON — The Angels broke out the hard hats, fired up the backhoe and dug their season-opening hole a little deeper Wednesday night.
They got a quality start from Joe Blanton but grounded into four double plays and went hitless in five at-bats...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The Kansas City Royals have been absent from the playoffs since the day Billy Butler was born. They've barely had a winning season in the last two decades. They've often lost 100 games in a year.
And yet, buoyed by the best record in spring training,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Alshon Jeffery learns to use his size:
1. Yes, the Cubs came close to landing a big fish last week. But now that Anibal Sanchez has re-enlisted with the Tigers, thanks to Mike Ilitch finding a spare $32 million during the...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high 13 over six innings and the Washington Nationals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Roger Bernadina and Adam LaRoche both homered in the sixth off Pittsburgh&...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:42 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Norris allowed three hits in six sharp innings and the Houston Astros edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Friday night.
Brian Bogusevic singled and scored in the second on a double-play grounder to provide all the offense...