| 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,...
| 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.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Angels 14, Mets 2
TURNING POINT: Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs in the first inning against Bartolo Colon, the first time the Angels have done that since July 27, 2009. Trout's went into the top of the trees beyond...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Spring is in the air, and the baseball season is right around the corner.
The major-league season kicks into high gear on Monday, and to get you caught up and ready we provide this list of players with ties to Hampton Roads who will start the year in...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Is Clayton Kershaw the most popular pitcher in Major League Baseball?
By one measure, yes. The Dodgers ace and defending National League Cy Young winner led all pitchers in jersey sales during the off-season, based on sales from MLB's online shop....
| 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,...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hector Santiago will start for the Angels on Sunday night with a chance to win back the rotation spot he lost in early May, when he was demoted to the bullpen and then to triple-A Salt Lake, and to swing a bat for only the third time in his career....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week.
But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we.
Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
MIAMI For all the talk about being sent to the bullpen, the Miami Marlins made a case for why the New York Mets should leave Jacob deGrom as a starter.
deGrom, who was winless with a 7.80 earned run average this month, became the latest hurler to...