| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Garry Maddox had the responsibility of covering more than just center field when he played for the Phillies from 1975 to 1986.
With plodding left fielders such as Greg Luzinski and a stable of marginal defensive right fielders during that time, Maddox...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:40 AM
It has been a disappointing season for the Washington Nationals. Picked by many to win the NL East, they are 58-60 and 14 games behind the Atlanta Braves. And now, two of their players are making headlines for getting into an argument in the dugout during...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
NEW YORK — New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki is closing in on what Angels Manager Mike Scioscia calls an “incredible” achievement, a combined 4,000 hits in the U.S. and Japan.
Suzuki, who is not in Tuesday night’s...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Did you know that Texas hasn’t had an offensive lineman drafted since 2008? Did you know that the Longhorns return 18 starters and yet are only picked third in what’s viewed as a down Big 12? Times have changed.
Is eight enough?
The Big 12...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Just as "SportsCenter" became the centerpiece of ESPN's effort to revolutionize sports television back in the early 1980s, the new Fox Sports 1 network is its hoping that "Fox Sports Live" will become the draw that brings fans over for its nightly dose of...
| Aug 20, 2013
1. Dodgers (2): They were 30-42 on June 21. Do the math. Hanley Ramirez, Yasiel Puig and the big-money lineup tend to get the attention, but they're winning mostly with pitching, holding opponents to 2.9 runs per game since the All-Star break.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ichiro Suzuki approaches a milestone that probably only two other baseball players, living or dead, have reached. He needs three more hits to reach 4,000, and you can't help but be impressed.
While it's unclear exactly how many hits some warriors...
| 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 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...