| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The Royals have chosen not to renew the contract of hitting coach Kevin Seitzer after the team finished 72-90 for its ninth consecutive losing season.
General manager Ned Yost and general manager Dayton Moore announced the decision shortly after...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:14 PM
Terry Francona is getting back with one of his baseball families.
Francona, who guided the Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles, has been hired as manager of the Cleveland Indians, a team that collapsed in the second half this season after a...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Although the sting of being swept out of the World Series is still fresh, Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has decided to come back for another season on the bench.
The team announced Tuesday that they have extended Leyland's contract for one year....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:29 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Jim Leyland is returning next year as manager of the Detroit Tigers.
The team and its manager quickly ended any remaining speculation about his status by announcing Tuesday that Leyland's contract was extended through 2013. He...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- Dwight Gooden could pitch again for the New York Mets by June 1 if his training program goes as planned, general manager Frank Cashen said. Gooden will be released in a day or two from New York's Smithers Alcoholism and Treatment Center, where...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's rank)
1. Rangers (1): Matt Harrison's new and improved sinker hasn't been sinking. Otherwise there's not much to be concerned about even though they've lost three consecutive series. This will be an interesting week...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts knew the significance of Wednesday's date.
It marked the one-year anniversary of Roberts' last game, when his headfirst slide at Fenway Park triggered a second wave of concussion symptoms May 16, 2011.
| May 20, 2012
| 8:48 PM
On the drive to Wrigley Field early Sunday morning, Adam Dunn glanced at Lake Michigan and noticed something he immediately wanted to share with his carpool buddy, Jake Peavy.
" 'Look at that lake, 'Peaves,' '' Dunn told Peavy. "The thing is glass.''...