| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help.
"I got my first destination...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The Dodgers have hired Nick Francona, who spent 2014 working in the Angels front office and handling instant-replay duties during games in the first half of the season, to be their assistant director of player development, the Angels confirmed Friday....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:35 PM
J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon.
“I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...
| Nov 5, 2014
Molina logró séptimo Guante de Oro seguido; ganan González, Lagares y Pérez
Houston (EEUU), 4 nov (EFE).- La hora de los premios llegó a las Grandes Ligas y dos receptores latinos, el boricua Yadier Molina y el venezolano Salvador Pérez, junto al...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Yankees say they have no interest in Jon Lester
He went from bearded, long-haired Idiot in Boston to clean-cut, pinstripe-wearing star in New York. Like Babe Ruth before him, Johnny Damon won World Series rings on both sides of the Red...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Kyle Crockett’s first call-up to the Cleveland Indians on May 16 had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling of joy repeated dozens of times a season at minor-league baseball parks, but which never gets old.
As he prepared to step onto the bus for a trip...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:50 PM
CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another well-pitched game in a 7-1 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday.
Right-hander Yordano Ventura pitched seven...
| Sep 25, 2014
From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.
Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Ever seen a triple play? Yeah, but never like this one. Such a triple play was never even possible until this season.
The Cleveland Indians turned a triple play on the Dodgers in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium -- after...