| 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...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Before Jason Hammel could become an Opening Day starter, he had to revisit his simpler days of pitching. Before the crowds, before the expectations, before worrying about his career and where he fit in, he needed to go back to...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:59 PM
The Minnesota Twins can sympathize with area high school and college athletic teams this spring.
Four of the last eight Twins' games have been postponed due to weather - three of which were scheduled for the Twins' home Target Field, including Monday'...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters wasn't happy that he could not reach a mutual agreement with the Orioles on a 2012 salary, but he said Sunday that he would not hold a grudge after the club unilaterally renewed his contract.
"They have the right to offer any...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
When the question about this year's Opening Day starter is asked, Orioles manager Buck Showalter stiffens, then shakes his head.
Showalter doesn't understand the label — or the importance — placed on naming an Opening Day starter. That person...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:50 PM
This time last year, there were more questions than answers about Orioles shortstopJ.J. Hardy.
Personally, the newcomer fit in well: Unassuming, friendly, movie-star good-looking and the unrivaled and unbeaten king of the clubhouse ping pong table....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz had plenty of help in his fourth Grapefruit League start Tuesday afternoon against the Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium.
Coming off back-to-back scoreless outings, Matusz's outing Tuesday wasn't his best of the spring, but...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:56 PM
CALEXICO — The Calexico and Southwest high track and field teams split an Imperial Valley League meet here Thursday.
Calexico’s boys won, 79-48, while Southwest’s girls won, 79.5-47.5.
Due to space restrictions, complete results will...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:48 PM
The hard work Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta put in this offseason rebounding from elbow surgery would have happened regardless.
But on Monday came its reward.
Arrieta came into camp as a question mark. He ended it with an exclamation point.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Much has been made about Dan Duquette's offseason focus of strengthening the Orioles' starting rotation — retooling it with pitchers capable of providing quality innings — but it's in the bullpen where the team's new executive vice president...