| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February.
Still, it is head-...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Alex Rodriguez is back on the 40-man roster of the New York Yankees.
Rodriguez served a one-year suspension on the restricted list and the 39-year-old third baseman is owed $61 million for the next three seasons. His contract includes a bonus of $6...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The new generation of Kansas City Royals fans might swoon at Alex Gordon, or Lorenzo Cain, or Mike Moustakas. The guy who flew 14 hours to get here from South Korea is a diehard fan.
So, as SungWoo Lee bounced behind the batting cage before Game 1 of...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The decision could go down as one of the wisest in baseball history.
The St. Louis Cardinals had just won the World Series, for the second time in six years. Albert Pujols, their three-time most valuable player and the best hitter to grace St. Louis...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Cal Ripken Jr. remembers well the pleasures of playing in Kansas City the last time the Royals were contenders — the smart, respectful fans who adored their team but would also applaud an opponent's standout catch.
"Playing in Kansas City was a...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:19 PM
DETROIT -- Buck Showalter has played postseason chess several times before, and like most participants as confident as he is, he has lost more times than not.
But in the Orioles’ triumphant American League Division Series sweep of the Detroit...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Pregame introductions: As the Orioles are introduced before Game 3, former Tigers outfielder Delmon Young does not get a friendly reception. And it's difficult to tell whether Tigers fans are booing Nelson Cruz because it sounds the same as when Orioles...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
DETROIT -- The Orioles struck first in Game 3 of the American League Division Series -- and they did it in a familiar fashion.
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz went deep in October. He has done that a bit.
In the sixth inning, Cruz planted an 84-mph...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:18 PM
When the Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to a club-friendly one-year, $8 million deal in February, executive vice president Dan Duquette was quick to point out Cruz's postseason accomplishments.
And while the Orioles have reaped a huge payoff from their...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Sports Xchange
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran had surgery Tuesday on his right elbow to remove a bone spur and loose pieces, the team announced.
The procedure was performed by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad at New York-...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Controversy spiced Derek Jeter's All-Star Game farewell Tuesday when National League starting pitcher Adam Wainwright told reporters that he grooved a fastball to Jeter to give the retiring Yankees shortstop a better chance to get a hit.