| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Several questions remain as to when and how — or even if — two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will help the Orioles, but the club believes signing him is worth the chance and could end up paying dividends...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:55 PM
It will not be fashionable, though that’s hardly the point. At least hopefully.
But pitchers now have a decision to make: to wear a padded baseball cap or not?
That’s an issue each pitcher will now have to determine for himself, after...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The Dodgers' new television home, SportsNet LA, is envisioned as "a Dodger-only channel with Dodger-only content 24-7," in the words of team President Stan Kasten.
That means live coverage of every game, except those selected for national Fox or ESPN...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are shelving right-hander Edgmer Escalona for the next three weeks because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The 27-year-old Escalona's only spring training appearance was an unimpressive one. He allowed five runs...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:04 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana visited the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Monday morning with little fanfare — the latest veteran seeking a second baseball life with the Orioles.
The Orioles were nearing a minor...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:31 PM
PHOENIX — Sunday was Josh Beckett Day in Dodgerland. No bobblehead dolls. Just a lot of happy people wearing blue.
Beckett was back. Sort of. Think of it in terms of Neil Armstrong on the moon, the "one small step for man" part.
When he took the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:54 PM
To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special.
Or bring in someone special.
Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be on...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:14 PM
VIERA, Fla. — If the notion of keeping your friends close and your enemies closer appeals, Florida's spring training scene may be just the ticket. It's a chance to see whom the Dodgers might play in the regular season or — dare I say it?...
| Feb 21, 2014
The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century.
Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...