| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:02 PM
The prize that eluded Willie and Barry
at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band
of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.
Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants scored three runs in the 3rd inning and two runs in the 5th inning to
claim a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners Sunday afternoon in Cactus League play at Scottsdale Stadium.
Starting pitcher Nate Robertson (0-1) took the...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:10 AM
The Detroit Tigers, who collapse worse in the second half of Jim Leyland’s seasons than the White Sox do in Ozzie Guillen’s, will start their Cy Young candidate Tuesday night.
The Sox will start the guy Guillen calls his “ace.’&...
| Apr 14, 2009
Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, whose offbeat antics electrified the city of Detroit and charmed baseball fans everywhere during one of the unlikeliest seasons of glory in major league history, died Monday. He was 54.
Fidrych was found under his 10-wheel dump...
| Apr 4, 2010
Trombonist, jazz critic
Mike Zwerin, 79, a trombonist who got his break jamming with Miles Davis and later became the Paris-based jazz critic for the International Herald Tribune, died Friday in a Paris hospital after a long illness, his...
| Feb 18, 2010
Pitched in '79 Series
Jim Bibby, 65, who pitched the first no-hitter in Texas Rangers history in 1973 and started two games for the victorious Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1979 World Series, died Tuesday at Lynchburg (Va.) General Hospital. The...
| Jul 24, 2009
Some rules, like records, are made to be broken. Thank goodness that Jerry Reinsdorf didn't let one of his unwritten ones get in the way of his baseball franchise a few years back.
Reinsdorf is a strong believer in limiting ownership's risk by not...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 3:32 PM
The Mariners are shutting Cliff Lee down for five days in hopes his strained abdomen heals, making it likely the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner will begin his debut season in Seattle on the disabled list.
Manager Don Wakamatsu said Friday that the team'...
| Nov 17, 2009
When the phone rang, Zack Greinke let it go - he didn't recognize the number. Only after listening to the voice mail did he call back and find out he'd won the American League Cy Young Award.
The Kansas City Royals ace easily beat out Felix Hernandez for...
| Jul 20, 2008
| 7:16 PM
When the Cubs return to Minute Maid Park in September, Lou Piniella insists the players won't have to take batting practice.
The left-field wall is so inviting, Piniella argued, that some players try to "knock the pumpkins off the train" that runs on a...
| Jul 30, 2008
| 10:42 PM
After undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2003 and sitting out most of the 2004 season, Ryan Dempster's career has gone through countless changes.
When Dempster asked last fall to give up his closer's job and go back to his original role as a starter, he...
| Dec 14, 2007
In a blow to the reputations of baseball legends, journeymen players, team owners and union representatives, an investigative report on drug use in the major leagues released Thursday by former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell blasted America's pastime for its...