| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:52 PM
As the lyrics of everyone's favorite baseball anthem suggest, being a sports fan is really all about rooting for the home team. But what exactly does that mean when you live in a new town that is gradually becoming your home?
When is it OK to pick up...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Kansas City Manager Ned Yost has been a lightning rod for criticism, his infatuation with the sacrifice bunt infuriating many Royals fans, and his ill-fated decision to replace starter James Shields with rookie Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning of...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins, in the midst of the worst four-year span since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961, parted ways with long-time manager Ron Gardenhire Monday.
Gardenhire, the 2010 American League Manager of the Year, led the team...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton won't lie about it.
Yes, in the past year, he considered what it would be like to wear a different uniform, to get a second chance elsewhere. Heading into last fall, Britton had struggled through consecutive rocky...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Kyle Crockett’s first call-up to the Cleveland Indians on May 16 had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling of joy repeated dozens of times a season at minor-league baseball parks, but which never gets old.
As he prepared to step onto the bus for a trip...
| Sep 30, 2014
About 25 years ago, Ashok Chakraborty completed his doctorate in India and came to the U.S. where he became a research scientist at Yale University. In those early years, the things he particularly missed included cricket, which he had played from the age...
| Sep 25, 2014
From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.
Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:41 PM
White Sox: Iron Gloves Awards: Sox outfielders entered weekend with 20 errors, second in majors behind Rangers' 21.
Indians: You can fool some of the people some of the time, but Indians fans never were fooled...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
10:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit.--MLB Net.
1:30 p.m. Football: Nov. 2010: Hampton vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48
4 p.m. ...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:50 PM
CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another well-pitched game in a 7-1 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday.
Right-hander Yordano Ventura pitched seven...