| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball.
Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
| Oct 15, 2012
NEW YORK — In the backs of their minds, the Yankees knew this day was coming. They've known it for a long time and viewed it with the kind of dread we normally reserve for old age, increased taxes and the occasional basement flood.
| Oct 4, 2012
Now I've seen it all. Miguel Cabrera just completed my collection of baseball memories, and probably yours too, unless you were watching closely in 1967.
I was following baseball that fall, and that meant admiring the greatness of Carl Yastrzemski. I...
| Apr 16, 2013
Quaint ballparks are cool, no question about it. But they don't win championships.
That's why the Yankees did an ugly overhaul on the House That Ruth built in the mid-1970s and scrapped the original Yankee Stadium altogether five seasons ago. It's why...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:01 PM
DETROIT — Henry IV had killer instinct. No question about that. But even he knew what Miguel Cabrera will be feeling when he wakes up Sunday.
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,'' Shakespeare wrote about the English king, who according to...
| 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
| 4:24 AM
They are both hot teams. Detroit swept the Yankees, the Giants clipped the Cardinals three straight times. But the oddsmakers are more impressed with the Tigers entering the World Series, which begins Wednedsay night. Here are the odds presented by RJ...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The stat lines looks ugly. The reports sound even worse. Roy Halladay clearly had a rough outing Tuesday. The right-hander allowed seven earned runs on six hits, two of which were home runs, four walks and a wild pitch in......
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Miguel Cabrera became the first player in 45 years to achieve the Triple Crown in the AL Central-champion Detroit Tigers' 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
Cabrera went 0 for 2 with a strikeout, then left in the fourth inning of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:12 PM
DETROIT (AP) - Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...