| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The Cleveland Indians made it official Monday, announcing the signing of free-agent outfielder David Murphy.
Negotiations on the two-year, $12 million contract (that includes a $7 million club option for 2014) were concluded last week, but the Indians...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
When teams add players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft, the moves don’t usually get a lot of fanfare.
The moves don't always involve the organization’s top prospects. Being protected means the player has been...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:20 PM
There can be more than one way to solve a problem.
The Indians discovered it would be difficult to produce runs after it became clear that Mark Reynolds was not going to be the man to fear in the middle of the 2013 lineup.
Manager Terry Francona tried...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Matt Garza made a stellar debut with Texas, allowing an unearned run in 7 1/3 innings to lift the host Rangers.
Garza (1-0), acquired in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on Monday, won his sixth consecutive start by limiting...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas – The defensive deke play that Adam Jones made Saturday night to fool Rangers catcher A.J. Pierzynski on the basepaths in the second inning of the Orioles’ 7-4 win over Texas got lost in Baltimore’s offensive outburst,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:34 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — As the Orioles open up the unofficial second half of the season, they know that the Texas Rangers could be one of the teams they end up battling for a possible playoff spot.
So even though the three games here won’t be as...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The last time the Orioles had played at Rangers Ballpark, the night ended with a celebration in the visitor's clubhouse after they beat Texas in the first American League wild-card game.
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Just before he began warming up for his start Thursday night against the Texas Rangers, Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez was getting treatment in the trainer's room for a sudden flare up of back spasms.
But Gonzalez — who has been one of the...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Major League Baseball finds itself with a real dilemma in the Biogenesis scandal. It's not whether to suspend the 20-plus players who are implicated; it's when to drop the hammer and take the artificially enhanced players off the field.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...