| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Despite being limited to just 26 games because of a strained right elbow that has prevented him from playing since May 10, the Orioles' Matt Wieters leads all American League catchers in All-Star voting, according to results released Tuesday for the first...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs.
A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:58 PM
KEY MOMENT: Trailing, 9-5, the Angels put two on with one out in the seventh inning for Albert Pujols, who could have cut the lead to one with a home run. But A's reliever Dan Otero got Pujols to ground into a fielder's choice, and setup man Luke...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It’s far too early to concede the American League West to the Oakland Athletics, but the early returns don’t look too promising for the Angels.
Yoenis Cespedes had the game of his life Saturday night, gunning down two runners at the plate in...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels ace Jered Weaver had held Josh Donaldson hitless in nine career at-bats, but with the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, the A's third baseman rolled a two-run single to left field to key a four-run inning and propel...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Nelson Cruz has hit eight home runs in his past 13 games, and All-Star voters have taken notice.
The Orioles designated hitter has passed David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox as the top All-Star Game vote-getter at his position in the American League,...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with...