| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:13 PM
NEW YORK -- Starting pitching was expected to dominate this week at Yankee Stadium by at least one team.
That team was the New York Yankees, whose patchwork rotation dominated despite having four opening day starters on the disabled list.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits and an RBI and Brandon McCarthy pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Monday in the opener of a four-game series at Yankee Stadium.
Brett Gardner had two hits and scored on ...
| Aug 5, 2014
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away.
With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Both the Detroit Tigers and the Angels have added key arms to their bullpens. And when Sunday’s game reached the late innings tied at 1-1, it was clear this one would be decided by the relievers.
In the battle of retooled bullpens, Detroit cracked...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set.
Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:16 PM
The Texas Rangers acquired the missing piece to their powerful offense Saturday by adding former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $130-million contract.
After trading second baseman Ian Kinsler, their...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder will undergo neck disc fusion surgery on Tuesday and miss the remainder of the season.
"He saw Dr. (Drew) Dossett the first thing this morning," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "He had another scan....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Tigers lead 4-2.
Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
RH Rick Porcello (8-3, 3.69) vs. RH Hector Noesi (1-4, 5.29).
Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV.
RH Justin Verlander (6-5, 4.19) vs. LH John Danks (4-5, 4.32)....
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels made three errors — on one first-inning play — to give Detroit a run. Ian Kinsler took off from first base on a full-count pitch that Miguel Cabrera took for ball four. Catcher Hank Conger, thinking it was strike three,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:57 PM
It’s not how you score runs, just that you score more than the other guy. Wild pitches, bases-loaded walks, bunts, bloopers, sacrifice flies, stumbling outfielders -- whatever works.
Tuesday night the Dodgers edged the Detroit Tigers, 3-2, scoring...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:37 PM
It was only the 10th game of the season for the Dodgers but mark it down as the early leader for their strangest. And, maybe, the most disappointing.
A steal of home, a suicide squeeze by a pitcher, three errors by the Dodgers, a dramatic three-run...