MIAMI -- On Tuesday afternoon, on his way to Marlins Park, Eric Hosmer peered at the downtown skyline and considered the length of his journey.
When he was a boy, growing up between Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Miami, he ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Adrian Gonzalez tracked the baseball as it exited the hand of San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner. He maintained his focus as his bat ripped through the strike zone, connecting with the slider and lining it ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Jake Arrieta earned his National League Cy Young Award because of his 95 mph fastball with pinpoint control and a wicked slider that can buckle the knees of opposing hitters.
But Arrieta appreciates different...Read more
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks saw plenty of Matt Kemp over the past 11 seasons when he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres in the National League West. On Tuesday, they got another dose of Kemp ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- With the level of support he keeps getting from Khris Davis, Oakland A's starter Sean Manaea may be loath to take the mound without first checking to make sure Davis is in the lineup.
Davis homered for ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers scored three runs in the sixth inning and three more in the seventh that helped defeat the Twins, 8-3, on Tuesday night. The Tigers improved to 8-2 against the Twins this season and 4-0 at...Read more
TORONTO -- Tyler Skaggs' slide since his superb return to the major leagues continued Tuesday at Rogers Centre. The 25-year-old left-hander finished only four innings and gave as many runs in his sixth start of 2016 as the...Read more
Hearing ThoughtsAnthony Diffley
Daniel Burke is a young New York City Assistant DA currently prosecuting a man for the murder of his wife. Even though her body was never found, there is enough circumstantial evidence to bring him to trial. Danny has his own doubts about whether or not this man is guilty of the crime but he ...
CINCINNATI -- Derek Holland allowed only one run in six innings Tuesday in his first start off the disabled list, but the Texas Rangers managed only five hits by three Cincinnati Reds pitchers in a 3-0 loss.
The Rangers ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In throwing a 40-pitch bullpen session at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, Clayton Kershaw took a significant step toward a return to the Dodgers by completing an activity that sounds mundane.
He sat ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates put a charge into the PNC Park crowd with a four-run first inning Tuesday night, but Gregory Polanco saved the fireworks for later. His pair of solo shots provided insurance for right-hander Ivan ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- There is something about the annual interleague rivalry series against the Washington Nationals that brings out the best in the Orioles.
They have a 19-11 all-time record against the Nationals at Orioles Park...Read more
TORONTO -- The Los Angeles Angels will hire Matt Swanson as their new amateur scouting director, according to a source who requested anonymity because the move has not yet been made official. In Swanson, Angels General ...Read more
MIAMI -- Derek Dietrich became the latest addition to the Miami Marlins' crowded disabled list Tuesday.
Not with a new injury, but one that has lingered since he was hit by a pitch on the right knee during Aug. 13 against...Read more
You don't need to use your imagination to know what the Bears offense looks like without Alshon Jeffery.
Try picturing it, though, minus three-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman Kyle Long.
Long's absence -- he has missed ...Read more
Whether Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman will be able to make his next scheduled start Thursday against the Washington Nationals is in question following a setback during his between-starts work day on Tuesday.
Manager ...Read more
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been informed that his meeting with NFL investigators is 11 a.m. Thursday at the Steelers practice facility, the Post Gazette has learned.
The date meets the requirement the league ...Read more
Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro confirmed Tuesday what was widely expected: Quarterback Joe Flacco will make his 2016 preseason debut and play Saturday against the Detroit Lions at M&T Bank Stadium.
"Especially ...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Rookie fourth-overall pick Ezekiel Elliott will make his long-awaited Dallas Cowboys debut in Thursday's preseason game at the Seattle Seahawks.
Elliott missed the first two preseason games out of ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Josh Hamilton was placed on unconditional release waivers Tuesday by the Texas Rangers, who made the procedural move now so that they can possibly sign him to a minor-league deal in the offseason.
Hamilton, ...Read more
- Dodgers rake Bumgarner, batter Giants in opener of crucial series
- Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has setback and could miss Thursday's start
- No telling when Kyle Long will return from shoulder injury
- Rangers put Hamilton on release waivers, will monitor progress
- Kemp's bases-clearing hit lifts Braves past Diamondbacks