| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:43 PM
MIAMI – The narrative of how the Diamondbacks evened this four-game set Friday came down to the outcome of six pitches: the two they sent over the left-field wall in the first and the four they converted into double plays.
Both teams did all their...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Kolten Wong homered twice among three hits and Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings as the Cardinals won 5-2 Thursday night in the rubber match of a three-game series against the Red Sox in St. Louis.
Wong scored three runs and Jhonny Peralta...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter tried to bite his tongue when asked about the overturned call that led to his first ejection of the season during the Orioles' 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon.
Showalter has defended the new...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:18 AM
MIAMI — The U.S. government on Tuesday filed criminal charges against a clinic owner and six others at the center of a doping scandal involving suspended Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and a number of other high-profile players.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
In January, Bud Selig mused aloud about a farewell tour for his final season as commissioner. Meet some fans, shake some hands, celebrate the game.
The parting gifts might not all be good. On his way out — so close to the finish line that owners...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:50 PM
The Dodgers reached the halfway point to their season Thursday, neither as good as they originally hoped nor as bad as they once feared.
After 81 games, the Dodgers (45-36) may not lead the National League West, but they remain in very comfortable...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:14 PM
And now all Dodgers fans should take a moment to thank the San Francisco Giants for suddenly being so putrid.
The Dodgers lost 3-1 to the Cardinals on a warm Friday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 48,159, and once again it did not cost them a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...