| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75)
Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m
St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52)
Game 3: Saturday,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:42 PM
BOSTON — This really did not matter much to the Dodgers. They did not qualify for the World Series, and the effort put forth on behalf of the National League was not their concern.
To the fans of the Dodgers, however, this was a jolly good...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:20 PM
BOSTON — One step from returning to the World Series for the first time since 2007, the Boston Red Sox know exactly what stands in their way.
"Battle old Max," outfielder Jonny Gomes said. "It's not getting any easier."
Old Max would be Max...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:14 PM
BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song:
"Don't worry about a thing …"
The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Bartolo Colon scattered seven hits over eight innings for the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics, who stretched their division lead over Texas to 51/2 games with a 1-0 victory over the Rangers and Yu Darvish on Saturday.
The A's won for...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The Dodgers had trouble getting it started Saturday afternoon, both on the mound and at the plate.
They fell behind 4-0 in the top of the first and then didn’t manage to push a run of their own across until the eighth.
It didn’t make for...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:50 AM
There are a lot of things you have to remember when you are a major league manager. Such as remembering which arm to point with when you want to bring in a reliever.
The Seattle Mariners had a five-run lead over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three players whose surprising performances in the first half have earned them roster spots in Tuesday's All-Star game in New York.
SP | Arizona
When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:00 PM
PHOENIX — We might picture Mark Ellis' 2012 Dodgers season as a smooth road, with giant bumps at each end.
The statistics mostly reflect the smooth part.
The veteran second baseman, as reliable as your garage door opener, hit .258, with 62...
| Dec 13, 2012
The most intriguing game that baseball plays is not hitting and pitching. It is musical chairs.
This is the sport's funny season. But unlike golf, where the funny season was simply a time for Freddie Couples to make more money for Christmas shopping,...
| Oct 4, 2012
This column is dedicated to the 42,473 who were at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night when the flame finally flickered out. You missed out.
Yes, we couch potatoes saw you, squirming and grimacing and putting your hands over your eyes as the drama churned...