| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:57 PM
SAN DIEGO — Amid conflicting reports regarding the decision of marquee free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, perhaps the most honest assessment Monday night came from Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer.
"I have no sense of timing on anything at this point,"...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet.
We're talking about...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Takahiro Norimoto called it "the best outing of my career" as he pitched five perfect innings and combined with three relief pitchers to no-hit the Major League Baseball All-Stars in a 4-0 victory for Japan on Saturday in Tokyo.
The Rakuten Eagles...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February.
Still, it is head-...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The massive construction project underway at chilly Wrigley Field mirrors the ominous task facing the Cubs as they court Jon Lester.
The marquee free-agent left-hander met team officials Tuesday, according to a source. Despite Lester's familiarity...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter is joining a team of major leaguers that will travel to Japan this month to participate in the Japan All-Star Series throughout the country.
Final rosters are expected to be announced Thursday, but Hunter is the only...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Players Association, released the MLB All-Star team roster that will be headed overseas for the Japan All-Star Series next week and no Phillies were selected.
Two exhibition games - Nov. 11...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Houston (EEUU), 7 nov (EFE).- La tradicional gira anual de un equipo de estrellas de las Grandes Ligas por tierras de Japón esta vez contará con la presencia de 10 peloteros latinoamericanos.
El cierre de la competición oficial de la temporada regular...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON — Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision.
The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close.
So the 40-year-old captain put the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:11 PM
BOSTON -- The sellout crowd at Fenway Park on Saturday was there to witness the next-to-last game of Derek Jeter's distinguished career.
Oh, and by the way, there was a game to play.
Jeter went 1-for-2 with an infield hit and was injured slightly, and...