Major League baseball


BALTIMORE – Major League Baseball games are significantly faster this year than they were a year ago. Orioles games are even faster.


SARASOTA, Fla. -- Manager Buck Showalter had been on the field for most of Friday, and wasn’t aware of the new rules to pick up the pace of the games.


Though there was legitimate optimism surrounding the Nationals when this season began, it took some time before the city fully bought into the notion this team could win big in 2012.


From Comcast SportsNetOAKLAND, Calif.


The Nationals and Cardinals will once again have deal with the "Sun Monster" in Game 4 of the NLDS, but if the series requires a fifth and decisive game, the two teams will finally get a