| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:35 PM
BOSTON -- Right-hander Bud Norris, who remains on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain, came out of his two-inning simulated game Saturday well. He is now a candidate to start Tuesday or Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, but the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The Oakland Athletics' starting rotation boasted the best earned-run average in the American League. No matter. The A's just traded for two starting pitchers.
The Dodgers' starting rotation boasts the best ERA in the National League. No matter. The...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
BALTIMORE -- White Sox infield prospect Micah Johnson and right-handed pitching prospect Frank Montas have been selected to play in the All-Star Futures Game on July 13 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Johnson, a second baseman for Triple-A Charlotte,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Pitching his home as a summer rental is none other than former San Diego Padres ace Jake Peavy, who is looking to lease out his estate in the Black Mountain Ranch area of San Diego to the tune of $12,000 a month.
The Mediterranean-style home, built in...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:18 PM
BOSTON - From sample sizes ranging from small to lengthy, the Chicago Cubs hope to continue their past success against Jake Peavy when they face the Boston Red Sox in an interleague game Monday night at Fenway Park.
Ryan Sweeney, who is 2-for-4 lifetime...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The Orioles needed a deep outing from right-hander Bud Norris on Monday night against the Boston Red Sox after the club’s bullpen accounted for 6 2/3 innings the previous day.
Norris gave the Orioles just that, recording his best start since...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters said before Tuesday's game against the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards that he could have surgery next Tuesday on his right elbow if Dr. James Andrews determines during his appointment Monday that the procedure is necessary.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:46 PM
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Matt Barnes caught the ball with an angry snatch, a loud pop. The runner had stolen second, reached third on an error, and was dusting himself off there as Barnes smoldered.
The 91 mph fastball had worked for Barnes the first...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
KODAK, Tenn. — While the arrivals of Javier Baez and Jorge Soler have given Cubs fans hope the game plan finally is coming to fruition, Double-A right-hander Pierce Johnson and the rest of the top pitching prospects aren't assured of a seat at the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Edwin Jackson believes he can return from a latissmus dorsi muscle strain near his right throwing shoulder by the end of the season and give the Chicago Cubs and their fans a snippet of better days ahead.
“I don’t think I‘ve proven...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Don Cooper imagines that if he had experienced a season earlier in his career like 2014 — with the pitching staff riding peaks and valleys and a bout with vertigo to boot — he would be "going crazy."
More than 12 years into his tenure as...