| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK -- Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:36 PM
When the New York Yankees take the field for their season opener, will Alex Rodriguez be their third baseman?
That call might be up to a judge -- not to the Yankees, and not to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig.
Rodriguez stormed out of his arbitration...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated move to the United States could be in danger, as the Japanese right-hander appears to be caught in the middle of an escalating game of chicken between baseball officials on opposite sides of the world....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Mike Trout might be the best player in baseball. He might even win a most valuable player one of these years.
This was not the year, again. For the second consecutive season, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera beat the Angels outfielder for the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:43 PM
And among other things, you buy lots of Dodgers’ stuff. Lots and lots of Dodgers’ stuff.
So much stuff, that the Dodgers were named the "Club Retailer of the Year" by Major League Baseball Properties. I’d never heard of it either....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:03 PM
You can't help but smile while watching Charlie Reliford work at umpire camp in Compton, screaming at his students in a blowsy, animated style. Most good teachers seem to have outsize personalities and an undeniable charisma. That's Reliford, a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Saturday night at a black-tie dinner in Chicago, a Dodgers broadcaster will go into the Hall of Fame and it won't be Vin Scully.
A shocker? No.
Scully is already there. If there is a Hall of Fame that has any connection whatsoever to broadcasting...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Fox is hoping history repeats itself when the Boston Red Sox face off against the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series, which starts tonight. In 2004, when the Red Sox swept the Cardinals in four games to win their first series since 1918, the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Boston loves its Red Sox, but after the team's World Series championship win Wednesday night at Fenway Park, many of the Boston faithful paid tribute to an entirely different sporting event, the Boston Marathon.
Amid the jubilation outside Fenway, which...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Gary DiSarcina, named the Angels’ third-base coach on Tuesday, recently interviewed for the Seattle Mariners’ manager job, and Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said “there’s no doubt in my mind Gary will manage in the big leagues.&...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
That was the rational side of Mark Walter’s brain speaking. You know, before the Dodgers' chairman agreed to sign right-hander Zack Greinke to a guaranteed $147-million, six-year contract.
Which worked out well in...