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  • Baseball legend Sparky Anderson placed in hospice care

     
    Former Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds manager Sparky Anderson has been placed in hospice care at his Thousand Oaks home for complications resulting from dementia. Anderson's family said in a statement Wednesday that they appreciate the support and...
  • Question of the day: Where does Bobby Cox rank in the pantheon of MLB managers? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Winning with the Yankees is one thing. Winning......
  • Question of the day: Of the people available, whom would you pick to manage your MLB team? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune For one shining season, Sammy Sosa was everything......
  • Question of the day: Is Don Mattingly ready to manage in the major leagues? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the Dodgers' manager-in-waiting. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Is Don......
  • Torre out, Mattingly in as Dodgers manager

     
    Don Mattingly will replace Joe Torre as manager of the Dodgers at the end of the season, two sources with knowledge of the situation have told The Times' Dylan Hernandez. An official announcement will be made Friday before the Dodgers’......
  • Poll: Whom would you pick as the next Dodgers manager?

     
    The Dodgers have made their pick -- The Times is reporting the team will announce Friday that batting coach Don Mattingly will take over for Manager Joe Torre next season. Do you agree with the choice of Mattingly, who has......
  • Cards Beat Dodgers on 9th-Inning Home Run by Joe Torre

     
    Aug. 29, 1970: Joe Torre made the difference in the Dodgers' 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. This wasn't the case of a managerial goof. This was Torre the Cardinals' power-hitting third baseman, whose ninth-inning home run against Don Sutton provided...
  • Should the Lakers use former Dodgers mystic Vladimir Shpunt for remaining games against Celtics?

     
    Vladimir Shpunt is a 71-year-old Russian healer who, it was discovered last week by The Times, was employed by Frank and Jamie McCourt for five years to think good thoughts about the Dodgers. Apparently, his mystical skills didn't hurt because......
  • Rafael Furcal placed on the bereavement list

     
    Rafael Furcal was placed on the bereavement list on Thursday, allowing him to return to his native Dominican Republic to visit an ailing relative. Furcal will miss the Dodgers' three-game series in Boston, which starts Friday. Taking his place on......
  • Lights go out in Angel Stadium; Dodgers-Angels game delayed

     
    A bank of lights on the first-base side of Angel Stadium went out as the Angels were making a pitching change in the top of the seventh inning of Thursday night's game against the Dodgers, and both teams were ordered......
  • Angel Stadium lighting is fixed

     
    The lighting at Angel Stadium has been fixed. A connection on one of the control wires to the main power panel at a bank of lights on the first base side had come loose, the team said. The control wire......