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  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?
    At the age of 34, with his once-roaring fastball diminished by time, Josh Beckett pitched the game of his life. In the 321st start of a distinguished 14-year career, Beckett threw his first no-hitter Sunday in a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia...
  • Josh Beckett's no-hitter is the second that Drew Butera has caught

    Josh Beckett’s next turn in the rotation will be Friday, when the Dodgers face the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium. The starter for the Pirates that day is scheduled to be Francisco Liriano,¬†with whom Beckett shares a link. Beckett and...
  • Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3

    Yasiel Puig reaches safely again, but Dodgers lose to Pirates, 6-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Pirates broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning against Brandon League, who hadn't given up an earned run in his last 16 appearances. League gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Josh Harrison, who advanced to second base on Andre Ethier's...
  • Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates

    Dodgers lose third game in a row, 2-1 to Pirates
    KEY MOMENT: Chone Figgins drew a two-out, 11-pitch walk in the fifth inning to load the bases for Yasiel Puig. But Puig popped out to second base to end the inning and the Dodgers still trailed, 2-0. The Dodgers are now four for 37 this season with the...
  • Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1

    Josh Beckett struggles with encore; Dodgers fall to Pirates, 2-1
    The trouble with an outstanding performance is trying to follow it. Harper Lee wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird” and called it a career. Steam never could follow up “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye,” which was a genuine American...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 4-2. Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN. LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
  • Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration

    Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration
    PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away. But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push. Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
  • Way they're playing, Cubs in no rush for prospects

     Way they're playing, Cubs in no rush for prospects
    PITTSBURGH — There will be a day soon when the likes of Javier Baez and Kris Bryant receive overwhelming receptions at Wrigley Field the same as Pirates top prospect Gregory Polanco received in his major league debut Tuesday night. But Cubs...
  • Cardinals give away the gift of hope as Dodgers win Game 3

    Cardinals give away the gift of hope as Dodgers win Game 3
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...
  • Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain

    Orioles' split-squad game on road vs. Phillies canceled due to rain
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Less than an hour after the Orioles' team bus pulled into Bright House Field on Monday afternoon, the team was on its way back to Sarasota. The Orioles' split-squad road game against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled...
  • Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday

    Rain cancels both Orioles split-squad games Monday
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Both of the Orioles’ split-squad games Monday were canceled due to a persistent rain in Florida, and neither will be made up. The afternoon game in Clearwater against the Philadelphia Phillies was canceled, and then, a few...