| Apr 14, 2015
| 5:57 AM
While the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was put under the microscope last week for failing to hold runners in his debut, the team president threw a ceremonial first pitch at the mascot and got off scot-free.
"He was crowding the plate," Theo Epstein said...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:21 PM
SAN DIEGO — Baseball's Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.
Not this year, though, as the four-day gathering that concluded Thursday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt included 19 transactions that involved 44 players....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday.
Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Javier Baez played catcher on his summer league team before his senior season at Arlington Country Day High School in Florida.
Theo Epstein won’t go that far to address the lack of upper level depth at catcher, but the Cubs’ president of...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:29 PM
NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game home losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opener of a 10-game homestand.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:58 PM
CINCINNATI -- Curtis Granderson, Travis d'Arnaud, Wilmer Flores, Dilson Herrera, and Lucas Duda each homered, and third baseman David Wright tied a career-high with four hits, lifting the New York Mets to a 14-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:52 PM
CINCINNATI -- Mike Napoli hit a two-run home run and Anthony Ranaudo pitched six innings to earn his second career victory, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the finale of a brief two-game interleague series on...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:24 PM
CINCINNATI — Mike Napoli hit a two-run home run and Anthony Ranaudo pitched six innings to earn his second career victory, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the finale of a two-game interleague series...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:18 PM
CINCINNATI Per Garrett Jones' characterization, he "got a little piece of it."
That's really all you need to hit an Aroldis Chapman fastball off the wall for a double. Before his ninth inning at-bat Saturday, the left-handed hitting Jones was 0 for 7...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Players left from last playoff appearance (2009): Jered Weaver, Howie Kendrick, Erick Aybar, Kevin Jepsen. (1)
2. BALTIMORE: Drug suspension ends Chris...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Things had been going so incredibly well for the Dodgers, it had to be humbling. It had to be foreign and irritating, but mostly humbling.
The Dodgers, who have been the best team in the major leagues for more than two months, were swept by the...