| 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 22, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, one day after the team was officially eliminated from playoff contention.
John Hart, the former general manager of the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, was named interim GM.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:42 PM
A month after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup, the country's new-found passion for soccer showed no signs of ebbing, with 10 soccer games drawing a higher average attendance, then 15 major league baseball games on Saturday.
| 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....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:09 PM
White Sox: Chris Sale lowers ERA to 1.99. Last Sox pitcher to lead AL in ERA was Joel Horlen (2.06 in 1967.)
Indians: Posting a 1.49 ERA in 10 second-half starts, Corey Kluber establishes himself as an elite pitcher....