| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Rookie Yordano Ventura and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Kansas City Royals spoiled a day honoring Derek Jeter with a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.
The first pitch was delayed 25 minutes as the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Rays landing Myers
Juan C. Rodriguez
The Dodgers signing Zack Greinke or one of the Blue Jays' trades will have plenty of short-term impact. In terms a move having the longest-lasting positive effect on a franchise, let's go with the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:49 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals.
Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:01 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There's no way of knowing how these first four games after the All-Star break will ultimately be defined as part of this marathon baseball season, but one thing is for sure: For now, the Orioles have finally assembled the...
| Feb 19, 2013
There are as many ex-Phillies as current Phillies on Baseball America's top 100 prospect list, released Tuesday afternoon. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud, sent to Toronto in the Roy Halladay deal and since moved to the Mets for another Cy Young Award winner, R....
| May 14, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Brad Bergesen pumped his fist and grabbed catcher Jake Fox in an embrace after throwing the first complete-game shutout of his big-league career Saturday in the Orioles' 6-0 victory over the first-place Tampa Bay Rays.
Really, it couldn't have come at...