| Oct 26, 2014
| 11:30 PM
Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch.
The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like the Reds versus the Red Sox in 1975 or the Twins versus the Braves in '91, and...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Johnny Bench of Big Red Machine fame has put his lakefront home in Rancho Mirage on the market for $1.195 million.
Set off a cul-de-sac, the desert dwelling rests on nearly half an acre in the guard-gated Mission Hills Country Club area with lake and...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:14 PM
While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:06 PM
If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot.
"Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The following are highlights from the 2014 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.
AFTER TRADE, MCCARTHY SHINES
Brandon McCarthy, a starter, found himself on both ends of the spectrum throughout the season. The Glendale native began the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Eight players made at least one start in right field for the Chicago Cubs in 2014, and there are no guarantees that Jorge Soler will stabilize the spot next season.
The Cubs have played a greater emphasis in the past 12 months on versatility, and they...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals' stunning uprising against the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the National League division series obscured Adam Wainwright’s miserable day.
The Cardinals' ace gave up six runs and 11 hits in 4 1/3 innings, and St....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:10 PM
He grew up not far from Baltimore, wore No. 8 in Little League to emulate Cal Ripken Jr., and has many fond memories of his days as a die-hard Orioles fan.
But if Scott Sharp makes it to Camden Yards for the American League Championship Series, he won't...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:09 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs' spring training season in Arizona starts March 5 and features 15 of 29 games at Cubs Park.
The Cubs will play the rival White Sox on March 20 at Glendale and at Cubs Park on March 27.
The Cubs will start the season...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.