Pirates sweep Red Sox, 3-2

PITTSBURGH -- The formula appeared familiar. Score early, hit a home run, take advantage of a Boston Red Sox lineup lacking Dustin Pedroia and any kind of offensive punch. Thursday's game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the ...

A's drop third game in a row to lowly Rangers

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers, whose record is the worst in the majors, completed a three-game sweep of the collapsing A's, beating them 7-2 on Thursday afternoon at the Coliseum.

The A's (83-69) are the losers of three straight, six of ...

Royals know they must execute better vs. Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On the day before the most crucial Royals series since 1985, Kansas City manager Ned Yost went to Bass Pro Shops looking for a new fishing lure.

Having forgotten his wedding anniversary Wednesday -- again -- Yost decided that,...