| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Last month, some fans of the Atlanta Braves were wondering if acquiring Chesapeake's Upton brothers during the offseason was such a great idea.
But when the calendar turned to August, B.J. and Justin both heated up, helping carry the Braves to a whopping...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Dodgers have the best pitcher in baseball, and a treasure chest overstuffed with shiny coins from Time Warner Cable.
Clayton Kershaw is the man. The Dodgers plan to pay the man.
The cost almost certainly would exceed $200 million, with Kershaw...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:54 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) — There was nothing Jhonny Peralta could do but apologize. The damage was done.
Peralta is gone for the playoff chase, leaving a sizable hole for the Detroit Tigers, who have no choice but to move forward without their All-Star...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:59 PM
One wonders if the struggling Washington Nationals might want to give former William and Mary players Chris Rahl and Will Rhymes a shot. They've been stuck at Triple-A Syracuse this season but have been productive for the Chiefs.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The Detroit Tigers are rolling, reaching 16 games over .500 for the first time this year, and yet they couldn’t truly celebrate their 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
Miguel Cabrera was out of the lineup, and Jhonny Peralta was...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Stephen Strasburg was keeping the Detroit Tigers in check through five innings, holding their potent lineup to only one run. The young right-hander made one mistake — leaving a fastball out over the plate — and Alex Avila took advantage....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:53 PM
If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do it is to play pro baseball.
Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris was picked up late this week by the New York Yankees' organization and sent to Triple-A after being...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Will the last baseball player in Chicago please turn off the lights?
Yes, Chris Sale, that means you.
Trade rumors remain as cheap as the talk is furious here in Seller City, where the next flip of the scoreboard will show the Cubs leading the White...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:22 AM
There are times when raising 14 and 11 year olds that the tax break is nowhere near enough.
Game of stats---
I love the minutia of baseball—the daily rush of numbers that somehow provides a better context to follow the night’s action with....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Salvador Perez drove in three runs and Mike Moustakas went 3 for 4 with a game-winning home run to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander on Saturday night.
Verlander (10-7) had not lost to the Royals...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Joel Quenneville and Stan Bowman celebrated a Stanley Cup championship at Grant Park on Friday, the second time they have done that in four years. Rocky Wirtz beamed appropriately.
It's easy to give these three guys credit for all the Blackhawks'...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:21 AM
The Angels made some noise in American League baseball Friday night. They had the postgame fireworks.
Otherwise, this is a team going nowhere. The last rites were administered recently. By the Angels. To themselves. No life support systems left.