| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Pitching wins. Especially in the playoffs.
That's one of those baseball adages, like the infield fly rule, that everyone simply accepts but no one has really proved.
"There's no question pitching's at a premium because every team in the postseason has...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:49 PM
MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Jim...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting.
They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Ryon Healy, a 6-foot-5 former Encino Crespi first baseman who became a standout at Oregon, was taken in the third round on Friday as the 100th pick overall in baseball's first-year player draft by the Oakland Athletics. He had 11......
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Third baseman Ryan McMahon of Santa Ana Mater Dei learned that all of his hard work has paid off, because the Colorado Rockies took him in the second round of Thursday's draft at No. 42. He batted .405 with 32......
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
With one final power surge before the All-Star break, first baseman Chris Davis earned a place in the record book.
Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the American League record for home runs before the break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:19 PM
All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia is close to a contract that could keep him with the Boston Red Sox for his entire career.
A person with knowledge of the talks said Tuesday that Pedroia is in the process of agreeing to a deal adding $100 million...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Newhall Hart keeps turning out top college and pro prospects. Just this week, former Indians outfielder Steve Susdorf made his major-league debut for the Philadelphia Phillies.
James Shields, Chris Valaika and Trevor Bauer reached the majors in recent...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
"We were willing to do something stupid. We just weren't willing to do something insane."
—Pittsburgh General Manager Neal Huntington's explanation for why the division-leading Pirates didn't make a deal before the trade deadline