| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy continued his resurgence by firing a four-hitter as the New York Yankees salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon.
Switch-hitting third baseman Chase...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:46 PM
If you weren't certain before, Wednesday night at Camden Yards confirmed it: The American League East is officially on its ear.
It was the Orioles who bided their time against a filthy starter, battered the underbelly of the opposition's bullpen and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Chris Tillman didn’t feel like he had his best stuff Wednesday night, but he still managed to have a relatively easy time against the New York Yankees.
Tillman recorded his 11th quality start in his last 13 outings, allowing just two runs and five...
| 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-...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The players suspended Monday for what Major League Baseball said were violations of rules banning the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Alex Rodriguez was suspended for the remainder of this season and all of 2014, pending an expected appeal. The...
| 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...