ST. LOUIS -- With an offense that, other than Matt Carpenter, produced nothing in the first seven innings and Jaime Garcia not finding his stuff until he had allowed five runs, the Cardinals closed out another minimalist ...Read more
DETROIT -- Tyler Skaggs' strong start to his recovery from elbow surgery has thudded in recent weeks, with the 25-year-old left-hander's season starting to resemble the uneven territory he traversed before his ulnar ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The "hitless wonders" nickname was bestowed upon the Los Angeles Dodgers half a century ago, when Maury Wills would spin baserunning magic into a run and Sandy Koufax or Don Drysdale would take it from there...Read more
BOSTON -- In the parlance of baseball scouts, they say that Royals rookie second baseman Raul Mondesi has "80" speed. On the traditional 20-to-80 scouting scale, this means that, by definition, Mondesi should profile as ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- No one player currently with the Texas Rangers has seen Derek Holland pitch as much as shortstop Elvis Andrus.
They crossed paths in 2008 for four Holland starts at Double-A Frisco, and each debuted in...Read more
CHICAGO -- Scott Servais sat perched in the visitor's dugout of U.S. Cellular Field before Sunday afternoon's game against the White Sox. He gazed out at the field wistfully hoped that his team could muster the surge of ...Read more
Arian Foster knows all-too-well that racial profiling and police misconduct toward African-Americans are real problems. He's experienced them.
Foster, the Dolphins running back, was barely a teenager when California cops ...Read more
The Ravens got relatively good news Sunday on the health of rookie running back Kenneth Dixon, who was helped off the field Saturday, unable to put any weight on his left leg.
An MRI taken Sunday revealed that Dixon has a...Read more
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DETROIT -- The Tigers' offensive woes on Sunday couldn't be blamed on the home plate umpire.
The Tigers lost, 5-0, on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park and dropped two of three games in the series to the Angels. The ...Read more
MIAMI -- Early this season, it was almost expected that Luis Perdomo would get hit, and hit hard. The right-hander began the year with no previous major league experience, after all, and his latest advancement was ...Read more
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is being fit for a back brace and rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott is preparing not only preparing to start opening day but for at least the first six weeks of the season.
Yet, ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish makes his 12th start Monday in the series opener against the Mariners, who are tied with the Astros in second place behind the Rangers. He'll face Hisashi Iwakuma (14-9, ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The Pirates rode solo homers from John Jaso, Gregory Polanco and Starling Marte to a 3-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday and their first four-game sweep at Miller Park.
Pittsburgh entered the series ...Read more
TORONTO -- The Twins probably got a hint about how Sunday would go on the first pitch of the game.
Jose Bautista hit Kyle Gibson's first pitch to the wall in left-center field, where Robbie Grossman and Danny Santana ...Read more
NEW YORK -- After a pair of brutal losses upon their arrival this weekend in New York, the Orioles made it look easy in getting back on track and avoiding a series sweep with Sunday's 5-0 win over the Yankees.
Steve ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The start to the Chargers' first-half woes in the running game Sunday seemed difficult to top, what with how easily Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon bolted through their interior defense as a bullet ...Read more
Eric Berry has signed his contract and is back with the Chiefs.
The All-Pro safety returned to Arrowhead Stadium to join the team on Sunday, the day after the Chiefs' third preseason game. He'll attend his first practice ...Read more
NEW YORK -- For two nights here, the Mets battered the Phillies. They clobbered eight homers, smashed five doubles, and drew nine walks. They pounded fastballs.
That was foreboding for Vince Velasquez, who started Sunday ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The Orioles' ever-changing pitching staff now includes a few new but familiar faces.
Right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter was signed to a major league contract after his release from the Cleveland Indians made ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- They always boo Matt Kemp at AT&T Park, because Giants fans grew to dislike him for nine seasons when he did damage against San Francisco for its most hated rival, the Dodgers.
They've not seen enough of ...Read more
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- Twins fall to Blue Jays, run losing streak to 10
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- Yu Darvish feels better than expected deep into first season since surgery