| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
In a showdown between two Cuban defectors, Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez won the National League Rookie of the Year award, topping Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the voting.
Rays right fielder Wil Myers did not arrive in the majors until June,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
BOSTON -- One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.
By the time it was over, the Boston...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
St. Petersburg--- Los Yankees de Nueva York continuaban el sábado su serie de tres partidos ante los Rays de Tampa Bay en el Tropicana Field.
El segundo juego de la serie entre rivales de la división este de la Liga...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Talented young pitchers are in abundance this season, and staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three who could play pivotal roles for contending teams real or fantasy.
SP | Tampa Bay
After the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs thought...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:28 PM
The IronPigs currently own the International League's highest batting average in June, hitting .282. Their ERA of 4.01 for the month is sixth-best in the IL and has reduced their season's mark by nearly half-a-run to 4.4.73. But just as important to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:29 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. In five of Kyle Gibson's six innings Tuesday, he pitched like the future maestro the Twins believe him to be. In his other inning, he pitched like the rookie he still is.
Waiting is the hardest part.
Maybe because he's noticed how...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:45 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- Baseball America listed four Cubs in its Top 100 prospects list, an indication the organization is showing progress in its rebuilding plan.
Shortstop Javier Baez is ranked No. 16 while outfielders Albert Almora and Jorge Soler are Nos....