| Apr 19, 2014
| 12:55 AM
MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH
BOSTON -- Sometimes you lose with you best stuff, sometimes you win without it.
That is the life of a major league pitcher.
Fortunately for the Baltimore Orioles, Chris Tillman did the latter Friday...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:35 PM
One of the rites of spring training is the announcement of the Opening Day starter, yet the Minnesota Twins didn't really trumpet Ricky Nolasco's appointment Monday with the Chicago White Sox.
They just set up their pitching staff during spring...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:05 AM
FORT MYERS, FLA. It's a good thing I no longer drink pop. If a visitor ever opens a carbonated beverage in the Twins' clubhouse, the hiss will drown out all other sounds.
This spring, the Twins' clubhouse is almost as quiet as their lineup.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
If you watch Clayton Kershaw pitch a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium this year, you can pretty much forget about saving your game ticket.
The Dodgers are just about doing away with paper tickets this season.
No longer will season-seat holders get a...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Two years ago, when the Red Sox were opening their state-of-the-art spring training facility only 5 miles away from the Twins' good-enough one, Ron Gardenhire noted how little things change around the Lee County Sports Complex.
"I'm glad I got a new...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:24 PM
He isn't the kid from Mystic anymore. He is a New York event. He isn't the fresh-faced Fitch High kid in his T-shirt fishing at Watch Hill, not anymore. His face is on T-shirts nowadays, hawked all around Citi Field, the face of hope for the Mets...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:48 AM
This one is too easy: Anthony Rizzo finally got called up from the minors and will make his Cubs debut after going 0-for-his-last-9 in Iowa. So, yeah, he’s a perfect Cub.
See? Told you it was too easy.
But seriously, folks, Rizzo will start...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...