SAN FRANCISCO — The sinker James Taillon threw in the Pittsburgh bullpen Tuesday couldn't have been much better. The one he took into the game, however, was as bad as it has ever been in any of his 32 big league starts. The 25-year-old right-hander gave up a career-worst 10 runs in an 11-3 loss to
Bradley Zimmer, whose rookie season continues to excite the Indians and their fans, will be in center field again Wednesday night when Cleveland hosts the Los Angeles Angels in the second game of a three-game series. Los Angeles starter Jesse Chavez only pitched 2 1/3 innings, while Cleveland starter
The Oakland Athletics are not swinging the bats well these days. The A's will start Paul Blackburn (1-1, 2.88 ERA) as they try to even the season series with the Blue Jays. Toronto holds a 3-2 edge in games between the teams after a 4-2 win on Monday and a 4-1 victory on Tuesday.