| Sep 29, 2009
| 4:32 AM
Jeff Mathis has caught 89 of the 128 2/3 innings Ervin Santana has thrown this season, and Mike Napoli has caught Santana for only 25 innings, but Napoli will be behind the plate tonight for the Angels, who can clinch......
| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
By KEN BELSON David Waldstein and Rob Gebeloff contributed reporting. c.2010 New York Times News Service A decade ago, even a casual baseball fan could name an all-star team's worth of players from Puerto Rico: Carlos Delgado at first base; Roberto Alomar...
| Mar 18, 2009
MIAMI - If that doesn't fire up the United States for the World Baseball Classic, then perhaps nothing will.
Team USA is a WBC semifinalist, courtesy of a thrilling come-from-behind 6-5 victory over Team Puerto Rico at Dolphin Stadium last night. The...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 7:27 PM
The volatile state of the first-place White Sox had manager Ozzie Guillen placing more faith Wednesday night in rookie left-hander Clayton Richard than in his inconsistent offense or struggling bullpen.
Unfortunately for the Sox, Richard's sterling...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Albert Pujols has a souvenir from the St. Louis Cardinals' latest victory: a good-sized welt on the left side of his neck.
The three-time NL MVP took one off the noggin on a perfect day at the plate, stand-in cleanup hitter Ryan Ludwick homered and the...
| Jun 16, 2010
Slumping Ryan Raburn hit his first homer of the season and drove in four runs, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Washington Nationals 7-4 Tuesday night.
Raburn drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning, then hit a leadoff single that started a two-...
| Sep 19, 2009
| 9:28 AM
Reporting from Arlington, Texas -- The Texas Rangers flashed some leather but no lumber Friday night, and unless they snap out of their offensive stupor, like, now, the Angels will be dousing each other in champagne a lot sooner than they expected.
| Sep 20, 2009
| 8:26 AM
Reporting from Arlington, Texas -- Style points were of no concern to the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
They did not care that two of their runs scored on weak ground balls that barely reached the outfield grass, or that they nearly blew the game in...