| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned.
Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field.
Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The rosters for the Home Run Derby are set.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau was added to the National League team and Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson was selected to complete the American League lineup on Thursday....
| 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.
| 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’...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Wei-Yin Chen surrendered home runs in back-to-back innings in the Orioles’ 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards on Friday, but his night was hardly a disappointment.
Despite solo blasts by Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Manny Machado wasn’t happy with the way Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson tagged him to end the third inning in the Orioles’ 4-3 loss Friday night.
Why, exactly? He wouldn't specify.
“He made the right play, but [I] just...