| 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 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 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Get out of town. Don’t bother to pack, don’t worry about the bats and balls, just get out as quickly as possible. Do not look back.
Detroit wasn’t Motown for the Dodgers -- it was Helltown. They sent starting pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:37 PM
DETROIT -- Another thumping of a Cy Young Award winner completed the Kansas City Royals' rapid ascent from worst to first.
Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas blasted two-run homers during a seven-run, second-inning outburst and the Royals took over first...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2014
By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange
DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Avila's two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HOUSTON — Joe Blanton delivered his third straight quality start, and the Angels scored four runs in the fourth inning Saturday on the way to extending their win streak to five with a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros.
Blanton, who was in danger...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:10 PM
HOUSTON – It’s difficult for a baseball franchise that’s been around since 1954 to establish a first in 2013.
The Orioles accomplished that in Thursday afternoon’s 3-1 victory against the Houston Astros by sticking to the...