| Oct 8, 2009
| 4:32 AM
For parts of five seasons Casey Kotchman was a fixture at first base for the Angels, who appeared to be grooming the slick fielder with the sweet left-handed swing to be their first baseman of the future. But they had......
| Jan 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
John Sickels of Minor League Ball reprinted his Top 50 Hitting Prospects list from 2005. Here are the first 10 names: 1. Andy Marte 2. Joel Guzman 3. Ian Stewart 4. Delmon Young 5. Daric Barton 6. Prince Fielder 7.......
| Jun 6, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Mike Napoli had four hits, including a tie-breaking, two-run home run in the seventh inning, on Sunday to lead the Angels to a 9-4 victory and three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Robb Quinlan and Erick Aybar......
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:15 PM
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (92-70, 1st)
MANAGER: Charlie Manuel (5th season)
PAYROLL: $131 million
X-FACTOR: Chase Utley has made a speedy return from hip surgery but any sort of setback would cripple the lineup.
BEST CASE: Brad Lidge, after going 48 for...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 10:28 PM
Alex Rodriguez punched a two-run single into right field in the ninth inning to give the Yankees their first lead, and Mariano Rivera closed out New York's 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
The Yankees won their sixth straight...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 10:59 PM
For the last two weeks, Mike Napoli has been piling up hits. This weekend, the rest of the Angels joined in.
Napoli had four hits, including a two-run homer that snapped a seventh-inning tie and lifted Los Angeles over the Seattle Mariners 9-4 on...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 10:16 PM
Cliff Lee was finally complete in Texas, where he struggled so much in the past.
Lee threw a seven-hitter, holding the Rangers scoreless until the ninth inning, to help the Seattle Mariners snap a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 9:49 PM
Justin Verlander lost to the Mariners twice this year. This time, he had one of his best outings of the season.
Verlander struck out 10 in seven strong innings and Brandon Inge drove in three runs to help the Detroit Tigers beat Seattle 6-1 on Saturday...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Cliff Lee was poised to become the first pitcher in two years to have four straight complete games.
He never got the chance.
With the Mariners holding a commanding 8-1 lead on a 90-degree Sunday afternoon, Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu decided to end...
| Jul 4, 2010
Russell Branyan and Casey Kotchman each hit a three-run homer, All-Star Cliff Lee fell an inning short of another complete game and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Sunday.
Lee (8-3) improved to 7-1 in his last nine starts. Lee, who had...
| Jul 11, 2010
| 4:48 PM
CC Sabathia allowed a run in seven innings and joined Tampa Bay's David Price as the only 12-game winners in the American League, and the New York Yankees roughed up the Seattle Mariners for an 8-2 victory Sunday and head into the All-Star break with...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 10:06 PM
Alex Rios hit a two-run home run as the Chicago White Sox rebounded from perhaps their toughest defeat of the season to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 ending a three-game losing streak.
The White Sox blew a three-run lead in ninth inning of a 7-6 loss...