| Jun 9, 2015
| 8:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Chris Young sauntered through the clamor of the Royals clubhouse, pantomiming his delivery hours before taking the mound. He pronated his right elbow as he crossed the room. At his locker, he raised his left leg and mimicked his follow-...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 10:55 AM
The MLB draft can be a slog to follow beyond the first couple rounds, but Yankees and Mets fans looking to the next generation shouldn't dismiss the talent to be found in today's second round of the 2015 draft.
Day 2 of the draft covers rounds three...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 3:05 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. An appreciate roar greeted Salvador Perez as he trotted out of the Kansas City dugout, greeted closer Greg Holland and settled behind home plate for the top of the ninth inning of Sunday's 4-3 victory.
Thanks to Perez's solo shot in...
| May 30, 2015
| 5:11 PM
The recipe for developing a burgeoning young baseball team into a strong contender has gone viral.
Joe Maddon has seen it recently with the defending American League champion Royals, and he was the master chef, so to speak, when the upstart Rays...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2014
The Royals earned their first postseason appearance since 1985 Friday night with a 3-1 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. The Royals scored all three runs in the first inning as the first three batters got hits off Hector...