| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:37 PM
More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday.
Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Derek Jeter went out in style at Yankee Stadium Thursday, delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles, 6-5. Jeter was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in his final game in the Bronx.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Postseason appearances: Six in 15 years under Mike Scioscia, three in 38 years before Scioscia. (1)
2. BALTIMORE: So, if the Orioles and Washington reach...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Mike Trout won the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player award following the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Trout went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple.
| Aug 20, 2014
Random thoughts on the passing scene:
I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television — and even punishment is being...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:57 PM
NEW YORK – Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes will be rainy, but the latest forecasts indicate it will be played on or close to schedule. As Yankee Stadium crews began to prep the field for the game at 3 p.m., forecasters were saying the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:53 AM
The Phillies are planning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jim Bunning's perfect game Sunday and he reminisced with a few reporters at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon about it.
The game took place June 21, 1964 - it was Father's Day, which...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Other than that sweet swing and the 3,141 hits, the thing that stood out the most about Tony Gwynn was the 1000-watt smile that shined on everyone he met and seemed to be right for every occasion.
If Gwynn, who died from cancer Monday at age 54,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:32 PM
• Born Anthony Keith Gwynn, May 9, 1960, in Los Angeles; died June 16, 2014, in Poway, Calif. (age 54).
• Raised in Long Beach; attended Long Beach Poly High School (1973-1977), where he was best known as a highly recruited point guard on...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: After Adeiny Hechavarria's first home run of the season gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Angels answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning on run-scoring hits by Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton, and a groundout by Albert...