| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Talking baseball while wondering which unbeaten team gets tested the most this weekend, the Bears or Ohio State:
1. Believe it or not, the Cubs have a chance to do something that could be remembered years from now as a turning point. They’re...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Soccer on ESPN networks features 28 live matches from May 23-June 7, highlighted by the USMNT vs. Belgium and vs. Germany in international friendlies, Mexico vs. Nigeria in an international friendly, the first leg of the Liga MX Final between Cruz Azul...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
ATLANTA -- Roger Clemens may have been a teenage Jacob Turner's big-league hero, but he had one problem as far as Turner was concerned.
"The Rocket" never pitched for St. Louis.
Like most young men from Missouri, particularly those reared in the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:48 AM
ST. LOUIS -- As far as the Marlins are concerned, the Miguel Olivo saga has officially come to an end.
The backup catcher cleared waivers Friday and will become a free agent. Until Wednesday, the 34-year-old who was on his second stint with the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 PM
ST. LOUIS — On what proved to be the final play of Saturday’s game against the Cardinals, Marlins rightfielder Giancarlo Stanton’s objective was simple: charge the ground-ball single, get the ball in quickly and prevent the go-ahead...
| Oct 18, 2012
ST. LOUIS — As the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said, "No Albert, no Tony, no problem.''
With that in the public record, what's the big deal with a marathon rain delay?
It was no sweat for the Cardinals. Not much is these days.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:03 PM
ST. LOUIS — If Jamie Moyer was watching Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, he must be planning his next comeback.
On the biggest stage of his roller-coaster career, Barry Zito pitched in a way that showed why some...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:44 PM
DETROIT — New on the job and with a potential playoff team on his hands, Brian Sabean went out to find as much pitching as he could. He targeted the team that had the most to give, and shocked the baseball world by landing Roberto Hernandez,...