| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Coco Crisp hit a three-run home run, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second American League West title in a row even before overpowering the Minnesota Twins, 11-7, Sunday.
The A's clinched...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:34 PM
SAN DIEGO — It would have been arrogant to say so at the time, so Don Mattingly kept it to himself. But the Dodgers manager admitted Saturday that winning a division championship wasn't the only thing on his to-do list heading into the season.
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Jerome Williams won his fourth consecutive start Saturday night, overcoming five walks while giving up one run and five hits in 52/3 innings of a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners, and before the game, Manager Mike Scioscia praised the right-hander...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Mr. Kemp, meet Mr. Ramirez.
Manager Don Mattingly did this weird thing prior to Tuesday’s game against the Diamondbacks. He handed in a real, live lineup.
Matt Kemp, the guy they thought was still running too tentatively with that sore hamstring...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:18 PM
PHOENIX — The champagne is still on hold for at least another day, but the Dodgers bounced out of their clubhouse here Tuesday night happily soaked in a different sort of bubbly.
There's nothing like being sprayed with a vintage Matt Kemp.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:49 PM
OAKLAND — Chad Cordero was not among the final September callups for the Angels on Monday, but Manager Mike Scioscia hopes that doesn’t signal an end to the inspiring comeback of the former Washington Nationals closer and Cal State Fullerton...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
PITTSBURGH -- The last we heard anything about Clayton Kershaw’s potential contract extension, it was shortly after opening day, when The Times reported that nothing was imminent.
Well, it looks as if Kershaw and the Dodgers are moving toward a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Headed baseball negotiations
during 1981 players strike
Ray Grebey, 85, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations during the tumultuous 50-day strike that split the 1981 season, died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. His family said he...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is wearing a protective boot on his injured right foot, and there is no timetable for his return to the lineup.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell said an MRI exam on Saturday morning showed inflammation and...
| Aug 18, 2013
A quarter of a century later, the grown batboy holds up his arm as evidence.
"Just talking about it still gives me goose bumps," Mitch Poole says.
The lost slugger runs his hands through his graying hair.
"Even now, it's hard to believe I was really...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:05 PM
When Michael Young joins the Dodgers on Monday, he will pursue his first World Series championship ring from a new vantage point.
Young, 36, is a 14-year veteran and seven-time All-Star. For the first time in his career, he will not be a regular....