| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:02 PM
News of Ryan Braun's suspension from baseball hit at an interesting time for the Angels — the day after they faced Bartolo Colon.
Like Braun, Colon tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug last season. Braun successfully appealed his case;...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Before Andre Ethier touched home plate, his teammates were leaping out of the dugout. The fans at Dodger Stadium were leaping out of their seats.
October came early to Los Angeles and everyone wearing blue wanted to celebrate.
The latest magical...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:06 PM
There hasn't been anything like this in Dodgers history, not only in this century but in the last one as well.
With their 4-2 win over the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium on Monday night, the Dodgers are a remarkable 38-8 in their last 46 games.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:05 AM
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The head is a special place. It’s the body’s control center, the one area even baseball players can get a little touchy over.
It’s also the keeper of memories, which will likely make Tuesday&...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Dodgers have finally found something they are willing to fight for.
But on Tuesday night, it was the wrong thing.
In a brawl that will undoubtedly cost them suspensions that could even include their best player -- what was Swingin' Clayton Kershaw...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:04 PM
This is, of course, some kind of otherworldly run the Dodgers are experiencing. Near-historic stuff.
According to research by Retrosheet’s David Smith, since 1901 the Dodgers are only the third team to be 12 games under .500 (or worse) and then...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Maybe he really is the Man of Steel.
Yasiel Puig is having himself an interesting night in his ninth major-league game. If you count bum legs, four-strike outs and getting hit in the nose with a 92 mph Ian Kennedy fastball.
Hearts stopped Tuesday...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:45 PM
How many players on the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will be suspended in the wake of Tuesday's brawl at Dodger Stadium?
We'll have to wait until Friday to find out. Although Major League Baseball had been expected to announce fines and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:56 PM
PITTSBURGH — Speaking for the first time since he was in the middle of a violent brawl between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks last week, Yasiel Puig had little to say.
To the surprise of even of some of his teammates, Puig wasn't suspended...