| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:42 PM
HOUSTON — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman can't explain it; really there's not necessarily any logical reasoning for it.
Maybe it's advanced maturity or improved focus or pure coincidence, but when Tillman takes the mound on the road this season...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The Cardinals visit the Cubs for the first time this week. Fireworks are not expected.
But when the Red Sox's Clay Buchholz pitches against the Blue Jays next Saturday, that should be interesting. You know you are doing something right when rivals...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:50 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.
Hours after Houston traded third baseman Chris Johnson to Arizona...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:13 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pedro Alvarez homered in the 19th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the longest game in the majors this season, outlasting the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday.
It took 6 hours, 7 minutes to finish. Both teams scored a run...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:45 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Houston Astros starting pitcher Lucas Harrell made a quick stop home Monday before traveling to St. Louis for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. The former Ozark Tiger leads the worst team in baseball in wins this...
| 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...
| May 13, 2012
| 5:09 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After four hours in the rain and with his team down to its fourth first baseman, Josh Harrison wasn’t going to be patient.
With the winning run at second and two outs in the bottom of the 12th at soggy PNC Park, Harrison...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
By Dave van Dyck Rookie Lucas Harrell will start for the White Sox Sunday in the series finale with the Royals, with Freddy Garcia not yet ready because of a stiff back. Garcia received an epidural injection Thursday and said "I have to throw a bullpe...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Women's College Basketball-Morgan State at North Carolina A&T, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU); St. John's at West Virginia, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Louisiana Tech at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU)
Men's College Basketball-Villanova at Notre Dame, 6 p.m. (ESPN);...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Stop John Danks before he starts again.
Sounds like a line from a movie trailer. Call it “John of the Dead’’ because the horror that was Danks’ outing in Toronto --- nine runs in four innings --- was not a one-off, and I’m...