| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Bryce Harper hit his third home run in two games, Jason Werth homered for the first time since May, and Edwin Jackson struck out 10 Thursday night as the Washington Nationals padded their NL East lead with a 8-1 win over the punchless St. Louis Cardinals....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies finally amped up their campaign last week to get Carlos Ruiz to next month'sAll-Star game.
As part of their pre-game, clubhouse attire, players wore "Vote Chooch" shirts. Roy Halladay sported the shirt when played...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:28 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals will be well represented at the 2012 MLB All-Star Gamein Kansas City with 4 selections to the National League Team.
Carlos Beltran (OF) and Rafael Furcal (SS) were voted by the fans to start. Yadier Molina (C) and...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 4:21 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday.
Pittsburgh was trying to sweep a series of at least three games in St. Louis for...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:02 PM
ST LOUIS, MO - World Series MVP David Freese has been added to the National League All-Star roster after winning the MLB Final Vote Thursday afternoon. Freese received 8.4 million votes through online balloting.
The St. Louis native is hitting .285 with...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Say this for the Phillies. They got a World Series title and five consecutive playoff seasons out of their payroll escalation.
But are they about to suffer Cubs-like pain?
That's the question that faces general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as he faces a...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, stage seven, 7 a.m. (NBC); same-day tape, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
Tennis-The Championships, women's championship match at Wimbledon, England, 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Golf-PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, third round, 2 p....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history.
The Orioles swung for the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
One thing to keep in mind about baseball: It's all good.
Big-league baseball. Minor-league baseball. College baseball. Pony League baseball. Even, gasp, international baseball.
While many North American fans dismiss the World Baseball Classic —...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Dodgers have signed utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. to a two-year, $6-million contract, according to people with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been officially announced. Hairston will earn $2.25...