| May 9, 2015
| 5:58 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals responded to Adam Wainwright's injury by winning 10 of their next 13. (2)
2. DODGERS: Each Zack Greinke start is becoming must-watch. Of course,...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Within a span of six pitches in the fourth inning, Angels starter Jered Weaver gave up a two-run single to Alex Rios and hung a 2-and-2 changeup to Salvador Perez, who belted it into the left-field seats for a two-run homer that capped a five-...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:50 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In football, a lineman may intentionally commit an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty during the opening series to let the other team know what they're in for the rest of the game.
So perhaps White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Lloyd McClendon sensed the momentum early in spring training, before exhibition games began. His Seattle Mariners were emerging as a trendy pick to win the American League West, and the second-year manager felt a little uncomfortable with the pressure...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:59 PM
They're slingshot-wielding relievers in a game of flame throwers, two stick-and-move artists among punch-out specialists.
Angels closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith won't wow you with stuff. Street mixes a 90-mph fastball with a slider and...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:31 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A strong hint of cow manure wafted over the back fields at Camelback Ranch on Friday, prompting a White Sox executive to ask head groundskeeper Roger Bossard: "What's that smell?"
Fortunately, the scent was coming from a farm a...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:21 PM
SAN DIEGO — Baseball's Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.
Not this year, though, as the four-day gathering that concluded Thursday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt included 19 transactions that involved 44 players....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Hundreds of front-office executives, managers, coaches and scouts will descend upon San Diego this week for Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings, all with the singular purpose of molding their teams into World Series contenders.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Royals 3, Giants 2: Alcides Escobar went 2-for-4 and scored twice as visiting Kansas City edged San Francisco to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series.
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer had RBI hits as the Royals won their second straight game after losing...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:23 PM
We can only imagine the uproar Babe Ruth's Called Shot home run at Wrigley Field would have created if Twitter had been around during the 1932 World Series.
Instead, we'll have to settle for the silly controversy surrounding a single tweet about...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The third baseman was throwing up before the game. The right fielder was leading a group hug. The manager, as stoic as stoic gets, took off his cap and slammed it to the ground when the game did not go his team's way.
Those were your victors.