| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
The Angels’ lineup is expected to be at full strength for the first time since the opening week of the season when the team begins a three-game series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night.
Left fielder Josh Hamilton, out...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The All-Star Game is an exhibition. It is meaningless. Except that it means home-field advantage in something that actually matters, the World Series.
Thank Idiot Fox Sports Lackey Bud Selig for that. I believe that’s his official title now: Idiot...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters remain the leading American League vote-getters at their respective positions in All-Star Game fan balloting released Monday night.
Cruz (1,792,432) continued to lead the ...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
And now for some unfortunate news for the rest of the National League:
Troy Tulowitzki, a superstar on a career-year path, is not done improving. Not the player he still imagines he can be, not content with being what most already consider the best all-...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:05 PM
It hasn't exactly been a season to remember for the White Sox or Cubs, but some stellar individual performances were recognized Sunday in voting for the All-Star Game.
Rookie Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were selected to represent the Sox...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon.
Despite cooling off at...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one:
The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Monday at least featured some NBA free-agent movement. It just didn’t come, at least publicly, from Carmelo Anthony.
And that’s fine with the Bulls, who are working under a very simple premise: Until they are told no, they believe the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:08 PM
CINCINNATI --Starlin Castro remembers watching and hearing about the hoopla 13 years ago when Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. played his final All-Star Game in Seattle after a storied 21-year career.
And Castro takes great delight in playing in...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:04 PM
CINCINNATI — Left-hander Travis Wood will be hard pressed to match 3.11 ERA of 2013, but he believes he will benefit from the hard knocks he has sustained this season.
"You always learn more when you see your faults and how they're going against...