| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:33 PM
"I'd rather have a pitcher nobody is talking about who has won 15 games than somebody everyone is raving about who has won five. I'm a baseball manager, not a statistician."
Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland, on analysts pointing out that Tigers ace...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.
Leyland announced his departure two days after the Tigers were eliminated from...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League?
"That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong."
Nathan had better not miss the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession.
The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MLB All-Star Week 2013 coverage on MLB Network includes more than 13 hours of news, highlights, analysis, interviews and the MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show. MLB Network’s programming for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game in New York will feature more than 13...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
"I know people say ownership turned a blind eye to it, and they probably did in some circumstances. But people were going to start losing interest in watching a bunch of clowns out there on drugs, doing things normal people couldn't even think about...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel.
Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The Miami Marlins will honor Archbishop McCarthy baseball coach Rich Bielski and the rest of his team before Friday's home game against Detroit at Marlins Park.
McCarthy became the first team in state history to win four consecutive state titles this...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:21 AM
How good is Justin Verlander? Not only did he shut down the Oakland Athletics in Detroit's clinching 3-0 victory in the American League division series on Thursday, he wanted to pitch the ninth inning despite being exhausted.
Verlander gave up two hits,...