| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The Kansas City Royals have been absent from the playoffs since the day Billy Butler was born. They've barely had a winning season in the last two decades. They've often lost 100 games in a year.
And yet, buoyed by the best record in spring training,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Orioles waste no time jumping into the thick of the American League East race, that’s for sure. After the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays that starts with today’s season opener, they’ll open a six game road trip against the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. -- It’s just two games into this young baseball season, but it’s not too early to say that Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is off to a pretty good start.
Davis drove in four runs in the Orioles 8-7 loss to Tampa Bay on...
| Mar 20, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — He was 18 when he signed his first contract, 22 when he made his big league debut, 23 when he played in his first All-Star Game and 27 for his first World Series. He's 30 now and as the Most Valuable Player of the World Baseball...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Four more innings. That's all Hanley Ramirez had to get through before the Dominican Republic could return him to the Dodgers in working condition.
But Ramirez tore ligaments in his right thumb diving for a ball in Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Yankees appear to be imploding around GM Brian Cashman, making some wonder if the Steinbrenner brothers will become more involved. If they do, Alfonso Soriano could be in play in trade talks before opening day. Cashman wants nothing to do with the two...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Bud Selig would love to see a series between the World Series and Japan Series champions. But among the realities is that as problematic as that idea seems now, it might become even less viable in the future.
Major League Baseball is lowering the talent...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Here’s another subplot in the build-up to what should be a free-for-all in the AL East this summer:
Almost every team in the division can play the nobody-believed-in-us card.
With the exception of maybe the Blue Jays, who generated the most...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN); Indy Racing League, IndyCar, Dual in Detroit, Race 1, 2:30 p.m. (ABC);...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:56 PM
If all goes to plan, American Heritage catcher Zack Collins will be batting third in the major leagues.
How long it takes for him to reach that spot is anyone's guess, but on Thursday, with the start of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft, Collins will...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life is good these days for the big kid from Fitch High. He's king buddies with Rangers goalie King Henrik Lundqvist. He tools around in a spiffy Escalade. On the mound, he's nearly unhittable, so much so even Doc Gooden came out to watch him Tuesday...