| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:02 PM
MIAMI On hand to bless the pups during a Bark at the Park event in 2004, Father Joe Spina of the St. Francis Friary in Oakland Park received a request from former manager Jack McKeon. His team in a bit of an offensive dry spell, McKeon before the game...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:33 AM
7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami
On the mound
RHP Johnny Cueto (11-6, 2.08) vs. RHP Tom Koehler (7-7, 3.91): Just three of Cueto's 11 wins have come on the road, where over 10 starts (69 1/3 innings) he owns a 2.47 ERA with 25 walks and 60 strikeouts....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Los revitalizados Marlins de Miami continuaban este fin de semana su serie de cuatro partidos ante los Rojos de Cincinnati.
La serie arrancó el jueves y concluye el domingo con el duelo entre los derechos Mike Leake por los escarlatas y el venezolano...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:09 PM
"He had his inner Batman out today."
—Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, after the no-hitter thrown Tuesday by teammate Homer Bailey, on the pitcher's resemblance to "Batman" actor Christian Bale.
"I don't know. Because I'm...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now.
"That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling."
Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Things had been going so incredibly well for the Dodgers, it had to be humbling. It had to be foreign and irritating, but mostly humbling.
The Dodgers, who have been the best team in the major leagues for more than two months, were swept by the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I'm lifelong White Sox fan. Going into his season, you had marginal players, and offense was going to be a problem, and pitching was supposed to help keep them going. John Danks and Jake Peavy are on and off the disabled list, and while I really like Jose...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Andy MacPhail had been running the Orioles' baseball operations for eight months when he decided to inflict about as deep a wound as he could to his club's short-term fortunes.
It's easy to forget now, but Erik Bedard was one of only a few true bright...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Starter Homer Bailey agreed to a six-year, $105-million deal on Wednesday that avoids arbitration and will help the Cincinnati Reds with their cash flow by temporarily deferring some of the salary.
The deal includes a $25 million mutual option for...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:34 PM
They’re rare, though perhaps not as completely rare as you might believe. Josh Beckett’s no-hitter on Sunday was the 283rd thrown in major league history.
When you think of the pitchers who have thrown no-nos, fireballers like Sandy Koufax,...