Breaking Down the Impact of the Week's Biggest MLB Moves This has been a week worthy of the Hot Stove Hall of Fame. Though the winter meetings don't kick off until Monday, there were enough free-agent signings and trades made over the last few days for several winter meetings. Notably, the two best free agents are off the board, and some big pieces got moved via the trade market. Since inspecting the impact of every deal that went down this week would ... 12/6/2013 - 10:44 pm | View Link
Clemens shares first victory with family and I hope the best for Ronny, too." SEATTLE -- Brett Wallace, take the day off. That was the message Astros manager Bo Porter delivered on Wednesday to the first baseman, who went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts during the team's 22-hit outburst a night earlier. 10/4/2013 - 4:45 pm | View Link
Red Sox-Astros Live: Sox Bail Out Pitching Staff With Offensive Explosion in 15-10 Win Brandon Workman was only marginally better, but the Red Sox’ offensive outburst allowed him to remain in the game ... holding the Red Sox to five hits in a 2-0 win for the home team. The Sox hope to have better luck on Tuesday against right-hander ... 08/6/2013 - 3:46 pm | View Link
Encarnacion, Reyes power Blue Jays' outburst But just when it seemed like all hope was lost for turning things around, the last-place Astros came into town and helped right the ship. The Blue Jays easily won Game 1 of the series thanks to a masterful performance by left-hander Mark Buehrle ... 07/26/2013 - 5:29 pm | View Link
Cespedes beats Harper to claim Derby title I hope he gives me at least two tires ... It wasn't the same as Josh Hamilton's 28-homer outburst in the first round at Yankee Stadium in 2008, but it was still pretty special. And Cespedes was one of four first-time Derby participants to advance to ... 07/15/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
On the Astros: Rebuild is rough when old haunts keep haunting If you’re an Astros fan you hope, not even necessarily that Jonathan Singleton ... and before Marwin Gonzalez stranded both runners. Before that outburst, the Astros got next to nothing against Cliff Lee, who is somehow still winless despite ... 05/15/2012 - 12:54 pm | View Link
LONDON (Reuters) - The National Crime Agency has launched a second probe into alleged match-fixing in English soccer after a Sunday newspaper claimed a player told an undercover reporter he could guarantee certain events in a Championship (second division) match.