SAN FRANCISCO -- The St. Louis Cardinals stole an opportunity to tie Friday's game.
It's the opportunities they gave away that cost them.
What otherwise was a taut game laced with October fervor between two familiar ...Read more
TORONTO -- Big Pasta served up a lot of meatballs.
Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Alfredo Simon, known as Big Pasta, surrendered four home runs over the first four innings this afternoon.
And the Tigers went on to ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The Indians hit another grand slam to break a game open and Josh Tomlin turned in a terrific outing to take down the Los Angeles Angels 9-2 and finish a three-game sweep.
The Indians (63-66) entered the fifth...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The fourth is not with Charlie Morton.
For the second start in a row, Morton's outing turned messy after three easy innings. He gave up three runs in the fourth Sunday afternoon, two more on his fielding ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kendrys Morales locked his feet into place in the batter's box as the top of Sunday's eighth inning came to a swift end. He watched Rays first baseman James Loney cut down Ben Zobrist at the plate ...Read more
The Chiefs like to joke that when it comes to the practice field, it's hard to sneak a mistake -- no matter how small -- past the big man in the bright red jacket.
"He doesn't miss anything," quarterback Alex Smith said ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- During this miserable, seemingly never-ending season for the Milwaukee Brewers, the one thing they could count on was Francisco Rodriguez protecting leads in the ninth.
But it's nearly impossible for a closer...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Mat Latos turned up his hands in disbelief. With the score tied and a runner on third, Latos had been called for a balk. He shot a frantic look at the umpire, as if to say, the game couldn't be decided on ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- In the exhibition game regarded most like a dress rehearsal for the regular season, Seattle's defense and special teams looked pretty well groomed for opening night.
The offense, though, continued its ...Read more
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- The elderly former champions fought at times like the young champions they used to be.
That Shane Mosley, 43, and Ricardo Mayorga, 41, decided to have a rematch of their bout from seven years ago was ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Why win a game comfortably by five runs when you hang on by your fingernails for a one-run win? In a season where bullpen implosions and failures have reigned, the Mariners continued that trend on Saturday in a ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Amid their youth movement, the Phillies have yet to offer extended playing time to their new 24-year-old utility man, Darnell Sweeney. Cesar Hernandez remains the rebuilding team's priority at second base, ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Veteran right-hander Mike Pelfrey remains the most unpredictable, most erratic, most capricious pitcher on the Twins' staff: an All-Star caliber fireballer when he's on, a journeyman junkballer when he's not...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Orioles knew their seven-game road trip to Kansas City and Texas this week could make or break their playoff hopes.
With one game remaining on this disastrous trek, broken seems like a fitting word...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Of general manager Neal Huntington's numerous trade-deadline deals last month, the lone head-scratcher was bringing aboard veteran left-hander J.A. Happ and his 4.64 ERA in an 11th-hour trade to fill in for ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. -- Browns wide receiver-in-training Terrelle Pryor is running out of chances to get on the field for preseason action and prove he deserves a roster spot.
Pryor sat out Saturday night when the Browns faced the...Read more
ATLANTA -- A man is in "grave condition" after falling off the top deck at least 40 feet to the concrete on the first level below during the Braves' game against the New York Yankees on Saturday night.
The fall occurred ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The Indians grounded the Los Angeles Angels late in the game for the second straight night in an 8-3 win Saturday at Progressive Field. This time, the major blow came against a former Indians teammate. And ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The second leg of Kris Medlen's audition for Kansas City's playoff rotation lacked the tidiness of his first act. He departed the mound at Tropicana Field with one out in the sixth inning, unable to...Read more
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