| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each had run-scoring singles in the eighth, Luis Mendoza pitched seven innings of four-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
Aaron Crow (2-1) worked a...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Angels got off to a horribly slow start this season. They comforted themselves by saying they did the same thing last year, then had a pretty good season after all.
This is worse, and not just because the Angels have lost three consecutive games...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (1): Ran their top three pitchers at the Red Sox in an impressive weekend sweep started by Derek Holland and finished by Yu Darvish, with Alexi Ogando in between. Looking very smart for letting Josh Hamilton...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will make more money this season than the entire Houston Astros roster combined, and he’ll probably miss at least half of the regular season while recovering from hip surgery, according to the Associated...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG -- A day after the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox celebrated Opening Day in storied Yankee Stadium, two other franchises in the American League East began their celebratory chase of a division title in a place cynics decry as a...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Charlie Manuel had seen enough. “I thought it was about time,” the Phillies manager said. So he decided that Shane Victorino would not start Friday’s series opener against the Rays, who are making their first, regular-season visit to...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Even before Antonio Bastardo stepped on the mound, the outrage had started. It got worse with each passing moment. The boos began when Bastardo, on in relief of Cole Hamels, who was pulled after allowing one run on three hits......
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Would you believe.... That after homering against Tampa Bay this week, Jimmy Rollins now has homered against 26 of the other 29 major league teams. The only teams he hasn't homered against are Texas (34 ABs), Seattle (37 ABs) and......
| May 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that the Cubs have been mathematically eliminated from 2012 and 2013 postseason contention, how bare do you see Theo Epstein stripping the Cubs? Is he going to trade everything of value (Matt Garza, Geovany Soto), pay large chunks of salary (Alfonso...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A year ago, some team might have made an offer that rocked Alex Young's world. The Pirates, Nationals or Red Sox, maybe even the Cubs, might have dug deep for the left-hander from Carmel High School.
They still could, of course, but 2012 is definitely...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Carlos Pena hit a two-run homer and David Price bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch seven strong innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Price (9-4) gave up four runs on...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:04 PM
As Rays first baseman Carlos Pena caught the White Sox's final out of a demoralizing 10-4 loss Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field, a particularly fed-up fellow unleashed frustration that echoed from an empty stadium throughout the South Side.