| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation.
The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him.
Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:49 AM
In the beginning, it wasn't about the money. But if the baseball gods deal you a 60 to 80 percent chance of winning, what would you do?
On opening day of last year's baseball season, a friend and I waited for our beloved Washington Nationals to take the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:46 PM
By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA - A marquee pitching matchup featuring Stephen Strasburg against Cole Hamels turned into a subplot on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park.
Instead, it was Ryan Zimmerman stealing the headlines.
| May 27, 2013
| 4:27 PM
There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand.
But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: Anthony Rendon followed Denard Span's leadoff double with his fifth home run of the season to give the Nationals the only runs they needed to beat Zack Greinke. The game was interrupted by rain for 3 hours 17 minutes midway through the...
| Apr 11, 2012
— On Tuesday night, under a starless sky at Citi Field, Ross Detwiler pitched exactly the way the Washington Nationals envisioned he would in 2007 when they drafted a beanpole left-hander out of Missouri State with the sixth pick. Five years later,...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:01 PM
In their most recent hot stretch, the Orioles have milked the drama -- with their previous seven wins coming by a margin of three runs or fewer.
For much of Saturday’s 6-5 victory, the trend looked like it finally would end, with their most...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:03 PM
| Dec 5, 2012
Dan Haren, one of baseball's best right-handed starting pitchers for a half-decade, needed to choose this winter where to continue his career. He used a rationale that, while sound, for generations would have constituted pure fantasy. Haren came to...
| Apr 13, 2012
Erik Kratz said it was more of a severe cramp than a pulled hamstring. Whatever it was, it got the three-time all-star catcher a night off. Tuffy Gosewisch is behind the plate for the second straight night Friday night, breaking the alternating game cycle...