| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Major League Baseball finds itself with a real dilemma in the Biogenesis scandal. It's not whether to suspend the 20-plus players who are implicated; it's when to drop the hammer and take the artificially enhanced players off the field.
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Bud Selig would love to see a series between the World Series and Japan Series champions. But among the realities is that as problematic as that idea seems now, it might become even less viable in the future.
Major League Baseball is lowering the talent...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
| Feb 26, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As a Class A second baseman in 2002, Jeff Keppinger swung for the fences in the home run derby at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game against the likes of promising sluggers Ryan Howard and Jose Bautista.
This is who...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
As Robin Ventura found out during his first trip to jolly old England, any torture the White Sox felt at The Cell in September paled in comparison with what poor blokes used to endure inside the Tower of London.
"The history of that spot is just mind-...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN); Indy Racing League, IndyCar, Dual in Detroit, Race 1, 2:30 p.m. (ABC);...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life is good these days for the big kid from Fitch High. He's king buddies with Rangers goalie King Henrik Lundqvist. He tools around in a spiffy Escalade. On the mound, he's nearly unhittable, so much so even Doc Gooden came out to watch him Tuesday...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:54 PM
— They didn't draw a walk in the three previous games, and that had happened only once since 1916. Already, staring at a five-game losing streak, the more reactionary of Yankee fans were looking for scapegoats to walk the plank.
And then there was...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Chicago Cubs have invited 16 non-roster players to spring training major league camp in Mesa, Ariz., including former White Sox infielder Brent Lillibridge.
The Cubs also announced Thursday that third baseman Luis Valbuena avoided salary...