| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Outfielder Yasiel Puig has captured Dodgers fans' imagination with his hitting and flair for the dramatic. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez has captured the No. 3 spot in the batting order by being a model of excellence with 17 home runs and 81 runs batted...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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Manny Ramirez was released from his minor league contract Tuesday by the Texas Rangers, perhaps the last stop in a distinguished yet tarnished career.
Ramirez, 41, was batting .259 at triple-...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:47 PM
If the Angels don't act soon Joe Blanton might end up Major League Baseball's first 20-game loser since 2003 — and the worst 20-game loser of all time.
Blanton, whose record is 2-13, would bring ignominy to a fraternity that has actually...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:11 AM
The creaky old stadium roared to life, late in the evening, so late that the Dodgers canceled the fireworks show scheduled to follow the game. City curfew and all.
No worries. The best show in town was the one on the field. The Dodgers scored four...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Whether by injury or ineffectiveness, nearly all fantasy owners have gaps in their lineups that need to be plugged. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at a few players who can be cheap solutions.
New York Mets | SP
Talk about taking a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The Boston Red Sox acquired former Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in a three-team deal that sent shortstop prospect Jose Iglesias to the Detroit Tigers.
The slick-fielding Iglesias provides an insurance policy for...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:22 PM
If the Angels don’t act soon Joe Blanton (2-13) might not just end up the major league’s first 20-game loser since 2003.
He could end up the worst 20-game loser of all time.
And with that Blanton would bring ignominy to a fraternity that...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Former Calabasas pitcher Drew Saberhagen has been hired as the pitching coach at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Saberhagen, who played at Pepperdine and Western Carolina, is the son of former Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has achieved historical significance … in just two starts.
Cole, who made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last week, is the first to beat Cy Young winners in his first two starts, according to...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Careful now, don’t get too excited. Anyway, try to remember the date and the 47 games still to go and all the strange things that can yet happen.
Are you pulling it off? It can be tough after games like Friday's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays....