| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
When Tommy Hunter received a call about two weeks ago inviting him to play on a team of major leaguers in the All-Star Series exhibition this month in Japan, the Orioles relief pitcher said the choice was easy.
The Orioles recently had been eliminated...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Players Association, released the MLB All-Star team roster that will be headed overseas for the Japan All-Star Series next week and no Phillies were selected.
Two exhibition games - Nov. 11...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Free agent Nelson Cruz finished seventh in the American League Most Valuable Player voting Thursday night. That seems a little low to me, especially since he led the majors in homers and was the biggest contributor for an Orioles team that won 96 games...
| 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...
| 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...