Jake Westbrook allowed one run over six innings for his 100th career win and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Thursday night.
Polarizing quarterback Tim Tebow has cleared waivers, making him available to any team that might want him. Should the Seahawks pursue him? That’s what the Seattle Times is asking its readers in tonight’s poll:
Hector Santiago allowed two hits in five-plus innings filling in for Jake Peavy on Thursday night, Tyler Flowers hit a three-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat Texas 3-1, handing the Rangers their first series loss of the season.
Eric Wedge choose to accentuate the positives from tonight’s 7-2 loss to the Orioles. Such as Brandon Maurer surviving his early struggles to make it through four innings (as opposed to his first start at Safeco, which Maurer said this reminded him of; on that night, he didn’t make it ou
It’s time to announce some more personal news in this space —I am changing jobs at the Seattle Times and will now cover the Seahawks, helping to replace the great Danny O’Neil, who left recently for a gig at 710 ESPN Seattle. I wasn’t necessarily looking to change beats here.
Juan Pierre joined elite company on another tough night for the Miami Marlins.
Ryan Dempster won his second straight start and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a season-high 10 walks to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Thursday night.
Ryan Howard and Domonic Brown hit solo homers to back Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Thursday night.
Dan Haren pitched eight sharp innings, Denard Span hit a two-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday night.
The NBA fined Golden State coach Mark Jackson $25,000 on Thursday for making public comments in an attempt to influence the officiating in the Warriors' playoff series with Denver.
Several defensive lapses by the Cubs spoiled a great performance by starter Travis Wood.
Major League Baseball and the players association are donating a combined $100,000 to victims of the Texas fertilizer plant explosion that killed at least 14 people and injured about 200.
Kevin Durant has scored 74 points combined in Oklahoma City's past two games against the Houston Rockets.
Major League Baseball fined umpire Tom Hallion and Tampa Bay pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore for their dustup last weekend.
It's been a rough offseason for the Washington Redskins, and not just because of the knee injury to star quarterback Robert Griffin III.
The Boston Celtics are looking across town for inspiration as they attempt to become the first NBA team to rally from an 0-3 deficit to win a playoff series.
The Kansas City Royals' game against the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed on Thursday after heavy rain turned to sleet and snow during the middle of the fourth inning.
Yonder Alonso's two-out fly ball to right field dropped in front of Julio Borbon for an RBI single that led to a four-run eighth inning and boosted the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Thursday for a four-game series split.
The Detroit-area daughter of an ex-Chicago Bears player has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house for collecting about $70,000 from an NFL retirement fund after her dad died.