| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:09 PM
By Monday night, the Orioles hadn't announced their starting pitcher for this afternoon's series finale against the Detroit Tigers.
Now we know why.
The Orioles will recall right-handed pitching prospect Kevin Gausman to start the 12:35 p.m. game at...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
When Kevin Gausman made his major league debut last year with the Orioles, he was welcomed as the latest in a line of saviors to come to Baltimore from the farm system.
Gausman’s numbers weren't in line with that, though, and as he makes his...
| 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 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank:
1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2)
2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has signed an exclusive, two-year deal with a new memorabilia division of online sports merchandise retailer Fanatics, which will offer a more than 20-item product line of Davis-inscribed baseballs, signed jerseys and...
| 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...
| 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 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...