| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Bruce Bochy has already picked the Phillies as his World Series favorite, and that's coming from the manager who knows something about Philadelphia's aces.
The Colorado Rockies consider themselves a legitimate title contender, too, even if they have...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:40 PM
Derrek Lee hadn't hit a homer since May 8, but he certainly remembers what it feels like to make good contact with a pitch.
So the second the ball left his bat in the 12th inning, Lee knew exactly what he had just done. He didn't need to see his...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Since coming off the disabled list early this month, left-hander Brian Matusz hasn't looked like the pitcher that stormed through the minors two years ago and gave Orioles' fans so much hope for the future.
That optimism has been replaced by a...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:31 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched five shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved into first place in the crowded NL Central with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Pittsburgh kicked off an important two-week stretch...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Neil Walker had two RBI singles, the second driving in Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Saturday.
Walker’s hit off of Aroldis Chapman (2-1) was his third hit of...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Brandon Phillips got two more hits in the leadoff spot and the Cincinnati Reds reached .500 for the first time since early July with a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Phillips scored twice and drove in a run. He’s gotten...
| Sep 24, 2011
Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers.
The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds apparently will break his string of three straight seasons with 200 strikeouts or more, but he said Tuesday that he has made no conscious effort to avoid that dubious plateau.
"I don't ever think about that," he said....