| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Zach McAllister didn't appear out of nowhere for the Indians last September at U.S. Cellular Field. He was making his 25th big-league start, but he looked too good to have a 4.56 ERA.
Turns out the six strong innings McAllister threw against the White...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Presentation at Concordia-Moorhead, 2:30 p.m. doubleheader
Major League Baseball—Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees, Noon (ESPN); Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:30 p.m. (WGN); San...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
One of the downsides of the MLB offseason is that you have to rely on rumors and speculations until something actually materializes. At this point, the Cubs are in the middle of various potential moves (or so we think): The Cubs are supposedly...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Chicago Cubs are one of numerous teams that have put in a bid for Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, according to espn.com....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball-Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers, Noon (ESPN2); Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (WGN); Miami Marlins at Cincinnati Reds, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
Golf-Masters Tournament, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
NBA Basketball-New York...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:27 PM
The Orioles announced shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday that they had signed 30-year-old Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. An introductory conference will be held at Camden Yards at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
It won’t be as big of a deal as when the...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:36 PM
The Texas Rangers have won the right to negotiate with Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish. The next question: how high can the Rangers go in negotiating a contract for the 25-year-old?
We know how high the Rangers were willing to go just get get the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:05 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Right now, it's hard to get around the feeling that the Orioles have run out of magic.
Maybe it evaporated when their on-field clinching celebration at Camden Yards on Sunday was put on hold by the Los Angeles Angels, who...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:33 PM
NEW YORK -- Bobby Valentine was making his last weekly radio appearance of the 2012 baseball season on ESPN New York when Michael Kay asked him if he believed Wednesday also would be his last game as manager of the Red Sox.
"I have no idea," Valentine...