| Apr 19, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Garrett Richards was good but not great Sunday in his long-awaited return from left-knee surgery.
The hard-throwing right-hander gave the Angels plenty of reason for encouragement while showing obvious signs of rust in a 4-3 loss to the Houston Astros...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 7:22 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jake Marisnick singled off Angels starter C.J. Wilson with two outs in the seventh and the Astros leading, 1-0. Manager Mike Scioscia summoned Mike Morin. Marisnick stole second, and Jose Altuve was intentionally walked ahead of switch-hitting...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:50 PM
1. Seattle Mariners
2014: 87-75, third place. Last year in playoffs: 2001.
The addition of MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz was meant to turn around an offense that was second-worst in the league (.244/.300/.376) in 2014. But Safeco...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones doesn't mind getting your attention, whether it's with a flashy play in center field, a long home run or a controversial opinion on Twitter. He knows baseball stardom has put him in a unique position to help kids, but...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:26 PM
KISSIMMEE — In the interest of telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, we are biased when it comes to baseball prospects.
We — the media, teams and even fans — can tend to focus on a player's shortcomings...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:19 PM
KISSIMMEE — Garrett Atherton brought his 10-year-old son William to a Houston Astros spring training game Sunday, along with memories of his father taking him to Minnesota Twins games at Tinker Field.
James Patterson was reliving with his boys,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Let the days of not caring whether you ever get back officially begin.
Although we can't speak for your bosses, taking someone out to a ballgame is one of life's great pleasures. With the start of the spring training schedule in Central Florida on...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:28 PM
Since taking over as the Cubs' hitting coach three months ago, John Mallee has gathered data from the analytics department, watched videotape of his new pupils and traveled to Puerto Rico, Arizona and New York to familiarize himself with selected players....
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Major League Baseball, 2014 in review:
• Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:09 PM
White Sox: Chris Sale lowers ERA to 1.99. Last Sox pitcher to lead AL in ERA was Joel Horlen (2.06 in 1967.)
Indians: Posting a 1.49 ERA in 10 second-half starts, Corey Kluber establishes himself as an elite pitcher....
| 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...