| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
With Alex Cobb tossing 7 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the way, the Tampa Bay Rays dealt the reeling New York Yankees a fifth straight loss with a 5-0 decision at Tropicana Field.
Cobb (8-6) scattered six hits -- all singles -- and a walk while notching...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:46 AM
Churches occasionally hold "blessing of the animals" events where people can bring their pets in.
But a newspaper cutline this summer conjured up a much more grandiose — and frightening — vision of bringing wildlife into the Lord's fold....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Frank Thomas gave one of the more emotional speeches in the history of Baseball Hall of Fame inductions. An estimated 48,000 fans filled the field in Cooperstown, N.Y., in front of the dais of past and newly elected hall of fame members. People wiped...
| Sep 15, 2014
By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange
BALTIMORE — Kelly Johnson came to the Baltimore Orioles in a trade last month, and he said he really wants to contribute to his new team. The veteran infielder got his wish Sunday night.
Johnson capped a two-...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:08 PM
The Orioles' success of last year earned them a spot on the national stage at Yankee Stadium, the team's first nationally televised Sunday Night Baseball game since 2008.
Being the only game on the schedule at that time, the baseball world was watching....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:48 PM
NEW YORK — Adam Jones called it a routine play. The Orioles center fielder wouldn’t blame it on the cold or the wind or the rain. Regardless of the conditions, he said it was a play he’s made before countless times.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:22 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended Monday for the rest of the 2013 season and all of next season for his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing-drug case, the harshest drug penalty in Major League Baseball history....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:41 AM
At least 12 players were suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday for their roles in the Biogenesis drug case, but no decision was announced on the future of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who is reportedly facing a potential...