| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: Of the 41 runs given up this season by the Angels, 28 have come with two outs, including 23 by the Mariners, who were poised to strike again in the third inning when they put runners on second and third with two outs. But right-hander...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Phillies (17-18) won their...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Yeah, right, and apparently pigs can fly. Because the Dodgers can seemingly win every kind of ridiculous game known to man, and a few never before known.
The Dodgers won again Wednesday, won in perhaps their most unlikely fashion yet. They won when they...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:50 PM
About those plans that if Hanley Ramirez didn’t start Tuesday, the Dodgers would just hold him another day to take advantage of Thursday’s off-day?
Turns out, that was Monday’s plan.
On Tuesday, Ramirez remained out of the lineup...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Even if the Phillies are losing, get ready to see Jonathan Papelbon take the mound. The closer hasn’t pitched since April 4, the last game in Atlanta. He wasn’t complaining and understands that getting into a game can be tricky......
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:19 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit four homers against the Mets and closed their Grapefruit League schedule with a 7-1 win over the New York Mets.
Three of those home runs caught in the wind blowing out in left field, which has been a constant at Ed...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Even though left-hander Brian Matusz will open the season pitching out of the Orioles' bullpen, where he flourished in the final five weeks of the season, manager Buck Showalter said he still sees Matusz as an option to start....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Right-hander Jair Jurrjens was hoping to show the Orioles once more what he can do on the mound before the club makes its final roster decisions.
A line drive off the bat of Thomas Neal ended Jurrjens' last audition 21 pitches...