| 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)
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:50 PM
The Dodgers reached the halfway point to their season Thursday, neither as good as they originally hoped nor as bad as they once feared.
After 81 games, the Dodgers (45-36) may not lead the National League West, but they remain in very comfortable...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:14 PM
And now all Dodgers fans should take a moment to thank the San Francisco Giants for suddenly being so putrid.
The Dodgers lost 3-1 to the Cardinals on a warm Friday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 48,159, and once again it did not cost them a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Someday it will happen. The poor soul will be lying there, eyes rolling in his head, looking silly and checking limbs to make sure they’re still all attached.
Yasiel Puig has the dream body of an All-Pro fullback, backed by the speed of a Usain...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It's been a while since the Phillies were able to win back-to-back series and it's been even longer since they won one at home against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The club had played 33 series since April 27 — when it beat the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:43 PM
MIAMI – The narrative of how the Diamondbacks evened this four-game set Friday came down to the outcome of six pitches: the two they sent over the left-field wall in the first and the four they converted into double plays.
Both teams did all their...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Kolten Wong homered twice among three hits and Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings as the Cardinals won 5-2 Thursday night in the rubber match of a three-game series against the Red Sox in St. Louis.
Wong scored three runs and Jhonny Peralta...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter tried to bite his tongue when asked about the overturned call that led to his first ejection of the season during the Orioles' 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon.
Showalter has defended the new...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:18 AM
MIAMI — The U.S. government on Tuesday filed criminal charges against a clinic owner and six others at the center of a doping scandal involving suspended Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and a number of other high-profile players.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
In January, Bud Selig mused aloud about a farewell tour for his final season as commissioner. Meet some fans, shake some hands, celebrate the game.
The parting gifts might not all be good. On his way out — so close to the finish line that owners...