| Jun 11, 2008
| 8:34 PM
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen hasn't gotten fully absorbed into the hype of two first-place teams in Chicago set to play each other in nine days.
Guillen admits he watches the Cubs occasionally, particularly if Derrek Lee is batting, or if he's...
| Oct 4, 2009
Performances by Justin Verlander and Ryan Raburn on Sunday afternoon gave the Detroit Tigers at least one more game.
Raburn hit two home runs and Magglio Ordonez had a solo shot to lead slumping Detroit over the Chicago White Sox 5-3 at Comerica Park,...
| Jun 6, 2009
Reporting from Detroit The Angels were bloody good on Friday.
Ervin Santana could hardly breathe because of a bloody nose, and he very nearly threw a shutout. Chone Figgins gave up his body for the team, saved the game and had a bloody lip to show...
| Jun 6, 2009
DETROIT -- Kelvim Escobar's return was a successful one, everywhere but in the victory column.
Escobar, making his first major league start in 20 months, gave up two runs in five innings. He did not prevail, as Edwin Jackson pitched a four-hitter in...
| Jun 8, 2009
The expletive could be heard loud and clear. The clubhouse doors still were closed, but the four-letter frustration pierced the doors and echoed into the adjacent hallway.
The Angels' bullpen collapsed again Sunday, this time in particularly horrifying...
| Jun 25, 2009
DETROIT -- Some people count sheep when they have trouble getting to sleep.
But after watching the Cubs' sleepwalking offense the last two months, Jim Hendry and Lou Piniella are counting the days until Aramis Ramirez returns from his shoulder injury....
| Jun 26, 2009
DETROIT -- Ted Lilly may be the best bet to represent the Cubs in the All-Star Game next month, but the veteran left-hander turned in one of his worst outings of the year Thursday in a 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Handed a quick 3-0 lead on Jake Fox's...
| Jul 21, 2009
| 10:12 PM
Tigers manager Jim Leyland talked Tuesday afternoon about the challenges of managing a high-scoring game, rehashing Oakland's thrilling 14-13 win over Minnesota on Monday night.
Several hours later, Leyland was in the middle of his own crazy game....
| Jul 23, 2009
Jarrod Washburn didn't mind losing the spotlight.
Moments after Washburn helped the Seattle Mariners finish off a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers, he and his teammates gathered around clubhouse televisions to cheer the end of Mark Buerhle's perfect...
| Aug 20, 2009
Clete Thomas' two-out, RBI single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Thursday.
The AL Central-leading Tigers trailed 6-2 before scoring three times in the sixth and two more in the final...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:42 PM
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
CLEVELAND INDIANS (81-81, 3rd)
MANAGER: Eric Wedge (7th season)
PAYROLL: $80 million
X-FACTOR: Matt LaPorta, the key piece in last summer's CC Sabathia deal, could be up early in the year to claim left field.
BEST CASE: Carl...
| Jun 28, 2002
Paul Konerko would be the first to admit he has a pretty hard head.
But not even Konerko could have imagined a curveball bounced off his noggin could change the complexion of a ballgame, if not a season.After Cubs starter Kerry Wood hit him in the...