| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
No. 21 Mariners: 10th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Indians.
One run per game, plus a little more.
That's what the Mariners have to find somewhere if they ever are going to reach the playoffs behind Felix Hernandez.
Forget for a...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:25 PM
There are all sorts of difference-makers in baseball. Theo Epstein touched on them when he was announced as the Cubs' top man in October.
At his first news conference, Epstein said that if the Cubs turn a corner and become the team they hope to be, it...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Andy Pettitte is back. Well, sort of.
The New York Yankees resigned the gifted left hand pitcher to a one year, two and a half million dollar minor league contract.
"Bottom line, if he's healthy he's gonna help us. He should, there's no doubt about it,...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The World Baseball Classic is coming back next spring, and it's time for the U.S. to remember who invented the game.
While the chance to play against the best players in the world is a huge deal for the competitors and fans in places like Japan, Korea,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:10 AM
While playing with his son at a local gym, Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain suffered a serious ankle injury and was rushed into surgery, team officials said Friday.
Chamberlain, who had emergency surgery Thursday evening, is said to have suffered an open...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:07 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The Yankees were ready to bench Alex Rodriguez again when Game 4 of the AL championship series was postponed by rain.
Now, New York's top pitcher also might face a limited role, making a playoff comeback that already seemed far-...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:24 PM
I need to get a message to the Dodgers and Angels, and I need to do it quick.
A baseball player suddenly became available this week who is just their type. He has star power. He plays a cornerstone infield position. He is insanely overpaid.
He has won...
| Oct 21, 2012
Curt Schilling was saying the other day on ESPN that he has seen thousands of players sign baseballs with their telephone number and toss them to pretty women in the stands.
I believe him. I believe this, too. There's only one player who would do it in...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:44 PM
DETROIT — New on the job and with a potential playoff team on his hands, Brian Sabean went out to find as much pitching as he could. He targeted the team that had the most to give, and shocked the baseball world by landing Roberto Hernandez,...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's rank)
1. Rangers (1): Matt Harrison's new and improved sinker hasn't been sinking. Otherwise there's not much to be concerned about even though they've lost three consecutive series. This will be an interesting week...
| May 19, 2012
| 9:29 PM
A.J. Pierzynski and Adam Dunn both love playing in Wrigley Field and the two White Sox hitters took turns going deep against the Cubs in Saturday night's 7-4 victory.
Dayan Viciedo and Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers in the third inning off Ryan...