| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:44 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera turned the All-Star game into a Giant blowout.
Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:45 PM
La Russa had big role
Given that neither the Rangers nor Cardinals play in Minnesota's Metrodome, home-field advantage wasn't that crucial in the 2011 World Series.
The Cardinals didn't win because they got to play the last...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:30 PM
No fish jokes about this kid. Mike Trout is a keeper.
Who could have imagined where this was headed when he was called up on that fateful day of April 28. He looked a little bit like Mickey Mantle and he sure could run like the Mick. But the talent-rich,...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:05 PM
No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees.
One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:27 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. — The wind howled when Yu Darvish walked from the third-base dugout to the pitcher's mound, blowing almost directly to the center-field wall.
He had picked a hitter's day to make his spring training debut, or so it seemed to almost...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Tom Thibodeau is going to survive until Derrick Rose returns:
1. To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails. Miller has passed away at the age of 95, and somewhere there...
| Oct 7, 2012
At the risk of messing with the sabermetric lobby, Mike Trout wasn't the biggest difference-maker in baseball this season.
No, this is not just another plug for Miguel Cabrera and calculations you can do in your head. It's actually an endorsement for...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Although it was Ron Washington and the Texas Rangers who dethroned his Angels atop the American League West, the L.A. Manager Mike Scioscia said he voted for Minnesota's Ron Gardenhire as the league's Manager of the Year. "What Ron Gardenhire......
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:32 PM
There is nothing special about saying the Texas Rangers emphasize fundamentals. But the way Texas Manager Ron Washington put it, you might think the Rangers embrace them with, well, religious fervor. "I grew up being a fundamentalist," Washington said,...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Rangers lead, 1-0, after first inning Tim Lincecum's World Series debut has gotten off to a rocky start. The two-time Cy Young Award winner managed to only give up one run after allowing four of the first five batters he......