| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:10 PM
Seattle Mariners 4, Angels 1
KEY MOMENT: The Angels threatened in the eighth inning when Chris Iannetta and Johnny Giavotella singled off reliever Danny Farquhar with one out. But Mariners left-hander Charlie Furbush replaced Farquhar and struck out...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:08 AM
AL Central: Indians
AL East: Orioles
AL West: Angels
AL wild-card winners: Mariners, Tigers.
AL champion: Orioles
NL Central: Cardinals
NL East: Nationals
NL West: Dodgers
NL wild-card winners: Padres,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Lloyd McClendon sensed the momentum early in spring training, before exhibition games began. His Seattle Mariners were emerging as a trendy pick to win the American League West, and the second-year manager felt a little uncomfortable with the pressure...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Oakland 13, Angels 10
AT THE PLATE: Collin Cowgill and Kole Calhoun hit home runs, Mike Trout doubled, and David Freese hit a two-run home run to deep center field in a four-run third inning, which ended Athletics left-hander Barry Zito's scoreless...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Given a choice between dunkers and and 3-point bombers, I'll take muscle-flexing beasties every time. Which is why I like Purdue's chances for making more postseason noise than Indiana.
The Boilermakers convinced this skeptic when they swept Indiana by...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Seattle 5, Angels 3
AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce snapped Seattle right-hander Taijuan Walker's 19-inning spring scoreless streak with a long solo homer to center field in the second, giving the Angels left fielder eight hits, including two homers and two...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Have glove will travel — to any position on the field.
That is Don Kelly's selling point in quest of a utility job with the Miami Marlins. And when he says he can play anywhere, he means it.
Infield. Check. Outfield. Check. Pitcher? Catcher?...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:41 PM
As our friend the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “Big results require big ambitions.”
Say this for Yasiel Puig, he is nothing if not hugely ambitious. No, bigger than that. Still bigger.
Remember that talk Dodgers hitting coach...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:29 PM
Theo Epstein has a phrase for the potential of local TV revenue.
He says it will be "a paradigm shift" in keeping the Cubs on pace with baseball's richest teams. But will the club president get his money?
In a rapidly changing media landscape, there...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Theo Epstein has mentioned on several occasions that local TV revenue will be a game-changer for the Cubs. The president of baseball operations calls it “a paradigm shift” in keeping up with baseball’s big-money teams.