| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Kris Medlen outpitched the Royals' Ervin Santana over seven innings, Jason Heyward hit a go-ahead homer, and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen hung on for a 4-3 victory Tuesday night in the team's first visit to Kansas City.
Medlen (5-7) limited the Royals...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of the Rays' 5-3 win over the Royals on Saturday.
The Rays announced...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb says he only has a minor headache after he was hit in the head by a line drive Saturday and spent the night in the hospital.
The team announced he had been released from the hospital during their game Sunday.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:33 PM
When Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb was struck in the right ear by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City’s Eric Hosmer on Saturday he became the fifth pitcher since September to be hit in the head by a batted ball.
Cobb was hospitalized overnight...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer during a four-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
The Royals won back-to-back games for the first time since May 4-5 thanks to an...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...