| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:54 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Javier Baez was heading toward third in the sixth inning of Sunday's All-Star Futures Game after hitting a two-run, opposite-field home run on a first-pitch curve.
"You've got to save those for the season," third baseman Kris...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:33 PM
NEW YORK — Shortstop J.J. Hardy reiterated after Monday's game that he would like to remain in an Orioles uniform for the rest of his career following reports out of New York that said the pending free agent would consider signing with the Yankees....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:25 AM
NEW YORK – The Orioles are still chasing the American League’s best record and are 2 1/2 games back of the Los Angeles Angels for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs after both teams lost Monday.
Following the Orioles’ 5-0...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
NEW YORK – The Orioles released next season's spring training schedule Tuesday, and they will open their Grapefruit League schedule March 3 against the Tigers on the road in Lakeland, Fla., then play their home opener the next day against Detroit at...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:24 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks' batters couldn’t get to Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on Wednesday, but the rain sure did.
Hughes came one out shy of pitching 210 innings this season and receiving a $500,000 bonus, thanks in part to a 66-minute...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field.
Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Former major leaguer Chuck Knoblauch was charged with assaulting his former wife, and as a result of the incident the Minnesota Twins canceled the team's Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled next month.
According to K-HOU television in Houston, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500.
How things have changed...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series.
But to get Lester, the A's parted with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-...