| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Clearly, Yasiel Puig is not going to do anything in typical fashion. Not his throws, not his baserunning and not being sent to the doghouse. Dramatics are the order of his day, every day.
Puig was benched prior to Tuesday’s game with the Miami...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 3:21 PM
For a starting pitcher coming off a poor outing, the four days leading up to his next start are the most brutal. There’s plenty of time to think, to replay the mistakes over in your mind, to overanalyze.
So these past four days were rough for...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:42 PM
The one thing Giancarlo Stanton knew for sure was Rafael Soriano was not going to throw a strike. Ahead in the count 1-2, Soriano threw a chase pitch. Stanton chased it and crushed it.
With the Marlins down a run in the ninth Saturday, Stanton...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
MIAMI Marlins' special assistant Jeff Conine was in on some of Jack McKeon's mound conferences. Somehow, his ears didn't bleed.
"I mean, wow" Conine said. "He was getting in guys' faces big time. That's always been a part of the game that I knew, so...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 PM
ST. LOUIS — On what proved to be the final play of Saturday’s game against the Cardinals, Marlins rightfielder Giancarlo Stanton’s objective was simple: charge the ground-ball single, get the ball in quickly and prevent the go-ahead...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:29 PM
MIAMI The inning should have ended with Marlon Byrd’s bat on his shoulder.
With two out and the Marlins clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh Tuesday, Daniel Murphy bolted for second. Catcher Jeff Mathis made another great throw and Donovan...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I had separate conversations earlier this offseason with a scout from a rival team and a player agent that basically intimated the same thing:
The industry was watching what the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays would do this winter because they are viewed...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:04 PM
When designated hitter Chris Davis walked up to home plate in Friday's eighth inning after homering in his initial three at-bats — the first Oriole to do that in six years and the second time it has happened in a game involving the club this week...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It pained Mike Scioscia to bench the Angels' designated hitter and most productive batter Friday night, but one look at the expansive outfield in Citi Field made the manager's decision to start lighter-hitting but speedy Peter Bourjos in the outfield........
| Jun 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
If rookie Tyler Chatwood had any jitters before his first game in New York City, he hid them well. The 21-year-old right-hander threw seven shutout innings, giving four hits, striking out four and walking four, to lead the Angels to......