VIDEO: Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Jumps Off Bridge, Lives to Tell the Tale
October 03 2013 11:38 AM
VIDEO: Pittsburgh Pirates Get First Playoff Win Since 1992, Fan Jumps Off Bridge, Lives To Tell The Tale After the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds in their wild card playoff match-up, 5-2, it seemed like the whole of Steel City got lit up. After all, it was the first playoff appearance for the Pirates -- not to mention their first winning season -- since 1992, and the city's other sports teams, including the Steelers, haven't given residents much to cheer about.
MLB: Braves Coach Terry Pendleton Shoves Player
October 01 2013 4:31 PM
In the Braves' 4-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night, Chris Johnson slid headfirst to first base after hitting a 1-2 grounder, but was out quickly after shortstop Jimmy Rollins made a dive and throw. Johnson lay facedown on the ground, then picked himself up and walked back to the dugout. Clearly losing his temper, Johnson flipped his helmet towards the bench to consolation pats from teammates. Suddenly, Terry Pendleton grabbed and shoved him.
MLB: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers Scores, Recap, Result
October 01 2013 3:24 PM
Coming into Monday's game, the Tampa Bay Rays were riding the wave of a seven-game winning streak to get one of the two last slots for a wild card play-in game. Even though they lost their last two games to the bottom-feeding Toronto Blue Jays, it was some distance from their 4-13 slide prior to September 11, when they were just about fighting for their lives. The Texas Rangers were similarly struggling just to stay afloat -- they had a good start to September, when a sudden 2-12 stretch t...
MLB: Chicago Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum
October 01 2013 3:10 PM
Despite a contract that runs through 2014, the Chicago Cubs have decided to let go of two-year manager Dale Sveum, the club announced on Monday.
MLB: A-Rod hits 24th Career Grand Slam, 12-Year-Old Boy Gives Ball Back
September 30 2013 6:07 PM
Steven Gieseler Jr. of East Islip, Long Island, and his father Steven Sr. were seated at the right outfield of Yankee Stadium, watching the seventh inning of the Yankees' game against the San Francisco Giants. Alex Rodriguez then hit a decisive home run to start a 4-run final two innings to give his team a lift in their already-sagging playoff chances.
MLB News: Commissioner Bud Selig to Retire in 2015
September 27 2013 6:56 PM
Major League Baseball stated on Thursday that commissioner Bud Selig, who brought the sport into the 21st century, will retire from his position once his term ends in Jan. 2015.
MLB Rumors: Mariners Looking at Tim Lincecum
September 26 2013 4:45 PM
Tim Lincecum, the 2008 and 2009 winner of the National League Cy Young Award and the 2010 Babe Ruth Award, is rumoured to be in the sights of the Seattle Mariners once the 2013 season ends.
MLB News: Orioles to Miss Manny Machado for 6-8 Weeks
September 25 2013 11:48 AM
Infielder Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles suffered a severe injury on Monday, during their road game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Yankees Honour Mariano Rivera, Lose to Giants
September 23 2013 2:13 PM
The New York Yankees paid tribute to closer Mariano Rivera and his 19-year-career right before their game against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Major League Baseball Preview and Live Streaming: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers
September 12 2013 12:12 PM
In what could be a preview of the 2014 Major League Baseball season opener to be played in Sydney, the Arizona Diamondbacks visited the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third straight game in the series. The Dodgers won the first two games, 8-1 and 5-3, and tried to assert their supremacy over their cross-border rivals. The Dodgers are first in the National League West with an 85-59 win-loss record; the Diamondbacks are at the .500 mark, with 72-72.
Jeter Re-injures Ankle, Out Indefinitely
September 10 2013 1:21 PM
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter was not lined up in Yankees' Sunday rivalry game against the Boston Red Sox, and the Yankees are not sure about when the perennial All-Star will be back.
Derek Jeter's Return, A-Rod's 650th No Impact as Yankees Fall to Blue Jays
August 27 2013 2:36 PM
What was supposed to be a triumphant return of sorts for Derek Jeter turned out to be bitter loss for the New York Yankees.
Ryan Braun Admits Drug Use in 2011 MVP Season
August 23 2013 11:44 AM
Following a month of speculation after acknowledging that he committed "mistakes", Ryan Braun finally admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs during his landmark 2011 season, during which he was named National League MVP.
Ichiro Suzuki Reaches 4,000th Career Hit Milestone
August 22 2013 2:45 PM
Ichiro Suzuki got his 4,000th career hit in a 4-2 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays.
"Fake" Shane Spencer Admits to Using Steroids on National Radio, "Real" One Outraged
August 14 2013 4:44 PM
On Monday, someone called the Albany sports radio stations 104.5, claiming to be New York Yankees outfielder Shane Spencer and claimed that he is using steroids along with the other members of the Yankees; good thing the fraud was discovered in a day.
A. Rod Hit and Jeered, Laughed it Off [Video]
August 07 2013 4:38 PM
Alex Rodriguez got his back covered by New York Yankees, despite being controversial. He was included in the lineup for two nights a row, and played against the White Sox. Chicago fans booed, jeered and then cheered when A. Rod got hit. And yet the controversial player chose the high road and laugh it off.
Alex Rodriguez: The Last Seven Months Has Been A Nightmare [VIDEO]
August 06 2013 4:25 PM
New York Yankee's third baseman has been officially suspended by Major League Baseball for 211 games with no pay, following his scandal with Biogenesis of America.
Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez: Worst Season for New York Yankees?
August 05 2013 6:05 PM
The New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter can be put under the disabled list again after an MRI report showed the 39-year old shortstop has a strained right calf. These painful events have led the captain call his injury frustrating. His resentment expanded towards the whole game, which he termed a nightmare. Alex Rodriguez might be a replacement, despite own demons to deal with.
Alex Rodriguez Possibly Back on Monday 's Game Against White Sox
August 05 2013 5:23 PM
We just might see A.Rod play again. Brent Lillibridge, Eduardo Nunez, Jayson Nix and David Adams have been rotating in A. Rod's place ever since the A-list athlete has been suspended from the game and awaiting decision on a possible 214-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis clinic. While they are great players in their own rights, A. Rod's coming back to his position is more than welcome.
Japanese Pitching sensation Yu Darvish Pulls Off Special Performance on Thursday
August 02 2013 11:35 PM
Japanese pitching sensation Yu Darvish pulled off an encore performance against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday after striking out 14 batters without allowing a single walk to give the Texas Rangers a resounding 7-1 win at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.