| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Breaking down the American League Division Series matchup between the Orioles and Tigers, which begins Thursday at Camden Yards:
How they got here
Tigers: They had to scratch and claw to win their fourth straight American League Central title. The...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league.
Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Zack Greinke had retired eight of the last nine batters and needed only one more out in the fifth inning of a recent game against the Milwaukee Brewers. He had navigated the heart of the lineup and was set up for an easy next inning against the bottom...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is expected to have neck surgery next week and sit out the rest of the season.
Fielder has been out because of a herniated disk in his neck, and surgery was recommended after a follow-up exam and another scan...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder will undergo neck disc fusion surgery on Tuesday and miss the remainder of the season.
"He saw Dr. (Drew) Dossett the first thing this morning," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "He had another scan....
| May 2, 2014
| 11:24 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs in the top of the sixth, Prince Fielder hit a ground ball to shortstop that probably would have ended the inning if the Angels hadn't shifted their infield slightly toward the right side. Shortstop Erick Aybar made a diving...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:30 PM
The Angels don't need Hector Santiago to anchor the rotation; that's the job of capable veterans Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson. They just can't afford for the left-hander to be an anchor in the rotation, a pitcher who weighs the staff down.
| May 3, 2014
| 7:20 PM
"It does feel good. I hope everybody enjoyed their bobblehead."
—Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays infielder, after the Rays were forced to play a day-night doubleheader Thursday at Boston's Fenway Park. The Rays had wanted to make up a Wednesday...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:02 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano.
They had just the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Seattle at Texas, Monday-Thursday
It has been 13 years since the Mariners last made the playoffs. Their last winning season was 2009. Robinson Cano is off to a fast start. Seattle starters are pitching well. New to Texas: Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...