| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:10 PM
The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride.
And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Asked about the uncertain job status of Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly, Joe Torre reflected on his days as a lame-duck manager with the New York Yankees.
“Players have to answer a lot of questions and that’s the tough part for a manager,&...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Most adults develop a wonderful inner mechanism that stops us from saying egregiously wrong things at completely inappropriate times. For his many other gifts, Bobby Valentine, the former Major League Baseball player and manager, missed this one.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:13 AM
So Major League Baseball has devised a plan, to start next season, to allow managers to challenge three plays per game.
They have exempted balls and strikes and hit batters as calls that can be challenged, but they claim that 89% of other plays will...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
There was much discussion, going into Sunday's $1-million Pacific Classic. It was about jockeys who have ridden, and might ride, super-horse Game On Dude.
It looks as if it doesn't matter. Shaquille O'Neal could ride this horse and win.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:11 PM
This might be the comeback of the year.
Not Zack Greinke, coming back from losing his unsolicited wrestling match with Carlos Quentin. Not Hanley Ramirez, coming back from two injuries that occurred on virtually the same dirt spot in San Francisco,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:56 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:52 PM
After years of digging in his heels over cries for baseball to add an NFL-style replay system, Bud Selig has signed off on a proposal that sounds a whole lot like the NFL system, except that its scope is even broader.
It will create arguably the worst...
| Aug 6, 2013
Two old bed sheets. One simple message.
Almost 12 years later, the time that Joe and Gail Bosch of Darien spent making a banner to welcome the New York Yankees back to the field after the horrors of Sept. 11, 2001, will be repaid in a way beyond the...