| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:06 PM
ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner.
The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead.
And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The eyes of the baseball world will be on Texas on Monday, when the Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays play a one-game tiebreaker for the final postseason spot in the American League.
The winner of the Rangers-Rays game advances to another sudden-death game,...
| Oct 2, 2013
From All-Star starter to postseason headliner, Max Scherzer is Jim Leyland's pick again.
Detroit's 21-game winner will start an American League best-of-five division series opener Friday night against the Athletics at Oakland, with Justin Verlander...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
At the end of perhaps the most frenzied December shopping day in baseball history, the New York Yankees did two things they do very well: steal the headlines and spend a lot of money.
The Miami Marlins jumped back into the free-agent waters. The...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Jamie Donaldson kept his three-shot lead through the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, South Africa.
The Welshman had six birdies and a bogey in a five-under 67 to stay ahead of American Ryan Moore and Denmark's Thomas Bjorn....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Commissioner Bud Selig told the Oakland Athletics six months ago that they would not be allowed to move to San Jose, attorneys for Major League Baseball said in a court filing Friday.
The formal notification letter was not included in the filing, but...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:41 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The San Diego Padres expect to retain third baseman Chase Headley, a person familiar with the team's thinking said Sunday at baseball's winter meetings.
Headley is eligible for free agency after next season. He and the Padres...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:05 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Kemp doesn't want to go anywhere, but his agent is convinced the Dodgers will trade him this off-season.
"I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen," said Dave Stewart, the former major league pitcher who represents Kemp....
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Facing the nearly floor-to-ceiling windows in their office, Rajiv Maheswaran and Yu-Han Chang can catch a glimpse of Staples Center.
To see the future of the NBA they only have to swivel their heads. Whiteboards inside their office are filled with...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:08 PM
What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election.
There were three inductees, selected by...