| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Tim Wallach, who must be one bad interview, is still making upward movement within the Dodgers.
Wallach was named the Dodgers new bench coach Monday, with triple-A Albuquerque manager Lorenzo Bundy moving up to take Wallach’s job as the third base...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The season of free agency is upon us, and with it the season of contractual absurdity.
Baseball is awash in money — from national television contracts, local cable deals, and the most powerful website in sports, mlb.com. The industry generates...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The World Series is looking solid in the television ratings so far, at least compared with last year.
Wednesday night's Game 1, in which the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-1, drew an average of 14.4 million viewers, according to Nielsen,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
In theory, Fox Broadcasting should have no rooting interest in the upcoming American League and National League Championship Series that will determine who goes to the World Series, which airs on the network.
But theory is not reality and Fox executives...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:21 AM
How good is Justin Verlander? Not only did he shut down the Oakland Athletics in Detroit's clinching 3-0 victory in the American League division series on Thursday, he wanted to pitch the ninth inning despite being exhausted.
Verlander gave up two hits,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Dodgers and Cardinals will open the National League championship series on Friday in St. Louis with a game scheduled to start at 5 p.m. PDT.
The series stays in St. Louis for Game 2 on Saturday, scheduled to begins at 1 p.m. PDT
When the series...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:08 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium.
The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:02 PM
The Americans survived a late rally Thursday and put the International team in a familiar hole in the Presidents Cup at Dublin, Ohio.
Steve Stricker blasted out of a plugged lie in the face of a bunker to three feet to save par as he and 20-year-old...
| Oct 2, 2013
From All-Star starter to postseason headliner, Max Scherzer is Jim Leyland's pick again.
Detroit's 21-game winner will start an American League best-of-five division series opener Friday night against the Athletics at Oakland, with Justin Verlander...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...