| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:49 AM
With Joey Votto entrenched at first base for at least the next three years, former top draft pick Yonder Alonso is looking for another way into the lineup. Alonso has been working in the outfield. He played a bit of left field for Triple-A Louisville....
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:28 PM
For his lights-out play with the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians this season, Doug Slaten was rewarded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with a call-up back to Major League Baseball on Monday.
On Tuesday, the former Glendale Community College player appeared to...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Paul, as a long-time Cub fan (since 1939) I see a very confusing system being installed as "the Cub way." What exactly is the plan? How can management expect the Cubs to pull this off in a few years? This plan, the way it's being implemented, will take...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine.
The Glendale Community College product...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The relationship between Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal has run hot-and-cold for years, but it seems like they have reached a deep freeze, at least from Howard's perspective.
Howard sounds ticked-off at O'Neal after O'Neal recently said on TNT,...
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Fox's Animation Domination line-up of Sunday comedies will be dominated by guest stars this fall, the network announced Friday. That's nothing new, but there are a few surprises among the people lending their voices to "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," The...
| Sep 19, 2011
No pitchers for MVP
We'll start by throwing pitchers out of the MVP talk — deserving or not, they get overlooked by voters for what are, realistically, hitters-only awards.
In a tight American League MVP race, we'll...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Braun powers Brewers
Juan C. Rodriguez
Going from left to right, Justin Upton will carry the Diamondbacks to the NL West title. Even if Ian Kennedy regresses, the Diamondbacks' rotation will be solid.
The Central is wide open. You can...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:49 PM
The San Francisco Giants placed former Oriole Aubrey Huff on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, two days after he left the team because of an episode of anxiety.
Huff has been getting treatment in Florida and is expected to rejoin the team Friday in San...