Among the best reasons to go to the Preakness Stakes this year are the pure spectacle of the event and a chance to visit the historical city of Baltimore.
The timing worked for baseball, not so much for Baltimore. It was an unusual move by MLB, which usually errors on the side of caution in the wake of tragedy.
After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in MLB history.
There was an emphatic anti-A-Rod crowd for the series opener in Baltimore, led by 56-year-old Tolbert Rowe, who stood and turned his back for each and every one of Rodriguez’s at-bats.
Gregory Fleischman’s trial was slated to begin Monday, but his attorney says Fleischman entered an Alford plea Friday and was sentenced to 10 years in jail, with all but 10 days suspended.
Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis faces Yankees veteran lefty Andy Pettitte tonight at Camden Yards. Davis is seeking his 50th home run.
It’s a new season, one Pettitte knows better than most. On Monday night, he’ll have his eye on No. 20 — as in career postseason victories.
With the Yankees’ offense sputtering, it was vital that Hughes was in complete command when he took the mound at Fenway Park.
Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Andruw Jones homered for the Yankees, who averted the fourth 0-4 start in franchise history — the first since 1973.
No makeup date was immediately announced. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the game would not be played this weekend.