| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Joe Morgan never retired from baseball. He just stopped playing in games.
He is 70, going on 45. What we remember — the left-handed batter swatting hits as easily as we swat flies — remains the essence of who he is and what he will always...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
It’s a procedural thing, something that happens with every major league club: This is the date players can file for salary arbitration.
Three Dodgers did so Tuesday, all expected, but all noteworthy in their way – catcher A.J. Ellis,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Tom Ammiano used to tell a joke about blood.
This was in the early 1980s, years before he became a politician, and AIDS was just beginning to terrorize San Francisco. Ammiano, then a gay activist and stand-up comic, riffed off...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The World Series ended Wednesday night with a victory for the Boston Red Sox and what looks to be the most-watched Fall Classic game since 2011.
The Red Sox handily beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 to win the series, and the match-up drew about...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The Boston Red Sox were not the only winners when they triumphed over the St. Louis Cardinals in Wednesday's Game 6 of the World Series to score baseball's biggest prize and the world champion crown.
The other big winner was Fox, which broadcast the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
J.P. Howell, one of the top left-handed relievers in the major leagues last season, said Tuesday that 15 teams have expressed interest in him and that he hopes to sign a three-year deal.
"That's what I'm looking for," Howell said.
Howell said his...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Andrew McCutchen, the leader and best player of the team that returned postseason baseball to Pittsburgh for the first time in 21 years, was announced Thursday as the National League most valuable player.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
All eyes were on “Gotham” Friday as San Francisco’s Batkid -- a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia -- lived out his dream of being a superhero, taking to the streets to save the city from the likes of the Riddler and the Penguin....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Batkid successfully rescued the San Francisco Giants' mascot, Lou Seal, on Friday, the 5-year-old boy's final act of bravery before heading to City Hall to a throng of adoring fans.
Everywhere Miles went, crowds of city-dwellers amassed to watch as he...