| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday.
Making his second start of the spring,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:46 PM
MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina received a Gold Glove on Tuesday for the seventh consecutive season, highlighting the start of baseball's official awards season.
Three finalists were announced for each of the Baseball Writers' Association of...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Clayton Kershaw, Clayton Kershaw, Clayton Kershaw.
Don’t get tired hearing about him just yet, his name figures to keep popping up as more postseason awards are announced.
Kershaw officially became a finalist for baseball’s two biggest...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Baseball's awards season began Monday, when the rookies of the year came out (Page C2). The managers of the year will be announced Tuesday, followed by Cy Youngs Wednesday and MVPs Thursday. These are voted on before the postseason. Our forecast:...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams received 18 first place votes and was named the 2014 NL Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) Tuesday night.
Williams became the fourth first-time manager to win the award...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Matt Williams, who led the Washington Nationals to the best record in the National League in his first season as a manager, and Buck Showalter, who led the Baltimore Orioles to their first division championship since 1997, were honored Tuesday as managers...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter hadn't called many team meetings over the course of this past season, but before the postseason, he gathered his squad and spoke from the heart.
Showalter usually downplays his importance as a manager. “The game is...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson will be honored with the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner in New York City.
The event on Nov. 18 recognizes former...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set.
The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...