| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Right-hander Chris Tillman, who was scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday with abdomen soreness, said he’s feeling better and is slated to throw off a full mound on Thursday in either a bullpen session or simulated game....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles played on the Ed Smith Stadium main field for the first time this spring on Thursday afternoon, making it the site for their second straight day of intrasquad games.
Much like the back-to-back intrasquad games on Wednesday,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day that had already featured a pair of marathon games elsewhere in baseball and a doubleheader the next day, the Minnesota Twins and Washington Nationals needed to end extra innings in a hurry.
Ryan Doumit made sure they...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:10 PM
WASHINGTON -- On a day that had already featured a pair of marathon games elsewhere in baseball and a doubleheader the next day, the Minnesota Twins and Washington Nationals needed to end extra innings in a hurry.
Ryan Doumit made sure they did....
| May 31, 2013
| 11:49 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Pelfrey has heard it all before. He knows coming back from Tommy John surgery takes time and that pitchers often struggle in their first season back from the ligament replacement procedure.
As he continues to scuffle through his own...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:40 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates impressed Rod Barajas with an aggressive pitch in free agency, selling the veteran catcher on the team's promising future and the role he could play in helping them be successful.
Manager Clint Hurdle...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:06 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates faced four of the NL's elite starting pitchers in their first four games of the season, yet still emerged with a split.
That impressive result didn't feel particularly comforting to the Pirates after...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees agreed Friday to trade much maligned pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh for two minor leaguers, a deal that clears the way New York to add Raul Ibanez.
Pittsburgh will pay $13 million of the $33 million salary due...