| 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 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The All-Snubbed team
It's called the All-Star game — but not all the stars who deserve to play in the exhibition will be at Citi Field on Tuesday.
Some missed their flights to New York because of the rule requiring each team to have at least one...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The Boston Red Sox acquired former Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in a three-team deal that sent shortstop prospect Jose Iglesias to the Detroit Tigers.
The slick-fielding Iglesias provides an insurance policy for...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been.
When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Give the Dodgers a moment for it to soak in, to refresh memories. It has been awhile.
The Dodgers lost a lead, rallied to regain it and then even built upon it a tad. All around a little Matt Kemp drama.
After losing a 3-1 lead almost solely...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:55 PM
When you think of Mark McGwire, you think of numbers, but not those numbers.
You don't think of 583 career homers, or 70 homers in 1998, or one homer in every 10.61 at-bats.
You think, instead, of 19.5.
That is the percentage of baseball Hall of Fame...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Dodgers have signed utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. to a two-year, $6-million contract, according to people with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been officially announced. Hairston will earn $2.25...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Why does baseball continue to let its uniformed personnel argue with umpires? Why is this the only sport where these childish rebellions against authority are not only accepted, but condoned and sometimes even celebrated?...