| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Roy Halladay will never appear in the World Series.
Still, he left behind a list of accomplishments that not many other major league pitchers can boast when he retired Monday after 16 seasons -- 12 with Toronto and the final four with Philadelphia....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw won his second National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, joining Sandy Koufax as the only pitchers in franchise history to receive the honor more than once.
Kershaw got 29 of the 30 first-place votes. He won in 2011 and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years.
The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Old bulldogs never die, they just come back in a new incarnation.
Orel Hershiser, the Dodgers’ former Cy Young winner and last World Series MVP, is returning as a team television broadcaster, according to two people familiar with the situation who...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As reporters stood in a hallway waiting for Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, he suddenly appeared, walking with Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers.
"I'll call you later," Towers said, walking away.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Bret Saberhagen, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who threw a no-hitter in the City Section championship game for Reseda Cleveland in 1982 at Dodger Stadium, will have his uniform retired during a ceremony on Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. at Cleveland.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Here’s some new math for you that sabermetic geeks never had to wrap their pocket calculators around: Ten-minus-three = Happy Clayton Kershaw.
Actually the $215 million Kershaw signed for Friday might make him pretty happy, but he said the...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Angels fortified their pitching depth Wednesday by agreeing to terms on a minor league contract with left-hander Mark Mulder.
Mulder, 36, has not won a major league game since 2006. He retired in 2009, after two shoulder operations, and decided...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:58 AM
OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse.
What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time.
Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...