| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:56 AM
I have been a lifelong Cubs fan and a season ticket holder for the seven years. I completely understand the rebuilding idea but really wonder if Theo Epstein knows what he is doing. I know Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo might rebound to be great,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A college baseball player turned filmmaker has filed suit against Warner Bros., the Gersh Agency, United Talent Agency, Malpaso Prods., screenwriter Don Handfield and director Robert Lorenz and several others, alleging that Warner Bros.' "Trouble With the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:13 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It was perhaps an unfair test, especially with outstanding right-hander Alex Cobb on the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays, but the bleary-eyed, sleep-deprived Orioles had a chance Saturday afternoon to make a statement in a once-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
ESPN’s Baseball Tonight tallied up its 2013 Web Gems – the best featured defensive plays each night – and Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is tops among all major leaguers with 18 through Thursday’s games.
The next closest...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:09 PM
PHOENIX — With Clayton Kershaw on the verge of pitching more innings than he has ever pitched in a season, the Dodgers have pushed back his next start from Wednesday to Saturday.
Kershaw leads baseball with 223 innings pitched — only 10 1/...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Jim Palmer pitched most of his career in front of defenses replete with Gold Glovers.
Brooks Robinson, Paul Blair, Mark Belanger, Bobby Grich. Palmer benefited from them all. Yet the Hall of Famer turned television analyst barely hesitated recently when...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
I believe there is little argument that Jimmy Rollins not only is the best shortstop in Philadelphia Phillies history, but also one of the most magnetic sports figures in the city's sports history.
His flashy smile and personality are fitting of the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
An injury plagued season in which Peter Bourjos spent more time on the disabled list than the active roster will end — fittingly, it seems — with surgery.
The Angels center fielder, one of the team's top hitters in April and June, will...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Whether he felt worthy or not, former Angels second baseman Bobby Knoop, who won three Gold Glove Awards and was selected to play in the 1966 All-Star Game, was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in a pregame ceremony Thursday.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...