| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Derek Jeter delivered a single on the first pitch he saw in his season debut with the New York Yankees, helping the club rally for an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon in the Bronx.
Jeter, who missed eight months after...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history.
Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:49 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Robinson Cano homered twice and Andy Pettitte broke Whitey Ford’s club record for career strikeouts to help the New York Yankees snap a five-game skid with a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Angels right-hander Tommy Hanson will start the series finale against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. The Angels hope the Mariners don’t turn the game into a track meet.
Opponents have been successful on 14 of 15 stolen-base attempts in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:21 PM
In what began as a familiar script, the Minnesota Twins dug themselves an early hole by giving up two runs in the first inning.
But the Twins chipped away at the visiting Philadelphia Phillies and came back to earn a 4-3 win at Target Field on Wednesday....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
One thing to keep in mind about baseball: It's all good.
Big-league baseball. Minor-league baseball. College baseball. Pony League baseball. Even, gasp, international baseball.
While many North American fans dismiss the World Baseball Classic —...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball.
Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run against the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday afternoon for a 6-5 victory, it was a rare feat.
Pagan's two-run shot to deep right-center...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Buenas noticias para los Yankees de Nueva York: Curtis Granderson ha regresado al club.
El patrullero de los Mulos, que no había jugado en toda la temporada tras sufrir una lesión en el antebrazo derecho durante la primavera, fue reactivado el...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Lyle Overbay hit a two-run homer and finished with five RBIs, Ichiro Suzuki also hit a two-run shot and the New York Yankees opened their only series in Kansas City with an 11-6 rout of the Royals on Friday night.
Overbay finished with a career-high four...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Chicago now has digested a month of uninspiring baseball on both sides of town. The reaction has me puzzled.
"It's going to be a long summer," seems to be the most common response from fans and the media.
No, it isn't. The Cubs and White Sox are on...