| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
At the end of perhaps the most frenzied December shopping day in baseball history, the New York Yankees did two things they do very well: steal the headlines and spend a lot of money.
The Miami Marlins jumped back into the free-agent waters. The...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:29 PM
He has lost his standing in the clubhouse. He has lost his way on the field. His shoulder is scarred. His ankle is weak. His contract is a nightmare.
This would be a perfect time for the Dodgers to trade Matt Kemp.
Which makes it the perfect time to...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:43 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.--The absurdity continues.
Even in death, Marvin Miller cannot get elected to the Hall of Fame. The leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Assn. into the powerhouse of sports unions was rejected again Monday, when a...
| 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 16, 2014
| 5:57 PM
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, the agency announced Thursday.
"Roc Nation Sports is excited to welcome CC Sabathia to the family!" the agency touted in a simple statement posted on its website...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Baseball's installation of instant replay Thursday is about more than an ancient sport finally embracing the wonders of technology,
It is also about one of the crudest sports finally embracing the wonders of humanity.
"Kill the ump!" will become...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Longtime announcer for Padres
Jerry Coleman, 89, the longtime voice of the San Diego Padres and a former major league ballplayer whose career was interrupted by combat in two wars, died at a hospital Sunday, the team announced....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It might be somewhat backward, but it makes sense that Japanese free-agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is in Los Angeles to have a medical exam.
Even though he is only 25, Tanaka already has thrown more innings (1,315) than any pitcher his age in the...