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  • World Series 2011: Why the drama? Here's why

     
    World Series Game 7: We haven't had a World Series Game 7 in some time; now we do -- the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers are set to square off for the last time this season....
  • World Series managers differ on 'Moneyball,' too

     
    St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa is not a big fan of the "Moneyball" philosophy that Billy Beane brought to Oakland, one that emphasizes statistics such as on-base percentage over traditional metrics like batting average and home runs. "On-base.....
  • World Series: How 'bout those Cowboys!

     
    Even though its baseball team made it to the last two World Series and its basketball team is the reigning NBA champion, Dallas -- and the entire state of Texas, really -- remains football country. They didn't make "Friday Night......
  • Kirk Gibson, Joe Maddon are named NL, AL managers of the year

     
    Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks is named National League Manager of the Year. Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays wins the honor in the American League....
  • Which MLB player did not deserve to make the All-Star Game and which player should have made it?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the MLB All-Star Game rosters. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun Sentinel Among the biggest......
  • Weaver, Kershaw among possible All-Star starters

     
    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver and Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw, who both make their final starts of the first half Thursday night, are on the short list of pitchers being considered to start Tuesday's All-Star Game in Phoenix, the managers of......
  • Who will win the MLB All-Star game and who will be MVP? [Poll] [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday in Phoenix. Check back throughout the day for more responses and participate in the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of......
  • Tucson shooting victims remembered at All-Star Game

     
    A moment of silence was observed in honor of Christina Taylor-Green, the 9-year-old daughter of Dodgers scout John Green who was slain, along with five others, in the Tucson shooting that wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in January. The names of.....
  • Manny Ramirez tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug

     
    Former Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez, who signed a one-year, $2-million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays in the off-season, tested positive for a banned substance for the second time and informed Major League Baseball on Friday that he is retiring......
  • Padres' Bud Black, Twins' Ron Gardenhire win Manager of Year awards

     
    Ron Gardenhire, who led the Minnesota Twins to the American League playoffs despite losing his closer for the entire season and his cleanup hitter for half the season, and Bud Black, whose San Diego Padres remained alive in the National......
  • World Series Game 4, inning by inning

     
    First inning The Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants were scoreless after the first inning despite getting runners on base in World Series Game 4 on Sunday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. With San Francisco's 21-year-old Madison Bumgarner on......