| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:17 PM
The Major League Baseball All-Star game’s television rating is up slightly from last year’s record low.
The American League’s 3-0 victory Tuesday night on Fox earned a 6.9 rating and 12 share, up from a 6.8/12 in 2012.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB All-Star Week 2013 coverage on MLB Network includes more than 13 hours of news, highlights, analysis, interviews and the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show. MLB Network’s programming for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game in New York will feature more than 13...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Every year during Charlie Manuel's tenure, the Phillies have posted a winning record in the second half. Overall from 2004 to 2012, his teams own a combined .602 winning percentage (397-263) after the All-Star break.
With the way they played the last...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — The bats, balls and just about every piece of baseball memorabilia imaginable were lined up neatly, precisely on a long table inside the American League clubhouse.
Most were for All-Stars to be signed by All-Stars. All of them begged to...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Starlin Castro is 23. Ditto Anthony Rizzo. They're not exactly going to be old men when the Cubs' best-in-baseball wave of amateur talent starts rolling into Wrigley Field, although they might feel like it.
With University of San Diego slugger Kris...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Major League Baseball makes its call on Yasiel Puig on Saturday, and it should be an easy one.
The Dodgers' Cuban sensation deserves to be a National League All-Star, even if he has played only 30 games in the big leagues.
It's no surprise that some...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW YORK — Note to the truly naive: Another baseball slugger is going to get caught messing with his testosterone level or buying bull semen off the Internet, probably sooner than later.
When it happens, his reputation will be thrown into the...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously.
1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:26 AM
The boys of summer have changed, as has the game they play.
Baseball players are scattered across countless travel-team rosters. They'll reunite with their high-school buddies in the fall, but for now, they go where the scouts are to chase dreams of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:19 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:50 PM
ATLANTA -- If Jose Fernandez receives this weekend or the next the phone call many in South Florida are hoping for, he will become only the fifth pitcher in major league history to pitch in an all-star game before his 21st birthday.