| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Lucas Duda singled home the go-ahead run in the 11th inning Saturday night as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.
Dana Eveland (1-1) earned the victory by working a scoreless inning in relief for the Mets, who won for...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Recently, the Phillies have not played very well on Sundays or in matchups with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game, the Phillies won just one of their last 11 Sunday games and, dating back...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300.
Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:19 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK -- Rafael Montero earned his first major league win Wednesday night, when the rookie right-hander tossed 5 1/3 strong innings and combined with four relievers on a four-hitter as the New York Mets beat the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: If Chris Iannetta had more plate appearances, his .385 OBP would tie for third in the AL. (1)
2. BALTIMORE: Seven with at least 10 HR: N. Cruz, C. Davis,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It's supposed to be fun, and entertaining.
Gather some of Major League Baseball's most feared sluggers, surround them with All-Star teammates egging them on, pump up the volume on the stadium music, and tell the participants to hammer the ball as long...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?
Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales.
The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day.
Heading into his...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The Derek Jeter Farewell Tour stops in Anaheim on Monday, 18 years after the celebrated shortstop played his first game there, so long ago that the home team had Jim Abbott on the mound, Rex Hudler in center field and California Angels as its name.