| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:53 PM
At last, the Washington Nationals' lineup is starting to click. In related news, Davey Johnson's squad is closer to first place than it has been in over six weeks.
Ryan Zimmerman hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper added three hits and two stolen bases, and...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
The Orioles main priority heading into July 31’s non-waiver trade deadline is adding a starting pitcher, and the club has been actively scouting potentially available arms, according to several sources.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – Is there any stopping the Dominican Republic?
It sure doesn’t look like it.
Tony Pena’s team is on the verge of not only winning the World Baseball Classic but becoming the first team to ever go through the event...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:26 AM
YOUR MORNING PHIL: Plantains, all-WBC, Maddon
Talking baseball while wondering if anyone remembers where to find Tru TV:
1. Fernando Rodney is the Dominican Republic’s magic man, appearing in all seven of the Dominicans’ wins, to the concern...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Being aggressive at the plate can work when the situation is right. The situations were not right on Saturday, and that only added to Charlie Manuel’s post-game frustration. The Phillies (15-19) stranded 12 and were 1-for-10 with RISP in their......
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
MIAMI — One victory away from San Francisco, three away from the championship they covet, the celebration has started early for Robinson Cano and his decorated teammates from the Dominican Republic.
Not the party, however.
That was in the...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Talking baseball while the Bulls keep playing tough defense:
1. One thing about guys who put together baseball teams for a living: They are open-minded in their approach to evaluating talent. They strip away reputations and examine contributions. They...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season?
I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
It's all about Luke Gregerson. Says a lot, doesn't it?
Over the last two seasons, the best thing about the Padres has been their bullpen. It carried Bud Black's team to the threshold of the playoffs in 2010 and was the backbone of a bad team last year as...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Despite everything they've been through, and coming off a mediocre season, the Dodgers can win the National League West, where parity still rules....
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:49 AM
With Joey Votto entrenched at first base for at least the next three years, former top draft pick Yonder Alonso is looking for another way into the lineup. Alonso has been working in the outfield. He played a bit of left field for Triple-A Louisville....