The defending World Champion Philadelphia Phillies opened the season Sunday night with a loss to the Atlanta Braves and followed that up with another lackluster effort on Tuesday night which saw their record drop to 0-2. [...]
After batting .455 in 13 games this spring after being signed as a free agent by the Oakland A's, manager Bob Geren announced Nomar would start at first base on Monday night against the Angels.
"Nomar had a great spring [...]
Johan Santana might finally have the bullpen he needs in New York. Santana (1-0) went 5 2/3 innings, giving up one run on three hits with four walks and seven strikeouts before sitting down and watching the bullpen take [...]
The Atlanta Braves came into Citizens Bank Park and ruined the Philadelphia Phillies home opener, defeating the World Series champs, 4-1, in front of a sold out park.
Derek Lowe, the new pitcher for Atlanta held the Phil [...]
The Red Sox postponed their home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays because of the prospect of heavy rain and high winds.
And the season opener between the Kansas City Royals and White Sox scheduled for Monday has been po [...]
Once Gary Sheffield was released from the Tigers, the Reds, Phillies and Mets, all seemed to be vying for his services. Mets third basemen David Wright reportedly helped convince Sheff to sign with the Mets by sending h [...]
Greg Zaun had missed some time this spring with some elbow soreness, and the injury opened the door for prospect Matt Wieters to showcase his skills. Zaun did return Saturday to the lineup, but he is expected to take a [...]
The Detroit Tigers have released veteran slugger Gary Sheffield. Sheffield is guaranteed $14 million this year, and if he clears waivers, will be a free agent to sign with another club.
Gary has played for seven teams o [...]
More than a day had passed since tears last formed in the eyes of Fred Wilpon. And the same emotion that had gripped him on Sunday morning gripped him again on Monday afternoon as he stood on a back field at the Mets' Sp [...]
Cardinals RHP, Chris Perez was optioned to Triple A Memphis on Monday. St. Louis had eight relievers with only seven spot, and Perez's absence this spring to rest a sore shoulder cost him a spot with the big club.
Monday made things a bit more intense in Phillies' camp. The competition for the fifth spot in the Phils' rotation is still up in the air after Chan Ho Park had yet another impressive outing.
Park went 5 2/3 innings, and [...]
Miguel Tejada was sentenced to one year of probation, 100 hours of community service, and a $5000 fine.
Tejada had pleaded guilty to lying to congressional investigators about performance-enhancing drugs. He gave a tearf [...]
The Oakland Athletics and manager Bob Geren have reached an agreement for a one-year contract extension through 2010 with a club option for 2011. Geren will be entering his third season as the lead man in Oakland.
Hall of Fame third baseman George Kell, a career .306 hitter over 15 seasons, died in his sleep in Swifton, Ark., early Tuesday morning, television station KAIT in Jonesboro, Ark., reported.
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Phillies ace Cole Hamels is coming back from mild soreness in his throwing elbow. Hamels received an anti-inflammatory injection in his left elbow last Tuesday. He is scheduled to start in a minor league outing Tuesday [...]