| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Greinke asked out of Kansas City four years ago. He was in the prime of his career. He would not sign a new contract with the Royals because he wanted to win and, as he told anyone who asked, he did not believe the Royals...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:24 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Grateful Dead songs played over the p.a. system at AT&T Park during batting practice Friday in what may have been a devious plan to mellow out Royals' hitters before Game 3 of the World Series.
After the shaky performance of the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:10 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – They made a mockery out of the home-field advantage. They finished six games out of first place. Their best player was missing in action during the World Series.
Yeah, all that and $8 will get you a bunch of garlic fries at AT&...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Days after the Orioles' memorable 2014 season ended in the American League Championship Series, it seemed a foregone conclusion the club would be able to retain its longest-tenured player.
As weeks went by without a deal, optimism dissipated, and once...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday that he is confident the team can improve its depleted outfield through free agency.
But a closer look at the remaining outfielders available doesn't turn up many overly attractive options....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
After talking to numerous teams and player agents Tuesday, Miami Marlins officials were prepared to work deep into the night in hope of completing one or more deals aimed at turning the club into a playoff contender.
The Marlins contingent came to the...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Dodgers could be National League West champions by Tuesday night.
Here's what they have to do: Beat the second-place San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Monday, and again the next day.
"That'd be really nice," Matt Kemp said.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The Orioles have until Sunday at midnight to add players from other organizations who can be eligible for their playoff roster. Club executive vice president Dan Duquette said he is still trying to make a move, but it’s not easy to find a fit....
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Joe Panik tripled and scored on Gregor Blanco's single in the eighth inning, capping a comeback that lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday afternoon.
After losing 5-3 in...