| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SEATTLE — There was little indication, given his struggles with the Texas Rangers, that Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis would emerge as baseball’s top slugger this season, one who hit his major league-leading 36th homer and drove in his...
| 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......
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Pitcher Brandon Maurer, a 2008 Orange Lutheran graduate, has been named the No. 4 starter for the Seattle Mariners. Here's link to video interview. -- Eric Sondheimer Correction: An earlier version of this blog had Mauer joining the Minnesota Twins......
| 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 8, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Cory Hahn, the former Santa Ana Mater Dei outfielder, was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 34th round on Saturday. The selection produced expressions of gratitude and respect from many. Hahn, who was paralyzed in 2011 during his freshman......
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Dodgers are working on a deal to acquire embattled reliever Carlos Marmol from the Chicago Cubs.
Marmol, 30, was an All-Star in 2008, but his best season was 2010, when he finished a National League-high 70 games and saved 38.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The Colorado Rockies placed Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list Friday, and the star shortstop could sit out up to six weeks because of a broken rib.
An MRI taken Thursday night revealed a right rib fracture, the team reported. Tulowitzki was injured...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:13 AM
It's always amazing how the pursuit of a foul ball at a baseball game will turn some grown men into idiots. Case in point: an unidentified man at Wednesday's Chicago-Seattle game at Safeco Field in Seattle.
The Mariners were trailing the White Sox, 5-1,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Major League Baseball is reportedly preparing to seek suspensions for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other big leaguers connected to a now-closed Miami-area medical clinic.
The names of Braun, Rodriguez and the others turned up during...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The play probably made no difference in the outcome of the game between the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers on Friday night, but first-base umpire Jeff Nelson clearly missed a call on a double-play attempt.
To make matters worse, when Mariners...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The manager was rushing directly to practice from work, so she jogged onto the infield carrying a plastic bucket of baseballs while wearing a skirt.
'"You can't play baseball in a dress!'' shrieked one of her players.
"Just watch me,'' Claudia...