| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:09 PM
While Dan Duquette's current role as the Orioles' top baseball executive is a powerful one, a move to becoming the Blue Jays' team president and chief executive officer would be a clear promotion.
Some of it has to do with the different structures of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:47 PM
SAN DIEGO --- Jeff Samardzija is coming home after a brief detour to the West Coast as the Chicago White Sox keep adding to their roster and the Oakland Athletics keep subtracting.
In a deal consummated late Monday night and officially announced Tuesday...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday.
Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment.
After all, Donaldson...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: Oakland loaded the bases off setup man Joe Smith in the eighth when Eric Sogard singled and Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss walked with two outs. But Smith got Stephen Vogt to fly to right to snuff out the rally.
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500.
How things have changed...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:05 PM
The question of whether Kyle Schwarber will wind up as a regular an everyday catcher in the major leagues is one the Cubs don't have to answer for a while.
But it's one everyone keeps asking, especially after Schwarber proved what he can do...
| Oct 1, 2014
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale.
The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:24 PM
— As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:29 PM
The White Sox committed five errors and yielded 18 hits Tuesday night on the way to an ugly 11-2 loss to the Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Sox were scoreless through the first six innings against A's left-hander Jon Lester, and the...