| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Yasiel Puig's journey to Los Angeles — and riches with the Dodgers — is a serpentine tale of drug cartels, nighttime escapes and international human smuggling.
Yet in the booming marketplace for Cuban ballplayers, it is far from unique....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year.
The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:45 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by a line drive Wednesday night and taken to a hospital with a cut above his left eye.
Reds manager Bryan Price said Chapman was conscious and talking as he was taken off...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:13 AM
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Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who was hit by a line drive while pitching in an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Ariz., on Wednesday night, has fractures above his left eye and nose and...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman was in good spirits when he returned to the Cincinnati Reds' clubhouse in Goodyear, Ariz., on Sunday, four days after getting hit in the face with a line drive.
Better yet, he exhibited no emotional scars from the injury,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:28 PM
It’s the middle of June and do you know where the Dodgers’ first four-game winning streak is?
Waiting in the second half? Never to be seen? Lost in Stan Kasten’s summer dreams?
It might as well be the Lost City of Atlantis to the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Dodgers do not know when Hanley Ramirez might play again. Maybe Saturday. Maybe not. Maybe he goes on the disabled list.
He could not play Thursday, one day after he got a cortisone injection to combat inflammation in his throwing shoulder. He could...
| Jul 12, 2013
MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
When the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Tuesday at Camden Yards, the two most effective relievers in the American League will be in uniform.
It's fair to speculate that without Orioles closer Jim Johnson and Rays closer Fernando...