| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:17 PM
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time around.
Russell Martin homered twice, Francisco Liriano was dominant for seven innings and the Pirates roared past the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The shortest route between Cuba and the United States is just 90 miles, but it can be a complicated journey for a baseball player.
Because professional sports are outlawed in communist Cuba and most business relationships between U.S. companies and...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Third baseman Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles got some good news: He has a torn ligament in his left knee and could be running again six to eight weeks because his anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments are fine.
An MRI exam Tuesday...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Desmond Jennings drove in four runs, Alex Cobb (10-3) took a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles, 5-1, Saturday to maintain their lead in the American League wild-card race.
The first pitch came 10...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Clay Buchholz (10-0) gave up three hits and struck out six batters over five innings in his first start since early June and the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-0, Tuesday night.
Buchholz, sidelined because of a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:42 PM
BOSTON — This really did not matter much to the Dodgers. They did not qualify for the World Series, and the effort put forth on behalf of the National League was not their concern.
To the fans of the Dodgers, however, this was a jolly good...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:40 PM
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox's renaissance started during the regular season with a patient and powerful offense that provided ample cushion for a pitching staff that possessed one of the top bullpens in the major leagues.
And in the postseason,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:05 PM
BOSTON — When the World Series opens Wednesday, the Fox cameras figure to focus on outfielder Carlos Beltran. His is the most emotional of all the story lines involving the St. Louis Cardinals, as he makes the first World Series appearance of his...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Joe Girardi plans to talk Mariano Rivera during the off-season just to make sure baseball's career saves leader really wants to retire.
But the New York Yankees manager clarified Tuesday night that he has no intention of trying to change his closer's...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:22 AM
When did David Copperfield sign a deal with the Chicago White Sox?
During Tuesday's game against the Kansas City Royals, the White Sox had runners on first and third with no outs in the top of the second inning. Royals pitcher Ervin Santana...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale had a rough night in Friday's 11-5 loss to the Texas Rangers.
The left-hander gave up eight hits and eight runs over seven innings to fall to 9-12 on the season.
But while the game was virtually meaningless for the...