| May 28, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Frustration in the Mariners clubhouse was as thick as the muggy air on a 93-degree night at Rangers Ballpark on Monday after Seattle lost its fifth straight game, this time a 4-2 decision to Texas.
Lack of offensive progress, compounded by a critical...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:41 AM
The Cubs traded pitchers and one regular, so how did they almost get no-hit on Tuesday night?
The Cubs still had their regular left-handed lineup available, the one they would’ve used at any other point in the season, so how did they almost get no-...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Josh Hamilton drove in two runs, Scott Feldman won his sixth straight decision and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday night.
Feldman (6-6) became the first pitcher in 29 years to win six consecutive decisions after...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Philip Humber knows perfection eludes him, as it does everyone.
Humber has been starting his days in Florida by pulling out his Kindle, burying his head in his locker and reading "The Cure,'' by John S. Lynch. It's a novel...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Terry Ryan has nothing against free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn. Honest.
But the general manager knows his Twins aren't going to compete again in the American League Central — Joe Mauer or no Joe Mauer — until they fix a starting rotation...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:27 PM
While the 2012 Major League Baseball season was arguably Brandon McCarthy's most impressive, it was also one in which he was yet again plagued by injuries.
But it was seemingly the former that the Arizona Diamondbacks took note off, as they signed the...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Down 2-0 to the Rays in the eighth inning Wednesday, the Rangers got runners to second and third with one out. Right-hander Joel Peralta was on the mound, and the Rangers had switch-hitter Lance Berkman and the left-handed-hitting A.J. Pierzynski on the...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Few baseball men are wiser than Joe Maddon. He proved it with this conclusion about the postseason viability of the White Sox after arriving in Chicago on Thursday.
"You just never know, man,'' the Rays manager said.
No, you don't. But you do know this:...
| Oct 2, 2012
The Oakland A's, after guaranteeing themselves at least a one-game playoff for the American League Wild Card, are now in a position to win the AL West.
After beating the Texas Rangers Tuesday night, the A's moved into a tie with Texas at the top of the...
| May 18, 2011
Harmon Killebrew, a Hall of Fame slugger who became one of baseball's premier home-run hitters with the Minnesota Twins, has died. He was 74.
Killebrew died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Twins announced. He said in December that...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Drayton McLane in the French Quarter?
No, it couldn't be. I didn't believe my eyes when I first saw him browsing in a shop with his wife, Elizabeth, last January, figuring it had to be a guy who looked like McLane. But there he was 10 minutes later,...