| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:48 PM
BOSTON -- It probably doesn't mean that much, but the Boston Red Sox have gotten hot.
The last-place, defending World Series champions erupted for seven runs in the sixth inning and roared from behind to their fourth straight win, a come-from-behind 9-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Jake Marisnick's two-run, ground-rule double in the 10th inning was the deciding hit, as Houston edged Boston 5-3 in the second game of a four-game series at Fenway Park.
Craig Breslow (2-4) allowed singles to Gregorio Petit and Dexter Fowler to begin...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Major league owners will convene in Baltimore next week for their quarterly meeting, and they are expected to elect a new commissioner to replace Bud Selig, who will retire in January after presiding over the sport in both an interim and permanent...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Down 7-0 with two out in the ninth inning at the time, Giancarlo Stanton’s 27th homer Thursday was inconsequential in terms of the outcome, but it wasn’t devoid of significance.
Stanton had gone 10 career games at PNC Park without putting...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Derek Jeter drove in two runs and Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer as the New York Yankees came away with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the middle game of a three-game series from Fenway Park.
Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Stephen Drew...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:24 PM
A large financial piece of the Chicago Cubs' $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field remains unsettled after the team made significant revisions to its plans this year, including more outfield advertising.
At stake is up to $75 million in federal tax...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts.
Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:07 PM
It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in.
But the Angels...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Angels pitcher Garrett Richards knew the moment he fell awkwardly into the dirt after catching a spike near first base in Fenway Park in the second inning of an Aug. 20 game against the Boston Red Sox that his season was over.
“After I heard the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night.
Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...