| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway?
It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Orioles' season did not end the way they wanted, a feeling players and fans will wrestle with this week as fellow contenders begin the postseason.
From the broader perspective of a franchise recovering from 15 years of losing, however, the Orioles...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:48 PM
DETROIT -- On a night of desperation, dispute and finally, delirium, Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers kept their season alive by the slimmest of margins.
A tying home run, helped along by a couple of fans in right field.
A full-count pitch with...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:18 AM
When Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, changing momentum in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Detroit and Oakland, a lot of Orioles fans were surely taken...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:22 AM
The farewell tour of Mariano Rivera was certainly one of the biggest stories of the 2013 baseball season and his last game at Yankee Stadium featuring the special pitching change with Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte was the best moment of this year, and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter is normally working around this time every year, but due to his team’s failure to make the playoffs, “The Captain” had time to visit Chicago this week.
Jeter was spotted Wednesday having lunch at...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 PM
BOSTON — They swept the Cardinals in four games in 2004. They swept the Rockies in four games in 2007. Two innings into this chilly Wednesday night beer-league rout at Fenway Park, it had to be, just had to be asked.
Is it too late to revise my...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:22 PM
These days, athletes become emblems of their adoptive cities the way cigar-chomping pols and gangsters once did. Big Papi is Boston; Derek Jeter is still New York. Michael Jordan was Chicago, or Chicago was Jordan. Before that Butkus and Ditka. St. Louis,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Aunque aparente lo contrario, los Yankees de Nueva York suelen tornarse inflexibles y hasta crueles cuando se trata de negociar contratos multimillonarios.
Y se hacen particularmente inexorables al momento de pactar con sus propios jugadores, sin que...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:57 PM
Sailing--America’s Cup, Race 7 and 8, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6 p.m. (WGN)
College Football--Texas Christian at Texas Tech, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN); Troy at Arkansas State, 6:30 p.m....