| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton.
From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts concedes that he's had passing thoughts over the past several weeks about whether these might be his final days in the only major league uniform he's ever worn.
"Oh, sure, I think everybody thinks about their...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Here we go again.
Thanks to a handful of words Theo Epstein didn't say the other day in Milwaukee, it's time for the semi-annual Joe Girardi Watch in the Chicago media and around Midwestern taverns. The default option as the next manager of the Cubs...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:24 AM
I keep being asked whether the Orioles clubhouse is demoralized -- or at the least frustrated -- each time they lose a close game this month.
Demoralized? No. The Orioles are still just 1 1/2 games back of the last American League wild card spot with 17...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Rangers reportedly have claimed Alex Rios on waivers, and if it was my decision they would have him on their roster at some point this weekend.
Because these are revocable waivers, the White Sox can hang on to Rios if they don't get an offer for him...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Hiroki Kuroda worked seven strong innings and Lyle Overbay doubled twice as visiting New York evened the series with rival Boston with a 5-2 win.
Brett Gardner added three hits and an RBI and Eduardo Nunez had three hits for the Yankees, who snapped a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
BOSTON — Maybe it was the 90-degree heat, and we're not only talking about Hiroki Kuroda's fastball here. Maybe we can blame some of this stuff on the final day of an oppressive heat wave.
Makes people do crazy things.
Makes people do things...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:25 PM
BOSTON — Brent Lillibridge, 29 and looking, oh, 19, shook his head in the cramped visiting Fenway clubhouse and smiled at the uncertainty of baseball.
"It's a crazy business," Lillibridge said.
Seconds later, the guy called up from Triple A on...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — The bats, balls and just about every piece of baseball memorabilia imaginable were lined up neatly, precisely on a long table inside the American League clubhouse.
Most were for All-Stars to be signed by All-Stars. All of them begged to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:58 PM
Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0 Tuesday night to stop a...