| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Before Andre Ethier touched home plate, his teammates were leaping out of the dugout. The fans at Dodger Stadium were leaping out of their seats.
October came early to Los Angeles and everyone wearing blue wanted to celebrate.
The latest magical...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Dale Sveum is out after two seasons as Chicago Cubs manager and the team will seek "a proven leader," president Theo Epstein said Monday.
“Today, we made the very difficult decision to relieve Dale Sveum of his duties as Cubs manager," Epstein...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Two of the biggest stories in Cubs camp Monday involved Tony Campana and Alfonso Soriano. The former is leaving, while the latter would do so only grudgingly, and both represent object lessons for Cubs fans and management.
Actually, Campana and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
NEW YORK -- Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the suddenly potent New York Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The long-accepted theory around these parts is that Camden Yards morphs from a neutral park to a hitter's haven in late May to early June when the temperatures start heating up and the humidity thickens.
It was 86 degrees at first pitch Wednesday night,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Jeff Samardzija were on hand for Kerry Wood’s Woody’s Winter Warm-Up fundraiser Friday at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier, but it was former Cub Mark Prior who guests seemed most...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:16 PM
Yawn, another day, another Dodgers’ walk-off victory. Just so routine.
This time, though, it came against the New York Yankees, which at least made Tuesday’s 3-2 victory before a sellout crowd of 52,447 just a tad sweeter.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The sports page is looking a lot more like the business page these days, in case you hadn't noticed, and the Cubs have spent the season making plenty of headlines that have little to do with the actual game of baseball.
"City OK's Plan For Giant Wrigley...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Some good news regarding the remaining baseball season: Gov. Quinn has announced the signing of the medical marijuana bill here in Illinois.
Unless I'm mistaken, that means your doctor can prescribe it for you as a way of coping with having to watch...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:06 PM
NEW YORK — After careful research and tedious tweaks to the starting rotation schedule over the past month, the Orioles aligned their rotation so that right-hander Miguel Gonzalez could start the team's series opener at Yankee Stadium on Friday...