| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When the Orioles clinch their first division title in 17 years, outfielder Delmon Young will be in the middle of another postseason celebration — his sixth in six years with four different teams.
“I’ve been fortunate enough to be on...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:26 PM
White Sox: Rush hour: Promote top draft pick Carlos Rodon from Class A to Triple A after four appearances.
Indians: Surgery on both knees ends disappointing season for Nick Swisher. Still two years left on $56...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
NEW YORK -- In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco limited the overthinking.
He took that...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:31 PM
NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter tied Hall of Famer Honus Wagner for sixth place on the career hits list and Carlos Beltran highlighted a five-RBI night with a sixth-inning grand slam as the New York Yankees opened a three-game series with a 10-6 victory over...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:57 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) New York Yankees pitcher: What appeared to be a rough start to the beginning of his career on Broadway instead turned into a quality performance from...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Recovering from a career-threatening operation and reinventing himself as a pitcher was only part of Josh Beckett's comeback.
Now comes what could be the greatest obstacle: Maintenance.
Beckett made one of his least effective starts of the season...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Hey, it wasn’t like they were all going to be pretty little things the rest of the way.
Anyone suffering under the delusion that the Dodgers’ recent turnaround meant only blue skies ahead, had only to take in their 10-3 loss to the Cleveland...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Middle relievers are the offensive linemen of baseball, guys who toil in relative anonymity until something goes wrong, like a holding penalty on a key fourth-quarter play or a seventh-inning meltdown that turns a one-run game into a blowout loss.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:39 PM
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton reached on an infield single to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning and took off for second on a full-count pitch to Howie Kendrick, who lined a run-scoring double to left-center field off Jason Frasor for his fifth career...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Albert Pujols, slowed by lower-back spasms that knocked him out of Friday night's game in the sixth inning, did not start Saturday night against the Rangers, only the second time this season the first baseman has not been in the lineup.
"I felt it two...