| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:49 PM
MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Jim...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With two out and the bases loaded, the Dodgers needed a clutch hit to take the lead. Only one problem — the pitcher was up next.
Clayton Kershaw stepped to the plate looking tall and lanky, his stance slightly open.
"Obviously," he would later...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:31 PM
DENVER — Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig didn't last six innings Monday, but both insisted they were fine after the Dodgers' 10-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Kershaw was credited with his 14th win but had what was his worst...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Yasiel Puig made an early exit from the Dodgers’ game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon, even though he wasn’t injured.
According to a team representative, Puig’s fifth-inning exit was a manager’s decision, which is...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Hanley Ramirez was ready to return to the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday just as Andre Ethier was scratched.
Ethier had tightness in his left calf, the result of being hit by a pitch nine days earlier, and the outfielder was sent to a doctor, Manager Don...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder David DeJesus in a trade with the Chicago Cubs.
The deal bolsters the Nationals' bench as they try to make a late run for a playoff spot.
The Cubs receive a player to be named in the deal. They also save...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel.
Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:07 PM
The defeats over the previous two days felt like something from the distant past. Zack Greinke was pitching, which these days equates to an automatic victory for the Dodgers.
With Greinke taking a shutout into the ninth inning, the Dodgers won their...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:44 PM
It was all backward, all wrong. The weather was semi-muggy, as if the Dodgers were playing the Cubs in Chicago. The mighty Dodgers offense acted like something the talent-thin Cubs might produce.
And Clayton Kershaw looked almost mortal.
It all turned...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:33 PM
When Josh Beckett explained over the weekend why Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher he has ever seen, he wasn't talking about the movement on Kershaw's fastball or break on his curveball.
Beckett marveled at what Kershaw showed Tuesday night in a...