| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Recent success, both on the team and individual levels, for locals in Major League Baseball has upped the ante.
As the season begins in earnest over the next three days — the official season opener between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:42 PM
CINCINNATI — When Joey Votto comes to the plate at Great American Ball Park, the Rolling Stones' "Paint it Black'' plays over the ballpark's speakers. It's a tough song for a tough town, and the Reds' fans love it.
Only one thing could make it...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:55 PM
CINCINNATI -- Buster Posey's grand slam punctuated a six- run fifth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants claim a piece of history in a 6-4 decision over the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth and deciding game of a National League Division Series from Great...
| Oct 18, 2012
ST. LOUIS — As the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said, "No Albert, no Tony, no problem.''
With that in the public record, what's the big deal with a marathon rain delay?
It was no sweat for the Cardinals. Not much is these days.
| May 3, 2012
| 8:21 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
| May 16, 2012
| 5:40 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: McCarthy has worn the mantle of staff ace well for the Athletics lately, going 3-0 in his past three starts,...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:59 PM
It's too early to say who will be the first player taken in the 2013 draft — could be University of Florida pitcher Karsten Whitson or another advanced college prospect or a high school stud like Austin Meadows, an outfielder from Georgia, or...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 7:05 PM
The following are highlights from the 2012 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.
PITCH TO BE STARTER
At the onset of the 2012 season, the Milwaukee Brewers seemed to be set on using former Glendale Community College...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is not going to comment on the signing of left-handed veteran Randy Wolf, at least not until it becomes official.
“We like him for the team,” Duquette said Tuesday, though that’s as specific...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:55 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One of the majors’ best stories only a month ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates are collapsing to the point they might not even be able to avoid shedding a dubious distinction they’ve carried for almost two decades.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:53 PM
1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...