| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:40 AM
It has been a disappointing season for the Washington Nationals. Picked by many to win the NL East, they are 58-60 and 14 games behind the Atlanta Braves. And now, two of their players are making headlines for getting into an argument in the dugout during...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:22 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended Monday for the rest of the 2013 season and all of next season for his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing-drug case, the harshest drug penalty in Major League Baseball history....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder David DeJesus in a trade with the Chicago Cubs.
The deal bolsters the Nationals' bench as they try to make a late run for a playoff spot.
The Cubs receive a player to be named in the deal. They also save...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The only people more hypocritical or dishonest than Alex Rodriguez are sportswriters, sports talk radio people, Bud Selig and anyone in Major League Baseball. They all keep saying they wish A-Rod would go just away, yet the writers dedicate a full...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:18 AM
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In a scene that pretty much sums up their entire, miserable season, two Miami Marlins slid into third base at the same time during their 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
With runners at the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Statistics through Friday’s games. Last week’s rankings in parentheses:
IN A GOLDEN STATE
1. BOSTON Oregon trail: Injured OSU product Ellsbury leads baseball with 52 steals (3)
2. DODGERS Gold rush: Free-spending owners have mined a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It seems the only thing Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hasn’t been able to do in the last month is earn a spot in the All-Star game. Fans voted Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman into the final National League spot in the Tuesday game...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
By his standards, Andre Ethier had a fairly quiet first half. Not horrific, just not up to his standards.
He has willingly played every outfield position without complaint, but a .268 batting average, five home runs and 28 runs batted in in the first...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A month ago, the Dodgers were adrift. Riddled by injury, they were the season’s biggest disappointment —their lineup unproductive, their bullpen unreliable, their rotation in constant flux, their manager’s job status under scrutiny....