| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Friday's baseball game, the first sporting event at Virginia Tech since Monday's tragedy, draws a record crowd eager to smile, laugh and cheer.
Friday was game night for Virginia Tech's baseball team, a blessed, starry and somber game night unlike any...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball-Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
NHL Hockey-Playoffs, Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Phoenix Coyotes at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (CNBC)
NBA Basketball-Boston Celtics...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Score: Diamondbacks 11, White Sox 9.
Spring record: 6-4-2.
At the plate: Paul Konerko had a string of seven straight hits broken but clubbed his third homer in the last two games. Josh Bell hit his second homer and is hitting .500.
On the mound: Matt...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — What started as a season of promise for the Pittsburgh Pirates is nearing a familiar end.
The Pirates ensured they would finish with a record 20th straight losing season Sunday when they blew a ninth-inning lead in a 4-3 defeat...
| Oct 7, 2012
At the risk of messing with the sabermetric lobby, Mike Trout wasn't the biggest difference-maker in baseball this season.
No, this is not just another plug for Miguel Cabrera and calculations you can do in your head. It's actually an endorsement for...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:49 AM
With Joey Votto entrenched at first base for at least the next three years, former top draft pick Yonder Alonso is looking for another way into the lineup. Alonso has been working in the outfield. He played a bit of left field for Triple-A Louisville....
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Despite being the top scoring team in the National League, the Cincinnati Reds have struggled mightily against American League opponents this season.
The Reds are just 1-5 against the teams from the other league and have only scored 13 runs in the six...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:07 AM
Ivan Nova has gone through the struggles of being a young pitcher in the Major Leagues as his first full season in the Yankees rotation could be defined as inconsistent.
If he continues to pitch the way he did last night, however, that defining word...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:09 AM
One day after playing hero, Tony Campana finds himself back on the Cubs' bench, with Marlon Byrd back in center field Saturday against the Reds. Campana had an inside-the-park homer and two other hits Friday.
Tyler Colvin, who also hit a home run Friday,...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have found a way to do something few other teams have done this season: Solve Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Brandon Phillips got two more hits in the leadoff spot and the Cincinnati Reds reached .500 for the first time since early July with a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Phillips scored twice and drove in a run. He’s gotten...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Bryce Harper isn't looking to get a little more experience and then go back to the Eastern League. He's coming to spring training planning to leave Florida on the Nationals' flight to Chicago, where they will open the season.
And in Harper's mind, and...