Adam LaRoche ended an 0-for-15 start to the season with homers in consecutive at-bats, Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond also homered, and the Washington Nationals opened an early interleague series by edging the Chicago White Sox 8-7 Tuesday night.
If 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.
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is among a number of baseball stars linked to a Miami drug clinic in an explosive report from the Miami New Times.
David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday.
Carlos Marmol insists it’s too soon for him to be frustrated. Cubs fans sure are, though. Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Washington Nationals again rallied late against Kerry Wood and Marmol, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.
The Cubs defeated the Oakland A’s Wednesday and Carlos Silva had his best performance of a difficult spring.
Thursday, The Chicago Cubs took a late lead over the Oakland A’s with three home runs. The Cubs couldn’t hang on, however, as Oakland took the lead with a three-run ninth inning.