| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates lead 4-2.
Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31).
Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. MILWAUKEE: Brewers haven’t won 17 of first 23 games since 1987. They also lead MLB with 15 sacrifice bunts. (1)
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Tuesday night’s game between the Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates at Camden Yards was postponed because of rain and rescheduled for Thursday — a common day off for the teams — at 7:05 p.m.
Chris Tillman, who was supposed to start...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:28 PM
For the second straight day, rain postponed a game between the Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Camden Yards.
The two clubs will play the two-game interleague series in one day Thursday, with a single-admission doubleheader scheduled to begin at 4:...
| Jun 21, 2014
With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season.
Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:13 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates 7-3.
Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11).
Saturday: 6:15 p.m., FOX-32.
RH Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-5, 4.48).
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A refrain that is all too familiar to Cubs fans: "Wait till next year," also will apply to top slugging prospect Kris Bryant, who hit 22 home runs at Double-A Tennessee before being promoted to Triple-A Iowa and hitting another home run in his debut...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
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Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...