| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The first and last pitch of the All-Star game could well be "New York, New York."
Young ace Matt Harvey of the Mets will start for the National League on his home mound. Mariano Rivera, in his final season, may well finish for...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss which league, the American or National, has the better roster for the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday night. Please join the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of your own.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:28 PM
The Orioles switched their lineup after batting practice, scratching designated hitter and eighth batter Chris Dickerson. He was replaced with Nolan Reimold, who will bat ninth Wednesday against the Texas Rangers.
Brian Roberts was moved up from ninth...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Orioles outfielder Chris Dickerson strained his left shoulder during batting practice Wednesday and said he'll get an MRI on Friday if his condition doesn’t improve.
“Something didn’t feel right. It was kind of like this radiating...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Just before he began warming up for his start Thursday night against the Texas Rangers, Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez was getting treatment in the trainer's room for a sudden flare up of back spasms.
But Gonzalez — who has been one of the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:33 PM
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball schedule 2013 begins on March 31 with the opening night game between the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros. ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball has John Kruk moving to the broadcast booth alongside Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser...