| May 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Most of the Angels didn't get to bed until after 4 a.m. Thursday, but they were back in the Fenway Park clubhouse by 11 Thursday morning. "Coffee, coffee and more coffee," Torii Hunter said, wiping at tired eyes. After beating......
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Chicago Cubs are one of numerous teams that have put in a bid for Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, according to espn.com....
| Jul 25, 2010
| 6:47 PM
The Red Sox may be cursing Michael Saunders for some time to come.
A day after breaking up Jon Lester's no-hit bid with a two-run homer, Saunders came through again Sunday. His two-run single in the eighth inning gave Seattle the lead, Milton Bradley...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 11:12 PM
David Ortiz hit a 3-run home run off Brandon League in the eighth inning to give the Boston Red Sox a 9-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Jed Lowrie homered twice for Boston, which is seven games behind New York and third in the AL...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:08 PM
Seattle Mariners rookie right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda has been selected to play for the American League in the Major League Baseball All-Star game held July 12 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Pineda will be taking the roster spot of Detroit Tigers right-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Born: Dec. 29, 1973 in Brookline, Mass.
Famous relatives: Grandfather Philip Epstein and twin brother Julius shared an Oscar with Howard Koch for writing the screenplay of Casablanca.
First baseball job: Summer intern with Orioles in 1992.
| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Angels pitcher Hisanori Takahashi was video chatting with his wife, Yeyol, in Tokyo when the picture started shaking.
Japan was being rocked by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake, the most powerful in that country's history. Takahashi was watching it live....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:36 PM
The Texas Rangers have won the right to negotiate with Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish. The next question: how high can the Rangers go in negotiating a contract for the 25-year-old?
We know how high the Rangers were willing to go just get get the...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:40 PM
AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
BOSTON RED SOX (95-67, 2nd)
MANAGER: Terry Francona (6th season)
PAYROLL: $130 million
X-FACTOR: If John Smoltz has one more comeback left in that Hall of Fame arm, he should make for quite a midseason addition.
BEST CASE: Mike...
| Jun 29, 2008
The 45th parallel: It's close to where Custer met his maker and Mary Tyler Moore flipped her hat high for TV cameras. It links thirsty Russian czars with Madonna's winemaking dad in Michigan and connects the Shroud of Turin with a new Japanese museum...
| Mar 24, 2009
Ichiro Suzuki hit a single in the tenth inning that clinched Japan's consecutive World Baseball Classic title.
Suzuki's single scored both Seiichi Uchikawa and Akinori Iwamura late in the tenth, laying to waste Bum-Ho Lee's single earlier in the ninth...
| Mar 2, 2009
With the World Baseball Classic kicking off on March 5th it is time to get ready for some baseball. I think the WBC is a good idea with a horrible plan. Don't play it in March when guys are trying to build up arm strength and work on timing. That...