| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Andrew McCutchen, the leader and best player of the team that returned postseason baseball to Pittsburgh for the first time in 21 years, was announced Thursday as the National League most valuable player.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Are you ready to ease back in your Dodgers inflatable chair, feet resting on your Dodgers welcome mat, head beneath your Dodgers pennant (which is right next to your Yasiel Puig Fathead), wearing your Dodgers hoodie, listening to Vin Scully on your...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ST. LOUIS — Disney calls them "ear hats." You can buy one in pink or lime, or topped with a tiara or bow tie.
But the traditional hat is all-black, adorned with nothing but the ears that Adrian Gonzalez mimicked the other day. That is only...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — Designer suitcases were hurriedly snapped, cartons of soiled equipment rolled out the door. The Dodgers clubhouse was in full escape mode.
It had been an hour since their season was wretchedly ended by the St. Louis Cardinals at...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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They’re huffing and puffing over in Arizona again. They must like to do that in the desert. Guess there’s nothing much else to do but sweat.
The Diamondbacks must really, really want a rivalry with...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The Dodgers are close to signing former All-Star Dan Haren, who could add depth to the battered back end of their rotation.
Haren agreed to a one-year, $10-million contract that includes a vesting option for 2015, according to people familiar with the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The Major League Baseball Players Assn. selected its new leader Tuesday, then braced for a debate about whether to embrace tougher penalties for players in violation of baseball's drug policy.
As expected, the MLBPA executive board picked Tony Clark...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
At the end of perhaps the most frenzied December shopping day in baseball history, the New York Yankees did two things they do very well: steal the headlines and spend a lot of money.
The Miami Marlins jumped back into the free-agent waters. The...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...