| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A movie producer has sued Warner Bros. and Clint Eastwood’s production company, claiming the movie studio and the Oscar-winning filmmaker stole the idea for their 2012 baseball movie “Trouble With the Curve.”
In his 120-page...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:09 PM
PHOENIX — With Clayton Kershaw on the verge of pitching more innings than he has ever pitched in a season, the Dodgers have pushed back his next start from Wednesday to Saturday.
Kershaw leads baseball with 223 innings pitched — only 10 1/...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:22 PM
ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin.
Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
An injury plagued season in which Peter Bourjos spent more time on the disabled list than the active roster will end — fittingly, it seems — with surgery.
The Angels center fielder, one of the team's top hitters in April and June, will...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Whether he felt worthy or not, former Angels second baseman Bobby Knoop, who won three Gold Glove Awards and was selected to play in the 1966 All-Star Game, was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in a pregame ceremony Thursday.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Can a player’s defensive performance be measured with one number that can be used to rank him at his position and others?
The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) says yes. That number will play a significant role in determining the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster is nothing if not persistent, taking more than one attempt before giving Red Sox fans what they apparently wanted to see Sunday -- controversial New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez getting nailed by a pitch.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:57 PM
OAKLAND — Albert Pujols will likely sit out the rest of the season after suffering a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left foot Friday night, an injury that forced the Angels slugger to the 15-day disabled list Sunday.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Why are the Dodgers such a lousy defensive team? The pyramids should be such a mystery.
This shouldn’t be, really. No one expected the Dodgers to be one of the top defensive teams in baseball, but one of the absolute worst?
The Dodgers are...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:34 AM
UCLA baseball players get the weekend off to enjoy some honors.
The Bruins play Mississippi State in the best-of-three College World Series final, which begins Monday. Two players who helped get the Bruins there were singled out Saturday.