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Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Barry Gossage/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Adam Jones doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth-inning, and Eric Hosmer hit a three-run double in the ninth leading the U.S. past Canada 9-4 Sunday, in Group D play of the World Baseball C…

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX) –  Things turned a bit ugly on Saturday at the World Baseball Classic.
Several players threw punches in an all-out brawl during the ninth inning of Canada’s 10-3 win over Mexico in Pool D play.
The fights …

Miami: Our Drug Policy Is Tough; No Positive Steroid Tests for Players

Miami: Our Drug Policy Is Tough; No Positive Steroid Tests for Players

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images(CORAL GABLES, Fla.) — The University of Miami released a statement Thursday in the wake of a Miami New Times report that links Miami Hurricanes trustee Alex Rodriguez with a group of baseball players listed in records of a d…

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miami Marlins signed infielder Placido Polanco to a one-year, $2.75 million contract Thursday.The 37-year-old two-time All-Star can also earn an additional $125,000 in incentives if he appear…

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miami Marlins signed infielder Placido Polanco to a one-year, $2.75 million contract Thursday.The 37-year-old two-time All-Star can also earn an additional $125,000 in incentives if he appear…

Carpenter Blasts Cardinals Past Giants

Carpenter Blasts Cardinals Past Giants

Elsa/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — The St. Louis Cardinals received help from an unlikely source. Utilityman Matt Carpenter, who came into the game in the second inning for injured star Carlos Beltran, hit a two-run home run which ended up being the diffe…

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND) — Brett Anderson, who hadn’t pitched since Sept. 19 when he suffered an oblique injury, threw six scoreless innings for the Oakland Athletics, leading the A’s to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of their …

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND) — Brett Anderson, who hadn’t pitched since Sept. 19 when he suffered an oblique injury, threw six scoreless innings for the Oakland Athletics, leading the A’s to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of their …

Giants Take Out Reds in 10, Stave Off Elimination

Giants Take Out Reds in 10, Stave Off Elimination

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — The San Francisco Giants topped the Cincinnati Reds in 10-innings to stay alive in their best-of-five National League Division series.The Giants, who now trail in the series 2-1, scored in the top of the t…

Miguel Cabrera Becomes First Player in 45 Years to Win Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera Becomes First Player in 45 Years to Win Triple Crown

Ed Zurga/Getty Images(KANSAS CITY) — Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera on Wednesday night became the first player since 1967 to win Major League Baseball’s Triple Crown.
The Triple Crown, which requires a player to lead his league in batting…

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Out Indefinetely

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Out Indefinetely

MLB Photos(LOS ANGELES) — Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw has been scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he could be out longer than that.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly announced Saturday that Kershaw will…

Liriano Flirts With No-No in WhiteSox Win

Liriano Flirts With No-No in WhiteSox Win

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Traded away two months ago, Francisco Liriano took it to his former team on Saturday.
Liriano took a no-hitter into the seventh inning to help the Chicago White Sox win over the Minnesota twins 5-3 at Target…

Zito Shuts Down Dodgers

Zito Shuts Down Dodgers

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Barry Zito knew he was going to be pitching in a big game against a divison rival, and stepped up.
Zito, who has often been criticized by San Francisco Giants (79-61) fans after signing a sizable con…

Teixiera To Miss Time With Calf Injury

Teixiera To Miss Time With Calf Injury

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) – The New York Yankees could be without another one of their big sluggers – and it could be for quite a while.
First baseman Mark Teixiera could miss the rest of the regular season with a calf injury, acc…

Roger Clemens Returns To The Mound

Roger Clemens Returns To The Mound

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(SUGAR LAND, Texas)  — Seven-time CY Young award winner Roger Clemens tossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday night in his debut for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League.The 50-year-old Clemens al…

Joe Blanton Traded to Dodgers

Joe Blanton Traded to Dodgers

Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are getting some help in their starting rotation.
The Dodgers acquired pitcher Joe Blanton in a trade from the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday for a player to be named later.
Blanton,…

Did Texas Rangers’ Announcer Have On-Air Stroke?

Did Texas Rangers’ Announcer Have On-Air Stroke?

Lee Blankenship/Workbook Stock/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It was the bottom of the eighth inning as the San Diego Padres took on the Texas Rangers when the audience heard the Rangers announcer have what sounded like an on-air medical meltdown, which som…

Roger Clemens Emotional After Prosecutors Strike Out

Roger Clemens Emotional After Prosecutors Strike Out

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After a federal jury cleared him Monday of all counts, Roger Clemens, the legendary pitcher known for his toughness, broke down.”For all you media guys that have followed my career, I put a lot of hard wor…

Ted Williams Memorabilia Auction Attracts Big Collectors

Ted Williams Memorabilia Auction Attracts Big Collectors

Hulton Archive/Getty Images(BOSTON) — This weekend’s auction of memorabilia from Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams was a hit with his fans. Williams, who played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox, died in 2002 at age 83.The…

Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest at Little League Game

Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest at Little League Game

Zoonar/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An 11-year-old boy was revived after going into cardiac arrest after being hit by a pitch during a  Monday night Little League game at Cook Park in Colonie, N.Y.It was a balmy night in the Albany suburb. In the botto…

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