| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hidden agenda on pot
From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Republicans are feeling so heady about running against Obamacare that they're thrilled that Scott Brown is all but certain to run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire. Yes, you heard right, the former one-term senator from Massachusetts who lost to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:36 PM
SYDNEY, Australia — The Los Angeles Dodgers' season-opening series in Australia later this month takes place on some of the most hallowed sports turf in the world: the Sydney Cricket Ground. Just for comparison, baseball was being played at these...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Do they exist on planet Earth?
Are there spaces — natural or man-made — that bring us closer to the divine than, say, a supermarket checkout counter or a bus station washroom? Do spiritual vortexes exist where the holy can...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Olympia's Nick Gordon grew up swinging for the fences at some of baseball's most iconic ballparks.
From the time he was 6, he stood in the outfield at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium, among other parks, and hit home runs. To him, they were...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer.
The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:41 PM
On the same day first baseman Chris Davis returned from the disabled list, the club lost starting catcher Matt Wieters for at least 15 days.
It has been that kind of a start this season for the Orioles, who have not had their best players in the...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Ian Kinsler broke up a tight 2-1 game in the eighth inning with a two-run homer to left field. Kinsler took his time admiring the homer and then rounded the bases in 24 seconds, not a stroll but not a sprint either.
We’ll never know for sure,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The dubious interpretation of the transfer rule – possibly the biggest controversy that has come out of baseball’s new replay system – will be changed starting Friday, according to a FOXSports.com report.
The new rule, which altered...