| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Orioles already faced looming roster decisions before they officially placed first baseman Chris Davis on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals. And now the club's roster management is about to get trickier....
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Another day, another lengthy postgame meeting between Angels Manager Mike Scioscia and the umpires. The topic: once again, instant replay.
The discussion Tuesday was sparked by an eighth-inning call that was overturned, the first of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Alex Gordon homered on the game's first pitch, James Shields dominated after a shaky first inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Wednesday in a matchup of teams fighting for an American League playoff spot.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders.
The Oakland Athletics clinched the AL West with the Rangers' loss.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven strong innings, and David Lough hit a two-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
One day after being eliminated from the postseason, the Royals earned their...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:04 PM
J.P. Howell landed two of the best punches in Tuesday night's Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl, cranking his closed right fist into the ribs of Diamondbacks assistant hitting coach Turner Ward as the melee began at Dodger Stadium. Howell then drove Ward roughly...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:55 AM
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