| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:41 AM
There are two numbers we will remember in association with Tony Gwynn. One is 19, of course, the uniform number he wore with distinction as the right fielder for the San Diego Padres.
The other is 5.5, a reference to the hole between third base and...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Tony Gwynn, appreciated throughout baseball for his wizardry with a bat and beloved in San Diego for his loyalty to his adopted city, died Monday. He was 54.
Gwynn died in a Poway hospital after a four-year battle with cancer, the National Baseball Hall...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983.
It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- With less than a month left in the White Sox season, retiring captain Paul Konerko is reaching the tribute portion of his final year in the major leagues.
The Twins honored Konerko before his last game Wednesday in Minnesota with a...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The Orioles would like to have started their final month of the regular season with a better showing instead of missing a chance at a sweep and losing, 6-4, to the inferior Minnesota Twins on Monday afternoon.
This club, though, has been about the big...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Left-hander Andrew Miller has pitched well since joining the Orioles just before the nonwaiver trade deadline, but he’s probably glad he has seen the last of the Minnesota Twins this season.
Sometimes certain teams give certain pitchers a...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:56 PM
During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players. And he usually delivers the same answer: The...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:51 AM
All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a five-game series against Samurai Japan, the country's National Team, in All-Star Series 2014.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Six months ago, the NFL season ended with Seattle winning the Super Bowl in Met Life Stadium, the place the Giants and Jets call home. That sure was a bummer for them. And then it snowed. But on Sunday, the 2014 season begins — for the Giants ...