| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:08 AM
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MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH
After 10 seasons and six All-Star appearances, Joe Mauer is no longer the Minnesota Twins' catcher.
He is now the Twins' first baseman.
The team announced Nov. 11 that the 30-year-old...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:54 PM
BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home.
Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:52 PM
BOSTON — All that stuff about Fear the Beard, and the hard truth is that through two chilly October nights at Fenway Park Anibal Sanchez and Max Scherzer had cut through the most productive lineup in baseball like Schick and Gillette. All that stuff...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:52 PM
BOSTON -- The Tigers’ Anibal Sanchez had the kind of night every pitcher dreams of Saturday night, shutting out the Red Sox without allowing a hit and tying a 105-year-old record in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
In the end,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:41 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Quad Cities third baseman Rio Ruiz grounded a two-out tie-breaking single through the right side in the top of the eighth as the River Bandits took Game 1 of the Midwest League Championship Series 3-2 over the South Bend Silver Hawks. Both...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:21 PM
In the playoff mix for a second straight year, the Baltimore Orioles made the biggest move on a quiet trade-deadline day, acquiring Bud Norris to keep pace with the Boston Red Sox.
Hoping to catch the NL West-leading Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Can anybody out there hit?
That's the question that has been going around baseball all season and it was asked once again, this time loud and clear, as the non-waiver trading period ended with a thud Wednesday.
With Major League Baseball going to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Stephen Strasburg was keeping the Detroit Tigers in check through five innings, holding their potent lineup to only one run. The young right-hander made one mistake — leaving a fastball out over the plate — and Alex Avila took advantage....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:09 PM
|State B Tournament||
|at Bob Wiley Field in Webster|
Game 14: Championship Game 1 or semifinal, Groton vs. Vermillion, 1 p.m.
Game 15: Championship Game (if Groton loses first game), 5 p.m.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:42 PM
J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer, Jordan Lyles pitched six effective innings and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Lyles (2-1) allowed one run and six hits in his 50th career game. Travis Blackley and Hector...