| 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....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:57 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. — Submarine pitchers are a different breed. From their quirky deliveries to the grips, release points and arm actions they use, few aspects of the way they pitch translate to the conventional overhand thrower.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:19 PM
BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox.
"It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Are you an Orioles fan? What about an Orioles fan who enjoys team-related salsa with your chips? Or are you part of the even smaller subset that prefers to buy your team-related salsa in person, as opposed to over the scary Internet?
| Mar 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings in his first start of the exhibition season, but the Orioles suffered their first loss in three Grapefruit League games, 8-6, to the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The Orioles have been searching the past few weeks for the Chris Tillman who showed up Tuesday night at Camden Yards -- the guy who can survive a rough situation, pitch through it and keep his team in the game.
The problem, though, is that the Orioles'...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:21 AM
When it comes time to arrange the 2025 New York Yankees' old-timers' game, make sure you keep Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano on opposite sides of the locker room.
In his book "The Closer," Rivera, the legendary closer who retired after last season,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:27 PM
BOSTON — Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:51 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Boston Red Sox supporting cast joined with the marquee efforts of Jon Lester and David Ortiz to move the Red Sox to within one victory of their third World Series title in the last 10 seasons as they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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It's no secret Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has a temper. You don't get the nickname Big Papi without having the machismo and girth to back it up.
But Ortiz went a little crazy during the Red Sox'...