| Jul 20, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Kyle Seager and Logan Morrison, who each hit left-handed, opened the 12th inning with doubles against left-hander Joe Thatcher to end a 1-1 tie and end at 15 a streak of consecutive scoreless innings by Angels relievers. Endy Chavez's bunt...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The Orioles’ September surge to the cusp of an American League East championship has been characterized by their strong starting pitching in general, and right-hander Miguel Gonzalez in particular.
Gonzalez could tell early on against the New York...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:00 PM
BALTIMORE -- Brian McCann hit a solo home run, and Shane Greene pitched into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees bolstered their slim playoff hopes with 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
The Yankees (76-71) won despite managing...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman didn’t have his best outing Sunday night against the New York Yankees, but he still extended his remarkable streak of consistency that has now lasted more than three months as he has solidified his spot as the club&...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Angels have the most victories in the major leagues and the second-place Oakland Athletics are leading the American League wild-card race. Yet, neither has been the best team in the AL West over the last five weeks.
Since July 26, no team in the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
MIAMI For all the talk about being sent to the bullpen, the Miami Marlins made a case for why the New York Mets should leave Jacob deGrom as a starter.
deGrom, who was winless with a 7.80 earned run average this month, became the latest hurler to...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:49 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Royals led, 3-1, with two out in the seventh inning. The Angels had runners on second and third but, even with the open base, the Royals elected to pitch to Albert Pujols. Kelvin Herrera got two quick strikes, with Pujols late on a 99-...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:48 PM
AT THE PLATE: Seattle right-hander Chris Young had a no-hitter until Kole Calhoun snapped a 0-for-14 slump with a one-out single in the sixth. Albert Pujols broke up the shutout with a solo homer to left-center in the seventh, his 14th of the season and...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:37 PM
It was supposed to be one of the Dodgers’ great strengths this season. They had an impressive-looking group in the bullpen.
A rising star in closer Kenley Jansen. Three former closers -- Brian Wilson, Chris Perez and Brandon League -- behind him....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...
| Apr 3, 2011
So far. so good. Make that so far, so very good, for the 2011 Phillies. They completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, getting a three-run home run from Ryan Howard in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in a 7-3 win over...