| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| May 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer headed off the mound and toward the dugout, where manager Jim Leyland was waiting to offer a congratulatory handshake.
After 15 strikeouts in seven innings, Scherzer’s day was done, and the only question was...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' TENNIS
Aberdeen Roncalli at Milbank, 1 p.m.
Tennis-WTA New Haven Open, Noon (ESPN2); ATP World Tour, Winston-Salem Open, 3 p.m. (ESPN2), same-day tape, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling-U.S. Pro Challenge, Stage 4, 3 p.m....
| May 29, 2012
| 10:38 PM
As Jason Vargas headed out of the dugout after being lifted in the seventh inning Tuesday with a one-run lead at Rangers Ballpark, the veteran lefty raised a plea for his teammates that was perfectly understandable for a pitcher whose offense has left him...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:05 PM
As of Friday night, the Mets are no longer one of two teams without a no-hitter in their history, all thanks to Johan Santana.
Teammates showered Santana with champagne in the dugout at CitiField following a 134-pitch effort to blank the St. Louis...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - Mike Baxter sacrificed his body for Johan Santana's no-hitter. Ramon Ramirez got hurt before he could even celebrate it.
The first no-hitter in New York Mets history was costly: Baxter and Ramirez are headed to the disabled list, both injured...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Rookie Bryce Harper hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 12th inning to give the Washington Nationals a 7-6 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Scott Hairston hit a solo homer in the top of the 12th to give New York a 6-5 lead....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Orioles entered this six-game road trip to National League parks on their hottest offensive tear of the season.
Consider it cooled. Considerably.
The Orioles lost 5-0 to the New York Mets on Tuesday, the second consecutive night in which they have...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:20 AM
There is a built-in explanation for why the Orioles suffered consecutive shutouts on Monday and Tuesday for the first time since 2005.
The New York Mets' pitching.
The Orioles had to face knuckleball extraordinaire R.A. Dickey on Monday and then former...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:03 PM
The brick wall that the Orioles' offense has hit over the past eight games can be somewhat attributed to the quality of pitching it has faced. But as the missed opportunities — and goose eggs on the Camden Yards scoreboard — continue to mount,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:48 AM
This one is too easy: Anthony Rizzo finally got called up from the minors and will make his Cubs debut after going 0-for-his-last-9 in Iowa. So, yeah, he’s a perfect Cub.
See? Told you it was too easy.
But seriously, folks, Rizzo will start...