| 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,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:53 PM
TORONTO -- Mark Buehrle felt so good Wednesday, he is sorry that the season is ending.
"The way my ball was moving, I almost want to throw tomorrow, I felt that good," the Toronto Blue Jays left-hander said.
Buehrle made his final start of the...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Tyler Skaggs seemed to pitch two different games in Monday's 5-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners, a seven-inning start that was a microcosm of a month in which the Angels' 22-year-old left-hander has alternated between brilliance and turbulence.
| May 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
| May 31, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: With 4 starters hitting over .300 in May, Giants have MLB's best record and largest division lead. (2)
2. TORONTO: Encarnacion ties Mickey Mantle's league...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:04 PM
There's a distinct dichotomy that surrounds Orioles center fielder Adam Jones in Baltimore.
He is the club's most consistent performer and surely one of its most ardent community ambassadors. His No. 10 jersey is the most prevalent on any given night in...
| 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...