Nationals manager Johnson down to final series (The Associated Press)

By at 27 September, 2013, 9:39 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — One more weekend and Davey Johnson says goodbye to baseball.


Dodgers: Slain fan was son of team security guard (The Associated Press)

By at 27 September, 2013, 4:39 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It just started as words between two groups of fans of bitter baseball rivals.


Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday’s Major League games (Reuters)

By at 26 September, 2013, 1:27 am

Sept 25 (Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s Major League games – – – – Tigers 1, Twins 0 Max Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers shut out the Minnesota Twins to capture the AL Central Division title for the third straight year. The f…


A look back at some of baseball’s spoilers (The Associated Press)

By at 24 September, 2013, 1:37 pm

Eric Wedge’s Seattle Mariners have been out of the postseason discussion for a while now.


MLB Power Rankings: RSVPs to October (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

By at 20 September, 2013, 10:33 am

The drama is over for the Red Sox and Dodgers, who have officially secured playoff spots. The stakes are much higher in the NL Central, which houses three of the top eight teams in baseball, and in Washington, where the Nats are basically teetering on …


List of baseball’s most unsung players goes in One Direction (Yahoo Sports)

By at 20 September, 2013, 8:15 am

With a unique “formula” that includes mentions, publicity, Twitter and baseball metrics, the most unsung players in baseball are sure to surprise.


Giants’ Bumgarner keeps humming along (The SportsXchange)

By at 19 September, 2013, 4:42 pm

NEW YORK — A Sports Illustrated cover autographed by Buster Posey and Sergio Romo that pictures the beginning of their World Series-winning celebration last October laid on a table inside the visitor’s clubhouse at Citi Field on Thursday afternoon, a …


The Roberto Clemente Award Nominees have been announced (NBC Sports)

By at 16 September, 2013, 2:30 pm

The Roberto Clemente Award goes to the Major Leaguer who “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual’s contribution to his team.” Clayton Kershaw won it last year.  The 2013 nominees — one per team — were just announced and are listed below. And now my annual complaint, albeit a minor one: Baseball has set…


Bobby Valentine would like you to know that the Mets were better than the Yankees Post-9/11 (NBC Sports)

By at 11 September, 2013, 1:35 pm

This interview with Bobby Valentine on WFAN about remembering the scene in baseball post-9/11 has many interesting bits. As you may expect, given that he was the manager of the New York Mets at the time and the Mets played center stage in baseball following the 9/11 attacks. The first game. The big Piazza home…


Asdrubal Cabrera teams up with Jason Kipnis to complete spectacular double play (Big League Stew)

By at 8 September, 2013, 12:37 pm

An offensive lineman scoring a touchdown on a hook-and-lateral is pretty cool . I can’t deny that. But is there anything better than a nifty double play?
I think not, my friends.
That’s why you have to check out the incredible job by Cleveland In…