| Jun 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Cautious optimism surrounded the White Sox as they entered the weekend just 31/2 games out of first place. But getting swept in three games at home against the Royals has tempered enthusiasm, at least temporarily.
The red-hot Royals have won seven...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:25 PM
So what if five of his seven starts this season have come against former All-Stars, two of them Cy Young Award winners. Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker counters those aces with a wild card of his own, the mound bravado of baseball's all-time...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:14 PM
KEY MOMENT: After Clayton Kershaw got the first out in the first inning, Eric Hosmer singled. That ensured Johnny Vander Meer would remain the only pitcher in major league history with consecutive no-hitters.
AT THE PLATE: Justin Turner, leading off for...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games.
The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank:
1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2)
2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second.
Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement this evening regarding the passing of longtime Major League player, manager, coach and Tampa Bay Rays senior advisor Don Zimmer, who was 83:
"Like everyone in Major League...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: 3-3.
Friday: 7:10 p.m. CSN.
RH Jeremy Guthrie (2-6, 4.10) vs. LH Jose Quintana (3-6, 3.59).
Saturday: 1:10 p.m. WGN-9.
LH Danny Duffy (3-5, 3.26) vs. RH Hector Noesi (2-4, 5.40).
Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CSN....
| May 17, 2014
| 8:43 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
| May 18, 2014
| 5:33 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously.
This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...