MLB: A's outlast Angels
The Oakland A's needed an RBI double from Josh Donaldson in the 11th inning to settle a see-saw clash with the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Could it be that Tigers miss Prince Fielder?
Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Reviewing the Brew
MLB Power Rankings: Week 3
The Brewers are baseball's hottest team and the first to reach 10 wins. Can they keep it up? I'm skeptical, but as long as their starting pitchers continue to hurl gems like Kyle Lohse did against the Pirates, they'll be a contender come October.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Bless You Boys
Miguel Cabrera projects to be one of the game's all-time greatest
On April 13, 1954, Henry "Hank" Aaron made his major league debut with the Milwaukee Braves as a 20-year-old kid.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Braun Bringing the BOOM
Amid the avalanche of boos from the fans in the "City of Brotherly Love," Tuesday afternoon, came 3 thunderous cracks, all from one, Ryan Braun.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Red Sox stink up Fenway again
If there's a stench wafting over the Fens tonight, it's only because the Red Sox are in town for one more day.
Lincoln Daily News
Red Sox Halt Three-Game Skid With Win Over Rangers
John Lackey offers a rather simple explanation when asked about his team's ability to avoid a losing streak of more than three games.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Boston Red Sox
Lackey faces familiar foe as Rangers come town
The Rangers get their first crack at the defending World Series champions when they face the Red Sox in a three-game series that starts Monday at Fenway Park.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Fantasy baseball Pitching Report: Don't overreact to Cliff Lee
There's only one important axiom for fantasy owners to keep in mind on Opening Day, and that's to never overreact to anything that happens on Opening Day.
Milwaukee Brewers: What do we know after the opener?
They stood and cheered Ryan Braun for his unsightly first at-bat like he's going to solve the polar vortex, fix all the roads and still hit 40 homers.
The Hardball Times
Will the Tigers Break out on the Basepaths in 2014?
Over the past three years, the Detroit Tigers have attempted to steal a base 206 times, and were successful on 143 of these attempts.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Game 1: Cliff Lee takes the ball on Opening Day
It's opening day - just Game 1 to be followed by 161 more. It usually carries with it a more important weight simply because it's the first one, but for the Phillies - this year - it should.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
The Morning Call
Phillies head into Opening Day catching a break, not concerned about offensive woes
Coming off a less than stellar spring, and two years in which the Phillies not only failed to make the playoffs but also exceed the .500 mark, expectations of the team from outside the organization aren't too high.
Dallas Morning News
Sizing up Prince Fielder: Deadweight or powerful hitter with unique build?
The Rangers made probably the move of the 2013 offseason when they acquired Prince Fielder in exchange for Ian Kinsler.
New York Daily News
Madden: Cabrera will prove again that longterm deals never work
He is out of baseball, suspended for the entire 2014 season and that, along with his deteriorated physical status as he approaches 40, has for all intents and purposes ended Alex Rodriguez's career.
Opening Day 2014: Top offseason moves
Baseball season officially begins Sunday with the Dodgers and the Padres taking the field.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
MLB team-by-team preview
Oakland A's Last year: 96-66 Outlook : Nobody does more with less in terms of payroll than A's general manager Billy Beane, but the A's depth will be tested early because Jarrod Parker, who was expected to start opening day, tore a ligament in his elbow and starter A.J. Griffin is down with a ligament strain.
Red Sox begin 2014 atop MLB power rankings
2. St. Louis Cardinals - It was a quiet offseason for the NL champions, but they did lose Carlos Beltran to the Yankees.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Analysis: Increase in speed, decrease in power not likely to add up...
The Detroit Tigers will hit fewer home runs. They will steal more bases. But will they score more in 2014 than they did in 2013? The Tigers have less pop in their lineup with the departure of Prince Fielder, Jhonny Peralta and Omar Infante, who combined for 46 home runs and 212 RBIs last season.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Previews: Milwaukee Brewers
It wasn't that long ago the Milwaukee Brewers won 96 games, and the NL Central. The 2011 team featured one of the most dangerous one-two punches in baseball in Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun , and a former Cy Young winner in his prime in Zack Greinke .