| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:26 AM
Baby Situation wins on opening day at Timonium
First-time starter Baby Situation ($7.60), saddled by Gary Capuano, won the third race at Timonium on Friday, the first of 10 days of action at the Maryland State Fair. J.D. Acosta was aboard...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Here's hoping Dave Dombrowski, Jon Daniels and Billy Beane didn't put too much stock into the headline on ESPN.com last Tuesday. Unless you're a team like the Red Sox, Rays, Orioles and Indians.
Then you hope reports the Biogenesis suspensions won't...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Maybe Ryan Braun will turn over a new leaf now, like Mark McGwire suggested he would when he told that congressional subcommittee that he would talk to kids about steroids, even if he wouldn't admit using them. Until further notice, however, it's hard...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously.
1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:01 PM
DETROIT — Henry IV had killer instinct. No question about that. But even he knew what Miguel Cabrera will be feeling when he wakes up Sunday.
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,'' Shakespeare wrote about the English king, who according to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:40 PM
The chair on which General Manager Ned Colletti sits, night after night, at Dodgers home games, once came with a very high temperature. Now, the hot seat is more like a throne.
Colletti has lasted, persevered. He has gone over Niagara Falls in a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CLERMONT, Fla. — The ring sits in a black box at the bottom of a tan ostrich-skin briefcase, the contents of which have been unchanged for two decades.
This was Tim Crews' briefcase. It once accompanied him to Dodger Stadium. Now it sits buried in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Jerry Reinsdorf is talking up Ken Harrelson, who rarely needs help calling attention to himself.
The long-time White Sox play-by-play voice is a candidate for the 2014 Ford Frick Award, the Hall of Fame's highest honor for a baseball broadcaster. The...
| Feb 1, 2012
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays
Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up.
But if you want to bet on Harper as...