| Jul 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Samuel Deduno pitched seven strong innings for his second major league win and Josh Willingham hit his 27th homer of the season, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 12-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
Deduno (2-0) allowed two hits and...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 2:39 AM
Ned Yost certainly loved the fight that the Kansas City Royals showed Saturday night.
If only they could have managed one more run.
After watching the Royals rally from a seven-run deficit to force extra innings, the Indians' Shin-Soo Choo hit a two-run...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - LaTroy Hawkins has heard the stories from his 87-year-old grandfather, about his days of picking cotton in Mississippi, about the times when there were no black players in big league baseball.
And about what it meant when Jackie Robinson...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon can’t be sure when he’ll next pitch in a major league game, or even when he’ll be back on U.S. soil.
On Saturday night, he threw like a man wanting to leave a lasting impression while helping the...
| Aug 14, 2011
Angels reliever Scott Downs, a former Blue Jay, spoke for a lot of people in Toronto when he trashed the ESPN story speculating that sign stealing at the Rogers Centre has helped Jose Bautista establish himself as one of baseball's best hitters....
| Aug 14, 2011
Mark Buehrle rolls on. He's headed toward both the last turn in what has been one of his best seasons and a chance to go on the free-agent market this winter.
But Buehrle is only one of five elite left-handers who could control his fate in the next 16...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Miguel Olivo runs pretty well for a catcher, and the 225-pound veteran needed every bit of momentum he could generate as he slid home with the winning run on Franklin Gutierrez's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning to put the Mariners in position...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:24 PM
While an earthquake rumbled through Progressive Field midway through the third inning of Tuesday's opening game of a doubleheader between the Mariners and Indians, the biggest tremors came in a wild ninth inning as Cleveland came from behind for a 7-5...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Robin Ventura? I guess this means "All in" is now "Everybody out of the Pool!" The only way this works is if Ventura gets to grow as they let the kids play as KW was quoted as saying recently. Otherwise, if they get a bench coach with managerial...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Justin Verlander showed Wednesday he is still human. The verdict is still out on Victor Martinez.
On an afternoon when Verlander gave up a pair of two-run home runs to Shelley Duncan, Martinez put the fireballer back in front with a seventh-inning...