| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:17 AM
Jose Iglesias and a fresh band of Texas Rangers now have All-Star spikes to fill.
The playoff races took a twist Monday when Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta and Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz were suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball in the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Justin Upton led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to a season-high 11 games by beating the fading Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.
Freddie Freeman drove in Atlanta'...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Derek Jeter hit a home run on the first pitch he saw to give the New York Yankees a jolt in his return from the disabled list and Alfonso Soriano hit a game-ending single that lifted the club over the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-5, Sunday to avoid a three-game...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The Colorado Rockies placed Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list Friday, and the star shortstop could sit out up to six weeks because of a broken rib.
An MRI taken Thursday night revealed a right rib fracture, the team reported. Tulowitzki was injured...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:16 PM
B.J. Upton returned to the lineup and had two hits, including a game-ending single in the 10th inning that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Upton, hitting only .145 at the start of the game, had been...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Zach McAllister didn't appear out of nowhere for the Indians last September at U.S. Cellular Field. He was making his 25th big-league start, but he looked too good to have a 4.56 ERA.
Turns out the six strong innings McAllister threw against the White...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, then made an eye-popping play to start the ninth as the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Monday night and ended their four-game losing streak.
Atlanta beat the...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 6:52 PM
The Washington Nationals aren’t conceding anything to the Atlanta Braves, except perhaps for this:
At this point in the season, it’s pretty obvious which team is better than the other.
Justin Upton and Andrelton Simmons homered to back a...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Down 2-0 to the Rays in the eighth inning Wednesday, the Rangers got runners to second and third with one out. Right-hander Joel Peralta was on the mound, and the Rangers had switch-hitter Lance Berkman and the left-handed-hitting A.J. Pierzynski on the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:22 PM
How To Ruin A Franchise, Step 41: Write a full-page letter in the newspapers blaming the media, attendance, general ignorance – anyone but yourself! – for your decaying franchise a year after a publicly-funded stadium was built.