AP source: MLB players, owners have verbal labor deal

AP source: MLB players, owners have verbal labor deal

IRVING, Texas — Negotiators for baseball players and owners have a verbal agreement on a five-year labor contract, a person familiar with the ta...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Washington’s Scherzer, Boston’s Porcello win Cy Young Awards

Washington’s Scherzer, Boston’s Porcello win Cy Young Awards

NEW YORK — Max Scherzer celebrated aboard a boat off the British Virgin Islands, doused by college pals on a floating party.Rick Porcello enjoye...

November 16th, 2016 updated: November 16th, 2016. |  


Goats no more: Cubs win World Series in extras

Goats no more: Cubs win World Series in extras

CLEVELAND — The wait ‘til next year is finally over. The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions.Ending more than a century of flops, futi...

November 3rd, 2016 updated: November 3rd, 2016. |  


It’s always Miller time in Cleveland: Indians reliever still dominating

It’s always Miller time in Cleveland: Indians reliever still dominating

CLEVELAND — David Ross marvels at Andrew Miller and the break on his sinister slider.“He’s hard to catch,” said the Chicago Cu...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Cubs bats wake up in time to even NLCS with Dodgers

Cubs bats wake up in time to even NLCS with Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and the rest of the Chicago Cubs’ bats broke out in a big way.Rizzo homered and ended a posts...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Indians blank Blue Jays to reach World Series

Indians blank Blue Jays to reach World Series

TORONTO — A most unlikely pitching performance helped put a most unexpected team into the World Series.Rookie Ryan Merritt coolly delivered a le...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Nationals turn to Scherzer for pivotal Game 5

Nationals turn to Scherzer for pivotal Game 5

WASHINGTON — While going to ace Clayton Kershaw on short rest helped the Los Angeles Dodgers stave off elimination in their NL Division Series a...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Ninth-inning homer lifts Giants over Mets in NL wild-card

Ninth-inning homer lifts Giants over Mets in NL wild-card

NEW YORK — Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter for his latest postseason...

October 5th, 2016 |  


ALDS preview: Indians’ Francona ready to face old friends

ALDS preview: Indians’ Francona ready to face old friends

CLEVELAND — When Terry Francona looks across the diamond at Boston’s dugout, the Indians manager will have emotions to suppress. It won...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Teixeira’s walk-off grand slam spoils Boston’s AL East victory party

Teixeira’s walk-off grand slam spoils Boston’s AL East victory party

NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira hit a game-winning grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees staved off playoff eliminatio...

September 28th, 2016 |