| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:25 PM
BOSTON — Brent Lillibridge, 29 and looking, oh, 19, shook his head in the cramped visiting Fenway clubhouse and smiled at the uncertainty of baseball.
"It's a crazy business," Lillibridge said.
Seconds later, the guy called up from Triple A on...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Until this past week, Cesar Hernandez had played the outfield for just one inning in his professional career, in the 23rd game of his career on June 20, 2007. Then, the all-star second baseman made back-to-back starts for the IronPigs in center field last...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The SyFy channel’s gloriously schlocky “Sharknado” may be the first TV movie made for the Twitter generation: Impossibly bad, with a ridiculous premise (a killer funnel cloud sucking up and then raining thousands of giant sharks), a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As Alex Rodriguez combusts in a fiery ball of bad feelings, the Yankees have turned to Alfonso Soriano to save their season.
You can't make this stuff up.
Amazingly, perhaps sickeningly if you have that old-fashioned anti-Yankees bias, there's a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| 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 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:21 PM
How do you replace Bud Selig?
Major League Baseball has known for at least a decade that it would have to figure out where to find its next commissioner, but Selig finally has put owners on the clock. It's anyone's guess where they will turn, but...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:04 AM
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The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera, pitched his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, and it turned into one of the most emotional moments in baseball history.
Even though they were...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...