| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Another Wednesday, another trip to the waiver wire.
Each week there are great values that could be had on the waiver wire, and these players can help you now, or in the future. With Avisail Garcia going down within the last week, Matt Moore being...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Sports is a star-driven business. In this town, baseball is about Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, about Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig.
But no team wins on star power alone. The supporting cast is critical.
For the everyman in baseball, for the men...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
NEW YORK - New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell may need surgery after tests revealed a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, the National League team said Tuesday.
Parnell complained of tightness in his right forearm after...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Contrary to popular mythology, the Tigers didn't lose to Boston in the championship series last October just because the bullpen gave up two late-inning grand slams.
The grand slams at Fenway Park were the most spectacular cause of the two losses in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
NEW YORK -- Left fielder Chris Young became the second core Mets player to land on the disabled list in three days.
Young left Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Washington Nationals in the first inning due to an aggravation of the right quad strain that forced...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain.
Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break.
When general manager Rick...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
With seven weeks left in the season, we're about to round the quarter pole and head for home. Here is some of what I have come to believe:
•The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only...
| Aug 11, 2013
The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only because it would have home-field advantage.
No team has been better the last couple of months than the Dodgers, who turned things around in...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June.
2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit a tying, two-run homer off Jose Valverde with two outs in the ninth inning and Eric Hosmer had a winning single in the 10th, helping the Kansas City Royals overcome Justin Verlander's seven scoreless innings Wednesday in a 3-2 victory...