| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Mike Fiers pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Aramis Ramirez had a go-ahead three-run double in the seventh and the Milwaukee Brewers held on to win their fourth consecutive game, 6-5 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:53 PM
1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones helped James McDonald win when he didn’t have his best stuff.
McDonald may have helped himself even more.
In a tight spot in the sixth inning, he kept a cool head, striking out...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:12 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — As a rainy afternoon turned into early evening, Denard Span said everyone in the Twins dugout had the look of wanting someone to come through with a clutch hit.
Span did just that.
He had an RBI single with two outs in the 15th...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine.
The Glendale Community College product...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Robin Ventura leads with his heart.
That's why he was flying into home plate on that awful night in Sarasota, Fla., 15 years ago. It's why he pushed himself beyond exhaustion in his recovery from an ankle damaged so bad it would ultimately require a rare...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The Washington Nationals traded hot-tempered outfielder Nyjer Morgan to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday for minor league infielder Cutter Dykstra and cash.
Dykstra is the son of former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra. The trade came two days after...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:30 AM
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Nationals traded hot-tempered outfielder Nyjer Morgan to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday for minor league infielder Cutter Dykstra and cash.
Dykstra is the son of former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra. The trade came...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Bruce Bochy has already picked the Phillies as his World Series favorite, and that's coming from the manager who knows something about Philadelphia's aces.
The Colorado Rockies consider themselves a legitimate title contender, too, even if they have...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...