| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Mark Buehrle has heard the hype regarding the Cubs' young hitters, and his preferred style could have left him vulnerable against them Tuesday.
But if the youngsters can learn to adjust as effectively as the Blue Jays starter did in beating them, the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:16 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Rays ace David Price spent part of his All-Star day trying to convince people he wasn't lobbying to be traded to the Cubs, even though there was no chance of that happening anyway.
It all stemmed from Price's comment Monday on how...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:53 PM
TORONTO -- Mark Buehrle felt so good Wednesday, he is sorry that the season is ending.
"The way my ball was moving, I almost want to throw tomorrow, I felt that good," the Toronto Blue Jays left-hander said.
Buehrle made his final start of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The Angels are excited, and justifiably so. They are on pace for their first playoff spot since 2009, with an 8 1/2 game lead in the American League wild-card standings.
Yet they are winning with a starting rotation that is a better fit for the long...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Who looks like the Cy Young Award winners as we take our midseason break?
In the National League, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (11-2 win-loss record, league-leading 1.78 earned-run average) now has a no-hitter to go with his two previous Cy Young Awards,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Developing baseball talent is always an inexact science.
Even when a team drafts or signs a bona fide prospect, injuries sometimes get in the way of the most promising careers.
Such is the case this year for three of the game's top prospects,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Blue Jays scored three runs in the seventh off Matt Lindstrom to snap a 3-3 tie. Mark Buehrle shut out the Sox through five before leaving with a 3-1 lead with one out in the sixth. Paul Konerko's RBI single tied it, and all three runs...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer and knocked in three runs before leaving with a right hamstring strain, as the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-3, in the second test of a four- game series.
"Any time a guy comes out and hamstring, you'...