| Oct 12, 2012
The A's had won two straight, but the Tigers still had an ace up their sleeve.
Justin Verlander threw a complete game shutout, scattering just four hits, and striking out 11 in a dominant performance that led the Tigers to a decisive 6-0 win over the...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:02 PM
Jose Valverde could've been the goat. But thankfully for him and the Detroit Tigers, Delmon Young was the hero.
Young hit an RBI double to rightfield that got just got by Nick Swisher to score Miguel Cabrera for the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Detroit Tigers are headed to the World Series after Thursday's game, where they beate the New York Yankees 8-1.
The Tigers swept the Yankees, winning four consecutive games. In a postseason plagued with injuries and poor hitting, the Yankees only...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Ever wished you had an autograph from your favorite athlete? One Seattle company is making it possible, taking baseball autographs high-tech.
The small startup company, Egraphs, is linking fans up with their favorite baseball players -- and getting...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Two bar openings in two days.
Must be early in the offseason.
Couldn’t let this one pass, though. Not with the World Series starting tonight.
I know some of you are cringing when you hear “World Series,” lamenting about what might...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:59 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is a one-man World Series.
The most valuable players in waiting, Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey, are here. So is Prince Fielder, the only one of baseball's $200-million men still in uniform this season. So is Matt Cain, who...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Oct 26, 2012
The hole has gotten bigger.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 at AT&T Park to take a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Detroit had the first real chance to score in this game when Delmon Young hit a double down...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:39 PM
The Detroit Tigers were shutout in game three of the World Series and now trail 3-0 in the best of seven series.
Detroit's heavy hitters - Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - are a combined 3 for 19 against the Giants this postseason. Detroit hitters...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every offseason this happens. Sometimes it happens three, four, five times in the winter.
A reporter attaches the Orioles to a star free agent’s name. And then those of us who cover the team locally will get inundated with questions about whether...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The offseason rebuilding continues for the Chicago Cubs as they dealt reliable lefty Sean Marshall to the Cincinnati Reds for left-handed reliever Travis Wood and two minor leaguers. It marks the third move for the new Cubs front office which is...