Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
Baez Homers In Debut As Cubs Top Rockies, 6-5
Preview: Cubs-RockiesYoung phenom Javier Baez is expected to make his debut tonight at Coors Field.
Preview: Rockies-CubsBrett Anderson opposes Travis Wood tonight at Wrigley Field.
A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics' Young, High-Potential Starting PitchingIf the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Anderson Pitches A's Past Tigers To Stay Alive In ALDSBrett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.
Cabrera And Verlander Help Tigers Top A's 6-2Miguel Cabrera homered, Omar Infante drove in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Wednesday night.