| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals MIAMI - The Washington Nationals are in first place despite less-than-expected contributions from their two "phenom" players -- Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg.
Harper, 21, was the No. 1...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON — As recently as three years ago, the running joke was that Jeff Samardzija was the best wide receiver in Chicago.
That was as much a jab at Samardzija's slow evolution as a pitcher as at the Bears' struggles to roster quality...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Dodger catcher Drew Butera says teammate Zack Greinke is a student of the game.
“I follow the statistics,” Greinke admitted. “But not to the extreme.”
Yet even a cursory familiarity with the numbers was probably enough to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:26 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels can't come close to matching the Oakland Athletics in volume of talented young starting pitchers, but in Garrett Richards, they have an arm that can cut into the deficit.
Richards, mixing a 94-mph fastball with a sharp...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:49 PM
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Jim Johnson spent most of the day Tuesday at the Major League Baseball Players Association's annual executive-board meeting in La Jolla, Calif.
Hours removed from the news he had been traded by the Orioles to the Oakland Athletics, word was still...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
OAKLAND -- Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth inning and a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Wednesday to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the host Oakland Athletics.
J.B. Shuck sparked the winning rally with a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:33 PM
OAKLAND — Forks and knives scraping plates were all that broke the silence in the Angels clubhouse Friday night after a 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics dropped them 11 games back in the American League West.
It has become an all-too-familiar...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Orioles exorcised plenty of their demons in 2012 when they finally achieved a winning record and a playoff berth for the first time in 15 years.
But not every lingering nightmare can be erased in one season — not after...