| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:25 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Sean O'Sullivan woke up Thursday morning, he was a Lehigh Valley IronPig in Toledo, Ohio.
At 7:05 p.m., he trotted out on the field at Citizens Bank Park wearing a Phillies jersey.
Less than six hours before, as he was...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:59 PM
TORONTO – Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will hit from the No. 7 spot tonight for the first time since Sept. 23, 2012, and Delmon Young will bat cleanup for the second time in three games.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the revamped roster...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
TORONTO — The Orioles still don’t know their next step with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, but sending the veteran right-hander to the bullpen for the time being is among the possibilities.
Jimenez, who remains on the 15-day disabled list with a...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:07 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — The all-Jeter-all-the-time All-Star Game started off the way it was supposed to Tuesday night when Derek Jeter dove to his left for a shot off Andrew McCutchen's bat, righted himself and rifled a throw to first.
The fact McCutchen...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Angels 11, Astros 1
KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
HOUSTON — There are probably a bunch of crumpled-up scouting reports on Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in trash cans across America this weekend.
The 22-year-old left-hander made six exhibition starts this spring, featuring a 94-mph, four-seam...
| 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...