| Apr 6, 2012
The Yankees debate over who will be in their Starting Rotation ended when Pineda went to the 15 Day-DL. Who do you think would have been cut if the injury did not occur and what will happen when Pineda's healthy? Or when Andy Pettite is deemed ready to...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:46 PM
The Orioles' second win at The Coliseum since 2008 featured another solid start from one of the rotation's newest members, a shutdown relief appearance from a much-maligned lefty, and two clutch hits from the bottom of the order.
Tommy Hunter survived...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:15 PM
In the days leading up to Brian Matusz's return to the big leagues, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked several times about what he was looking to see from the 24-year-old left-hander.
His answer didn't include mention of the stadium radar gun,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:13 PM
He can't exactly race around the diamond at the moment, but Justin Smoak certainly didn't need to on Monday night.
Smoak, who has been battling a sore groin for the past two weeks, launched a sixth-inning three-run homer that provided the necessary...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:10 PM
This wasn't the way that Blake Beavan wanted to end his rookie season.
A strong second half by the young right-hander ended on a sour note on Tuesday as the A's rolled to a 7-0 victory at Safeco Field in the second-to-last game of the season.
| Sep 14, 2011
The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009.
What transpired next may have contributed to...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Despite the strong start the Orioles had throughout the season's first seven weeks, they never owned a lead atop the American League East of more than two games. Heading into Friday's game against the co-division leading Rays,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:35 PM
Blake Beavan, making his second start since getting recalled from Triple-A Tacoma, tossed an impressive four-hitter over eight innings against the Rays on Sunday as Seattle closed out a successful road trip with a 2-1 victory at Tropicana Field.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Giving back is great
Los Angeles Times
The pluses of playing regular-season games overseas far outweigh the minuses, especially as they pertain to Japan. Considering how much that country has contributed to Major League Baseball over...
| Apr 27, 2011
Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......
| Apr 27, 2011
The large Japanese media contingent following Oakland designated hitter Hideki Matsui during a three-game series at Angel Stadium had something interesting to write about Wednesday. For the first time, Angels reliever Hisanori Takahashi and Matsui,...