| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:05 AM
BILL DWYRE, Los Angeles Times, on Boxer BEIBUT SHUMENOV:
LAS VEGAS Beibut Shumenov might be the most interesting man in the world who doesn't have a TV commercial to tout that.
He is a boxer, the light-heavyweight champion of the world in two...
| Nov 14, 2013
Ni la peste negra, el cáncer o el virus del HIV han causado tanto daño a la humanidad como el olvido. Perder la memoria es la peor plaga que puede afectar a ser humano.
Se trata de una perturbación que nos deja sin pasado y viviendo una realidad...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
I don't own a crystal ball, but I sometimes pretend I do for professional reasons. This is one of those times, if you will indulge me.
Based on the latest vibrations coming my direction, I expect to see the Twins call a news conference sometime in the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:36 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Presley hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
Presley hit a sharp bouncer that...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:33 PM
For a kid who’s still only 20 and had yet to hit a game-ending homer in his nascent career, Bryce Harper sure inspired a lot of confidence in his teammates as he walked to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
“You could feel...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For a kid who's still only 20 and had yet to hit a game-ending homer in his nascent career, Bryce Harper sure inspired a lot of confidence in his teammates as he walked to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:18 PM
At the end of a very long day, the Cincinnati Reds were fretting on their bench. How would starter Mat Latos describe the mood?
"Anxiety," he said.
And, with a few 100-mph fastballs, Aroldis Chapman turned the anxiety into instantaneous joy....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are used to this part, the one where they spend the first half of the season stunning the baseball world with their play. Call it a byproduct of two decades of mediocrity.
Yet promising starts in 2011...