| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Cleveland Indians right-hander John Axford was traded to Pittsburgh on Thursday in a waiver deal as the Pirates look for help for their bullpen.
Axford, 31, lost his closer job in May to right-hander Cody Allen. The Pirates will be responsible for the...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:40 AM
MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs.
"I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked.
| 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,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:13 PM
ON THE MOUND: Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke gave up three runs and eight hits and had 11 strikeouts in 72/3 innings to improve to 8-1. Greinke gave up a run-scoring single to Roger Bernadina in the fifth and a two-out home run to Devin Mesoraco in the...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:22 PM
He wasn’t exactly the dominating Clayton Kershaw seen in his last outing, and he certainly wasn’t the one who couldn’t last two innings in the start before that.
This Kershaw was very good but, as it turned out, just not good enough....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
| 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...