| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bartolo Colon allowed one run over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics won for the ninth time in their past 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Monday night.
The 40-year-old Colon (12-3) shook off a tough-luck...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:22 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Estrada encountered a rough start in his latest outing Monday against the visiting Oakland Athletics in...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:58 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — The majority of Wei-Yin Chen’s Orioles career has been watching his team’s offense take a breather whenever he pitches.
The lack of offensive support has been well-documented – in 20 of his last 29 starts the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:06 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Orioles rode eight strong innings from Wei-Yin Chen and a key hit from Steve Pearce to a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Here's what some of the key figures had to say about the victory:
Pearce on being able...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Chris Snyder has serious love for the Astros, and rightfully so.
The 31-year-old veteran catcher, who received a one-year contract to play with the Astros, was brought in to help Houston put lots of runs on the scoreboard.
"To be able to play here...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:22 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Correia and Alex Presley used rare starts to make big contributions for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Correia pitched six solid innings and Presley had two hits and scored three runs as Pittsburgh beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's ranking)
1. Rangers (1): There have many issues, including a lack of production since early in the season from Michael Young and the highly regarded lineup, but a soft schedule has kept those issues from showing...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Wisconsin at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Mississippi at Mississippi State, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); North Carolina State at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Illinois at Indiana, 7 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Colorado at Arizona, 8 p.m....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Gio Gonzalez earned his first win with the surprising Washington Nationals, pitching seven dominant innings Tuesday night in a 1-0 win over the Houston Astros.
The Nationals improved to 9-3, their best start since moving from Montreal to Washington in...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Alright Astros fans ... at 6-11 heading into Game 2 with Milwaukee on Tuesday, April 24, how do you think the boys are doing?
Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie, who ripped his first home run of the season at Miller Park in Milwaukee, and some players are...