| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft.
The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession.
The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:29 PM
CLEVELAND — The Angels have been awful against left-handed pitchers, beginning Friday with a .239 average against them. They lead the American League with 85 errors. Their bullpen has been horrible, with a 1-7 record, five blown saves and a 7.68...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
CLEVELAND — The Angels got their much-maligned bullpen into alignment at Progressive Field, five relievers combining for 32/3 perfect innings in a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
When the Angels left Anaheim on Thursday,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness.
Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:12 AM
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Braves infielder Elliot Johnson hit a rare triple during Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians and was rewarded with a postgame interview on Fox Sports South.
Johnson decided to use the spotlight to have...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Rule of thumb: Baseball players shouldn’t rap … at least not in public.
But former UCLA pitcher Trevor Bauer, a Cleveland Indians prospect, has never been a by-the-book guy.
He recently released another rap song, this one about the...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Legrendary baseball scout Epy Guerrero, 71, died Thursday in the Dominican Republic, the Toronto Blue Jays announced.
The Blue Jays held a moment of silence before Thursday night’s game against Baltimore in memory of Guerrero.
| May 9, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Major League Baseball admitted what everyone knew, particularly A's Manager Bob Melvin: The double hit by Oakland's Adam Rosales in the top of the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night should have been ruled a home run after a...