| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Trevor Bauer never cared about conforming.
A tireless worker who long ago established an eyebrow-raising, pole-to-pole pregame long-toss routine, the 23-year-old UCLA product was judged to be something of an attitude problem and be a potential failure...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
It was the third inning of a scoreless game when Trevor Bauer felt inspired, stood up from the bench in the visitors' dugout at Dodger Stadium and gave Indians center fielder Michael Brantley a hug.
“Just kind of felt like he could use a hug,&...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list Wednesday and the Batimore Sun reported that Machado will have season-ending surgery on his right knee.
Machado sprained the knee while...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:05 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles center fielder Adam Jones isn’t one to swallow his opinion, but after the Orioles lost 2-1 in 11 innings Friday night on a walk-off home run by Cleveland Indians third baseman Mike Aviles, Jones carefully measured his...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
White Sox: Paul Konerko's classy farewell the only real reason to watch the Sox in final week of September.
Indians: After winning AL Manager of the Year in 2013, Terry Francona guides Indians to 2014 implosion....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst.
Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
During his six seasons as a coach for the San Diego Padres, Rick Renteria frequently reviewed videotape of what he believed were umpires' questionable calls.
That experience led him to one unmistakable conclusion: Major League Baseball umpires are not...