| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Towering over the middle of the postgame media scrum after another dominant start Thursday against the Athletics, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale dropped his vocabulary word of the day.
"Quixotic" — as in, it's not quixotic, or foolishly...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Angels have the most victories in the major leagues and the second-place Oakland Athletics are leading the American League wild-card race. Yet, neither has been the best team in the AL West over the last five weeks.
Since July 26, no team in the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The New York Yankees will be without staff ace Masahiro Tanaka for at least the next two weeks -- and possibly longer. The All-Star hurler was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday as he flew back to New York to have an MRI performed on his...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game.
But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:41 PM
White Sox: Iron Gloves Awards: Sox outfielders entered weekend with 20 errors, second in majors behind Rangers' 21.
Indians: You can fool some of the people some of the time, but Indians fans never were fooled...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 PM
One pitch — one ceremonial first pitch, for goodness' sake — into the 2014 season, the Angels suffered a bizarre and major injury, hitting coach Don Baylor fracturing his right thigh bone while catching Vladimir Guerrero's toss before Monday...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:37 PM
PHOENIX — Like many athletes, JC Boscan has a routine he follows each day.
"When I wake up," the Dodgers catching prospect said, "the first thing I do is check my cell phone."
The habit is all about family. While Boscan is in Arizona battling...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:34 PM
They’re rare, though perhaps not as completely rare as you might believe. Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday was the 283rd thrown in major league history.
When you think of the pitchers who have thrown no-nos, fireballers like Sandy Koufax,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two out in the second, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind No. 8 hitter Mike Zunino with a three-ball count. Instead of walking Zunino to face .182-hitting Nick Franklin, Wilson caught too much of...