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  • Barry Bonds sells Beverly Park mansion for $22 million

    Barry Bonds sells Beverly Park mansion for $22 million
    Barry Bonds, the former All-Star outfielder, has sold his Italian-inspired estate in gated Beverly Park for $22 million. Designed as a family home capable of hosting large-scale events, the 17,100-square-foot villa sits off a circular motor court with a...
  • Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates
    Ralph Kiner, who spent 10 seasons hitting towering home runs in the major leagues, then spent most of the rest of his life joyfully calling baseball games on radio and TV, died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91. The Baseball Hall...
  • Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet

    Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet
    During his six seasons as a coach for the San Diego Padres, Rick Renteria frequently reviewed videotape of what he believed were umpires' questionable calls. That experience led him to one unmistakable conclusion: Major League Baseball umpires are not...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: The Edinson Volquez experiment

    Daily Dodger in Review: The Edinson Volquez experiment
    We're getting down to it with our reviews, only three more to go. EDISON VOLQUEZ, 33, starting pitcher Final 2013 stats: 9-12, 5.71 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings (0-2/4.18/1.18/8.4 as a Dodger). Contract status: free agent,...
  • Here's what happened in 2013, in one drawing

    Here's what happened in 2013, in one drawing
    If you want to look back on 2013, then look no further than this one drawing that sums up the year in one take. "Here's to 2013" was drawn by freelance illustrator Mario Zucca for content marketing firm Beutler Ink. It depicts almost 90 events that...
  • World Series first look: Cardinals vs. Red Sox

    World Series first look: Cardinals vs. Red Sox
    ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Season record: 97-65, National League Central champions. How they got here: Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in division series; beat Dodgers in six games in Championship Series. Last World Series: Beat Texas Rangers in...
  • The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis breaks down the World Series matchups

    The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis breaks down the World Series matchups
    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Dodgers' Tim Wallach talks to Detroit Tigers about manager's job

    Dodgers' Tim Wallach talks to Detroit Tigers about manager's job
    Dodgers coach Tim Wallach said Friday that he has spoken with the Detroit Tigers about their managerial vacancy. Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers' president and general manager, served as general manager of the Montreal Expos from 1988-91. Wallach was the...
  • Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff

    Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff
    ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner. The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead. And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
  • Cardinals aren't worried about Michael Wacha's workload

    Cardinals aren't worried about Michael Wacha's workload
    The immediate thought when Michael Wacha gave up a two-run home run to David Ortiz in the sixth inning of his last start Thursday was that the toll of his first full professional season finally had caught up to him. But the St. Louis Cardinals aren't...
  • L.A. Master Chorale to play 'Carmina Burana,' opera's guilty pleasure

    L.A. Master Chorale to play 'Carmina Burana,' opera's guilty pleasure
    "When I was in high school and first heard the piece I immediately fell in love with it. It was sexy, naughty and little dangerous. By the time I got to college, I had dismissed it as cheesy trash. Now that I am older, it's all of the above." That's...