| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Playing out the string in 2014, the only reachable goal for the Cubs appears to be finishing out of last place.
After losing twice to the Pirates on Saturday in the completion of Friday's suspended game and the regularly scheduled contest, the Cubs...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field.
With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
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Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:34 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:51 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. – Right-hander Bud Norris rebounded impressively from a rough outing last time out and the Orioles scratched out a few runs to beat the PittsburgPirates 4-2 on Thursday night.
Norris, who is expected to pitch in the fifth slot in...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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.
| May 29, 2014
| 11:00 PM
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...