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  • Kirk Gibson mad at Dodgers for sending A.J. Ellis on goodwill tour

    Kirk Gibson mad at Dodgers for sending A.J. Ellis on goodwill tour
    Your browser does not support iframes. They’re huffing and puffing over in Arizona again. They must like to do that in the desert. Guess there’s nothing much else to do but sweat. The Diamondbacks must really, really want a rivalry with...
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player
    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Angels sign left-handed reliever Clay Rapada to minor league deal

    Angels sign left-handed reliever Clay Rapada to minor league deal
    The Angels have signed veteran left-handed relief specialist Clay Rapada to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Rapada, 32, has a 4.06 earned run average in 152 big league games over seven seasons with six teams — the...
  • Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?

    Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?
    Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract
    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...
  • World Series first look: Cardinals vs. Red Sox

    World Series first look: Cardinals vs. Red Sox
    ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Season record: 97-65, National League Central champions. How they got here: Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in division series; beat Dodgers in six games in Championship Series. Last World Series: Beat Texas Rangers in...
  • Jim Leyland resigns as Tigers' manager

    Jim Leyland resigns as Tigers' manager
    Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series. Leyland announced his departure two days after the Tigers were eliminated from...
  • Rangers bolster powerful lineup with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo

    Rangers bolster powerful lineup with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo
    The Texas Rangers acquired the missing piece to their powerful offense Saturday by adding former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $130-million contract. After trading second baseman Ian Kinsler, their...
  • Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters

    Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters
    ST. LOUIS -- For the hard-core baseball fan, this was the finest in inside humor. On last week's episode of the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," the fake law firm name was "Babip, Pecota, Vorp and Eckstein," a nod to three sabermetric concepts and David...
  • Dodgers sign pitcher Brian Wilson to one-year, $10-million deal

    Dodgers sign pitcher Brian Wilson to one-year, $10-million deal
      The Beard is coming back. Free-agent right-hander Brian Wilson on Thursday signed a new deal with the Dodgers, a one-year, $10-million contract to return as closer Kenley Jansen's setup man. Wilson was looking to return to a closer role, but the...
  • Others spend big on free agents, but A's do well with limited budget

    Others spend big on free agents, but A's do well with limited budget
      At the end of perhaps the most frenzied December shopping day in baseball history, the New York Yankees did two things they do very well: steal the headlines and spend a lot of money. The Miami Marlins jumped back into the free-agent waters. The...