| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:25 PM
Former Phillies first-round pick Adrian Cardenas is switching teams again. After being designated for assignment by Oakland following the signing of Jonny Gomes, Cardenas was claimed on waivers by the Chicago Cubs earlier this month. Cardinas, the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:05 AM
TOKYO - Ichiro Suzuki came up empty in the finale of a two-game trip to Japan, and so did the Seattle Mariners.
The Japanese star went 0 for 4 and the Mariners wasted a seventh-inning lead in a 4-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night that...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-MLS Draft, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Men's College Basketball-James Madison at Virginia Commonwealth, 5 p.m. (ESPNU); Clemson at Boston College, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Wisconsin at Purdue, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); George Mason at Drexel, 7 p.m. (ESPNU);...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Jonathan Broxton hit Jonny Gomes on the first pitch he threw with the bases loaded in the 12th inning, forcing Jemile Weeks home for the winning run in the Oakland Athletics' 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:19 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins were cautiously optimistic heading into the All-Star break, thinking their best baseball of the season was ahead of them after a competitive road trip to Detroit and Texas.
Three games into the unofficial second...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Half-baked Jake is back in all his half-bakedness …
News: The steroid-dripping Baseball Hall of Fame ballots are distributed. Views: After leaving the box unchecked twice, I'm voting for Killingworth's Jeff Bagwell. My fuller view of one of the...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:53 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Capps came to the mound for Minnesota with the familiar soundtrack of Metallica music and a round of boos.
Nobody at Target Field was cheering louder at the end than his teammates.
Justin Morneau’s tying double in the...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - The Oakland Athletics were swinging and missing, and Francisco Liriano kept on firing those fastballs, sliders and changeups in the strike zone that has eluded him so often this year and last.
For one afternoon, the Minnesota Twins...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
| 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....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...