Boosted by more sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and another dose of small ball, suddenly the wild-card Royals are one win from the World Series.
Cubs brass wants to add a veteran leader, and Hunter is a free agent with plenty left in the tank.
Delmon Young’s three-run double in the eighth inning was the difference.
The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys.
Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Rick Renteria knew all about Chris Coghlan’s career numbers against Bud Norris, and felt he was playing too well to take him out of the lineup.
The Orioles traded pitcher Jake Arrieta to Chicago in a multi-player deal during last season.
Kevin Gausman opposes Jake Arrieta this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Wei-Yin Chen opposes Hector Noesi tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chris Tillman opposes Jose Quintana tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.
Bud Norris opposes Chris Sale tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Jake Arrieta is open to a long-term contract in Chicago, the Sun-Times reports.
Hector Noesi opposes Ubaldo Jimenez tonight at Camden Yards.
Jose Quintana opposes Miguel Gonzalez tonight at Camden Yards.
Chris Sale opposes Wei-Yin Chen tonight at Camden Yards.
“Good teams find a way to play well and not get distracted,” Theo Epstein says.
It’s time for the self-deputized baseball police to go.
This isn’t a good look for Manny Machado.
A couple fans barely dodged serious injury on a foul ball.