| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June.
2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided the following updates during his pre-game session:
Nolan Reimold (hamstring) has progressed to the point that he should be able to go on a minor league rehab assignment when the Orioles head on the road June 17....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
While most players don't acknowledge being affected when they're the target of fan angst, Orioles reliever Pedro Strop admitted Thursday that he was bothered by the loud chorus of boos he received as he walked off the mound during Wednesday's 9-5 loss...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Can a backup catcher be an All-Star?
Absolutely, if Evan Gattis is the backup catcher in question. The Braves rookie lost his spot in the lineup when Brian McCann was activated from the disabled list, but he just keeps bashing the ball, most recently as...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When the Orioles travel to Detroit to begin a six-game road trip Monday, second baseman Brian Roberts will be with the team, and the club is optimistic he can start a minor league rehabilitation assignment upon the return from the trip.
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:53 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — James McDonald was not rattled by his rough start.
McDonald labored in the first inning, then recovered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday.
"I got locked back in, kept my composure and...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson’s “fun day” even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can be counter-punchers.
1. Baseball is back in Cleveland, thanks largely to Terry Francona. The first-place Indians host the Tigers tonight, and The Jake should be rocking.
(Yes, I know Jacobs...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is one of the hottest players in baseball, leading the majors with a 6-0 record, but a Toronto Blue Jays radio color commentator believes he knows the young right-hander’s secret: He’s cheating.
| May 7, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Last time, it was all about what was going on his left arm. This time, it was all about what was going on inside his head.
After Blue Jays broadcasters Jack Morris and Dirk Hayhurst claimed Clay Buchholz was throwing a spitter, Buchholz insisted nothing...