| Aug 23, 2012
A May downpour last season wiped out what would have been the first career grand slam for Mitch Moreland.
No rain showers were in sight Wednesday night when he did it again, but this one might also be wiped from many fans' minds because of another fierce...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Detroit's Justin Verlander and San Francisco's Matt Cain will be the starting pitchers in Tuesday's All-Star game in Kansas City that will air on Fox 5 San Diego.
The choice of Cain (9-3, 2.62 ERA) as the National League starter has raised some eyebrows,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card.
"I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:48 PM
1. Rangers (1): It looks like they have enough cushion to hold off the A's and clinch early enough to get their rotation lined up for a long October run. Geovany Soto could wind up playing in the World Series.
2. Nationals (2): Gio Gonzalez heads into...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Nationals vs. Phillies: Michael Morse hits two homers as Washington lowers magic number to three
Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post, Thursday, September 27, 10:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — They had a Cy Young candidate on the mound, living history in...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 6:35 PM
It's never easy for Jerry Reinsdorf and the White Sox, but year after year they find ways to stretch the payroll and keep things interesting.
That sweetheart stadium deal certainly helps. So does the Comcast SportsNet Chicago deal. But at the end of...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Don’t look now, but the Orioles and Nationals are in first place.
I said don’t look.
As I write this column Friday afternoon, Baltimore (8-5) holds a one-game lead over New York and Tampa Bay in the American League East, and Washington (10-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:47 AM
MIAMI – Talking baseball while wondering how badly Tiger Woods blows away the field at Augusta:
1. Nothing against tulips, wooden shoes and Bert Blyleven, but I wish Monday’s 7-6 game in Tokyo had gone the other way. While it’s cool...
| Mar 18, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — All things being equal …
Sorry, but, all things being equal, that is one of the most misleading phrases in the English language. All things are never equal. There always are advantages and disadvantages in life, and the best...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Gio Gonzalez was 20 when I watched him pitch for the first time. He was at the Phillies' complex in Clearwater, Fla., and it didn't take long to see why Pat Gillick had insisted on him when the White Sox traded for Jim Thome.
You don't have to be a...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Talking baseball while wishing we could fast forward to first-round games in the NCAA basketball tournament:
1. No matter what Ken Rosenthal and Buster Olney were suggesting before Michael Bourn’s deal with Cleveland was finalized Monday, the Cubs...