| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine.
The Glendale Community College product...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:09 PM
During the course of a long baseball season, there are always a few games that stand out for their wild, unpredictable nature.
The Orioles' 7-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday evening qualifies — but only because of one...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
CLEVELAND -- Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians, the Angels collapsed in the sixth and seventh innings for a 6-5 loss at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana led off the seventh...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
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It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Tough to get excited in baseball about one performance or even a good beginning to one.
Dan Haren was coming off his best start of the year, and Saturday came back with his worst. Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, who had been miserable against the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Dan Haren is 33 now, his fastball several ticks slower than it was in the days he was an All-Star.
At this stage of his career, what happened Saturday was bound to happen.
Haren absorbed his worst beating of the season, when he was charged with...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:45 PM
AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was three for four with two triples, three runs batted in and two runs scored. No Dodgers player had tripled twice in a game since Rafael Furcal on Sept. 28, 2010, also in Colorado. Like Gordon, Hanley Ramirez also showed signs of...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Sometimes it’s just not hip to be a Dodger.
You could check with young stars Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig, who both left in the middle of Saturday’s game with hip injuries, or as it turned out, reliever Chris Perez.
Perez gave up a game-...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
If ever the Marlins needed a game that didn't require an immediate shift into catch-up mode, Sunday was it. Coming off a 13-inning loss but still poised for a series win, the Marlins fell behind 3-0 and couldn't overtake the Rockies.
Owners of the...
| 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...