| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:50 PM
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MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH
SEATTLE - Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley essentially fell back into the No. 2 spot in the batting order Saturday, when an 11th-hour injury to leadoff hitter Endy Chavez forced...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:21 AM
SEATTLE – The Orioles just finished a grueling 10-game road trip against three powers of the American League West with a 6-4 record and series wins in Anaheim and Seattle.
It might have been the toughest stretch on the road this year, and the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Finding a reliable closer must be at the top of the White Sox shopping list.
Another blown save Saturday spoiled a masterful performance by starter Jose Quintana and left the Sox on the short end of a 3-2, 14-inning decision against the Mariners....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Snub Day, more commonly referred to as All-Star selection day, is here again.
While some may focus on the actual makeup of the All-Star teams, the more interesting stories are often the guys with deserving stats who have to stay home.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales.
The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day.
Heading into his...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
White Sox: With no homers in 237 at-bats entering Saturday, Conor Gillaspie's power outage grows more mysterious.
Indians: Nick Swisher had .128 average with no walks in first 39 at-bats after return from DL. Nice...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Dodgers ought to consider a new organizational strategy for the Home Run Derby.
Just say no.
The Dodgers' derby futility continued Monday, when Yasiel Puig was shut out. For all the anticipation over the degree of flourish in a derby bat flip,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title.
In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...