| Apr 5, 2015
| 4:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is history, Alex Rodriguez is back and a new era starts for the Yankees with Monday's opener against the Toronto Blue Jays, a season that begins with New York in the unfamiliar role of underdog.
"Life had to go on...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Lloyd McClendon sensed the momentum early in spring training, before exhibition games began. His Seattle Mariners were emerging as a trendy pick to win the American League West, and the second-year manager felt a little uncomfortable with the pressure...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:04 AM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton's success last season as the team's closer was based on trust — the trust he received from his manager and coaches and, more important, Britton's own trust that his heavy sinking fastball would get major league...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Record in 2014: 83-79 (third place, 13 games back)
Key additions: Third baseman Josh Donaldson, acquired in November from the Oakland Athletics, adds a power bat to the lineup. In two full seasons with the A's, Donaldson hit .277 with 26 home runs and...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:42 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. — Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson each hit long home runs Tuesday, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Encarnacion's two-run shot off Sean O'Sullivan in the first inning...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:57 PM
Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez faced the Toronto Blue Jays on the road Sunday for the second time this spring, and he might face them again in the first home series of the regular season.
Although Jimenez acknowledged he didn’t let the Blue...
| Mar 24, 2015
Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Welcome back to the bar.
It’s been a while. We were closed for renovations. Some wise guy painted black bars over our Ravens mural; that took some time to clean up. While we were it at it, we changed the decor.
Now that Maryland’s men&...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:47 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels gave up homers to Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista, and Chase Utley made his first start at second base this spring in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Reyes hit Hamels'...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 12:34 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman will miss the entire season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during fielding drills on Tuesday.
General manager Alex Anthopoulos said the 23-year-old right-hander...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:06 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Josh Donaldson homered and Mark Buehrle threw two scoreless innings in his spring debut as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Saturday.
Buehrle worked around two straight singles by the Phillies to...