|After struggling in his previous two starts, David Price found redemption against the Royals, tossing a complete-game gem in Saturday's 2-1 victory.
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|Alex Rodriguez's name now sits right there alongside that of Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, and you just might need some time to wrap your mind around that one.
More» A-Rod ties Mays at 660, puts Yanks up|
|In working out the details of the three-team trade with the Nationals and Rays that brought outfielder Wil Myers to the Padres during the offseason, the Padres agreed to send a player to be named to Washington. The problem was that most everybody in the game knew the name of that player -- Trea Turner.
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|We recognize that everyone likes to have something silly to freak out about. But come on, Cub fans, were you really worried about Jon Lester?
More» Maddon on Lester, Russell in 1-0 win|
|The Orioles were the home team against the Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday night -- the weekend series was shifted out of Baltimore -- but that didn't make a difference once the game began, manager Buck Showalter said.
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|Kendrys Morales was an easy decision, but Chris Young and Ryan Madson are two rewarding decisions for the Royals in the opening weeks of the defense of the American League pennant they claimed a year ago.
More» Young fans nine over five no-hit innings|
|Sometimes all it takes is a standout performance by one player to turn things around. And on Friday, that was Ian Kennedy, who held the Rockies scoreless just long enough for the Padres to generate some offense in a blowout win over the Rockies.
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|The Giants' Bruce Bochy and the Angels' Mike Scioscia came into their Interleague series with a combined 37 managerial seasons, 2,969 wins, 14 postseason appearances and four World Series championships.
|With more players being signed to long-term deals, teams must look to the trade market more than ever to drastically change their long-term outlook. Here are five franchise-changing trades that are currently impacting clubs in 2015.
More»Dan O'Dowd's top five franchise-changing trades|
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|Dustin Pedroia's reputation precedes him. Opponents young and old know better than to expect much in the way of even remotely friendly in-game interaction with the uber-competitive Red Sox second baseman. But this kid named Devon Travis, who is listed at 5-foot-9, got to second base the other day at Fenway Park, and there was the 5-foot-9 Pedroia, one of Travis' heroes in a game that's not always kind to little guys like them.
More» Travis crushes a solo homer to open the 3rd|
|Anthony DeSclafani is right at home in the Cincinnati Reds' organization. For starters, the Freehold, N.J., native hails from Colts Neck High School, a mere 20 minutes from the hometown of teammate Todd Frazier. Then there are the college connections. DeSclafani and his new manager, Bryan Price, share an alma mater in the University of Florida.
More» DeSclafani throws eight scoreless innings|
|There have obviously been other notable comebacks after slow starts, just as there have been disheartening collapses after successful starts. But the record will show that roughly half of the time, April gives us a very good idea of who will still be around in October and who will be contemplating major overhauls.
More»Padres swat 23 home runs in the month of April|
|The Royals' quest for respect took a giant step forward on Thursday night, when they thumped the Tigers, 8-1, in their first matchup of the season against the four-time defending American League Central champs.
More» Dyson discusses his big game vs. the Tigers|
|Mike Cameron recalls his historic night in Chicago 13 years ago, when he became one of 16 players to blast four home runs in one game.
More» Cameron hits four homers in the game|
|Who will you be voting for to start at shortstop for the National League All-Stars? For me, it's Troy Tulowitzki. He is the defending champion. Someone has to knock him off to claim the job. It's that simple.
More»Which shortstop is #ASGWorthy?|
|One of the coolest things about this young baseball season is seeing how much fun the Houston Astros are having. They're not just playing winning baseball, they're playing exciting baseball. That's important, too, because that builds confidence and excites fans.
More» Altuve lines four hits in Astros' win|
|Willie Horton became a peacemaker when his hometown was under attack from within. Detroit was ablaze during the perilous race riots of 1967. Horton used his celebrity, his heart and spontaneous words to try to calm the outraged city.
|The Dodgers rolled out the heavy artillery Wednesday night, and Andre Ethier, no longer on the outside looking in, was delighted to be part of the fireworks display.
More» Ethier hits Dodgers' third homer of inning|
|On Saturday, cancer survivor Sarah Stanford will be among 2,000 people participating in the D-backs' third annual Race Against Cancer, a 5K jaunt through the streets of downtown Phoenix that begins and ends just off the main gate of Chase Field.
|This apparently is how the New York Yankees are going to have to do it in 2015. That could be the larger lesson from this recent sprint to the top of the American League East. As blueprints go, it's not the classic one.
More» Pineda limits Rays, fans five over 5 2/3|
|No team makes pitchers work harder than the Royals. With a relentless commitment to contact hitting, the Royals take advantage of their team speed by refusing to give away at-bats.
More» Escobar ties game with double down the line|
|They played in front of an empty house at Camden Yards on Wednesday afternoon, an arrangement that is not only unusual but, in Major League Baseball terms, unprecedented. And after their 8-2 victory over the White Sox, the Orioles packed up and hit the road for three "home" games at Tropicana Field, an arrangement that is not unprecedented but, yes, is still pretty unusual.
More»Britton anticipates unique experience at Camden Yards|
|Maybe this is the one the Washington Nationals have needed. This has to be the day, right? Nothing else makes sense. If they're slinging chocolate sauce around, who knows what craziness will follow?
More» Uggla, Nats celebrate with chocolate syrup|
|Right-hander Arquimedes Caminero is the latest in a line of Pirates hurlers to see a see a vast improvement with the help of pitching coach Ray Searage.
More» Caminero hits 101 mph on the radar gun|
|Paulo Orlando's triples trip is one of those statistical aberrations you've got to love about April. Here are some others that may or may not stand the test of 162.
More» Guerrero hits a two-run, pinch-hit homer|
|The commitment of the Miami Marlins to winning requires no further evidence.
More» Realmuto catches bunt, doubles off Grandy|
|The Giants prevailed in a showdown of dominant southpaws in large part because Madison Bumgarner had Buster Posey on his side and Clayton Kershaw did not.
More» Posey launches solo shot as fan makes grab|
|The Angels are picking up an enormous tab on what's left of the Josh Hamilton's $125 million contract in trading him back to the Rangers, and the prevailing reaction is that they are doing it simply to get rid of a problem. There is another relatively unexplored possibility here. Perhaps there is an element of generosity involved. Perhaps they are willingly doing Hamilton a favor. It certainly looks that way.
More»The Brushback talks about the potential Hamilton deal|
|They couldn't play baseball in Baltimore at a time like this. Not with sections of a great American city so shaken.
More»Brittany Ghiroli on postponement of the Orioles' game|