Erasmo Ramirez couldn't come up with the big pitch when he needed it.

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Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.

The Athletics managed to compile the best record in the American League through the first three weeks of the season despite not having a defined closer.

A.J. Burnett made a couple of mistakes with his pitches and gave up the lead in the seventh inning. That was nothing compared to the huge error Carl Crawford committed for the Dodgers in the 10th.

Yovani Gallardo made it a point to be aggressive on the mound and get hitters to chase pitches that could be turned into easy outs.

Collin McHugh didn't know he was starting Tuesday until late the night before. When he took the mound, he surprised just about everyone with his performance.

Brandon McCarthy is concerned that there is too much negativity surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks.

When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League.

After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

Michael Choice acknowledged it was an extra special victory. Playing against his former team, and leading off for the first time with his new squad, Choice had to smile.

Jacoby Ellsbury and a couple of miscues were too much for the Boston Red Sox.

A jury is to continue deliberating a former Houston Astros pitcher's multimillion-dollar brutality lawsuit against Galveston police officers who beat him in 2008.

Holding the Colorado Rockies to two runs at Coors Field is normally a cause for celebration.

Baltimore has been leaning on its bullpen and the bill came due Tuesday night.

This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

The errors are mounting for the Washington Nationals, up to 24 through 21 games so far.

Vietnamese club Vissai Ninh Binh continued its strong results in the AFC Cup on Tuesday despite being under investigation for match-fixing, having withdrawn from its domestic league and being forced to play untried youngsters.

Indians manager Terry Francona's 55th birthday ended on a down note.

Chase Headley gave the best bullpen in baseball a lift.

The way Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets are swinging, Adam Wainwright figured to be a tough chore Tuesday night.

Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

What was supposed to be a matchup of AL Central aces instead turned into a rough night for the Chicago White Sox.

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Franklin Morales didn't try to paint corners or make perfect pitches.

Texas third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff left the Rangers' game against the Oakland Athletics with back tightness.

Jason Hammel is certain the Cubs are better than their record so far.

After three fine starts and three wins, Kyle Gibson of the Minnesota Twins had two bad innings Tuesday night and it cost him his first loss of the season.

Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night.

Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone said Tuesday night he had a cancerous mole removed, and added it will not have any effect on him doing his job.

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