| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games.
1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were ahead, 3-2, until a rare meltdown by setup man Brian Wilson in the eighth inning. Wilson had not given up a run in 18 of his previous 19 appearances, but he started the inning by walking the first two batters. Wilson struck...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
MIAMI – It wasn’t that long ago when the Marlins were nearly indomitable at home.
Sure. They still have a league-high 25 wins although that’s been recently challenged.
Offensive struggles, at least lately, have been the hallmark of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Anthony Recker belted a tie-breaking three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning that propelled the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Recker's blast off reliever Justin De Fratus capped a four-...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Stephen Strasburg finally found some success on the road as his Washington Nationals continued their dominance of the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Backed by two-run homers from Adam LaRoche and Bryce Harper, Strasburg fired seven sharp innings to lead...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are flying high as they head to Atlanta on Friday for a showdown with the Braves.
And left fielder Bryce Harper will certainly be on the trip and not headed to the minor leagues, as rookie manager Matt Williams...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Monday afternoon marked the ninth start of the year for Darin Ruf in a Phillies uniform.
He's accepted the limited role he's had for the team so far this year and he's in the process of learning about how to stay sharp and be successful without...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:41 PM
NEW YORK — Travis d'Arnaud collected three hits and three RBIs, and Bartolo Colon turned in another solid start as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Monday night.
The Mets earned their fifth win in seven games and improved to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy has authored a tutorial for the younger members of the New York Mets on how to survive early career hiccups and emerge as a reliable regular. Now the All-Star second baseman has to hope he can remain around long enough to see the...