Worley, Walker power Pirates to 3-2 win over Reds

PITTSBURGH -- The Vanimal is back.

Well, at least for one day.

Vance Worley shook off three bad starts in a row and was borderline dominant Saturday as he pitched the Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Reds before a crowd of 38,023 at PNC Park.


Sale strikes out 13, White Sox top Tigers, 6-3

CHICAGO -- Chris Sale, who leads the American League with a 2.11 ERA, struck out a season-high 13 batters to help the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Tigers in the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field.


Jimmy Nelson seizes his major moments

The minors tested Jimmy Nelson, but maybe not on the field. He was an ace in Class AAA, just named the pitcher of the year, in fact.

For someone who is disciplined, hardworking and mild-mannered, the hassles of traveling from Nashville to Reno or...

Nats apply knock-out punch to King Felix, M's, 8-3

SEATTLE--Is it a disturbing trend and a sign of things to come? Or is it just a small bump in an otherwise brilliant season?

Given two days' worth of extra rest and a packed Safeco Field--something that usually brings out the best in him--Felix ...

Padres edge Dodgers, 3-2, in 12 innings

SAN DIEGO -- Hanley Ramirez doesn't want to return to the disabled list.

That much was evident Friday night, when Ramirez made an eighth-inning departure from the Los Angeles Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the San Diego Padres on Yasmani Grandal's single ...