| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has achieved historical significance … in just two starts.
Cole, who made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last week, is the first to beat Cy Young winners in his first two starts, according to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
NEW YORK — For as many headlines as Mike Trout generates on the field, the Angels center fielder hasn’t been much of an off-the-field attention-grabber. The humble 22-year-old, in his second big league season, has not inserted himself into...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:20 AM
A San Francisco Giants fan has claimed responsibility for throwing a banana on the field during Sunday's game against Baltimore.
But 42-year-old Alexander Poulides told the San Jose Mercury News that the action wasn't racially motivated nor was it...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster didn't admit to any wrongdoing but began serving his five-game suspension Tuesday for throwing at New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez three days earlier.
“I thought about appealing,” said Dempster, who maintains...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:31 PM
You win, they throw roses. Accolades pile up, bandwagons overflow, hearts beat faster.
The way the Dodgers are winning, there could be plenty of honors tossed their way before this is all over, both of the team and individual variety. But here’s...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets on Tuesday, hoping the veterans can bolster a struggling offense as the franchise vies for its first playoff berth in 21 years.
The Pirates, who began...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:56 PM
PITTSBURGH — Speaking for the first time since he was in the middle of a violent brawl between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks last week, Yasiel Puig had little to say.
To the surprise of even of some of his teammates, Puig wasn't suspended...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Will success spoil San Francisco? Or, is too much of a good thing a bad thing?
Seems the tech boom that is fueling the Bay Area’s economy is also creating a San Andreas-like “let them eat cake” fault line in Baghdad by the Bay, pitting...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:14 PM
And they never lost again.
Or maybe it just seems like it, what with the Dodgers busting at a 39-8 run. When you’re winning at a .830 clip, losses are almost looked upon with disdain, like strange aberrations that have mistakenly...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Mark Walter, the Dodgers' controlling owner, said Friday that he is "absolutely" interested in talking to Hanley Ramirez this winter about extending his contract.
Ramirez's current deal expires at the end of the 2014 season.
"I think a guy like Hanley...