| Jul 6, 2014
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1)
DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:57 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he was shocked Wednesday when he heard his opponent's news upon arriving at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox designated A.J. Pierzynski for assignment before the third game of a four-game series with the White...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
BOSTON — The hardest part for Matt Barnes was getting up off the bullpen bench to begin warming up. This was it. His moment had arrived.
"Once I got out into the game, I wasn't nervous at all," Barnes said. "The first few throws in the pen were the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:26 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox, the defending World Series champions reduced to the role of spoiler, did just that to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The last-place Red Sox tied the score with three runs in the eighth inning, fell behind by two in...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:18 PM
BOSTON -- On the day Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said his contending Mariners were officially starting their stretch run, the Boston Red Sox tried to play spoilers.
Well, if that's the case, his team, seeking the franchise's first postseason berth...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Kyle Seager knocked in two runs and scored twice as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-6, to complete their first ever three-game sweep at Fenway Park.
Brad Miller replaced a dizzy Robinson Cano in the bottom of the third and ended with two...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
•The St. Louis Rams weren't expected to make much noise this season. Now they've lost quarterback Sam Bradford with a torn ACL, the same injury he had last year. Shaun Hill, 34, takes over. And look at that schedule. Seahawks twice, 49ers twice,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The first career grand slam for Jose Altuve was one of three homers crushed by the Houston Astros as they beat the Boston Red Sox 8-1 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game set at Fenway Park.
"The big guy put a charge into that one," Astros manager Bo...