| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A person familiar with deliberations told the Associated Press that Major League Baseball has informed the New York Yankees that Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday but can play while he appeals the penalty.
The person spoke Sunday on condition of...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Former Newbury Park outfielder Andrew Lambo, 25, is set to reach the major leagues. The Pittsburgh Pirates will promote him on Tuesday from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Pirates acquired Lambo in a trade with the Dodgers in 2010.
| 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 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is moving on a day after tweeting a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field near him during a game.
"It's unfortunate that things happen like that, but it ain't going stop me, myself and the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The Dodgers had won 10 straight and 42 of their previous 50 games before losing 3-2 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the Dodgers should be concerned that they might be peaking too early. Join the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
"We were willing to do something stupid. We just weren't willing to do something insane."
—Pittsburgh General Manager Neal Huntington's explanation for why the division-leading Pirates didn't make a deal before the trade deadline
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Usually the umpires are the ones who try to keep the peace when tempers heat up on the baseball diamond.
But during Tuesday afternoon's game between Pittsburgh and St. Louis at PNC Park, home plate umpire Eric Cooper had to be restrained by Pirates...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:19 PM
With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Philadelphia General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager and replaced him with former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg before the Phillies' game against the Dodgers...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Ryon Healy, a 6-foot-5 former Encino Crespi first baseman who became a standout at Oregon, was taken in the third round on Friday as the 100th pick overall in baseball's first-year player draft by the Oakland Athletics. He had 11......
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.