| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The end of the college basketball season, and the fact you can probably see your mailbox again, are the clearest signs baseball season is upon us. The Red Sox, Yankees and Mets got it going with Monday afternoon games and sadly have only 161 games left to...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 in their season opener Monday.
Bartolo Colon pitched six...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first sign of rancor came when the New York Yankees' lineup was introduced, and a photo of Alex Rodriguez appeared on the video board beyond center field at Nationals Park.
More full-throated jeers arrived in the top of the...
| Apr 5, 2015
They were already the best team in the NL East, but going out and signing Max Scherzer makes them almost untouchable until at least October. Scherzer will join baseball's best rotation, which posted an MLB-low 3.04 ERA in 2014 and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:08 AM
AL Central: Indians
AL East: Orioles
AL West: Angels
AL wild-card winners: Mariners, Tigers.
AL champion: Orioles
NL Central: Cardinals
NL East: Nationals
NL West: Dodgers
NL wild-card winners: Padres,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones doesn't mind getting your attention, whether it's with a flashy play in center field, a long home run or a controversial opinion on Twitter. He knows baseball stardom has put him in a unique position to help kids, but...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:49 AM
The Miami Marlins departed their spring training base confident they have the arms and the aptitude to vie for the National League East crown that virtually everyone else is conceding to the Washington Nationals.
The 8-0 rout of Jordan Zimmermann and...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:33 PM
LAKELAND, Fla. — Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was playing pingpong against a teammate in the cramped home clubhouse at Joker Marchant Stadium on Saturday when he hit a ball so hard it bounced off the table and sailed across the room....
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:17 AM
MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs’ parting gift to Jeff Samardzija might have long-term benefits for him.
Like Jon Lester, Samardzija got a taste of what playing for another organization was like as he was traded last July 5 to the Athletics and...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 2:32 PM
A little of this and a little of that:
After such a miserable winter, we're due for a nice spring in this region.
And nothing could be finer than a spring warmed by a couple of contending baseball teams.
This region is blessed with a pair of...