| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange
Tigers' Porcello is no ordinary No. 3 starter ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Right-hander Rick Porcello might be merely the No. 3 starter for the Detroit Tigers, but he continues to make a sound case...
| Jun 25, 2014
The Philadelphia Phillies signed three-time All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract.
Sizemore batted .216 with 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 15 RBIs for Boston this season before being released by the Red Sox on June...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:02 PM
NEW YORK — The Red Sox will hit the halfway mark of their 2104 season Saturday against Masahiro Tanaka. Yet after this limp dishrag of a performance, in which the Sox made Vidal Nuño look like he was, well, Masahiro Tanaka, you've got to wonder....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
The New York Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Vidal Nuno.
The Diamondbacks will pay half of the $4.1 million owed to McCarthy for the rest of the season and...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Looking to shore up their severely depleted starting pitching staff, the New York Yankees acquired Glendale native Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in exchange for pitcher Vidal Nuno.
McCarthy, who turned 31 on Monday, could make...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his right elbow on Thursday.
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the right-hander visited three doctors and each one confirmed a small ligament...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday:
1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1)
2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Another national survey is out that points to the struggles people face to make a monthly housing payment.
In the past three years, more than half of adults have taken steps that include getting a second job, racking up credit card debt, cutting back on...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:20 PM
CC Sabathia, the New York Yankees’ All-Star pitcher, has listed his home near Fairfield, Calif., for sale at $1.5 million.
The custom home, built in 2004, is located in Eastridge, a private gated community in Solano County’s Green Valley....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:03 PM
DETROIT — Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley made a point to talk to infielder Ryan Flaherty on Friday afternoon after watching Flaherty strike out three times against the Detroit Tigers.
Flaherty so badly was trying to get a single, to get his...