| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I dread the day our dentist closes up shop. It took a long time for us to find one we truly liked, but once we found our current dentist my wife and I have been going to him for decades. His location isn't convenient, but he's a great dentist and we're...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
For his finale, Clayton Kershaw might have just shut the door on the 2013 National League Cy Young Award.
In his final appearance of the regular season before pitching the playoff opener, Kershaw was again dominant Friday in the Dodgers’ way-too-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 3-2 defeat to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Manager Don Mattingly reminded his team's supporters that baseball was a game and nothing more.
Like many of his players, Mattingly woke up...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame's new $3 million baseball stadium has begun to take shape, with concrete being poured on Monday.
The new structure will be done by the end of December and artificial turf is scheduled to be put in by the middle of January....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Packers are worried yet:
1. Poor Mike Burkhart. Under normal circumstances, few people in baseball have tougher jobs than the guy who runs the tiny, antiquated visiting clubhouse behind the first-base dugout at...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The Chicago Baseball Happiness Scale is a comprehensive if unscientific attempt to quantify the happiness that each baseball team gives to its fans in any season. To create it, we used the 1998 and 2003 Cubs, and the 2000 and 2005 White Sox as models,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — This isn't about the season, for the 2013 baseball season might not end up happily in New York. Nor is it necessarily about the careers of two pitchers who should bookend the 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field.
This isn't about the macro....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Former Calabasas pitcher Drew Saberhagen has been hired as the pitching coach at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Saberhagen, who played at Pepperdine and Western Carolina, is the son of former Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:44 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Warren Spahn's son doesn't want to choose a sole heir among his five children, so he has put his father's 1957 Cy Young award on the market.
Greg Spahn, the only child to baseball's career winningest left-hander, will have...
| Jul 18, 2013
Five most interesting teams
1. Pirates: They haven't had a winning season since 1992 but might be the best team in the majors right now. They have pitching, defense and enough hitting with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte. Manager Clint...