| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:03 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fl. -- The Chicago Cubs' interest in closer John Axford appears stronger than it was for Ronald Belisario, who agreed to terms earlier this week with the Chicago White Sox.
A source familiar with both sides confirmed Sunday that the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:20 AM
Answering most of the tough questions about his drug suspension by saying he wouldn't go into specifics about what he did, Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun said Wednesday morning he was "extremely remorseful" and determined to earn back respect...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:03 PM
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Season record: 97-65, National League Central champions.
How they got here: Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in division series; beat Dodgers in six games in Championship Series.
Last World Series: Beat Texas Rangers in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:40 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series -- not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.
Beltran and the Cardinals stunned the Dodgers’ ace with a four-run third inning, Wacha was...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets on Tuesday, hoping the veterans can bolster a struggling offense as the franchise vies for its first playoff berth in 21 years.
The Pirates, who began...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:14 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: It’s been a season to forget for the Milwaukee Brewers, who are 52-68 and have been in last place...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:11 PM
ST. LOUIS — Carlos Beltran, Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals gave Pittsburgh a quick reality jolt.
Beltran's three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning Thursday and the Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Wainwright to open...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:00 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Kelly and the St. Louis Cardinals averted a five-game sweep at Pittsburgh, ending a season-worst seven-game losing streak by routing the Pirates 13-0 Thursday night in a matchup between the NL's top two teams.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:21 PM
In the playoff mix for a second straight year, the Baltimore Orioles made the biggest move on a quiet trade-deadline day, acquiring Bud Norris to keep pace with the Boston Red Sox.
Hoping to catch the NL West-leading Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks...