| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Down 2-0 to the Rays in the eighth inning Wednesday, the Rangers got runners to second and third with one out. Right-hander Joel Peralta was on the mound, and the Rangers had switch-hitter Lance Berkman and the left-handed-hitting A.J. Pierzynski on the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Jay and Matt Holliday each had two hits and two RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 10-6 victory Monday night.
Allen Craig doubled and drove in three runs for the Cardinals, who...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Presentation at Concordia-Moorhead, 2:30 p.m. doubleheader
Major League Baseball—Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees, Noon (ESPN); Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:30 p.m. (WGN); San...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Alshon Jeffery learns to use his size:
1. Yes, the Cubs came close to landing a big fish last week. But now that Anibal Sanchez has re-enlisted with the Tigers, thanks to Mike Ilitch finding a spare $32 million during the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- One week from Wednesday, the Minnesota Twins' charter leaves for Baltimore, site of the April 6 season opener, marking the end of one of the most important spring camps in recent team history. The Twins are coming off a 99-loss season...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Francisco Liriano is becoming more comfortable with the idea of a batter hitting one of his pitches - as long as it's his pitch.
"Before, I was trying to strike out all the people," he said. "Now I'm just trying to hit my spot and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BALTIMORE - Tommy Hunter took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Nick Markakis went 3 for 4 with a homer and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Saturday night.
Adam Jones and Matt Wieters also homered for the Orioles, who will...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Going through three consecutive seasons with elbow problems was enough for Twins righthander Scott Baker.
"I guess the elbow has always been my Achilles' heel," he said Wednesday, seated next to General Manager Terry Ryan in the Twins...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees.
They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| May 1, 2012
| 5:15 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nick Blackburn kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark, which made him no different than any other pitcher the Los Angeles Angels' slugger has faced in his first month in the American League.
The problem was Torii Hunter....