| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:56 PM
This was more like how the Dodgers pictured themselves playing.
Even after Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to put them in front, they continued scoring runs. They didn't make any errors on defense. Their bullpen pitched four...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:03 PM
ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett wasn't at his best but still won for the second consecutive time. He was charged with four runs and eight hits over five innings. Of the four runs, three came in the sixth inning on home runs by Curtis Granderson and Lucas Duda....
| May 21, 2014
| 7:21 PM
That’s called a nice return. Particularly when you’ve been out for almost a month and didn’t so much as make a single rehab appearance.
But Hyun-Jin Ryu pretty much pitched like he’d never been away – which is to say very...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze.
Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:11 PM
Yasiel Puig made a diving catch in right-center field Thursday that was spectacular even by his standards.
Manager Don Mattingly said no other player would have come close to making that second-inning play at Citi Field, which prevented an extra-base...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Phillies (17-18) won their...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I realize that it is almost comical to be checking the American League East standings right now.
These teams, with the exception of the surprisingly bad Tampa Bay Rays, are bunched up. And they will play each other so many more...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
MIAMI – It wasn’t that long ago when the Marlins were nearly indomitable at home.
Sure. They still have a league-high 25 wins although that’s been recently challenged.
Offensive struggles, at least lately, have been the hallmark of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
NEW YORK — Curtis Granderson tripled home the tying run and scored on Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth as New York snapped Colorado's four-game winning streak.
Travis d'Arnaud led off the ninth with a double to left off...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Mets 2, Rockies 0: Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out nine in a career-high eight scoreless innings as New York extended Colorado's miseries on the road.
DeGrom (8-6) scattered three hits and retired the final 14 batters he faced to improve to 7-1 over his...