| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Takahiro Norimoto called it "the best outing of my career" as he pitched five perfect innings and combined with three relief pitchers to no-hit the Major League Baseball All-Stars in a 4-0 victory for Japan on Saturday in Tokyo.
The Rakuten Eagles...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is out for the rest of the Japan Series after fracturing his right pinkie toe in the eighth inning of Saturday's game against Samurai Japan.
Cano was taken to a hospital for X-rays after he was hit by a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Beyond the record $325 million, the over-riding question with Giancarlo Stanton's contract for Marlins fans was how it broke down and if it would let the team build a winner, as I wrote in my column today. Now we know. And the answers are fascinating....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:14 AM
1. In late November, the analytics' numbers remain in love with the Dolphins thanks to a top defense and Ryan Tannehill. Footballl Outsiders' analystics rank the Dolphins fourth behind Denver, Green Bay and Baltimore (New England is fifth). Advanced...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday.
Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:46 PM
For all you weekend golf hackers, we offer the story of Dom DeBonis. The 81-year-old Sharpsburg, Pa., native had four holes in one on four courses over 33 days, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. And that includes three aces in three consecutive...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: In what could be the final at-bat of his 16-year career, veteran infielder John McDonald, 40, laced a run-scoring double to left in the ninth inning. "I just wanted to put a good swing on a ball one more time," McDonald said, fighting back...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 1-1, the Mariners loaded the bases off Jason Grilli with no outs in the ninth when Kyle Seager reached on an infield single, Logan Morrison walked and Chavez beat out a sacrifice bunt. But Grilli, with the Angels employing...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:08 PM
What can $240 million buy?
How about: Second baseman Robinson Cano for 10 years in a 2013 deal inked by the Seattle Mariners, which didn't make the playoffs this year though Cano was named Mariners player of the year.
Or: Hawaii's largest...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:09 PM
White Sox: Might have had decent year if relievers didn't lead majors with 4.5 walks per nine innings and third-worst ERA.
Indians: Kluberrific: Corey Kluber finishes with second-best WAR among starters, just...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Irrelevance arrived in Safeco Field in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday when Oakland's wild-card-clinching victory over Texas was posted on the left-field scoreboard.
That result eliminated the Seattle Mariners from playoff contention, making their...