| Feb 21, 2014
The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century.
Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:54 PM
That long and bitter fight to persuade a court to overturn the Alex Rodriguez suspension?
Never mind, the New York Yankees' third baseman said Friday.
Rodriguez dropped his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, the players union, and Commissioner...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The Dodgers learned Wednesday morning they wouldn’t be adding Masahiro Tanaka to their rotation.
Tanaka has agreed to a seven-year, $155-million contract with the New York Yankees, according to FoxSports.com. The value of the contract is...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Assn. conference...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Regional sports networks continue to be the hottest ticket in media.
21st Century Fox said Friday that it was taking a majority stake in the New York Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, known as the YES Network, a little more than a year after Fox...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:53 PM
In a sign of confidence Derek Jeter will return to shortstop next season, the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $12 million, one-year contract with their captain.
Jeter, who turns 40 next June, was limited to 17 games this year after breaking his...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Money can’t buy you love, but as George Bailey said to Clarence, it comes in real handy when you’re trying to build a winning baseball team. Or something like that.
Money has been the one great ingredient the Guggenheim Group has lavished...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Major League Baseball is so concerned over possible circumvention of the new posting agreement that it has asked Masahiro Tanaka's Japanese club to provide written assurances it has no side deal with the ace pitcher.
The letter, sent by MLB to the...