| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Apr 17, 2011
Josh Willingham had a two-run single to help back eight strong innings from Trevor Cahill, as the Oakland Athletics earned a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the finale of a four-game set.
Conor Jackson, Hideki Matsui and Cliff Pennington also...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:42 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas Rangers fan died after falling about 20 feet onto concrete reaching out for a baseball tossed his way by All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton during a game.
Shannon Stone, a 39-year-old firefighter from Brownwood, died...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 10:39 PM
On a bizarre Tuesday night at Safeco Field when Brendan Ryan wound up at third on an infield single and a fan dressed like Ichiro Suzuki later grabbed a ball down the right-field line while it was still in play, one very normal thing happened.
| May 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — After completing a 6-3 West Coast trip Sunday with a harrowing 4-3 win over the Athletics, manager Ozzie Guillen made a request for the White Sox.
"Go home and play better for our fans," he said. "They deserve that. We owe them...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 9:00 PM
On a night when Comerica Park celebrated Christmas in July, the Athletics took advantage of some gifts from the Tigers' bullpen to snap their six-game road losing streak.
Hideki Matsui highlighted a four-run seventh with a go-ahead RBI single, one...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:36 PM
Some in the Mariners organization compare rookie Blake Beavan to the just-traded Doug Fister, as both are 6-foot-8 right-handers who rely more on excellent command than raw power.
But Beavan had something Fister rarely enjoyed Monday, some welcome run...