| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Blake Griffin loves that the Clippers have championship expectations this season.
"We embrace it," Griffin said Monday at Clippers media day. "We have higher expectations for ourselves than anybody else.... We don't have any championships. That's the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Angels outfielder Mike Trout was announced Tuesday as one of three finalists for the American League most valuable player award.
Trout joins Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis as finalists....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Players turn their backs on Braun
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is getting no love from his peers after agreeing last week to a season-ending 65-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Although none of Braun's teammates have...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:33 PM
No position player has been selected league most valuable player after appearing in fewer than 116 games in a nonstrike season. But by the time voters begin casting their ballots at the end of this season, the Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez may be worthy of...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:41 AM
At least 12 players were suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday for their roles in the Biogenesis drug case, but no decision was announced on the future of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who is reportedly facing a potential...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Miguel Tejada, a veteran infielder for the Kansas City Royals, has been suspended 105 games for repeated use of amphetamines, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
Tejada, who did not play in the majors last season, twice tested positive this season...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Outfielder Yasiel Puig has captured Dodgers fans' imagination with his hitting and flair for the dramatic. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez has captured the No. 3 spot in the batting order by being a model of excellence with 17 home runs and 81 runs batted...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...