| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Here's hoping Dave Dombrowski, Jon Daniels and Billy Beane didn't put too much stock into the headline on ESPN.com last Tuesday. Unless you're a team like the Red Sox, Rays, Orioles and Indians.
Then you hope reports the Biogenesis suspensions won't...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:04 PM
What does Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig have in common with Egyptian generalissimo Abdelfatah al-Seesi? Nothing — except for the inclination to declare a state of exception and throw the rule book out the window.
| Jan 26, 2013
| 3:28 PM
If they hadn't been able to hit a baseball, Paul and Lloyd Waner probably would have made their living in cotton in their hometown, just east of Oklahoma City. But, man, could those guys hit.
Lloyd, known as Little Poison, hit .316 for his career...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
No. 14 Dodgers: 17th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Giants.
How about that Frank McCourt? Who knew he secretly was growing his wealth when he and his ex-wife Jamie were running the Dodgers into the ground?
McCourt might have battled...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:01 PM
DETROIT — Henry IV had killer instinct. No question about that. But even he knew what Miguel Cabrera will be feeling when he wakes up Sunday.
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,'' Shakespeare wrote about the English king, who according to...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings.
Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW YORK — Note to the truly naive: Another baseball slugger is going to get caught messing with his testosterone level or buying bull semen off the Internet, probably sooner than later.
When it happens, his reputation will be thrown into the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Bud Selig contends his sport is “cleaner than it has ever been,’’ and he’s right, if only because baseball couldn’t be worse than the 1990’s and early 2000’s after Selig’s bunch seemingly to a man at...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — The bats, balls and just about every piece of baseball memorabilia imaginable were lined up neatly, precisely on a long table inside the American League clubhouse.
Most were for All-Stars to be signed by All-Stars. All of them begged to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Michael Weiner has acquired a wealth of knowledge gained over 51 years in classrooms, courtrooms, ballparks and concert venues. The quality that makes him so unusual, and such a treasure, is that he also knows what he does not know....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:55 PM
I'll watch next week's All-Star Game because I love baseball and I'm a sucker for star-power, pageantry, tradition and all that other stuff.
I want to see how Orioles starters J.J. Hardy, Chris Davis and Adam Jones do. And I want to see the game's...