| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Country singer Kimberly Perry is engaged!
The lead singer of the group the Band Perry is now betrothed to J.P. Arencibia, lead catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, after he proposed to her Monday night, according to the Tennessean.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:49 PM
BOSTON — The link between Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell and former boss Terry Francona remains strong, although there has been less dialogue between them during the World Series.
"We talked more probably in the division and Championship...
| 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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year.
Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The team had won 71 games, finishing a distant fourth in the American League West. The fans had gotten impatient. The best player in free agency had decided this would be all about the money, and that fourth-place team got him with a blowout bid.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Mark Trumbo didn't just get a hit all five times he stepped to the plate Tuesday night. He circled the bases every time, too.
Trumbo matched a team record with four extra-base hits, including back-to-back home runs with Josh Hamilton, and Chris Iannetta...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame.
The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:09 PM
TORONTO — There are plenty of things that haven't gone right for the Angels this season. One that has is starter C.J. Wilson.
Kole Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, Wilson won his eighth consecutive decision and the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:55 PM
TORONTO — In the final weeks of a frustrating season, the Angels are starting to have some fun.
Garrett Richards pitched 6 2/3 innings for his third straight win, Kole Calhoun hit a solo home run and the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3,...