| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Hagerstown Suns baseball players will try their hands at an adaptive form of the sport Friday evening with blind individuals.
“Beep baseball” uses an oversized ball that makes noise for blind and visually impaired people. The game involves...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:06 PM
When they didn’t take Cliff Lee deep, the Washington Nationals didn’t score much this week.
Kyle Kendrick outpitched All-Star Jordan Zimmermann, pinch-hitter Kevin Frandsen hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh and the Philadelphia Phillies...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Marcell Ozuna drove in three runs, and Giancarlo Stanton homered for the Miami Marlins, who dealt Stephen Strasburg the worst loss of his career in a 8-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Strasburg (5-7) allowed a career-high seven...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:42 PM
The one thing Giancarlo Stanton knew for sure was Rafael Soriano was not going to throw a strike. Ahead in the count 1-2, Soriano threw a chase pitch. Stanton chased it and crushed it.
With the Marlins down a run in the ninth Saturday, Stanton...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The first and last pitch of the All-Star game could well be "New York, New York."
Young ace Matt Harvey of the Mets will start for the National League on his home mound. Mariano Rivera, in his final season, may well finish for...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While managers have different preferences about using "small ball," it strikes me that the White Sox rarely use sacrifice bunts in games where one run can make the difference. Is this a strategical decision or are they just bad bunters? -- Bob Dunn;...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jul 19, 2013
Calexico native Luis Briseño has a small connection with Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg — a small connection that has left a lasting impression on him.
The 2009 Calexico High graduate and left-handed starting pitcher was realizing his...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
1. Cardinals (1): Albert Pujols just keeps giving. Michael Wacha, who was selected with a compensation pick for losing Pujols, held the Royals to two hits over seven innings in an impressive debut.
2. Rangers (3): After 10 games, Jurickson Profar...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Joel Quenneville and Stan Bowman celebrated a Stanley Cup championship at Grant Park on Friday, the second time they have done that in four years. Rocky Wirtz beamed appropriately.
It's easy to give these three guys credit for all the Blackhawks'...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
By his standards, Andre Ethier had a fairly quiet first half. Not horrific, just not up to his standards.
He has willingly played every outfield position without complaint, but a .268 batting average, five home runs and 28 runs batted in in the first...