| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:40 PM
BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas.
That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:05 PM
BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hidden agenda on pot
From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The first career grand slam for Jose Altuve was one of three homers crushed by the Houston Astros as they beat the Boston Red Sox 8-1 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game set at Fenway Park.
"The big guy put a charge into that one," Astros manager Bo...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels erased a 3-1 deficit with five runs in the fifth inning, Erick Aybar's single, Chris Iannetta's walk and Efren Navarro's single loading the bases. Kole Calhoun walked to force in a run, and Mike Trout's bloop dropped in front of...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:56 PM
BOSTON — His favorite Fenway memory is his first Fenway memory.
"Mo Vaughn hit a walk-off grand slam against Seattle," George Springer said Thursday in the Houston Astros' clubhouse.
Vaughn drove an 0-and-1 from Paul Spoljaric down the right...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:02 AM
John Lackey does not take losing to the Orioles well.
On Saturday, the Cardinals pitcher and uber-heel needled Orioles fans again after the 10-3 blowout, this time putting catcher Caleb Joseph in his sights.
According to MLB.com, Lackey called Orioles...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:42 PM
BOSTON -- Mark Teixeira homered and Derek Jeter delivered a two-run double that powered the New York Yankees to a 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
Rookie right-hander Shane Greene pitched into the fifth inning and designated hitter Carlos...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team Sunday night and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as the New York Yankees took the rubber match of the three-game series with an 8-7 victory over the Red Sox in Boston.
Chase Headley added...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:12 PM
BOSTON — Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East.
But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox...