| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The Kansas City Royals made a move before the trade deadline, but not the one many expected.
Astros outfielder Justin Maxwell was traded to the Royals in exchange for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith. Smith was 5-4 this season with a 2.85 ERA for Class A...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Mike Moustakas homered twice and drove in four runs to back another strong start from Ervin Santana, and the surging Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 Tuesday night.
Santana (7-6) gave up two runs on four hits and struck out eight in...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Derek Jeter delivered a single on the first pitch he saw in his season debut with the New York Yankees, helping the club rally for an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon in the Bronx.
Jeter, who missed eight months after...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Scott Servais knew what he was getting himself into when he took over the Angels scouting and player development departments two years ago.
The farm system he inherited was ranked as the worst in Major League Baseball by Baseball America. Two years of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Good things to good people---
I went to see former Shocker Ryan Jones swing the bat for the Arkansas Travelers last night in Tulsa. Jones, an outfielder out of Bishop Carroll, signed with the Angels as a free agent after his senior season at Wichita...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said Thursday as the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline approaches that he isn’t optimistic his team will make a late-season splash similar to the acquisitions of Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:22 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:06 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles are optioning designated hitter Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk to make 25-man roster space for trade acquisition Francisco Rodriguez.
With the Orioles scheduled to face right-handed starters over the next four...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Ervin Santana allowed two singles in 7 1-3 innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Santana, who can be a free agent after the season and has been widely speculated to be traded...