| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who suffered a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain after he was hit in the head by a line drive while pitching for Oakland against the Angels last season, had a seizure last week that doctors say is...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
| Mar 14, 2013
I don't speak Chinese, but the EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League seems pretty excited to have Manny Ramirez on its roster this season (see link below). Ramirez may be the first Major League all-star to utter the words "I always wanted...
| Apr 3, 2011
The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team From Worst to First
Random House: 255 pp., $26
For much of its existence, the Tampa Bay Rays franchise of the American League has been the laughingstock of...
| Jan 14, 2013
SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words.
“Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:21 AM
This seems like the perfect hire.
The best thing ever.
The smartest move you could dream of.
But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do.
Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When the playoff microscope gets rolled out next week and experts begin to dissect the Orioles — assuming they hold on to at least an American League wild-card spot — one of the primary criticisms is going to be the club's overall lack of...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Tip to Theo Epstein: Don’t call your new team the “Cubbies.’’
It’s lame and reeks of carpet-bagging. It sounds as if you’re here for some easy cash and looking to cross another item off your bucket list....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Matt Kemp said he was pleased to hear Ryan Braun was successful in appealing his positive drug test from last year.
“I was happy that he was not found guilty,” Kemp said. “I know he’s been going through a lot. Now, he and the...