| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:33 PM
"I'd rather have a pitcher nobody is talking about who has won 15 games than somebody everyone is raving about who has won five. I'm a baseball manager, not a statistician."
Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland, on analysts pointing out that Tigers ace...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel.
Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
"I know people say ownership turned a blind eye to it, and they probably did in some circumstances. But people were going to start losing interest in watching a bunch of clowns out there on drugs, doing things normal people couldn't even think about...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Texas Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right hip, ending his chances of pitching this season.
Lewis, who hasn't pitched since 2012, says he has been dealing with hip pain during his comeback from surgery...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession.
The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League?
"That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong."
Nathan had better not miss the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
With one final power surge before the All-Star break, first baseman Chris Davis earned a place in the record book.
Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the American League record for home runs before the break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK -- San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy, the manager of the National League All-Star team, left Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig off the team. In the days before the team was announced, Bochy explained that he could not justify picking a player who...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks is named National League Manager of the Year. Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays wins the honor in the American League....