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  • Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?

    Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?
    Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
  • Who do you think was Dan Duquette's best acquisition with the Orioles so far?

    Who do you think was Dan Duquette's best acquisition with the Orioles so far?
    An article that I wrote for Tuesday’s newspaper is about reliever Andrew Miller, who has been absolutely filthy in the playoffs after pitching exceptionally well since the Orioles acquired him for left-handed pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez at...
  • With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series

    With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series
    DETROIT -- Buck Showalter has played postseason chess several times before, and like most participants as confident as he is, he has lost more times than not. But in the Orioles’ triumphant American League Division Series sweep of the Detroit...
  • Orioles' Bud Norris 'did quite well' in his first playoff appearance

    Orioles' Bud Norris 'did quite well' in his first playoff appearance
    DETROIT — Since the moment right-hander Bud Norris joined the Orioles in a trade last July, he has talked about pitching in the playoffs. The chatty 29-year-old finally received the chance Sunday on a blistery afternoon at Comerica Park against...
  • For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'

    For Bud Norris, postseason start is 'pretty much what you dream for'
    DETROIT — Because he has spent most of his six-season career with the Houston Astros, Orioles right-hander Bud Norris has never had the opportunity to pitch in the postseason. That changes Sunday, when Norris will start Game 3 of the American League...
  • Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals

    Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals
    It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1) 2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
  • Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball

    The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set. The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...
  • These Dodgers have enjoyed baseball's best moment

    Juan Uribe couldn't wait for the moment to come. Brian Wilson couldn't wait for it to be over. As for Josh Beckett, he didn't understand the magnitude of what he was about to accomplish. Of the players on the Dodgers' $240-million roster, Uribe,...
  • DVR alert: Blackhawks prominent as CSN celebrates anniversary

    DVR alert: Blackhawks prominent as CSN celebrates anniversary
    It has been 10 years since Comcast SportsNet first flipped the switch on Oct. 1, 2004. Since then, the network has documented some of the biggest moments in Chicago sports history. CSN will reflect on its 10-year anniversary Wednesday at 10 p.m. The one-...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Dave McKay returning to the Cubs, the departure of the Cubs’ Class-A move from Kane County to South Bend and the Cubs’ National League 2015 Rookie of...