| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
BOSTON -- Michael Weiner, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Assn., is not in attendance at the World Series as he continues his fight against brain cancer.
The travel from his New York home had become too arduous, said Tony...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox.
"I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:38 PM
DETROIT — After watching the Tigers lose in the American League Championship Series in 2011 and seeing the Giants sweep them in last year's World Series, Motown is getting antsy.
And when the crowd of 42,669 began booing star first baseman...
| 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 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 24, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Statistics through Friday’s game. Last week’s rankings in parentheses:
BEST IN SHOW
1. DODGERS Top dogs: Dodgers are an MLB-best 46-10 since June 22. (1)
2. TEXAS Guide dogs: Rangers go 13-3, take division lead since Cruz’s...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said Thursday as the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline approaches that he isn’t optimistic his team will make a late-season splash similar to the acquisitions of Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Had things gone the way Joe Hicks planned, he would have spent Monday flying home from Scotland after watching his son, who a decade ago was a child golfing prodigy, play in the British Open.
Instead, Hicks left his job as a longshoreman and made the...