| Feb 12, 2008
BANI, Dominican Republic -- It's just minutes before the scheduled start of a crucial Dominican winter league baseball game and no one can find Erick Aybar.
He's not in Licey's painfully cramped, humid clubhouse suffering with his teammates. He's not...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” cliché as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success.
So, as we...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-MLS Draft, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Men's College Basketball-James Madison at Virginia Commonwealth, 5 p.m. (ESPNU); Clemson at Boston College, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Wisconsin at Purdue, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); George Mason at Drexel, 7 p.m. (ESPNU);...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Fred Ferreira learned back in the mid-80s to never leave any corner of the baseball world unscouted. Talent is everywhere, and when Ferreira was a scout for the Yankees in 1985, it was on the tiny untapped island of Curacao.
He heard of a hitter named...
| Jun 20, 2010
| 10:34 PM
Ryan Rowland-Smith had a little extra motivation in looking for his first victory of the season.
Rowland-Smith's sister and mother both were in the stands Sunday when he pitched against Cincinnati. It was the first time his sister, who lives in Hong...
| Jun 19, 2010
| 10:11 PM
Felix Hernandez threw a five-hitter and Michael Saunders backed the right-hander with a hit a three-run homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night.
The Mariners won their third consecutive game and shut down...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 10:34 PM
Cliff Lee struck out seven in a six-hitter and the Seattle Mariners beat Cincinnati 1-0 on Friday night to knock the Reds out of first place in the NL Central.
Lee (5-3) earned his fifth career shutout and first since Sept. 15 for Philadelphia against...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 9:16 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Roy Halladay spent his whole career waiting for this start, wondering what it would be like to pitch in the playoffs.
It was better than he - or anyone else - could have predicted.
Halladay threw the second no-hitter in postseason...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 3:36 PM
What's your take on Dayan Viciedo's future with the organization in light of the Adam Dunn/Paul Konerko signings? No real opportunity for Dayan to get significant playing time at 1B or designated hitter now or in the foreseeable future. He doesn't...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon can’t be sure when he’ll next pitch in a major league game, or even when he’ll be back on U.S. soil.
On Saturday night, he threw like a man wanting to leave a lasting impression while helping the...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...