Baseball News

Cleveland ace outduels Blue Jays' rookie Jul 21, 2009 - 1:58 pm PST
Cleveland Indians pitcher Cliff Lee showed why Roy Halladay isn't the only coveted ace these days, pitching a complete game and watching as his teammates finally provided offence in the bottom of the ninth in a 2-1 road win over the Toronto Blue Jays. CBC

Red Sox forced to shelve Wakefield Jul 21, 2009 - 1:42 pm PST
The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Tim Wakefield on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained lower back. CBC

Nationals' Olsen out rest of season Jul 21, 2009 - 12:28 pm PST
Washington Nationals pitcher Scott Olsen has scheduled surgery Thursday to repair the labrum in his left shoulder and will miss the rest of the season. CBC

Blue Jays set July 28 deadline to deal Halladay Jul 21, 2009 - 11:35 am PST
If Roy Halladay is to be traded, Toronto Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi told reporters Tuesday that he would like to complete a transaction for the former Cy Young Award winner by July 28. CBC

Ramirez passes Mantle with 537th homer Jul 20, 2009 - 7:10 pm PST
Manny Ramirez moved past Mickey Mantle into 15th place with career home run No. 537 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Monday night. CBC

Rangers forced to shelve Francisco again Jul 20, 2009 - 1:12 pm PST
Texas Rangers closer Frank Francisco returned to the 15-day disabled list Monday with pneumonia. CBC

Athletics' Giambi strains right quadriceps Jul 20, 2009 - 1:08 pm PST
Oakland Athletics slugger Jason Giambi has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps muscle. CBC

Baseball's 1st-half surprises Jul 20, 2009 - 6:54 am PST
For as many big stars who have been major disappointments in the first half of the Major League Baseball season, there have been just as many surprises and feel-good stories. CBC

Brett Lawrie settling in at 2nd base Jul 20, 2009 - 4:54 am PST
Should Brett Lawrie, the highest-drafted Canadian position player taken 16th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008, carve out a major league career, it will be as a second baseman and not a catcher. CBC

Halladay turns heads in win over Red Sox Jul 19, 2009 - 9:57 am PST
Toronto ace Roy Halladay ended his four-game winless streak on Sunday as the Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-1 at the Rogers Centre. CBC

Blue Jays even series with Red Sox Jul 18, 2009 - 9:51 am PST
The Blue Jays halted their three-game losing streak on Saturday, defeating the Boston Red Sox 6-2 at the Rogers Centre as rookie Toronto starter Marc Rzepczynski earned his first career win in the majors. CBC