| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1)
2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about his Hall of Fame criteria and the Cubs’ catching situation.
Can you remind us of what you look for when you cast a vote for the Hall of Fame? And can you speak to the issue...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels were hitless against starter Phil Hughes in the fourth through seventh innings, but Albert Pujols greeted reliever Casey Fien with a leadoff single in the eighth, and Howie Kendrick hit a run-scoring triple off the center-field wall...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jason Kubel's two-out throw from left field beat the Dodgers' Drew Butera to the plate for what should have been the last out of the third inning, but Butera was able to evade the tag of catcher Kurt Suzuki to score the tying run. The Twins...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Oakland Athletics closer Jim Johnson struggled once again Wednesday, but the offense bailed him out in extra innings in a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
With a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the ninth, Johnson allowed a single to the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:18 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles will travel to Fort Myers, Fla., today for a 1:05 p.m. game against the Minnesota Twins.
Right-hander Bud Norris will start for the Orioles. Other available pitchers include Zach Britton, Alfredo Aceves, Brad Brach, Tommy...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There have been more rumors floating concerning free agent pitcher Ervin Santana and the Orioles.
The best I can glean is that the Orioles maintain interest in the veteran right-hander and wouldn’t blink at all about surrendering their third-round...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:42 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Sox 2-1.
Thursday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
LH Jose Quintana (3-7, 3.98) vs. RH Yohan Pino (MLB debut).
Friday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
RH Hector Noesi (2-5, 5.37) vs. RH Ricky Nolasco (4-5, 5.66).
Saturday: 1:10 p.m.,...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:08 PM
MINNEAPOLIS – The Orioles opened a 40-man roster spot Sunday when they outrighted infielder David Adams to Double-A Bowie.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the move wasn’t related to another pending transaction, but he said the...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:22 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter is always looking ahead.
And following his team's lethargic 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field, Showalter’s major concern wasn’t his sputtering offense but...