| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:01 PM
KEY MOMENT: Within a span of 10 pitches in the second inning, Angels ace Jered Weaver gave up a solo homer to Kendrys Morales, a single to Logan Morrison and a two-run homer to Michael Saunders. Dustin Ackley's fifth-inning homer made it 4-0 Seattle. It...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The Angels couldn't ask for much more in September, and they know it.
Before an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday, the players lounged in the clubhouse and luxuriated in the position they have put themselves in. Instead of worrying about a...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:58 PM
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper altered the release point for Hector Noesi, then he tinkered with his follow through, and ultimately he has rebuilt his confidence.
The 27-year-old right-hander joined the Sox off waivers from the Rangers on April...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
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,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:56 AM
It’ll take Derek Jeter two innings of work to pay taxes that may be due on gifts the retiring New York Yankees’ captain received during his farewell tour.
Jeter, who was paid $12 million this season and more than $265 million in his career,...