| 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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:25 PM
The Royals have hired Doug Henry to be their bullpen coach next season.
Henry served as the interim bullpen coach the final two weeks of last season. He takes over on a permanent basis for Steve Foster, who was appointed the club's minor league...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The Royals have chosen not to renew the contract of hitting coach Kevin Seitzer after the team finished 72-90 for its ninth consecutive losing season.
General manager Ned Yost and general manager Dayton Moore announced the decision shortly after...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:16 AM
By the time the Kansas City Royals left Baltimore with a four-game series split, they had seen enough of a certain 20-year-old rookie infielder.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s first four major league games came against the Royals, and...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:36 PM
After registering his first hit in his big league debut Thursday night, Manny Machado expressed disappointment that his milestone didn't come in an Orioles win.
But in his second major league game Friday against the Kansas City Royals, the 20-year-old...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:56 PM
The Kansas City Royals are happy to be leaving the West Coast and done with the Seattle Mariners until next season.
Felix Hernandez shook off a line drive to his left wrist and threw seven strong innings, and the Mariners overcame bullpen problems to beat...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:12 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ryan Doumit put his name in the Twins’ record book Sunday, accomplishing something no Minnesota player had done in 20 years.
Doumit homered from both sides of the plate and drove in four runs to lead the Twins to a 7-5...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Lorenzo Cain drove in three runs and Alex Gordon had three hits and scored two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Saturday night.
Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings and he had an RBI-double...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Jonathan Broxton expected Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham to pull the ball. Instead, they both stroked opposite-field hits to give Minnesota the win.
Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Twins to a 2-1 victory over...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Say this for the Phillies. They got a World Series title and five consecutive playoff seasons out of their payroll escalation.
But are they about to suffer Cubs-like pain?
That's the question that faces general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as he faces a...