| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
ST. LOUIS — During John Mozeliak's six-year reign, the Cardinals general manager has traded popular center fielder Jim Edmonds, held firm in his contract offer that resulted in slugger Albert Pujols' leaving, and sent perennial prospect Colby Rasmus...
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays are baseball's most disappointing team. Their general manager will return next season.
The Philadelphia Phillies doubled down on expensive contracts for older players, then produced their worst season in 13 years. Their general...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in parentheses:
SOMEBODY'S GONNA WIN AN EMMY….
1. BOSTON "Pawn Stars" Team turns discarded items (Victorino et al) into gold (1)
2. OAKLAND "Traffic Light" No AL team has allowed fewer...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion needs surgery on his left wrist and will sit out the remainder of the season.
All-Star left-hander Brett Cecil is also being shut down by the Blue Jays for the final 13 games because of a sore elbow....
| 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,...