| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The first and last pitch of the All-Star game could well be "New York, New York."
Young ace Matt Harvey of the Mets will start for the National League on his home mound. Mariano Rivera, in his final season, may well finish for...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- After cruising through Cleveland’s lineup for much of the evening, Kevin Correia finally made a mistake. With speedy Michael Bourn on base in the sixth, Correia ‘‘got a little quick’’ and left a pitch up in the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:09 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Justin Masterson took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley hit a bases-loaded triple and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Masterson (11-7) had faced the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain.
Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break.
When general manager Rick...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Eighth in a 13-part series of previews for Bears training camp .
The departure of tight end Greg Olsen on the eve of training camp in 2011 had more to do with the Bears' decision not to invest in the position for the long haul than it did with offensive...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:09 PM
|State B Tournament||
|at Bob Wiley Field in Webster|
Game 14: Championship Game 1 or semifinal, Groton vs. Vermillion, 1 p.m.
Game 15: Championship Game (if Groton loses first game), 5 p.m.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:25 PM
HOUSTON -- The Minnesota Twins twice clawed their way back into Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros. Once they fell behind a third time, it was simply too late for another chance.
Trevor Crowe hit an RBI single in the bottom of the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:39 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Adam Lind has shown the Toronto Blue Jays what he can do for the last eight seasons.
With the team already looking ahead to next year thanks to a disappointing record, Lind may be sending general manager Alex Anthopolous a reminder as he...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:42 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- With 31 games to go, the Minnesota Twins have already set a team record for strikeouts in a season.
Yes, the whole year for this team has been one big swing and a miss.
Salvador Perez homered twice for Kansas City, had four hits and...