| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned.
Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Houston ace Scott Feldman, who started against the Angels on Tuesday night, has a reputation as one of baseball's most deliberate-working pitchers, the right-hander's 24.1-second average time between pitches the 16th-slowest in baseball, according to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Whether Kevin Gausman's strong start Thursday night, in which he shut down a Toronto Blue Jays team with one of the most dangerous lineups in baseball, solidified him a place in the Orioles starting rotation remains to be seen.
But he has made it...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Justin Ruggiano saw the latest phase of the Marlins' rebuilding program while spending the previous two seasons in Miami after 2,910 at-bats in the minors.
As frustrating as it was for Marlins players and fans to see veterans such...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I realize that it is almost comical to be checking the American League East standings right now.
These teams, with the exception of the surprisingly bad Tampa Bay Rays, are bunched up. And they will play each other so many more...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
KEY MOMENT: In the sixth inning, Hank Conger hit a three-run home run, extending the Angels' lead to 6-1. Conger also doubled home a run in the fourth inning and singled home a run in the ninth, giving him the first five-RBI game of his career and the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
From the Original Six Blackhawks to six Bulls championships to the 1985 Bears, sports are deeply rooted in Chicago's culture.
The newest addition to the city's sports scene is the Chicago Sports Museum. The venue, on the seventh floor of Water Tower...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Orioles have only scored two runs in 21 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays, but Saturday night’s 2-1 victory at Camden Yards had the heady feel of one of those extra-inning wins that made 2012 such a magical year. And the Orioles still have a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Manny Machado finally hit against live pitching, should sprint soon and may have sneaked in a couple dashes in Sarasota, Fla., when no one was looking Saturday.
The Orioles All-Star third baseman, who had offseason surgery on his left knee in October,...