| May 23, 2014
| 7:35 PM
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman will undergo surgery in a Phoenix hospital to repair facial fractures but has no other serious injuries after being hit in the face by a line drive in a spring training game, the team doctor announced Thursday.
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:23 PM
When the Dodgers take the early lead, they normally win.
Trouble was, little about Friday seemed normal to the Dodgers, except perhaps Hanley Ramirez hitting another home run.
But after Ramirez hit his two-run homer in the first inning, the Dodgers...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:23 PM
SAN DIEGO — Kenley Jansen has saved a career-high 27 games this season and is tied with Cincinnati's Aroldis Chapman for the strikeout lead among National League relievers with 107 in 72 appearances.
Just imagine how good the right-hander would be...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:59 PM
CINCINNATI — The Dodgers began the weekend with the second-largest division lead in baseball. Their opponents, the Cincinnati Reds, started Friday with a seven-game advantage in the race for the National League's final wild-card playoff berth.