LOS ANGELES -- The setup was similar.
With two outs in the fourth inning on Saturday, Chase Utley walked to home plate amid a scoreless tie.
Utley saw the first pitch from Chicago Cubs right-hander John Lackey, a soft ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The Dark Knight rose again Sunday night.
New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey, unable to complete six innings in five consecutive starts prior to Sunday, tossed six innings of one-run baseball in the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A highly anticipated pitcher's duel between Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester turned into a power-point presentation on Sunday, the teams combining to club seven home runs ...Read more
Few people likely thought Michael Vick would ever be an Atlanta Falcon again -- in any capacity for any length of time.
But the quarterback apparently has given it a lot of thought.
A day after telling an Atlanta radio ...Read more
Chris Sale will pitch for the Sox again Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
But the left-hander will be on the mound representing the Red variety when he makes his first start against the White Sox, with whom he spent his ...Read more
ERIE, Ohio -- Jameson Taillon, a 25-year-old Pirates pitcher, had plenty of time to think these past three weeks. Days of doubt and soul-searching followed after he discovered a cancerous lump while in a Cincinnati hotel ...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James and Kevin Durant have trained together at least twice in their professional careers, including what was deemed "Hell Week" at the University of Akron during the 2011 lockout.
They got ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- It was Francisco Lindor's first day of rest this season. The lineup, for one day, was just fine without him.
With Lindor on the bench, the Indians exploded for 10 runs on 18 hits and Josh Tomlin went the ...Read more
Secret of the Warlock's CryptTom Hayes
Cryptic drawings, maps, strange symbols. This is what Mike Hilliard discovers as he investigates the long-dead millionaire Titus Morley. The strange symbols & drawings hover in Mike’s dreams as he rambles through the summer with Billy, a photography intern at the historical society ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Johnny Cueto's blisters have either healed up or he's growing accustomed to pitching with the nagging discomfort. After four rough outings, the 31-year-old right-hander threw like an ace on Sunday.
Cueto ...Read more
BOSTON -- The Mariners not only scored a run, but they won a game. Neither was a certainty given their recent showings on this road trip. But after being shut out on back-to-back days at hitter-friendly Fenway Park, ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- For at least a short stretch, Indians pitcher Danny Salazar will be working out of the bullpen.
Salazar has struggled this season, posting a 3-5 record and 5.50 ERA in 10 starts. The club revamped his pregame...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In consecutive games at Nationals Park, the Padres were made to look silly by a pair of aces. Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 batters on Friday. Stephen Strasburg struck out a career-high 15 on ...Read more
In these playoffs, when Matt Cullen misses a wide-open net, or loses the puck on a breakaway, he has to hear about it from his toughest critics.
No, not Penguins coach Mike Sullivan.
His three sons, Joey, Wyatt and ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Dozier pumped his right fist in the air as he rounded first base. It was fitting he used his right hand, because he came up with the right hit at the right time to right field.
Dozier's two-run, ...Read more
One day early this season, Padres first baseman Wil Myers stopped by manager Andy Green's office with a question. He left feeling better informed. Soon, a habit developed.
"I don't really know if it was just like, 'Hey, ...Read more
Essentially starting from the Penguins' first day of training camp in September, this question has been hanging over them:
Could they be the first team in nearly 20 years to successfully defend their Stanley Cup title?
MIAMI -- For the first time since visiting San Diego last month, the Miami Marlins won a series Sunday.
The Marlins topped the Angels, 9-2, behind another big day from rookie shortstop J.T. Riddle to take two of three ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies right-hander Zach Eflin will surely be glad to flip the calendar. Eflin, like his team, has had a rough month of May that continued Sunday with an 8-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank ...Read more
MIAMI -- The Angels' 10-game trip down the East Coast ended in disturbing fashion on Sunday.
Mike Trout left the game after spraining his left thumb. Trout underwent X-rays, which showed no fracture. There was no ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Like Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants starter Ty Blach continues to dish out his best stuff in the pitcher-friendly confines of AT&T Park.
The only difference is that Blach actually received some run ...Read more