| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:02 PM
MIAMI – For the fifth time in as many series, the Marlins entered Sunday a rubber-game victory away from winning two of three. To give the coming four-game set in Milwaukee added relevance, the Marlins needed to end their run of four consecutive...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks?
The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:52 PM
That probably wasn’t real fair. The Dodgers are on their first actual hot streak of the season and then send Clayton Kershaw to the mound.
The results were somewhat predictable, even if Atlanta starter Julio Teheran pitched nearly as well as...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:14 PM
If the inability to complete a deal before the non-waiver trade deadline on Thursday drew attention to the Dodgers' perceived shortcomings, a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves that night offered a reminder of the team's greatest advantage.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:09 PM
It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.
The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 PM
And on they roll, with tough comebacks and walk-offs and a little of everything.
The Dodgers had to work hard, and then work hard again, to win their fifth consecutive game with a 3-2 victory in 10 innings over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday at...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
ATLANTA — Right-hander Ervin Santana, supported by a string of two-out hits, won for the third time in four starts as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Friday.
Santana (8-6) pitched six innings and allowed four runs, three...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
ATLANTA -- Jimmie Rollins supplied all of the offensive support left-hander Cole Hamels needed to defeat the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The veteran Philadelphia shortstop hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Hamels struck out nine in...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:06 PM
ATLANTA — In eight weeks since he arrived from Triple-A, Atlanta Braves second baseman Tommy La Stella has been up seven times with bases loaded. He's come through with a hit in six of those occasions and cleared the bases in three including Sunday,...