| 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...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday:
1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1)
2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:48 PM
MIAMI – The Marlins this season have encountered spells in which they've been unable to close out hitters or close out innings. During their current rut, they've struggled to close out series.
For the fourth time in as many series Wednesday, the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:46 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton walked ahead of Howie Kendrick's run-scoring double over left fielder Jordan Schafer's head in the fourth inning, and Hamilton scored on Schafer's throwing error. Erick Aybar hit an RBI single to right, and David...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list Wednesday and the Batimore Sun reported that Machado will have season-ending surgery on his right knee.
Machado sprained the knee while...
| 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...