| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Finally losing to the Atlanta Braves, that was probably inevitable. Losing left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu to injury, that's not any part of the Dodgers’ future plan.
The Dodgers had gone 5-0 against the Braves this season, but fell, 3-2, on Wednesday at...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:46 PM
It’s summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime …
School has yet to open its doors for some, so enjoy the summer while you can. Seems the Dodgers are.
The Dodgers completed their nine-game road trip Thursday afternoon with a 6-4 victory...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
KEY MOMENT: The game became interesting when Brian Wilson gave up three runs in the eighth inning to reduce the Dodgers' lead from 5-1 to 5-4. Adrian Gonzalez drove in Dee Gordon in the ninth inning to extend the advantage to 6-4, but there were still...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:57 PM
It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300.
Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:46 PM
MIAMI For the second time in less than a week, starters Nathan Eovaldi and Alex Wood opposed one another. And for the second time in less than a week, an Evan Gattis solo homer decided the outcome.
Gattis' blast off Eovaldi last Sunday at Turner Field...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves' struggling offense badly needed a boost and rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt supplied it.
Bethancourt, promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs as the Braves defeated the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:58 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. ANGELS: Kole Calhoun is the only player in baseball with a .300 average, 50 runs and 10 homers since June 1. (5)
2. BALTIMORE: Orioles...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:54 AM
The Orioles are back home after their first losing road trip of the season and will open an 11-game homestand Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays.
They still maintain a six-game lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East, but the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago.
Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...