| 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 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 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 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...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Derek Jeter hit a home run on the first pitch he saw to give the New York Yankees a jolt in his return from the disabled list and Alfonso Soriano hit a game-ending single that lifted the club over the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-5, Sunday to avoid a three-game...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft.
The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Yasiel Puig could hit a home run with the jawbone of a donkey. Clayton Kershaw could throw a marshmallow past a Cub Scout troop.
These Dodgers aren't mythic, but they have their mythic moments. A cynic would complain, "Why not?" in that grunty,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:03 AM
They couldn't have waited a day?
The New York Mets traded outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, a move that actually makes a lot of sense. There was one big problem though: Tuesday night was Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night at Citi...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...