| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:53 PM
When the Orioles gathered for a workout Thursday at Rangers Ballpark for the start of the unofficial second half of the season, manager Buck Showalter gathered his team under the hot Texas sun for a brief meeting behind second base.
“The look on...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Garrett Richards flinched when Ian Kinsler hit a wicked line drive into his right armpit in the second inning Saturday.
The Angels pitcher, looking a little dazed, retrieved the ball, looked a runner back to third base and “...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Redacción Deportes (EEUU), 4 mar (EFE).- El segunda base de los Tigres de Detroit, Ian Kinsler, dijo estar en desacuerdo con la polémica que se ha creado por una declaraciones que, según el pelotero, fueron sacadas de contexto, y en las que se refiere...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:46 AM
TEMPE, Ariz.—There was a bit of a silver lining for Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton in an ESPN the Magazine piece in which Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler torched his former general manager in Texas, calling Jon Daniels “a sleazeball”...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:28 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday. They might be the last fastballs the Angels center fielder sees from the Rangers right-hander this season.
Trout, who lined out to left...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:05 PM
No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees.
One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:52 PM
For those who follow the Chicago White Sox on a daily basis, it could come as a major surprise that Gordon Beckham wasn't ranked among the top three defensive second basemen in a mid-season survey of American League managers conducted by Baseball America....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:00 AM
[Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Orioles beat Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in division race...
| Jan 20, 2012
En route to 91 losses last season and a radical regime change, the Cubs were outscored by 102 runs. As it happens, half of those can be put down to talent and half of them to playing the game well.
Bill James tracks manufactured runs, both created and...