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  • Myers struggles
    Rays have first losing season since 2007
    This the first time in seven years the Tampa Bay Rays (77-85) have finished with a losing record. We haven't seen this type of baseball since the 2007 Devil Rays season. From 2008 to 2013 the Rays have showed what a team with a limited payroll...
  • Charlie Gehringer
    Charlie Gehringer: 1934
    Charlie Gehringer and the Detroit Tigers won the pennant in 1934. It was a magical season for the Motor City and their second baseman. Gehringer finished second in the MVP vote with his best season to date. Amazingly, the infielder enjoyed better...
  • get ti done
    La Russa, Stewart say hiring a manager remains their highest priority
    The walk from the press elevator in Chase Field to the Diamondbacks’ clubhouse Monday morning had an eerie resemblance to the recently-concluded sullen season.Most of the lights in the tunnel were dimmed and only the security, halogen lights...
  • Minor leaguers have major defensive abilities
    Minor leaguers have major defensive abilities
    Be on guard, Miguel Cabrera! Failure to put up Triple Crown contention numbers every year and your days may be numbered.Lose a step on defense, have the Detroit Tigers' go to a defense-first mentality, and want a day off and it could be "...
  • Jesus Montero With Mariners (2014)
    Seattle Mariners rumors: Corey Hart designated, Jesus Montero promoted
    Seattle Mariners rumors from Monday (Sept. 29) indicate that the team has designated Corey Hart for assignment. The front office was quick to make a move during its first day of the offseason. According to a report from The Seattle Times, Jesus...
  • AL Wild Card Playoff Preview
    AL Wild Card Playoff Preview
    The Kansas City Royals have waited 29 years to reach October and all they get is a sample of the cheese outside of the fancy restaurant. Same goes for the Oakland Athletics, who blew their reservation after going into August with the best record...
  • Evan Longoria
    Disappointing season comes to an end for the Rays
    The expectations for a very successful season were high as the Tampa Bay Rays were the odds on favorite to win the American League East and as well advance not just to the post-season but to the World Series as well when they left spring training...
  • Price gets Tigers division title
    MLB playoffs to start without any tiebreakers
    The MLB playoff schedule had its very first wild card game set on Sept. 30. But on Sept. 28, there was a chance that three tiebreaker games would be needed before the postseason even began. However, that nightmare scenario for the Detroit Tigers,...
  • Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon
    Seattle Mariners sweep Los Angeles Angels to close out 2014 MLB season
    The Seattle Mariners completed their season-ending sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday (Sept. 28). The 4-1 victory ended up improving the team to 87-75 on the year and it became the second time that the Mariners swept the Angels in 2014....
  • John McDonald
    McDonald's final at-bat a bit quieter for this 40-year-old shortstop
    With all of the attention in Major League Baseball this weekend squarely focused on Derek Jeter's victory lap around the circuit, the final stages of another 40-year-old shortstop's quietly sneaked under the radar.John McDonald, a reserve...
  • Justin Verlander
    Final 2014 American League standings
    The 2014 Major League Baseball regular season has come to a thrilling conclusion. The playoff picture is now set, and division champions have been crowned. Below are the final standings for the American League.AL EASTBaltimore (96-66, .593,...
  • second-straight NL Central division crown
    No "Pool-Gate" in Cardinals' celebration
    When the St. Louis Cardinals popped the champagne bottles Sunday afternoon, their celebration was modest and reserved.Sure, there was the usual spraying around the clubhouse, plastic wrap draped the lockers and sofas for players and tables for...
  • 20 for Cueto
    Cueto stellar as Reds win season finale
    Johnny Cueto became the first Reds pitcher to win 20 games since Danny Jackson in 1988 when he drove in the go ahead run to start a three run eighth en route to a 4-1 victory over the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at Great American Ballpark.The loss...
  • ended strong
    Collmenter sharp but drops season finale
    If right-hander Josh Collmenter completed an audition for a spot in the 2015 rotation, call it successful.Throughout his final start of the season, Collmenter continued to dazzle opponents and get the attention of Tony La Russa, the team’s...
  • Oakland beats Texas, 4-0, to finally secure postseason berth
    Oakland beats Texas, 4-0, to finally secure postseason berth
    It came down to Game 162 for the Oakland Athletics, but they finally delivered when they absolutely had to.Starting pitcher Sonny Gray threw a six-hit shutout, and the A's offense got timely hits from Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Stephen...