| Apr 29, 2015
| 9:26 PM
General manager Jed Hoyer is aware of baseball’s pendulum, so he’s not about to jump to conclusions and immediately declare the Cubs are aggressively pursuing upgrades.
“We feel it’s pretty early now,” Hoyer said before the...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:02 AM
It is barely two weeks into the season, and the team that employs the best pitcher on the planet and sports a world-record payroll suddenly faces a crisis in its starting rotation.
Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season because of a torn...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season because of a torn elbow ligament, throwing the Dodgers’ starting rotation into disarray.
McCarthy said he anticipates undergoing Tommy John surgery. That would put him on course to return around...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 6:41 PM
You want one symbolic moment, just one, for how suddenly and completely the stench has left the Marlins, the questions left the season and the future of manager Mike Redmond stopped being discussed in terms of hours?
Because there was this wonderfully...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:24 PM
The Marlins saw three fewer innings worth of Jordan Zimmermann on Friday. That was a good thing, considering he no-hit them last time he faced the Marlins when it counted.
With Zimmermann already looking ahead to his next outing, the Marlins in the...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Nationals at Marlins
When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami
On the mound
RHP Mat Latos (0-3, 10.24) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (1-2, 6.14): Latos had his most effective of three outings so far, holding the Mets to two runs and six hits in five...
| Apr 18, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.
Danny Espinosa also homered and...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:43 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer.
All in the first two innings.
Boston's athletic, young leadoff hitter and center fielder thrilled the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:31 PM
BOSTON — Sunglasses, backward cap, sweater tied around his waist, Tom Brady emerged Monday from behind the huge American flag draped over the left field wall at Fenway Park. Brady was joined in the march to the pitcher's mound by Robert Kraft,...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 10:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez has had some startling success early in his return from a yearlong suspension.
After New York's breakout night in the Bronx, A-Rod thinks the Yankees are ready to surprise some people around the major leagues, too....
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann didn't quite pick up where he left off in 2014, when he threw a no-hitter to close the regular season, but he only allowed one run in six innings Wednesday night, and Ryan Zimmerman's two-run homer and pair of...