| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:40 PM
WETHERSFIELD — Nick Ahmed's career appeared to have hit a dead end in 2013. He hit .163 in April and .113 in May in Double A, that key breakthrough level on the road to the big leagues.
But he never took his hitting struggles to the field. He...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:03 PM
After the Dodgers fell 6-3 to the Diamondbacks on Sunday, Josh Beckett’s record since his no-hitter fell to 1-3.
And he’s actually pitched well.
Just not well enough to overcome Dodgers miscues, both mental and physical. Not well enough to...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA — In a game that featured a dozen runs and 29 hits through nine innings, extra innings didn't figure to last too long.
Martin Prado had the game-winning sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Nick...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:40 PM
With the Arizona Diamondbacks in town this week, the Dodgers asked the visiting manager to speak about a home run he hit 25 years ago at a Tuesday news conference.
Kirk Gibson's home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is the most famous home run...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:20 AM
PHOENIX — The Orioles’ night ended Monday with Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Adam Eaton hitting a ball into the swimming pool in right-center at Chase Field then and running into a pile of teammates at home plate.
On a night in which...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:25 PM
And now a voice from the Dodgers’ not-so-distant past.
Scott Van Slyke, who has seemingly spent half his season jettisoning up and down between the Dodgers and the minors this season, was summoned to pinch-hit in the 11th inning Tuesday in game...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted Thursday morning that the Angels and St. Louis Cardinals have discussed a trade that would send third baseman David Freese to Anaheim, a move that makes some sense for the Angels but would hardly address their most...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — The scene played out on a sun-soaked afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium last week with Orioles manager Buck Showalter watching intently and chuckling.
Atlanta Braves budding superstar shortstop Andrelton Simmons was on second base,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Arizona 5, Angels 2
AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols struck out looking at a sharp-breaking curve and grounded out to shortstop in two at-bats against Archie Bradley, Arizona's top pitching prospect, his spring average falling to .066. But Pujols drove in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Diamondbacks 9, Dodgers 2
AT THE PLATE: Andre Ethier doubled in two runs in the first inning. He was two for three, raising his spring average to .357. Adrian Gonzalez was one for two and drew his fifth walk of the exhibition season. Gonzalez is batting...