| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:27 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the World Series.
The Skinny: If I don't have a personal rooting interest in the World Series, I tend to go with the American League. This year is tougher since the Red Sox beat the Tigers and I hate...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:05 PM
In this age of information, in which fans can access your salary as easily as your batting average, Carl Crawford is the $142-million man.
Barry Zito can tell you all about that. The amount of dollars sticks to your name like gum, until you win. Zito...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:34 PM
DETROIT — power. And it has left the Tigers on the brink of elimination and simmering with frustration.
Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith hit home runs for the A’s, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and defeated...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The 2013 season ended for Josh Hamilton on Sunday much the way it started, with the Angels outfielder being booed off his old home field, only this time the former Texas Rangers star had a curious reaction, one that seemed to mock...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:28 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The plot thickened in the American League wild-card race Friday night, as the Texas Rangers beat the Angels, 5-3, to move to within one game of Tampa Bay and Cleveland for the final two playoff spots with two games remaining....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians finished the 162-game MLB regular-season slate with the best records among all non-division winners in their respective leagues.
Up until last year, that would have been enough to secure each squad a spot...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:05 PM
The Green Bay Packers' franchise quarterback is taking a seat.
Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday he has a fractured left collarbone and has no idea yet how long he will be out.
The 2011 NFL most valuable player offered details of the injury on his weekly...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year.
Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Max Scherzer, the only 20-game winner in the major leagues this season, was announced Wednesday as the winner of the American League Cy Young Award.
Scherzer went 21-3 with a 2.90 earned-run average for the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers. He...