Nationals' Stephen Strasburg expected to start third game of season

Pitcher Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with...

UGA Week: Chris Kirk takes step back, then sees success in his game

Former Georgia golfer Chris Kirk and former Braves pitcher Pascual Perez have more in common than picking up multimillion-dollar bonuses in Atlanta.Both had missed starts that involved...

Alex Wood limits damage in Braves' win over Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. - It's better for big-league pitchers to dominate this late in the spring but, failing that, there's also some benefit in working situations that are as close to...


...grand slam to lead Benedict past Paine 13-3 in five innings in a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game.Losing pitcher Courtney Taylor went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Paine. College BaseballYellow Jackets fall to CardinalsIn Louisville, Ky...

Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart under investigation for gambling

...League Baseball is looking into allegations tying Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart to gambling.The 24-year-old Texas-born...case to be the team's full-time designated hitter. METS: Pitcher Zack Wheeler, a former Augusta GreenJacket, has had Tommy...

Marlins' Jarred Cosart is cooperating with MLB

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Major League Baseball is reviewing his deleted Twitter account as part of an investigation into gambling-related...

Drug testing, power arms contribute to decline in home runs

...before the 2006 season, affecting every day hitters trying to get through the grind of a 162-game season more than starting pitchers who go every five days.Drug testing is far from the only reason that teams combined for just 0.86 home runs per game last...

Braves use nine pitchers in no-hitter of Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Cody Martin and eight Braves pitchers combined for a wild, 10-inning no-hitter for Atlanta in a 2-2 tie with a Houston Astros split-squad on Sunday.Martin...

Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...affect the hitters more than the pitchers. They're the ones with all...count starting May 1 when a pitcher fails to start his windup or...when with runners on base a pitcher feints a pickoff or steps off...a ball would be called if a pitcher doesn't start his windup...

Pitcher Blake Sarver helps Evans rebound against Harlem

Blake Sarver shut down Harlem through six innings, earning the 5-0 win ove the Bulldogs