| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft.
The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Derek Jeter delivered a single on the first pitch he saw in his season debut with the New York Yankees, helping the club rally for an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon in the Bronx.
Jeter, who missed eight months after...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday's 1p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who began Tuesday 14 games back in the American League West and in selling mode.
The St. Louis Cardinals, with a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:03 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday’s 1 p.m. PDT non-waiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who entered Tuesday 14 games game back in the American League West and in rare selling mode.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:09 PM
First baseman Justin Morneau was put on revocable waivers by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
If Morneau is claimed before Wednesday's deadline, the Twins can work out a trade with the claiming team, let that team take his contract or pull him back and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said Thursday as the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline approaches that he isn’t optimistic his team will make a late-season splash similar to the acquisitions of Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Angels claimed right-handed reliever J.C. Gutierrez on waivers from the Kansas City Royals, giving them another bullpen option.
Gutierrez, 30, had a 3.38 earned-run average in 25 appearances in Kansas City. The Royals designated him for assignment...
| 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 15, 2013
| 12:39 PM
"Sharknado," Syfy's made-for-TV movie about a swirling cyclone of ocean predators, did indeed take Twitter by storm, according to the latest rankings of the week's most, er, chewed-over topics on social media.
SocialGuide, a Nielsen division that...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:19 PM
With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Philadelphia General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager and replaced him with former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg before the Phillies' game against the Dodgers...