| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Adam LaRoche homered twice, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run shot in Washington's six-run eighth inning, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-7 on Saturday night.
Combined with Houston's 3-2 win over Atlanta, the Nationals increased their lead...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Do you think Sox overpaid for Brett Myers? The player to be named later is most likely a high 2011 draft pick, which is why they have to wait. Jim F., Denver
Jim, thanks for your patience. I realize you submitted this question before the player to be...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The White Sox called up outfielder Dewayne Wise from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday and placed pitcher John Danks on the 60-day disabled list.
Wise replaces Paul Konerko on the roster. Konerko is on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SEATTLE - Whenever Felix Hernandez takes the mound, the possibility of seeing something special, of witnessing immortality, is always lurking.
On Wednesday, on a brilliantly sunny day, that possibility became reality, as Hernandez threw the 23rd...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Friends regularly tell Dewayne Wise he should write a book about his vagabond baseball career. And what a page-turner it would be.
A small-town kid from Chapin, S.C., who turned down a football scholarship to play quarterback at South Carolina so he...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:55 PM
After the Tigers pounded the Red Sox 10-0 last weekend, Prince Fielder warned reporters there would be some tough days ahead.
"We're not going to go 162-0, I don't think,'' he said.
Nor even 161-1, as it turns out.
The Tigers, who added Fielder to...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 8:20 PM
SEATTLE — For only a few seconds Saturday, Philip Humber's perfect game bid was out of his hands.
"Go get it," Humber said as catcher A.J. Pierzynski chased down an errant slider that pinch-hitter Brendan Ryan was ruled to have swung at. "Throw him...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:27 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Thirteen players and coaches have worn No. 56 for the Cubs. Could Mark Buehrle one day become the 14th?
"What if?'' Buehrle said on a sunny Wednesday in the visiting clubhouse at McKechnie Field. I had asked him what would have...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:49 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- Talking baseball while wondering if Brandt Snedeker is the new Tom Watson:
1. Tony Campana isn’t really gone yet, but I’m already missing him. The Cubs made an unpopular decision Sunday, dropping Campana off the 40-man...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
A-Rod makes it a zoo
The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
| Feb 16, 2013
— Across the state, Jose Reyes said Friday that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told him to buy a house in Miami two days before trading him, said he hasn't talked to Loria since, and then said what everyone does about this season.
"I feel sorry for...