| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The final takeaways. No more looks at pitching matchups. No more keys to the next game. No more next game.
Eulogies are never fun, but here are five takeaways to take from the Dodgers’ season-ending 3-2 loss to the Cardinals in Game 4 of their...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Now manager Don Mattingly makes the move. Not back in the middle of September when Yasiel Puig had hit .209 without a home run since July 31. Right now, Game 4 of the National League division series and the Dodgers' season on the line.
If it feels a tad...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:55 PM
His back against a wall in a hallway outside the Dodgers clubhouse, Clayton Kershaw couldn't offer an explanation for what happened Friday night.
In his most important start of the season, the best pitcher on the planet failed.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed.
Add in a deeper, more versatile bench and a bullpen that finally began to hit...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Former Dodger Mark Ellis was left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ postseason roster while right-hander Michael Wacha, who beat the Dodgers twice in last fall’s National League Championship Series, will pitch out of the bullpen, Manager Mike...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Dodgers cruised into the playoffs, leading the National League West for 106 days and moving into first place to stay with more than two months left in the regular season.
The St. Louis Cardinals clawed their way in, winning 19 of their final 28...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:35 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cardinals 9-7.
Monday: 7:05 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.45) vs. LH Travis Wood (8-12, 4.86).
Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Shelby Miller (10-9, 3.68) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (7-2, 2.28)....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Orioles suddenly have an offense that is clubbing the ball, a pitching staff that is consistently limiting the opposition and a fan base that is packing the stadium, hooting and hollering throughout the game.
After a 10-3 drilling of the St. Louis...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)