| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:41 PM
NEW YORK — Travis d'Arnaud collected three hits and three RBIs, and Bartolo Colon turned in another solid start as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Monday night.
The Mets earned their fifth win in seven games and improved to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Citing family commitments, Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner has stepped down after 281 wins, seven conference and two district titles in 17 seasons. … A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing husband...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — Left-hander Cole Hamels concluded an impressive July by throwing eight shutout innings, and second baseman Chase Utley crushed a grand slam into the second deck in the seventh inning to break open the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-0 win over...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
By the time you read this, it's likely the IronPigs (who are playing a matinee against Rochester) will have lost their franchise record-tying 11th straight game... Also underway are the Phillies, who seek to follow Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Mets behind...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Put the champagne on ice, Baltimore.
With seven ballparks left on his journey, a man touring our great nation in search of the best ballpark hot dog gave the fare at Oriole Park at Camden Yards the highest ranking of his summer-long trip after taking in...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A reprint of my Sunday Father's Day column:
It's been a few years since I've written, but the mood struck because you keep growing so fast and I'm feeling sentimental this week. Milestones and time-warp travel have a way of doing that....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hector Santiago will start for the Angels on Sunday night with a chance to win back the rotation spot he lost in early May, when he was demoted to the bullpen and then to triple-A Salt Lake, and to swing a bat for only the third time in his career....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983.
It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:52 PM
DENVER – As any manager who's suffer through wild run-scoring games at Coors Field can attest, it's not the hits and homers that kill you. It's the walks.
The Rockies won the home run battle 2-1 Friday, but they walked nine to the Marlins' two,...
| May 22, 2014
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg was the topic of one of comedian Jon Stewart's tongue-in-cheek rants on Comedy Central's The Daily Show Tuesday night. Stewart began by playing news clips detailing Sandberg's Shake Shack incident last week at Citi Field...