| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1)
2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:25 PM
DENVER — Javier Baez was grateful to have the chance to hit a game-winning home run Tuesday night after striking out three times.
With each opportunity, Baez seeks to narrow gaps in his game as quickly as possible.
"Hopefully, I'll figure it out...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Left-hander Chris Rusin arrived at Wrigley Field, but most of Wednesday night's focus was on Emilio Bonifacio, who was out of the lineup as the Chicago Cubs try to win their third consecutive game against the Colorado Rockies.
Rusin served as protection...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
So it won’t be easy, or pretty, as the Dodgers try to wrap up the National League West.
Against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, there were missed scoring chances by the inning, some lousy baserunning, misbegotten throws, an error, a wild pitch...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:19 PM
That seemed inevitable, the way the Dodgers have been going of late, the way their offense has underperformed and their bullpen struggled in the late innings.
The Dodgers wasted a terrific start by Josh Beckett and fell out of first place on a wet...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Carl Crawford batted sixth Friday in the Dodgers' 5-4, 11-inning loss to the Colorado Rockies, a move that Manager Don Mattingly insisted wasn't a demotion.
Rather, the change was explained as an endorsement of Dee Gordon, who moved into the leadoff...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:38 PM
The Dodgers have won every game since June 22 that Chris Capuano hasn’t started. Unfortunately for them, it was Capuano (2-6) on the mound for their series finale against the Rockies on Thursday.
He lasted just 4 1/3 innings, allowing six runs...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Colorado called up pitcher Juan Nicasio from the minors to start Friday’s matchup against the streaking Dodgers, who had won 16 of the last 19 games and five in a row. Instead of looking as if he was thrown into the fire, Nicasio brought it,...
| Dec 8, 2011
It looks like Albert Pujols is a Led Zeppelin fan since he’s “Going to California”. Pujols agreed to a 10 year, $250-260 million dollar contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Southern...
| Dec 9, 2011
If you liked Tyler Colvin and wanted to see what he was made of, you’re out of luck. Colvin and DJ LeMahieu have been traded to the Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers. I used to take pride in being able to project certain moves...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
The Cubs couldn’t find a way to replace Aramis Ramirez at third base this year, and have to go back to the drawing board in 2013.
They tried Ian Stewart, Luis Valbuena and Josh Vitters for the most part, with Joe Mather filling in occasionally, and...